Tag: Microsoft

Lumia 535 launch Kingori Gitahi

Microsoft Launches Lumia 535 In Kenya: Here’s What You Should Care About

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Lumia 535, first Microsoft branded Lumia Windows phone launched on Tuesday in Kenya. This signifies Microsoft's target of achieving low cost for smartphones while...

Microsoft Lumia 535 Full Review: The New Standard for Affordable Smartphones

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Though all the glamour of smartphone interest is primarily directed to the gleaming high end devices, it is increasingly clear that the market segment...

Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 top Android phone searches on Yahoo as iPhone 6 reigns supreme

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The year is coming to an end and as expected we will be getting lists from everyone in the industry on their best and worst...
Cortana Europe

Microsoft’s Voice Assistant Cortana Hits Germany, France, Italy And Spain In Preview

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Microsoft's voice assistant Cortana has been available for the longest time in the US only and users had to change regional and language settings...
Marc Israel, Office Division Lead, Marketing in Africa

Marc Israel: Office 365 Has Grown 1000 Percent Year Over Year In Kenya

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In a recent interview with Marc Israel, Office Division Director for Microsoft West, East and Central Africa, I was made aware that there...

Photography with the Lumia 535: Low Tier Price, Upper Tier Experience

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Microsoft  is on the verge of launching their first Microsoft branded device, the Lumia 535 in Kenya. With a suggested price of KES 15,000 and...
Windows Phone 8.1

Freezing Bug On Lumia 920, 925 and 1020 Reported, Microsoft Acknowledges

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Users of Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020 reported in forums that the Windows Phone 8.1 update was not exactly as smooth as it promised....
Microsoft Azure outage

Microsoft Azure Hit With Hour Long Global Outage

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Microsoft's cloud service Azure was hit by an our long outage affecting the services globally. Services affected include OneDrive, Microsoft Blogs, Microsoft Band, XBOX,...

Nokia N1 Android Tablet Marks Nokia’s Return To Consumer Hardware

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The King is dead, long live the King! Don't call it a comback, I've been here for years! The more things change, the more...

Hands On With The Lumia 535: TechWeez First Impression

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Microsoft announced the Lumia 535 on last week, and Techweez has managed to get an exclusive hands on look at it. You may wonder...
Mariam Abdullahi

Microsoft Devices East Africa Boss Mariam Abdullahi Speaks On Microsoft’s New Ways

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Microsoft is a changed company. A change that not many had foreseen. Of course it's for the better, that is if you forget for...
Lumia 530

GIVEAWAY! Lumia 530 Up For Grabs

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Hot on the heels of us giving away a Coloud Bang portable speaker, we make the deal even sweeter. We are giving away a...
Lumia 730

Last Of Nokia Branded Lumias Launched In Kenya, Lumia 730 And Lumia 830

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Microsoft launched the two Lumia smartphones announced earlier this year at IFA in Berlin. These are Lumia 730 and Lumia 830 which carry the...
Lumia 530 vs Lumia 535

Differences Between Lumia 530 and Microsoft Lumia 535

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Microsoft acquired Nokia's mobile division and all that mobile hardware business that came along with it. And that was the journey of a thousand...
Skype for Business

Skype For Business Introduced, To Replace Microsoft Lync

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Microsoft is making big strides in the productivity department as they assert their position as global leaders in productivity. This guided new developments in...
Lumia 535

Microsoft Lumia Debuts with 5 Inch Lumia 535

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Microsoft today introduced Lumia 535 which makes it the first Microsoft branded smartphone. They dropped Nokia brand for Windows phone and future devices in...
Coloud Bang speaker

GIVEAWAY: Get A Coloud Bang Speaker Free!

