Qjualcomm 4G chips

Qualcomm Announces Three New 4G Powered Mobile Processors For Non-5G folks

Towards the end of 2019, Qualcomm unveiled its next-gen chips that will power most of 2020s premium and high mid-range devices. They all supported...
iPhone 11 pro max

iPhone 11 Pro Users Finally Granted The Power Over Location Tracking

Apple’s 2019 iPhone 11 series phones were great. However, it was unfortunate that users who bought the iPhone 11 Pro models could still be...

Huawei To Use TomTom’s Maps And Navigation System

Huawei has signed a deal with Dutch navigation and digital mapping company, TomTom that will see the former install their maps and services apps...

Vivo Y19 Is Now Available In Kenya For Ksh.26,999

We have previously told you about vivo’s plans to bring the vivo Y19 smartphone in the Kenyan market. Vivo started teasing the device towards...
Huawei Mate 30

Huawei Sold 6.9 Million 5G Devices In 2019

Huawei has announced its 5G smartphone sales for 2019. The Chinese tech giant said it managed to sell 6.9 million Huawei 5G devices in...

TECNO Camon 12 Pro Variant With Google Assistant Button Showcased At CES 2020

TECNO was also at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2O20, which was held last week. The company, for the first time, showcased its...

Microsoft Ends Support For Windows 7 Today – How To Upgrade For Free

Windows 7 lovers and users, I’m hoping this information finds you well. Loving the old Windows 7 OS for all this time can’t be...

Global PC Shipments Rose By 2.3% In Q4 2019, Lenovo Still Ranks Number One...

Since the outbreak of portable alternatives, PC shipments have been slowing down slowly by slowly. This scenario however changed in 2019. According to reports...

#CES2020: LG Unveils 2020 Real 8k Tv Lineup Featuring Next-Gen AI Processor

LG Electronics (LG) has introduced its expanded 8K TV lineup last week at CES® 2020 – eight TVs with new 77- and 65-inch class...
Android

Google Urged To Kill Android Bloatware Over Privacy And Security Concerns

Google has been urged in an open letter signed by several dozens of privacy activists – including those from DuckDuckGo and the Tor project...
HP Elite Dragonfly G2

#CES2020: HP Elite Dragonfly G2 Laptop Unveiled, Another 5G Powered Machine With Intel’s 10th...

HP has unveiled the Elite Dragonfly G2, a business convertible laptop that succeeds last year's Elite Dragonfly laptop. It is 5G capable, and HP says...

Vivo Y19 with 5000mAh battery set to launch in Kenya soon

Vivo is bringing its latest product, the Vivo Y19 to Kenya. The device will be an addition to the Y-series portfolio which the smartphone...

Oppo Find X2 will not feature under-display camera, says Oppo VP

Ever since Oppo confirmed the existence of a successor to the Find X, the Oppo Find X2 many have anticipated that this would be...
AMD CES 2020 Keynote

#CES2020: AMD Unveils 7nm Ryzen 4000 Laptop CPUs, Competitors To Intel’s 10nm Ice Lake...

At the on-going CES 2020 show, AMD’s keynote has been filled with goodies, almost entirely. Part of the goodies includes the newly announced third-generation...

ASUS Debuts Latest VivoBook And ZenBook Series Lineup At CES 2020

At the CES 2020 show, Asus has introduced new laptops in its lineup of VivoBook and ZenBook laptops. Under its VivoBook series of notebooks,...

CES 2020: 14-inch Dual-Screen Asus ZenBook Duo Laptop Unveiled At CES 2020

At CES 2020, Asus has introduced a variant to its dual-screen laptop, the Asus ZenBook Pro Duo. This year’s model is a basic model...
Oppo patent phone

Oppo Just Patented A Smartphone With A Side Pop-up Selfie Camera

After almost three years of working to achieve full-screen displays on smartphones, which we already have – to some extent – Oppo thinks there...
Samsung Galaxy A10

Samsung Secures Top Spot In The Middle East And African Market, Thanks To Its...

