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Reviewing the ASUS GL552J – A Gamer’s Perspective

By David Gitonga

Its not every so often that you come across a laptop built for gamers. Fortunately, I had just that opportunity recently to test out an ASUS gaming machine. The experience, of course, is a gamer’s dream as you might expect.

At first glance, the GL552J looks nothing like your average laptop. The dark, sleek figure will immediately tell you that this machine is built to be used for extended periods of time, and rightly so. Continue reading


Nokia unveils solar charger in Kenya

Nokia has unveiled new portable solar charger in Kenya targeting the eighty per cent of Kenyans without regular access to electricity.

The Nokia Portable Solar Charger, DC-40, which will be retailing at Ksh 1250 , is being marketed by Nokia to test the viability of solar charging as an alternative mobile phone charging system in Africa. Continue reading

Nokia unveils pure view’ smartphone into Kenyan market

Nokia 808 pure view unveiled in Kenya on September 2012

Finnish giant handset manufacturer, Nokia has finally unveiled its latest smartphone Nokia 808 pure view in Kenya as it grapples to regain its waning market share.

Time will tell whether Nokia, which still leads at 57 percent of Kenya’s phone market share, will excite top-end smartphone lovers back to its fold as the manufacturer has been losing grip on Kenya’s market to its rival, Samsung. Continue reading

Nokia: Innovators wanted ahead of the Open Innovation Africa Summit 2012

Kenyan innovators have a chance to showcase their prowess in a new challenge co-sponsored by phone-maker Nokia, infoDev and Capgemini.

Creators of the 3 best ideas will be invited to the second Open Innovation Africa Summit 2012 (OIAS2) to be held in Nairobi from May 28-30 2012 to share their thoughts with ‘respected thought leaders.’

Dubbed ‘Ideas to Innovation’ the global competition seeks to get societal, structural, financial and technological ideas that will help foster innovation leadership in Africa. Continue reading

Ovi Share is closing on 30 May 2012, Nokia announces

Ovi share users are in for a rude shock or is it irritating news. Apparently pointing to the many troubles the handset giant is facing, a message to ovi share users indicates the service is closing on 30 May 2012.

I am an Ovi share user and below is the message I just received.

Dear Ovi Share user –

You are receiving this email because you have previously used the Ovi Share service. Ovi Share is an online service that enables Nokia users to upload and share files, typically photos and videos.

As of 30 May 2012, we will be discontinuing the Ovi Share service. If you have files stored using Ovi Share, please click here for detailed download instructions. If you already have another copy of your files existing on your computer or another sharing service, you do not need to do anything. Continue reading

Nokia unveils a 1 million euro mobile app challenge for developers

Kenya’s mobile application developers have a chance to win part of one million euros at offer in a competition by leading phone manufacturer, Nokia.
Nokia announced the “Create for Millions” a global challenge targeted at consumers and developers to create applications for Nokia’s Series 40 mobile phones. Continue reading

Nokia invests in new business-to-business Care Centre as demand for services grows

Nairobi Kenya

In a bid to server her customers better and position herself in the increasingly competitive environment, Nokia, the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer and solutions provider, launched a state-of-the art care centre aimed at offering efficient services and support for its business partners and VIP customers who rely heavily on Nokia phones and services in meeting their business objectives. Continue reading