Posts Tagged ‘Safaricom Shop’

Safaricom’s Unbelievable modem offer

October 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Safaricom is running a modem offer where for every purchase of 4GB data bundle a customer gets a free Huawei E303 modem.


This is Safaricom’s latest offering to its data subscribers with an aim to push its data uptake and revenues.

The 4 GB data bundle will be activated by sending the modem IMEI to 440 after actiavting a data session.

Interesting to note is that the Huawei E303 is new in the market, and can be purchased at any Safaricom shop coutrywide.

The 4 GB bundle is aslo new, and is currently available only via this offer. It is not yet clear if the telco will include this bundle to its existing bundles options.

See below for the product details of the Huawei E303:

Style: External

Type: Wireless

Interface type: USB

Transmission rete: 7.2 Mbps

Colour: White



Acer Aspire One, the new kid on the block

August 9, 2012 3 comments

Safaricom shops are now selling the Acer Aspire One D270, retailing at around Kshs 25,999/-.


Let us have a detailed look at the Aspire One D270:


The Aspire One D270 netbook may be small, but it still boasts a 93% full-size keyboard for convenient typing, along with a multi-gesture touchpad that makes navigation easy.


This netbook features a 10.1″ widescreen display and runs on an Intel® Atom™ dual-core processor that provides smooth performance while conserving power. It has a 320 GB disk drive that stores all your multimedia, plus an HDMI® port that lets you watch high-def movies on a big-screen TV!


The Aspire One D270 provides wired and wireless web surfing, email and social networking status updates anytime. There’s also a built-in webcam and microphone for quality face-time with family and friends.   The Bluetooth® 4.0 lets you transfer files faster.



Weighing less than a 6-pack of soda, the Aspire One D270 netbook fits nicely in a backpack or handbag. And, you’ll get up to 8 hoursof battery power with one charge of the Acer MiniGo adapter.

A summary of the tech specs follows:


Laptop type Netbook
Width 10.1 inches   
Depth 7.2 inches
Thickness 0.9 inches
Weight 2.87 pounds
Color Black


Operating system Windows 7 Starter


Screen size (diagonal) 10.1 inches
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1024 px
Resolution (Y) 600 px


Type Chiclet
Number pad No


CPU brand Intel
CPU family Cedarview
Model Atom N2600
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.6 GHz


Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model GMA 3600


Base RAM size 1 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1066 MHz
RAM slots 1


Options HDD (5400RPM)
Base drive type HDD (5400RPM)
Base drive capacity 320 GB
Max. config HDD 500 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD, Memory Stick, xD, MMC

Port options

Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Optional
3G Optional


Size 3 cell,
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Removable Yes
Quoted time 8 hr

 Let the Acer fly off the shelves!!

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