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Stephen Wanjau

Steve is an open source enthusiast. You will find him fiddling with Android devices, Firefox phones and uses Ubuntu desktop, basically the open-source suit. When not writing he edits Wikipedia and is also a Mozilla Representative. Follow @uwanja

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Virgin to accept Bitcoins as payment method

Bitcons seem to be gaining momentum in terms of acceptance as a payment method. Just yesterday a college in Cyprus

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LG Fireweb is first LG smartphone to run Firefox OS

LG has announced the newest device running Firefox OS during a launch in Brazil. The LG phone is known as

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Chance to make $50,000 in 30 seconds

UpstartAfricaTV auditions started a fortnight ago in Kisumu and Mombasa looking for creatives, developers and marketers to join the first

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New user interface for the Firefox browser

  Mozilla announced that a new User Interface for the Firefox browser (code-named Australis) is now officially available for testing.

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Sony expects you to carry a lens in your pocket

Leaked photos of what could be the next camera phone from Sony show an attention-grabbing set up. The user has

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Could Instagram be coming to the Windows phone?

Instagram could finally be coming to the Windows phone according to Nokia’s executive VP Chris Weber. Great apps like Instagram

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Pan Africa Networks Group keen on making Digital Migration a reality

Pan Africa Network Group took the media and other stakeholders for a tour at their main transmission site located at

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Android Malware discovered in Google Play store

There is a new malware family named ‘’Badnews’’ that has been prowling on Google’s play store.  The malware has already

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Sony announces the Play Station 4

Sony held a press event to announce their newest offering in the gaming world, the playstation 4. The event was

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Lenovo announces a new range of products for Kenya

Lenovo conducted a media briefing today at the Nairobi Serena hotel. The brief was about their strategy for the Middle

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Ubuntu OS for tablets in the works!

Canonical has another surprise ahead of Ubuntu Phone OS developers preview launch. As we await for the official release of

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Mocality is closing shop

In part the Email to all business owners who were using Mocality read; “..Business owner, unfortunately all good things must

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Run Android apps on Windows 8 and Microsoft surface PRO

Thanks to the free bluestacks software we can now run android apps on windows.The newest version of Bluestacks brings functionality

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Huawei goes to third in smartphones shipments

At the present we are used to the Android vs IOS ‘wars’ either for market share and how Samsung continues

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Sisi Ni Amani partners with Safaricom to launch SMS for peace

SMS is probably the oldest of M-vitus and is a very useful technology to convey information. It is so valuable

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Chrome can now ‘talk’ to Firefox

Google chrome can now” talk” to Firefox. This is now possible for the reason that we now have the WebRTC

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Twitter to implement Two Factor Authentication

You might have received those DMs on twitter  “..Someone is saying nasty things about you, click http://g.ly/ghut9k for details. Well

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Orange Mobile internet users increase

The number of mobile internet users on the Orange network rose up by 2. 4% between July – September 2012.

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Instagram Can Now Sell Your Images Without Your Knowledge

They say rivalry is good and Flickr has now taken it to the next level. Flickr now has Instagram like

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Mega Upload finds solace

Mega upload finds a new home in New Zealand. After a rebuff to be hosted in Gabon, Kim the owner

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The foxy browser turns 8

Firefox the 3rd most popular browser turns 8 years today November the nineth. This comes at a time when Mozilla

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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

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MegaUpload has 9 lives, relaunching very soon

For the file sharing lovers, next year’s gifts have started coming in early. Mark your calendars on January 20th as

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Samsung is still the largest mobile seller

  This week is not only packed with tech events locally and abroad but it is also a good week

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Qualcomm making Smartphone for the visually impaired and the blind

The visually impaired and blind persons depend on an array of specialty devices to use their Smartphones.These devices include; audio

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What to expect in Oracle’s business intelligence suite

Business intelligence (BI) is a vast category of applications and technologies for gathering, storing, analyzing and providing access to data

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Gadgets to be launched at the Google event on October 29

The October 29th  event by Google has come earlier with more revelations on what to expect on the material day.

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Jelly bean available for the Galaxy S2 & Galaxy Note

Google could be unveiling a new Nexus hardware alongside the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system in just over a week

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Huawei pulls out of WP8 launch

The CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group has confirmed that he won’t be present at the major Microsoft occasion on

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Is the HTC Nexus 5 on the way?

You might as well for the time being scratch the story that we posted earlier about the LG Nexus 4