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One of our readers is going to walk away with a spanking new portable speaker courtesy of Microsoft Devices (formerly Nokia). First, we...
Office for Android Tablet Preview

Microsoft Releases Office For Android Tablet Preview, Updates Office for iPad, iPhone

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In the quest to remain the king of productivity, Microsoft expanded the reach that their quite popular software Microsoft Office. They announced Office for...
Lumia 830 Kenya

Microsoft’s Newest Windows Phone Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 Now Selling In Kenya

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It's exactly two months since Microsoft launched their newest Lumia smartphones, Lumia 830 tagged as the affordable flagship and Lumia 730 which is tagged...

Microsoft unveils its fitness focused wearable “Microsoft Band”

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Microsoft today unveiled their first wearable device, the cross platform Microsoft Band. Designed as primarily a fitness device and priced aggressively at $199, the...

‘Microsoft Lumia’ branding to replace Nokia

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There have been all indications that Microsoft will move to replace the Nokia branding on almost everything it got from the mobile division of...
Faith Murray, Microsoft

GITEX 2014: Surface Pro 3 Is Lapable – Faith Murray, Microsoft Gulf

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At an interview with TV hots and entertainer Adrienne Hughes during the ongoing GITEX 2014 Conference, Faith Murray who is Microsoft Business Group...
Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft Has 1 Million People Registered On Windows Insider Program To Beta Test Windows 10

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Microsoft released Windows 10 preview on the 30th of September to the world and let actual users from all over the world test the...
Mariam Abdullahi Microsoft

Mariam Abdullahi Is The New Microsoft Mobile Devices East Africa General Manager

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After the silent exit of Bruce Howe from the helm of Microsoft Devices East Africa, formerly Nokia sometime back, Microsoft has filled that void....
Kingori Gitahi, Microsoft

Lumia 520 Yet To Be Phased Out As Microsoft Launches Lumia 530 In Kenya

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Microsoft finally launched the Lumia 530 in Kenya following the global announcement sometime back and a phased launch in other countries like India. Lumia...

Windows 10 (because 7 “8” 9): The Techweez Hands On Preview

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On September 30th 2014 in an event in San Francisco, Microsoft revealed an early preview of the next version of the Windows Operating System,...
Nokia 130

Microsoft Starts Selling Entry Level Nokia 130 In Kenya

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Microsoft, in a way to show that they are still in the game of entry level mobile phones after leaving people confused over where...

Opera Mini comes to Windows Phone, now available in beta

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When I'm using a Windows Phone device, I've always had one other alternative to Internet Explorer since there's no Chrome or Firefox to run...

Microsoft to Rebrand Bing Apps back to MSN, while Kenya’s MSN Page Goes Missing

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In an effort to align Bing services to the “Mobile First, Cloud First” vision, Microsoft will soon re-brand  its cross platform Bing Apps back...

Microsoft unveils the Lumia 730, Lumia 735 and Lumia 830

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The 3rd quarter of 2014 has shaped up to the busiest period in the four year history of Windows Phone. The infusion of 40...
Nokia X Dual SIM

The Rise And Fall Of The Word “Fastlane”, And Other Nokia Stories

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A few months back, fastlane, Asha Platform, Nokia X Platform, Porting Android Apps, Smartphone like experience and fastlane to Android apps were quite huge...

KEeping It Local: Windows Phone News Apps – Kenya And Beyond

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As mobile landscape in Kenya transitions from “dumb” feature phones to smartphones, the importance of apps with local content grows every day.  Apps enable...

Opera Mini to become default browser in Microsoft’s Series 30, 40 and Asha feature phones

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Two months ago, when Microsoft introduced what was to become the last of the Nokia X series of Android low end smartphones from its...

HTC unveils the One M8 for Windows Phone

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That Verizon exclusive HTC Windows Phone we've heard about thanks to the rumour mill and seen leak several times in the run up to...
Lumia 530

Microsoft Announces Lumia 530 Priced At £60 For UK In September

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Microsoft announced the Lumia 530 a month ago and pricing of the device was top among the key selling points, even with the messaging...