Access to Technology

Qik: Share Life as it Happens

Qik is a free to use, mobile live video streaming service that lets you record and share your experiences instantly over the internet by uploading video directly from supported cell phones.  Supported phones include several models from the following manufacturers; ...

The New All-In-One Desktop Computer

The new All-in-One computer from Wanxin Inc. combines the sturdiness of a desktop PC with the convenience of a laptop, including some features that were previously unavailable to desktops, such as, wifi (wireless network access), a built-in webcam and microphone ...

Windows 7: Should You Upgrade?

As a Free and Open Source Software user and advocate, I’d obviously recommend any talk of an upgrade in software that involves Windows is about a shift from Windows to any Free and Open Source system. ...

Protect Your Computer With ‘Deepfreeze’.

Deep Freeze is a software application from Faronics that helps eliminate workstation damage and downtime by making computer configurations indestructible. Once Deep Freeze is installed on ...

Security in-a-Box: tools and tactics for your digital security

Human rights advocates are increasingly concerned about their digital security, and with good reason. Security in-a-box provides all of the information, tactics and technological tools that are required to recognise and address digital security risks and ...

Mobile Advocacy Toolkit: Fring

Fring is a free mobile VoIP application that enables free mobile internet calls and live chat (IM-Instant Messaging) to other ‘fringsters’ and PC-based services including Skype, Google Talk, ICQ, MSN Messenger and Twitter, using free Wi-Fi ...

NComputing: Getting more from your computer

Today’s PCs are like supercomputers, so most users only utilise a small fraction of the power of their machines. The NComputing solution takes the excess capacity and allows more users to each PC, enjoying the experience ...

Housewife Designs Mobile Phone Charger

Mrs. Muyonjo is a housewife in a remote village of Ivukula in Iganga district, Eastern Uganda. She used to ride her bicycle for twenty miles in order to come to the nearest small town with electricity ...

Mobile Advocacy Toolkit: FrontlineSMS

The aim of the mobile advocacy toolkit is to provide a set of tools and a knowledge base for those wishing to explore and develop the use of mobile phones in campaigning ...

Web 2.0 in Africa – Agriculture and New Technologies

'Web 2.0 in Africa' is an eight minute Business Africa/CTA video production documenting actual cases on the use of Web 2.0 applications in the development sector, specifically among farmers in Africa. The documentary which highlights the experiences of the interaction ...