Samsung Electronics has been ranked as the number one smartphone vendor in the Middle East and African market in Q3 2019. This is according...
Peer-to-Peer Transmission Alliance co-founding members

Xiaomi, Vivo And Oppo’s Airdrop-Like File Sharing Platform Is Coming In February

Last year, the three Chinese smartphone makers – Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo – teamed up to work on a standard file sharing platform to...
Samsung Galaxy 5G phones

Samsung Shipped More Than 6.7 Million Galaxy 5G Devices In 2019

Samsung Electronics has announced that it shipped over 6.7 million 5G capable Galaxy Phones in 2019. The company, being among the early adopters of...
This customer service center will cover the Western region and according to Huawei, it will provide an opportunity for customers in the region to interact with Huawei products

Huawei’s 2019 Revenue Increased By 18%, Expects Difficult Times Ahead

Even though Huawei was faced with rough times throughout the second half of 2019, the company has still been able to record an increase...
Huawei P30 Pro

Here are the Best-Selling Phones Globally in Q3 2019

The year is coming to an end, and so is the fourth quarter. But Counterpoint Research has some exciting analytics to share about the...

Nokia C1 Now Available In Kenya For Ksh 5,999

The Nokia C1 is now officially available in Kenya for Ksh 5,999. The Nokia C1 was among the devices launched by HMD Global in...
Nokia 2.3

Nokia 2.3 Price, Specifications And Availability In Kenya

HMD Global announced the Nokia 2.3 in Kenya on 11th December along with an entry-level device – Nokia C1. Nokia 2.3 comes in large...

Apple, Google And Amazon Team Up To Bring Compatibility To Smart Home Devices

In a rare and unexpected move, Apple, Google and Amazon have announced pooling their resources together to bring compatibility between smart home devices. Even...

Dark Mode Scheduling Might Be Available On Android Soon

With Android 10, one of the most anticipated features has been dark mode. Dark mode has been vouched for by most users due to...

Oppo Reno 2F Price and Specifications in Kenya

Oppo Reno 2F is the company’s latest device that was launched in Kenya towards the end of November. In Kenya, Oppo Reno 2F is...
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung Has sold 1 Million Galaxy Fold Smartphones Globally

Being among the most futuristic phones of the year, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold comes at a price. A serious price. But that does not hold...

Oppo Find X2 Coming In Q1, 2020 To Run On Snapdragon 865 Chipset

Oppo's last flagship device in the Find Series was last year's Oppo Find X. The company didn't provide a successor to this device in...
Photo: Creative Commons/Butz 2013

Apple Dominates The Wearable Market, As Apple Watch, AirPods, and Beat Headphones Gain Popularity

Apple still is the leader of the wearable market in 2019. According to data from IDC, Apple’s Q3 Shipments surged to hit 29.5 million...
Nokia 2.3

HMD Global Introduces Nokia 2.3 and Nokia C1 in Kenya

HMD Global has announced two devices in Kenya today. The two are all budget-oriented smartphones but the Nokia C1 is more of an entry-level...

Huawei to Deploy Harmony OS in more of its products in 2020

Chinese tech giant Huawei plans to roll out more products powered by its in-house Operating System, Harmony. The plan was revealed by a Huawei...

The Huawei Y9s is now available in all retail stores across the country

Huawei officially announced the launch of the Huawei Y9s in Kenya last month. The device has been available for pre-order which ended just the...
Nokia 2.3

Nokia 2.3 with a 6.2-inch Notched Display Officially Launched

HMD Global has officially launched the Nokia 2.3. Nokia 2.3 is yet another budget-oriented smartphone aimed at those who have a tight budget. For...
ESCOBAR Fold 1

Pablo Escobar’s Brother Launches A Foldable Smartphone

After Samsung introduced us to the world of folding phones, more people want to cash in on this opportunity. The latest foldable device comes...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chiipset

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 865 and 765 Mobile Platforms

At the on-going annual Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm announced two mobile platform chipsets that will power most of 2020’s premium and mid-range phones....
Intel modem

Apple Now Owns Intel’s Smartphone Modem Business

Despite investing billions in its smartphone modem business over the years, Intel was forced out of the market by Qualcomm. The company sold its...

Huawei feels optimistic about the future even without Google

Recent months have not been kind to Huawei. But at least the company has been recording sales growth in its smartphone business despite being...

Huawei Y9s Preorders Go Live in Kenya

Huawei Y9S was announced in Kenya mid this month, and the company had promised to open the pre-order window on 22nd but failed to...
G Assistant Ambient Mode

Make use of your phone while charging via this new Google Assistant feature

After first teasing about the feature in September, Google has provided new and more details on the new Assistant ambient Mode. In a video,...

