Ken on 15th Dec

Social networking service, Tagged announced that it had acquired Hi5 for an undisclosed fee. Hi5 was at one time only second to Facebook and Myspace in terms of popularity but things started to turn around for it and it never recovered. Last year it announced massive lay offs. Tagged on the other hand has been on an upward trend increasing its work...

Ken on 13th Dec

Inflation may be going up with everyone striking or wanting to strike but this is not stopping Kenyans from having some fun. Huawei has announced that they have sold over 130,000 ideos phones in the Kenyan market since launching it last year. That means that with an ideos retailing at 8500, Kenyans have used over one billion to buy this smart device....

Ken on 12th Dec

Google has joined Kenya in the celebration of Jamhuri day by putting up a doodle with the Kenyan colours and coat of arms on google.co.ke. Google is known to put up hundreds of doodles during birthdays of people who left a mark in the world. They have also been putting up doodles during national celebrations of specific countries. The doodle is well...

Ken on 07th Dec

10 years since the fight for a dedicated internet porn high level domain started, it is finally here with us.Florida-based ICM Registry is overseeing the top-level domain (TLD) geared for adult entertainment and reported that it is seeing nearly a million visits daily to buy .xxx website. The campaign to add .xxx to the internet started in earnest...

Ken on 06th Dec

The government of Syria has banned the use of iphones in the country over what is seen as action to regulate what gets out of the country. Videos have been uploaded over the internet showing police brutality over its citizens ever since the riots and civil unrest began. But the effects of banning Iphones in the country where the father of the founder...

Ken on 28th Jun

George Hotz has risen to international stardom for his high profile hacks.Famously known as Geohot, George is remembered for hacking into Sony’s Play Station 3 game console. He is also known for hacking Apples Iphone’s IOS (iphone operating system) so that users would switch from the default service provider AT& T. (like buying...

Ken on 15th Jun

On June 13 2011, Twitter acquired the name they had grown fond of, retweet through the acquisition of re-tweet.com. This may still be half  the deal since they still have no rights to retweet.com without the hyphen. Apparently twitter acquired the domain from a David Quinlan who had bought it several months back for only $150. It is however not clear...

Ken on 11th Jun

France 24 TV has pulled a first one by making a very interesting commercial on how angry twitter birds attack a dictator. The man seems to have everything under his palm until some twitter birds watching from a far descend on him. The video is just marvelous and better seen than told. ...

Ken on 10th Jun

If you own a phone, you can now get the stories you love straight to your phone without much loading required. The official nairobi wire. app  is now available free of charge in ovi store. just click  the image  and pap! you’ve got it. ...

Ken on 10th Jun

During the celebration of Les Paul 96th birthday, google dsigned its best doodle ever and the reception was WOW!. googlers around the world tried their ‘electric guitar prowess’ by recording themselves playing the guitar. The guitar which may have passed some people as any other doodle was alive. That I had mentioned here. Google was overwhelmed...

Ken on 09th Jun

If you are a user of google,(which you are) then you will have noticed the google guitar doodle. Internet surfers were today, 9th June, treated to the best google doodle ever made. It has been designed to mark Les Paul’s 96th birthday. Les Paul is one of the world renowned pioneer electric guitarists. Unfortunately he is not alive to see his...

Ken on 04th Jun

It’s now a crime to mention the words Facebook or Twitter on France Television. TV personality can only mention the two names only if it’s a news article. This brings to an end the ‘you can find us on twitter ‘ slogan by TV stations.There seems to be a decree of 1992 prohibiting surreptitious advertising. This means that Facebook...

Ken on 31st May

Arguably the biggest source of movies and series for pirates, Pirate Bay has been taking Kenya by storm for quite some time now. whatever movie, series, Pc game or software you can think of, pirate bay has it. All you need to access their huge database is a computer with an internet connection plus a very friendly data plan and the right procedure...

Ken on 28th May

Bake is the new kid on the online scene in Kenya. It was set up with the mandate of bringing together Kenyan bloggers. Some pioneer bloggers came together and the idea was floated and now the web site is live on the domain bake.or.ke The site is less than two weeks old and already has tens of bloggers signed in. This shows the thirst for blogging...