Kwame Opam

Kwame Opam

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Kwame graduated from Stony Brook University with BA in Anthropology and has a Masters in Media Studies. He's done stints at Gizmodo, Geekosystem, and The Daily, where he did reviews and commented on only the finest memes. Most often you can find him playing with at least two smartphones, reading comics, and griping about the ending of Lost. Follow him on Twitter at @kwameopam and Instagram at @kwames.
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Computing

Mousetrap: Four next-gen controllers that will kill the mouse as we know it

It's high time the mouse met its maker. Up to now, nothing has truly been able to outdo this age-old peripheral. But 2013's tech might change that forever.
Mobile

Why Facebook’s Graph Search needs to be mobile right now

Facebook unveiled Graph Search this week, and, even though it wasn't the fabled Facebook Phone, the new feature makes Facebook all the more powerful in the hands of users. Desktop users, that is. Here's why Facebook should move search onto…
Mobile

DeleteMe Mobile lets you delete private information from data miners from your phone

If you've ever worried about how companies use your private information online, you're not as powerless as you think. DeleteMe Mobile lets you delete your online information from your phone, keeping your data out of data miners' hands
Computing

Bloomberg: Dell in buyout talks with private-equity firms

According to Bloomberg, Dell is in buyout talks with at least two private-equity firms. The talks could result in the largest consumer tech acquisition of our time, and further signals the end of the PC.
Social Media

Discussion-based social network Branch opens to the public with new features in tow

Branch, the social network for meaningful conversation that launched early last year, has just left private beta and is now open to the public with a few new features.
Computing

Raspberry Pi close to selling one million units

Now that CES is over, it's good to see the little guys are still doing well. According to the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the $35 micro-computer is close to reaching one million units sold.
Social Media

Digg staging a comeback, doubles its users since August

Digg seems to be enjoying a resurgence. After a well-received redesign last year, folks wondered if it could return to its former glory. According to the site's developers, they've doubled its users. That's definitely a start
Social Media

Ready for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration? Be sure to bring your ‘social media butler’

So you're going to the Inauguration but you have a little more money to burn. Something like $47,000 worth? You may want to hire a social media butler to Instagram you drinking champagne
Social Media

Craigslist expanding its maps to include yard sales and flea markets

Craigslist is slowly but surely moving into the present. The site is currently rolling out an expansion to its young mapping service, allowing users to find yard sales and flea markets for all their antiquing needs.
Mobile

Snapchat vs. Poke: The ToS Showdown

Snapchat and Facebook are blazing a trail with self-destructing messages. But how all that information is stored and if it's even completely destroyed may seem like a mystery. Here's a look at how each service treats your super secret…
Mobile

Sell anything anywhere in a second thanks to new startup SellSimple

Selling online is tough, but 2012 was full of new apps and startups that wanted to make that easier. SellSimple is the newest player in the game, promising to make selling anything on any of the big e-commerce sites simpler than ever