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Microsoft Initiates Bug Bounty Program for Windows 8.1 and IE 11

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...
Louis Otieno, Microsoft

TV Whitespaces Internet Projects serve different needs in different markets

TV White spaces has for some time been a conversation in many countries as the switch to digital TV migration from Analogue Transmission takes...
Tony Ndungu Kytabu

Kytabu seeks Kshs 7 million to lease text books on low cost Tablets

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

  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...
Surface Touch Cover

Microsoft is giving away touch and type covers to Surface RT buyers

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

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...
Windows 8

Windows 8 update Windows Blue to be named Windows 8.1, a free update

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

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

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

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...
Skydrive 250M

Skydrive Hits 250 million users according to Microsoft

Skydrive has hit 250 million users according to Microsoft. Microsoft has positioned Skydrive to be the default cloud storage for Windows Phone 8 users...
Android to windows

Microsoft working on “Switch to Windows phone” app for Android

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?

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...
Windows XP

Microsoft closes the taps for Windows XP support

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

Huawei Ascend W1 Review

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

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

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

Microsoft today held a live press webcast across Africa to announce the availability of Office 13. The New Modern Office as Microsoft calls it,...
Windows phone 7.8 update

Nokia: Windows phone 7.8 update paused

Missing the update on your Windows phone 7.5 smartphone to move over to Windows phone 7.8? Here's why. Microsoft as suspended the software updates...
64GB Surface Pro

64GB Surface pro back in stock at Microsoft Store

Surface Pro, announced on the 22nd of January and made available in the US and Canada on both Microsoft retail stores offline and online....

Huawei W1 #4Afrika Windows phone photos

Huawei and Microsoft just launched a phone that is co-branded and labeled 4Afrika.  The device is the Huawei Ascend W1 launched globally recently. The...

Microsoft and Huawei launch a low cost Huawei W1 Windows phone

Microsoft has today announced a low cost Windows phone 8 device in partnership with Huawei, the Huawei Ascend W1. This is a 4inch device with...
Microsoft Africa Apps Evangelists

Microsoft Apps evangelist team Africa meet Windows 8 developers and students

Interactivity sessions were the order of the days when Microsoft Developer Platform Evangelists were introduced to Kenyan Windows 8 developers and students. The team...
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Microsoft identifies 13 Resellers who pirate Windows in China

Microsoft is threatening to take legal action in China against 13 PC resellers who Microsoft has identified as pirating Windows OS copies. These 13...
Asus padfone

Asus Padfone running Windows phone 8? not too far fetched

Windows phone is getting traction with Nokia making some good sales compared to rival platform's first year in office. We have since seen OEMS...
Mobile Monday

Mobile Monday Kenya lives on, first session on 21st

Mobile Monday Kenya, a community of stakeholders in the mobile industry in the country has had a time off from as far back as...

Windows 8 Store reaches 20k apps, 40k eminent by end year

Windows 8 store was unveiled recently after the launch of Windows 8 operating system and devices running it. One of the highlights of the...
Bada vs Windows phone

Bada OS did better than Windows phone in Q3 sales- Gartner

This third quarter Gartner Report on Mobile phones has a story it's telling on how the market-share is like. And quite noticeable is the scale that...

Out goes Windows Live, Microsoft taking Skype Mainstream?

Rumor has it that Microsoft might be shutting down windows live messenger in support for Skype. Microsoft acquired Skype for approx $8.5 billion and...
Microsoft Windows 8 upgrades

Microsoft did 4 million Windows 8 upgrades in launch weekend

During a recent keynote address Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO gave stats of the progress of Microsoft since launch on the 25th October, and these...

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