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Early Adopters! Get Your Own Copy Of Chrome OS

Tech blogs have been awash with news about Google’s release of the Chrome OS source code since last week. The release announcement itself was made at the Google Chrome OS...

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Computer Society Summer School 2009

The 2009 Computer Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ) Summer School will be held this weekend at Montclaire Hotel in Nyanga. The Summer School provides a platform for IT professionals to learn...

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Econet’s Buddie And Libertie Subscribers To Start Roaming

Econet has announced that it will introduce roaming for Buddie and Libertie package subscribers in December this year. Roaming services have up to now been an exclusive for contract line...

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Ghana To Chair ITU Council for 2009 – 2010

Ghana has taken over the chairmanship of the ITU Council from Bulgaria. The Council began an annual session yesterday, that runs until 30 October 2009 in Geneva. Council members will...

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Internet 101: What is an Operating System

So a finance director friend calls me yesterday and says, “I have just transferred some photos from my mobile to my PC and I can’t find them on the PC.”...

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Chamisa: Nokia & Huawei “interested” in Zimbabwe

In this week’s edition of the prime minister’s newsletter (available for download on the PM site) the information communication technology minister Nelson Chamisa says he had “specific discussions and arrangements”...

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Internet 101: What Is A Browser?

It’s back to Internet basics on Google’s recently launched What Browser site where a strictly-no-geek-terms simple to follow video explains what a browser is and the difference from a search...

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Newsnet Knows Its Site Rocks And They Won’t Hear Otherwise

Browsing some local news I was met with a “How do you rate our site?” poll question on the state owned Newsnet homepage. The answers to choose from: ‘Excellent’, ‘Good’...

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Google Opening Up Wave To More Than 100,000 Testers Tomorrow

I should admit, I never really watched the full Google Wave Developer Preview at Google I/O 2009 video back then in June when TechCrunch’s MG Siegler posted an article about...

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The Prime Minister’s Opening Address At 2009 ICT Africa Exhibition

We can’t upload a 10 minute long video speech here due to bandwidth limitations so we posted the MP3 version of Morgan Tsvangirai’s address at the opening of the 2009...

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And The 2009 ICT Africa Best Stand Winner Is……

Zimbabwe Online (ZOL) scooped this year’s ICT Africa best stand prize beating close contenders Yo! Africa, Toshiba, The Ubuntu Team and WebDev! Before the announcement, almost everyone I spoke to...

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The Zimbabwe Ubuntu Loco Team

The Ubuntu stand could have easily been nominated the most lively and most visited stand at the 2009 ICT Africa show. The “Freedom Toaster”, a Linux Installation media vending machine...

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The Government Internet Service Provider Misleading Its Visitors

Couldn’t wait to see what the Government Internet Service Provider (GISP) was about so at first opportunity I visited them at their 2009 ICT Africa stand . I was surprised...

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2009 ICT Africa: Day 2

Tomorrow we have a speech/presentation by the Minister of ICT, Nelson Chamisa and the ministry’s permanent secretary. Hopefully I can post a video or audio of it here. Will also...

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