Oppo Reno 2F Officially Launched in Kenya

Oppo has today officially announced a new device in the Kenyan market. Oppo Reno 2F is an addition to the Oppo Reno series that...
iPhone 11 Pro

iPhones May Be Banned From Russia Next Year, Here is Why

Russia has passed a law that bars the sale of certain devices in the country without Russian made software pre-installed. The move, according to...

Nokia Plans To Announce A New Device On December 5th

Nokia has out of the blue stated they are announcing a new device on December 5th. The company hinted that the device is an...
iOS 13

Apple reveals plans to reduce software bugs in future major OS updates

Apple has run into problems in both initial window releases of iOS 12 and iOS 13. With the latest version, users have been complaining...
Xiaomi Redmi 8A

Xiaomi Redmi 8A Goes on Sale in Kenya For Ksh 9,999

Xiaomi’s Redmi series is, for no doubt, the most popular smartphone series of the company this year. Xiaomi announced the Redmi 8A in September,...
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung’s Pricey Galaxy Fold Officially Announced in Kenya For Ksh 237,999

After teasing about an imminent launch of the Galaxy Fold, Samsung’s flexible display smartphone has been finally announced. The Fold is more of an...
Infinix S5 Launch Kenya

Infinix S5 To Be Launched in Kenya At The End Of The Month

Infinix S5 is almost launching in the country, according to their local offices. The phone was launched in some markets last month, but this...
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Launching in Kenya on November 25th

Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand is one of the most popular smartphones of the company. Last month the company reported selling a total of 100 million...
Samsung Galaxy Active

Samsung updates first generation watch models with Galaxy Watch Active 2 features

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 featured upgrades over its predecessors. As a result, it was worth it to go back into your pockets and...
Nokia 6.2

Nokia 6.2 Officially Available in Kenya Starting at Ksh 26,500

The long-lost Nokia 6.2 is now available in Kenya. The phone was announced together with Nokia 7.2 in 2019’s IFA tradeshow held in Berlin....
Huawei Mate X

Huawei’s Foldable Phone ‘Mate X’ Officially Goes on Sale in China

Huawei officially launched its foldable device – Mate X, in China. This came just several weeks after its close competitor Samsung unveiled its foldable...
Android tablets and smartphones

Pre-installed Android Apps in Phones Can Ship With Security Loopholes – Report

Nobody likes most apps that come pre-installed in Android devices. These apps are not only as good as nothing but also, as it turns...

Amazon beats Google in Q3 smart speaker market

Although smartphone sales have been dipping quarter after quarter, except in Q3, the smart speaker market has been in the boom. Canalysis shows that smart...

Huawei Y9s Price, Specifications and Availability in Kenya

Huawei’s latest Y series device is the Y9s. Huawei Y9S takes over the Y9 Prime 2019 that has been in the Kenyan market for...
Huawei Band 4

Huawei Band 4 and Band 4e launched in Kenya – Here is what you...

Today, Huawei launched a refresh to its Y lineup dubbed Huawei Y9s. In addition to that, there were also some new fitness trackers unveiled....

Huawei Y9s officially launched in Kenya for Ksh 31,999

Huawei launched its Y9 Prime 2019 locally in July, and now the company wants to refresh the Y series lineup with a new phone.The...
Vivo V17 Pro Kenya

Vivo V17 Pro Price, Specifications and Availability in Kenya

Vivo Kenya announced its solid launch in Kenya, setting up its first regional office in the country’s capital. The launch also happened to be...
Oppo Reno 2F

OPPO Reno 2F To Be Launched in Kenya This November

Oppo Kenya plans to launch a new iteration of its Reno Series this November. The company says the new phone – Oppo Reno 2F...
Xiaomi Mi Watch

Xiaomi Announces The Mi Watch, An Apple Watch Look-Alike Smart Watch

Xiaomi is trying to be the Apple of China. There are several products that the company has been criticized for drawing inspiration from Apple’s...
Vivo Kenya launch

Vivo Opens Regional Offices in Kenya Marked By The Launch of Industry’s First Dual...

Vivo Kenya has been in the Kenyan market for the past few months. But the company's presence has only been seen on Twitter so...

Our OPPO A9 2020 Top and Favorite Features

After successfully launching the Reno 2 series in Kenya, OPPO has also brought the new OPPO A Series 2020 into the country. The brand...
Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei Wins Two TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards

This year’s TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards (MCCA) had good news for Huawei as the company glitched two awards. The ceremony was held in...
Huawei conference in China

Huawei Has Sold 37 Million Units of The P30 And Mate 20 Devices

There is a reason why Huawei has been so much vocal about its business performance. Whatever it is, it must be in line with...

