Week 33: Here are the top stories in tech this week

The top stories in tech this week feature headlines like the release of UACE results and how people can check for their performance, how to watch YouTube videos offline, a review of DStv and GOtv packages and more.

UACE Results 2020: How to quickly check your A’level performance: In your message box, type UACE, leave space, type the correct index No.of the candidate and send it to 6600. For example, to check the results of the candidate with index number U0065/501, in your message box, type UACE U0065/501 and send it to 6600. You will receive an SMS at a cost of UGX 500 per candidate.

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How to quickly download YouTube videos for offline view: Unlike many of the less reputable YouTube video downloading apps that exist on the internet today, NewPipe is one of the most popular open-source and transparent apps available for users. You don’t see any ads, you don’t see unwanted recommendations and you don’t have to worry about background playback without YouTube Premium.

A look at the GOtv packages and their new prices: Effective 1st September this year, the prices for GOtv packages will increase. A move which the parent company, MultiChoice justifies with the need to cover business costs. If you are looking towards getting yourself a GOtv connection for great entertainment, here is a breakdown of GOtv packages with their channels and prices.

GOtv packages
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DStv Now bundles: How to easily pay and watch your TV on the go!: To use the DSTV Now App, you must be an active DSTV Subscriber with an active package that could be a premium, compact, or family bouquet. Using the DStv Now app, customers are able to watch the same Live channels and shows on Catch Up as they do via their decoders – the app makes it possible to also watch DStv on their smartphones, tablets, laptops, and smart TVs.

More of the top stories in tech this week

Why (and how) Netflix is planning to block VPN users

Here is a look at DStv packages with their prices

Three Ugandans shine among top 20 in Africa’s Business Heroes 2021 Competition

Africa's Business Heroes 2021
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SoftPay Business: Helping enterprises provide better customer experience

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Aptech Uganda shuts down operations after 20 years

Aptech Uganda
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