Tag: Microsoft

Flipboard comes to Windows 8.1, available on the Windows Store

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At Nokia World in Abu Dhabi some tech journalists were allowed to toy around with a preloaded Windows 8.1 Flipboard app and that's when...

Internet Explorer 11 now available for Windows 7

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As usual every new version of Windows comes with a new version of Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer is what came with Windows latest...

Microsoft Santiago Bernabeu – Microsoft in talks with Real Madrid over $10 million stadium naming rights

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Technology giant Microsoft seeks to join the likes of Middle East business enterprises like Etihad Airways and Emirates Airways in having a top European...

Move over Apple, you got nothing on Microsoft’s Office

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The last few days have been particularly interesting as we have seen three tablets fly up in the eyes of the public demanding all...

Windows 8.1 released, brings back the start button

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Microsoft has been busy pushing its new look Windows platform ever since Windows 8 was demoed at CES back in 2011. With a public...

Windows 8.1 Receives ‘GA Rollup A’ Update Pre-release

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Windows 8.1 will be coming as an update to all current Windows 8 users starting October 17th. It seems that the RTM version of...

Office for iPad coming soon – Microsoft

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In June this year Microsoft released Office for iPhone users. The following month, July, Microsoft released Office for Android too. While Office on both...

Microsoft also Approached Samsung and Huawei for Windows Phone Dual Booting on their Android Devices

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If last week’s news that Microsoft has been holding secret talks with troubled Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC to dual boot its Windows Phone mobile...
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Microsoft wants HTC to Dual-boot Windows Phone and Android on its Devices

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There is nothing wrong with looking across the fence and being overly ambitious but I think someone is really determined. Microsoft has been in...
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Unified App Store for Windows and Windows Phone Maybe on the way

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It is what happens on Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Apps for all devices (tablets and smartphones) are available on the same...
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Nokia’s Sirius Tablet May Never See Light of Day After All

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Some of us are still reeling from the shock that was news that Nokia’s handset business had been acquired by Microsoft. Still we are...

Growth: Windows Phone Grosses 9 Million Transactions Daily

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform is the de facto third force as far as mobile platforms go and is continuing to show more and more...

Microsoft Surface Tablet Version 2 Coming on 23rd September

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Chelsea (not the football team you know), New York is the confirmed venue for the unveiling of Microsoft’s latest attempt at the tablet market....

Microsoft acquires Nokia; Good or Bad?

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The Facts: Nokia was acquired for staggering €5.44bn (£4.6bn) By 2012, it was the world's second-largest mobile phone maker in terms of unit sales. Nokia has...
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Microsoft under investigations over bribing government officials for software contracts

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Investigations that were initiated in China and Italy  over bribery allegations on Microsoft Officials in the two countries have now spread out to include...
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Microsoft won’t own the name SkyDrive for long, after infringing on Trademark

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Microsoft wont be using the name SkyDrive to trade with for their cloud product. This is after a UK court ruled that the Redmond...
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Microsoft Office Mobile hits Android Store

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So Microsoft Mobile on Android was on the way even after we cursed over its availability only on Windows and iOS. Well, it's finally...
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Microsoft Initiates Bug Bounty Program for Windows 8.1 and IE 11

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Microsoft will be awarding bounties to researchers who can find security vulnerabilities in their Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11 products. The bounty program...
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TV Whitespaces Internet Projects serve different needs in different markets

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TV White spaces has for some time been a conversation in many countries as the switch to digital TV migration from Analogue Transmission takes...
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Kytabu seeks Kshs 7 million to lease text books on low cost Tablets

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Kytabu is a software that delivers learning content from digital text books to Kenyan students. The content is moderated by Kenya Publishers Association and...
Office 365 for iPhone

Eons later, Office 365 is available for the iPhone

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  Looks like Apple finally pulled the right strings or Microsoft saw the light, or both. It will no-longer suck to own an iPhone from...
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Microsoft is giving away touch and type covers to Surface RT buyers

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Beginning last Friday, Microsoft is giving away free Touch and Type covers to consumers in the US, Canada and Western European. These will get...
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Microsoft and Google to create Youtube App with Windows Phone app ads

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Remember the feud between Google and Microsoft over the YouTube app that Microsoft build and pushed into Windows phone? Well Google fussed, including asking Microsoft to...
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Windows 8 update Windows Blue to be named Windows 8.1, a free update

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The power of a start button.... Microsoft has confirmed that you will be seeing the start button again on their newest desktop OS, Windows 8....

SkyDrive Hits 250M Users, Google Expands Drive Storage to 15GB In Reactionary Move

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Just days after Microsoft announced that its cloud storage offering, SkyDrive has hit the 250 million users mark, there’s some quick reaction from Mountain...

Microsoft Set to Unveil Pilot TV White Spaces Project in Tanzania

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Microsoft will be collaborating with the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) and UhuruOne, a Tanzanian ISP to provide affordable wireless broadband access...
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Microsoft admits to Windows 8 UX fail, promises changes soon

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It's Windows Vista all over again. Microsoft through their Head of marketing and Finance Tami Reller is said to have admitted that Windows 8...
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Skydrive Hits 250 million users according to Microsoft

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Skydrive has hit 250 million users according to Microsoft. Microsoft has positioned Skydrive to be the default cloud storage for Windows Phone 8 users...
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Microsoft working on “Switch to Windows phone” app for Android

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Microsoft is alleged to be working on an app to assist newbies in Windows phone who move from Android get an almost similar experience...

Lumia 920…a software disaster?

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The frequent restarts, How did Nokia get is so wrong? Why can’t Microsoft get more apps in their store? Why isn’t Microsoft cutting in...
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Microsoft closes the taps for Windows XP support

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Microsoft has announced that the famous version of Windows from year 2001 has reached End of Life. Microsoft stopped production of Windows XP on...
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Huawei Ascend W1 Review

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Huawei announced the Ascend W1 on the second week of January this year and it was to be available in the market within the...
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We could be seeing cheaper Windows 8 touch-screen laptops soon

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Microsoft is said to be planning price cuts in Windows 8 licencing fees that could ultimately reflect on the pricing of Windows 8 touch-screen...

Microsoft trains SME Supamamas on Office Business tools

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Microsoft on Friday 22nd held a workshop with over 70 business women who run SMEs at Serena Hotel Nairobi. The workshop tackled the tools...

Microsoft launches Office 2013 and Office 365 Home Premium for Africa

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Microsoft today held a live press webcast across Africa to announce the availability of Office 13. The New Modern Office as Microsoft calls it,...