Reviews Archive

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Reviews

Infinix Hot 3 vs Cubot Note S: Which One Should You Buy?

Budget smartphones have been getting better and better as time goes by. Smartphone components are not only being produced cheaply,

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Reviews

Remix Mini: ‘The World’s First True Android PC’ is Coming to Kenya

There’s something new in the Kenyan device market. It’s called the Remix Mini. You may or may not have heard

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Reviews

Safaricom’s New MySafaricom App Earns its Place on Your Smartphone’s Home Screen

Only very few apps ever make it to my home screen. Safaricom’s new MySafaricom app earns its place on mine.

HTC_Vive
Reviews

First Hands on with HTC Vive, the Virtual Reality Headset Everyone Wants

During my visit to Hong Kong and China this week, I had the rare chance of meeting HTC’s Associate Vice

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Reviews

Infinix Hot 3 Review: Budget Just Became Desirable

I feel like I’m constantly around Infinix phones these days, so much so that it is hard to tell them

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Reviews

Another Attempt at Sanitizing Sound at a Low Cost: Tecno Boom J8 Review

Tecno Mobile’s latest smartphone in Kenya and elsewhere on the continent, as was the case around the same time last

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Reviews

Video Review of the Huawei Mate 8

We’ve had with us the Huawei Mate 8, the latest device in Huawei’s Mate lineup of super-phablets, for over two

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Reviews

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Review: More Bang for Your Buck

Xiaomi is not a name or brand that is familiar with most Kenyans outside our space (in mobile tech coverage).

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Editorial, Reviews

An Introduction to Kenya Red Cross Society App created to Expand their Reach

Yesterday saw the launch of Kenya Red Cross Society’s app that they were keen to describe it as the world’s most

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Reviews

Hands on and First Impressions with the Infinix Hot 3

The Infinix Hot 3, which started selling on 29th March on Kilimall is the successor of the underwhelming Android one

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Reviews

It’s here! Unboxing and First Impression of Tecno Boom J8

The Tecno Boom J8 is finally here. It was launched at a fun filled affair at Nairobi’s Garden City mall

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Editorial, Reviews

App Review: Matatu and Yoza, Interesting Apps Coming From Uganda

This week I take a look at apps coming from ‘across the pond’ and see what they have to offer.

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Reviews

Huawei Mate 8 Review: When Form and Function Meet Real Power

Huawei has its P smartphone lineup for showcasing all things sexy about today’s mobile devices. They’re thinner, lighter, faster and

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Reviews

Microsoft’s New Android Keyboard Has Extensions for Added Functionality

Microsoft’s Garage team has a new app on the Google Play Store. It is a keyboard this time round. It

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Reviews

Cubot Note S Review: Remake of A Budget Smartphone?

A budget smartphone doesn’t have to scream budget right? Buying a budget phone should not tie you down to a

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Reviews

Cubot Note S Unboxing and First Impressions

Earlier this week, we mentioned that the Cubot Note S will be launched globally in Nairobi on February 12th 2016

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Reviews

Review: Infinix’s Best Smartphone Yet Has a Lot to Offer at a Reasonable Price

For the last 18 or so months that Infinix has managed to reignite passion in the budget smartphone category in

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Reviews

A Taste of The Truly Kenyan Experience: “This Is My Kenya” App Review

I am a proud Kenyan. I would stand up for my country no matter the situation because I believe that

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Reviews

Unboxing and First Look at the Infinix Zero 3

Another year, another Infinix smartphone. This time round it is the Infinix Zero 3 which will soon be available in

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Reviews

Snokor Rocket Z5000 Review

The Snokor Rocket X5000 is the first of a new brand from the Transsion mothership company that also has brands

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Reviews

MyRide Kenya App Review: A Little Refinement can go a long way

I came across this application accidentally as I was looking for another one. My curiosity and cooperative phone storage allowed

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Infinix Note 2 Review: The Battery Warrior

The smartphone today is characterized, mainly, by two things: big bright displays and terrible battery life. Save for rare cases

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Reviews

Alcatel OneTouch Pop 10 Tablet Review

The Alcatel OneTouch Pop 10 tablet is for those who want a tablet without breaking the bank for one. As

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Reviews

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 Review: The Best Things in Life Come in Small Packages

There has been a trend over the last four years: people preferring large devices and manufacturers acting quickly to grant

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Reviews

First Look at the Insanely Priced Snokor Rocket Z5000 Smartphone

2015 in the Kenyan smartphone market has seen its fair share of budget smartphones. There’s no shortage of low-cost smartphones

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Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review: The Best Made Better

How do you iterate on an already good product? That must have been the question the engineers and industrial designers

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Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Tab A Review

Tablets are not for everyone yet they are meant for everyone. That’s an ambiguous statement, I know. It is because

Windows 10 November Update
Reviews, Windows 10

Microsoft’s First Major OS Update Is Here: Windows 10 November Update

The launch of Windows 10 by Microsoft on Jul 29th 2015, initiated a huge shift in the development and deployment

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Reviews

Big is Always Better: Samsung Galaxy J7 Review

Every once in a while a smartphone shows up that seeks not to push the boundaries of mobile innovation by

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Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: First Impressions

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was officially unveiled back in August and went on sale later that month in a