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Sep 24, 2012


Well, here it is. 4 months after its release, I finally have my hands on the best cameraphone in the world, thanks to Nokia Connects.


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Sep 21, 2012


It sucks. Because of reasons.


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Sep 15, 2012


The 19th edition of Infotech, the largest ICT event in Mauritius, was held at SVICC from 13th to 16th September 2012.

As usual, I made the trip so that you don’t have to go there. :)


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Jun 21, 2012


In a publicity stunt worthy of a Michael Bay James Bond movie, Orange Mauritius officially launched 4G LTE in Mauritius.


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Umm, so yeah. Me, Yashvin & some bloggers were interviewed and the article has now been published on this week’s Scope Magazine.

So if you are new visitor here, let me redirect you to my other, more interesting blog –


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Jun 18, 2012




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Jun 2, 2012


Good partner for camera phone. Make your photography better!


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May 13, 2012


A review of the Scosche solBAT II solar powered battery charger.


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Apr 1, 2012


In this post, I will teach you how to become a professional photographer.


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Mar 23, 2012


A very brief look at the differences in hardware between the Nokia Lumia 800 and the Nokia N9.

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Mar 15, 2012


Bharat Telecom Limited is finally launching its Fibre-to-the-home service in Mauritius…

Unfortunately, as was initially announced by the Minister of ICT, it will not be 10Mbps for Rs 280, but 2Mbps for Rs 280 (VAT excluded).


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Thanks to Nokia Connects, I finally have my hands on Nokia’s first Windows Phone device - the Lumia 800.


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Feb 9, 2012


After being absent for a week from UOM, the first thing that I did today was test the UOM Wi-Fi given that my account has been activated. See the previous post for the terms, FAQ & instructions.

The first thing I did was connect to the network Wifiprovisioning, the security key being uomwifi01. Try to browse any web page and you’ll be asked to provide a username and password.

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Jan 30, 2012


It’s been nearly 4 years since there has been no Wi-Fi hotspots at the prestigious world-class University of Mauritius. & since last year, the CITS have been busy deploying that network. Time to test it.

So, connecting to the Wi-Fi network at UOM, how hard can it be?

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Jan 22, 2012


The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology have recently made public the National Broadband Policy 2012-2020, which is described as follows:

The National Broadband Policy 2012 – 2020 (NBP2012) sets out a strategic vision for a broadband Intelligent Mauritius, branded as “Towards i-Mauritius”, and establishes national goals regarding broadband while elaborating specific policies to achieve those goals within the overarching National ICT Strategic Plan (NICTSP) 2011-2014 context.

You can read the 131-page NICTSP 2011-2014 here. I’ve summarised some parts of the NBP2012 here.

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