On WebAuthentication, the W3C’s official standard for passwordless login

You may be surprised to find out that the web’s standard for passwordless login is already being supported at system level on many leading platforms including Android. I will be giving the standard a spin later. Hope to share my experience with WebAuthentication.

I changed my phone’s language from English (US) to Kenyan English, here is what happened

Annoyed by how WhatsApp keeps displaying dates in the nonsensical American way (04/23 not 23/04), I changed my phone’s language from English(US) to English (Kenya). A lot of interesting changes have appeared. Now WhatsApp says it’s 10.00 o’clock in the morning, not 10.00 a.m. Or 8.26 at night not 8.26 p.m. Lots of subtle differences …

Branch raises USD 9.6M from Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla and Formation 8 in Series A

Mobile-based financial services company Branch announced Thursday last week it had raised a Series A equity funding round of USD 9.6 million (KES 1B), as it positions itself for further growth and expansion into new markets. The funding will allow for the expansion of the startup’s  operations, hiring talent in Kenya as well as expansion …

What’s App’ning : My Android Apps

Here is a full list of the Apps I got on my Android. This is by no means a ringing endorsement of the whole lot of them Some of them I love. Some I just haven’t gotten round to uninstalling. So here goes. They are in no particular order of preference. On My Home Screen …