Tag: Microsoft

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...
Acer Aspire M5 ultrabook

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...

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...
Windows phone 8 launch

How to follow Windows Phone 8 launch live

Windows phone 8 is launching in San Francisco, US in about two hours from now, and it will be a big event. Mobile enthusiasts...
Windows phone app

File browsing to be made easy on WP8 by Windows Phone app

Remember those days when one would require an internet connection just to move files from your Windows phone device to the PC? Well that...
Windows 8 Launch Johannesburg

Microsoft Windows 8 South African Launch gets users to tell experience stories

Microsoft launched Windows 8 on the 25th of October globally and the finished OS was available for download the next day. In Johannesburg, the...
Katlego Windows 8

Tswani University graduate’s comments about developing on Windows 8

I was  in Johannesburg on Thursday for the African launch of Windows 8 that also happened concurrently with the Global launch in the US....
Microsoft Surface

Re-imagining Microsoft

On October 26th 2012, MICROSOFT will launch Windows 8, the next iteration of its widely popular operating system. However, to call Windows 8 an...
Microsoft Office 365

Reasons why an SME needs Office 365 as an office solution

Managing an office is quite a task, mostly the hurdles one gets are lack of adequate labour and resources. That's why it's important to...
Microsoft New logo

Microsoft releases video of new look logos

  Microsoft has decided to change what we have been seeing for the last 25 years as the logo. Looks like Microsoft decided to go...

Nokia to unveil to Windows phone 8 devices code-named Phi and Arrow

And the Windows phone 8 devices from Nokia will come in twos, says The Verge. There will be a high end and mid-range devices...
Intel Classmate

State of the art Centre to be established in Kenya by KIE, Intel and Microsoft partnership

A School Technology Innovation Centre will be established in a bid to advance the quality of education in Nairobi, Kenya. This follows a partnership...

Windows Intune brings in “Bring Your Own Device strategy”.

 Microsoft has of lately acknowledge its best interests to offer third party devices which in its priority includes Apple iOS based devices and Google...

Microsoft Windows 8 to ship with built-in Free Anti-virus

It may be sounding good to consumers and somehow bad news to security software vendors since Microsoft has decided to provide the long free...

The Future of Windows Server GUI and Powershell

Man, say “no more GUI on Windows Server” in a crowded room of IT professionals, and you’d better be standing near the door. Nothing...
Microsoft lync

Symbian Belle updates to add Microsoft productivity apps

Symbian belle updates scheduled to start in December will include Microsoft apps geared to making the Symbian smartphone more of a mobile office. The...
Bing shopping refined

Microsoft updated Bing shopping, with refined search..and more

With the hope to catch up with Google search, Microsoft has revamped Bing shopping to optimize on product search to get what you are...
android patents

Apple and Microsoft in bed, plotting Android

The rate at which the android platform is growing is fast, 500,000 devices being activated each day is not a simple thing. This means...
Internet explorer 9 W P7

Microsoft previews windows 7.5 called Mango

Microsoft Corp. today,  24th May previewed the next major release of Windows Phone, code-named “Mango,” through a series of media events around the world. “Mango”...
Microsoft buys skype

Could this be the end of FREE Calls on Skype?

Could this be the end of FREE Calls on Skype? Skype has been a huge part of our life when it comes to...