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m:lab Testing Center

iHub By Jessica Colaco / November 27, 2011

m:lab Testing Center Launches

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One of m:lab East Africa‘s core activities is to provide a software testing facility for mobile app developers to test their applications on as part of their development process. We believe this is catalytic to creating a mobile economy by adding the value of quality assurance for end users. In the recent

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EAA 2012: Apps for the Networked Society

iHub By Jessica Colaco / November 24, 2011

Ericsson Applications Awards (EAA) Eastern Africa 2012: Apps for the Networked Society

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Ericsson Applications Awards (EAA) Eastern Africa 2012 competition is targeting developers, students, content providers and small software companies in East Africa and the objective is to get good ideas / applications/ innovations/ in the region. The last date of submission is 31st Jan 2012 (28th Feb, 2012 – main competition). See

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Hands-on UX Workshop

iHub By Jessica Colaco / November 24, 2011

Hands-on UX Workshop

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m:lab East Africa will host a hands-on UX (user experience) workshop on 8th December 2011 from 10 am to 1 pm at the iHub. This workshop is a follow-up to a recent Wireless Wednesday event that focused on User Experience research for startups. The event will be a practical step-by-step session testing

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wireless Wednesday

m:lab By Jessica Colaco / November 20, 2011

Wireless Wednesday Recap – “User Experience Research for Startups”

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The m:lab hosted a Wireless Wednesday event on the 9th of November 2011 with a focus on User Experience Research for startups. The discussions revolved around what we identified as a fundamental question: “Can ideas be validated through research?” One assumption stemming from this question is that ideas can be

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iHub By Leo Mutuku / November 3, 2011

African Apps in a Global Marketplace

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This is an e-book by Andrew Mugoya of Asilia on the state of the African App Industry, written from a Sub-Sahara African point of view. The Technology Industry in Africa is recording tremendous growth rates with numerous new opportunities arising each day for developers and entrepreneurs. These are trying to

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