Kenya Copyright had previously given a 30 day amnesty to software offenders to correct  their act before they embark on the intellectual property enforcement in Kenya. Yesterday  they confiscated computers during a raid of an Industrial company in Industrial Area  within Nairobi. The said computers were preloaded with pirated software ranging from  Microsoft Windows...

Mozilla is not losing out afterall. News just came in that Mozilla has signed an extension deal of 3 more years for a revenue share agreement for Google search. This means Google will continue being the default search for Mozilla the browser. Some good news for Mozilla guys as they also announce availability of a 30% faster Firefox 9 and also an optimisation of the...

Posted on Dec 21 2011 - 11:31am by Martin Gicheru
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This will be my first unboxing video, I have been saying I will do this but finally have mustered the courage to do it. Enjoy the video, its just one for me opening the box, showing the phone and peripherals, nothing much really. See what the phone selling at around Kshs 7000 has to offer. Bear with the video quality, am not a pro there, but you should get something...

This time its not just Galaxy S II users who are getting the goodies but Samsung Galaxy users. Earlier on Samsung Galaxy S II owners got free access to Asphalt 6HD from the Samsung App Store. Users of Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S WiFi 5.0, Galaxy Ace among others stand to download Air Penguin, Air Attack HD, Artillery Brigade, Samurai 2, Riptide GP...

 M’loyal today has more than 5 million consumers on its network. It is present at more than 10,000 Point of Sale terminals tracking loyalty and redemptions of consumers across leading brands in the country. “Indian retail industry has been operating in a monopolistic world with less competition and not so demanding consumer. The landscape is changing now. With...

Active Directory has limited value when it comes to iPad management, because the two just aren’t equipped to work closely with each other. Apple designed the iPad as a consumer device, not for corporate settings. But as the popularity of the iPad grows among business users, IT professionals need to find way to perform large-scale iPad management tasks in a corporate...

Urban Factory has officially launched its popular Urban Connexion Kit for the iPad™ 1 & 2 in the UK. Connexion Kit enables iPad users to connect their tablet devices to multiple external memory cards including USB hard drives, SD Cards, Micro SD Cards and RS-MMC cards. The Apple iPad is often criticised for its lack of connectivity with external storage and...

The mobile phone has evolved really fast over the last ten years. From being just about calls and sms to being a very integral part in day to day lives and business. The mobile phone has become the mobile office, the entertainment, the resource gadget and also the personal assistant. Current global trends indicate that advertising is going to be a multi-billion dollar...

Coming next year Pivot East will begin its call for entries to the mobile applications developer competition and conference which was previously Pivot 25. The name has since been changed to Pivot East, since its current coverage area is East Africa and various players in Africa approached m:lab East Africa and showed interest in sharing the brand “Pivot”....

Samsung released a new SDK of Bada, the Bada version 2.0.3 to resolve some issues with the OS and also add some features to it. Resolved issues are: The WQVGA resolution support has now gone from beta to final in the new SDK, additional language support for voice functions, test kit support that allows devs to install multiple apps on the target device, bada RSS builder...

Yesterday I had a walk-through of Google+ and got the real understanding of what circles can do to my personal social circles, plus what it would mean for the brands. Remember the Juliani album launch Hangout? That and much more.  Google plus gives these features for one to use, circles, hangouts and On Air Hangouts. The circles enable you to segment the way you...

Here is one phone I think will impress many, a phone built from the Galaxy Y B5510 but has an additional sim card like the Samsung Ch@t DUOS, on Android. Good for the budget spender who wants more off a phone, the two sim cards. The Android version details have not come out as yet, but the image from GSMArena shows it to have a front facing camera, a feature the Galaxy...

If there is one thing that has been awaited for is this one, Android Ice Cream for Samsung Galaxy S 2 and Samsung Galaxy Note. These two make the bulk of the traffic coming to this site. Well, you know what? For the daring enough, here it comes. You can actually download Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.1 for SGS2 custom Rom. This is not an official release, though...

Afrigator wont be celebrating their 5th birthday after all, things went awry and it had to close this month, December.  Afrigator has run for 4 years 9 months as a well known African Blogs Aggregator, launched on 2007. Apparently, it has also been in the hands of Naspers which has been very visible in the web scene, starting, running and closing website services...

It has been the world’s most popular game for a while now, available on web, Apple store, Android and Nokia Store. Starting next year, the app will be a live attraction on playgrounds in Finland in two towns. This was announced on Monday by the Angry birds team after a deal with playground equipment manufacturer Lappset. This team has the pride of 500 million...

Free things also run the risk of extinction, you hadnt thought of it that way, right? But ina situation where a free thing is eating away into the pocket of the owner, they will be prompted to give up the project and seek things that motivate financially. Thats what happened to Bolt Browser, one that had been a very popular (still is) third party Blackberry app, is...

Samsung partnered with RT Corp to create a robot named Hug-Chan, specifically for Christmas. The robot has a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 LTE for a brain, you can even see the eyes. For the heart they used a Samsung Galaxy S 2, no  much clothing to make it more human was done but some air-filled plastic bags, I also wonder why it was made so short, I dont think it can...

First begin by wishing Kenyans a happy Independence day, called Jamhuri day in Swahili. Its been 48 years! Have all the fun you can get, and remember to stay safe and thank your God for the success. Now there is this app for Symbian that you need to download ASAP if you are on Symbian OS, that is while its free.  There is a December 5 day sale free on Nokia store...

Posted on Dec 11 2011 - 10:58am by Martin Gicheru
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LG Optimus 3D, that word feels huge, right? Well, the device is too. The device unveiled on February at MWC, has its place among smartphones, prides itself to be the first 3D glasses-free smartphone ever released, bet it still is. For those who like viewing 3D and get realer than life view of video and images, you got the device. LG Optimus 3D was launched in Kenya...

Mpesa service has been suffering an outage for some time since earlier today causing many Safaricom subscribers inconvenience in their mostly day to day service. Mpesa has become integral as users achieve a range of tasks from buying airtime, sending money to paying bills via m-pesa. So an outage of the service is bound to cause alot of worry to the many dependents....

Posted on Dec 10 2011 - 11:44am by Martin Gicheru
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I have had the LG Optimus 3D for two days now, not enough time to have played with the toy, so dont expect a full fledged review. I have had the chance to watch the 3D videos, play Asphalt 6 on 3D and I can confirm what the LG marketing guys will tell you. The 3D is real, for the naked eye. I had intended to play the 3D golf and hone my golfing skills enough to talk...