Uber and Little have banned their drivers from using these smartphones

Uber and Little, pretty common ride-sharing apps in the country are banning a number of smartphones from being used by their partners (drivers). Since...
TECNO Camon 12 Pro

Get a new Camon 12 Device for Ksh.4,316 by swapping it with your old...

If you have been waiting for a chance to get a new Tecno CAMON 12 device, you might be lucky to read this. Tecno...

Samsung is Closing its Custom CPU Department

Samsung is reportedly shutting down its custom CPU department for good. The company’s representatives say the move is meant to ensure the company’s Exynos...
fitbit watch

Google Acquires Wearables Company Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

After some rumors that Google was in talks with Fitbit for a possible purchase, both companies have come clear yesterday disclosing the matter. Google...
smartphones

Global Smartphones Shipments increased in Q3, first time in two years

After two years of a continuous slump in sales, the smartphone industry has finally ticked up a little bit. According to the research firm, Canalysis,...

Xiaomi’s Mi Note Line is back – Mi Note 10 To Sport a 108MP...

Xiaomi’s Mi Note line, not to be confused with the Redmi Note series, is finally back after a hideous one-year period. The company desires...
iOS 13

Apple’s iOS 13.2 Officially Rolling Out With New Privacy Features, Deep Fusion Camera Technology...

Since the iPhone 11 series launch in September, Apple’s new devices have not disappointed in terms of photography. But there was one more thing...
NVIDIA Shield TV

NVIDIA Shield TV Third Generation Goes Official

In the world of Android TV streaming, there are few competitive set-top boxes available. And by competitive, I mean something that offers more, feels...
AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods Pro Launched With Active Noise Cancellation Going for $249

Apple fans, your beloved company Apple has a new set of AirPods. The new AirPods are called the AirPods Pro and have several improvements...

TECNO Spark 4 Air Price, Specifications and Availability in Kenya

TECNO Spark series was recently announced in Kenya with two models – Spark 4 and Spark 4 Air. Conventionally, TECNO’s "Air" variant is usually...
Android10

List of Manufacturers To Ship Android 10 To Their Devices This Year

Android 10 Google’s latest Android version officially debuted on September 10. So far, only a handful of devices have been updated to the newest...
Samsung Tech Day 2019

Samsung Announces Exynos 990 SoC – Supports up to 120Hz refresh rates

Yesterday at the Samsung Tech Day 2019, the South Korean tech giant announced a new processor – Exynos 990. Main highlights of the new...
Oppo A5 2020

Oppo A5 2020 Price, Specifications and Availability in Kenya

Apart from Oppo’s upcoming OPPO A9 2020 smartphone, the company also announced a less cheap phone – Oppo A5 2020. Oppo A5 2020 will...
Huawei P30 Lite Review

Huawei Hits the 200 Million mark on Smartphone Shipments in 2019

Beginning May, Huawei has not had a good time as a result of the US ban. But that has not stopped the company from...
TECNO SPARK 4

TECNO Spark 4 Price, Specifications and Availability in Kenya

TECNO Spark 4 is the newest entry in Tecno’s affordable Spark series. Here are the full specifications. TECNO Spark 4 Specifications Display Type IPS LCD Size 6.52 inch Dot-Notch Screen,...

Infinix HOT 8 & HOT 8 Lite officially go on sale in Kenya

Infinix Mobile has announced the availability of the Infinix HOT 8 device in Kenya. The device comes in two variants, the HOT 8 and...
Samsung Galaxy leaked press images

Samsung Galaxy S10/Note 10 Flaw Allows The Phones To Be Unlocked By Any Fingerprint

Samsung Galaxy S10 and Note 10 devices have fallen victim to a fingerprint vulnerability issue. The flaw was first reported by the SUN, where...
Huawei P30 Lite New Edition

Huawei P30 Lite New Edition Available in Kenya Selling at Ksh. 28,499

After announcing the Huawei P30 Lite New Edition back in July, Huawei has started selling the device locally. The major upgrade in the New...

TECNO Camon 12 Series Available in Kenya Starting Today

The TECNO Camon 12 series is finally here. After teasing for the device since last month, the TECNO Mobile is finally availing the devices...
xiaomi MIUI 11

Xiaomi’s MIUI 11 Launched – List of Xiaomi Phones set to receive the update...

Xiaomi has announced the newest iteration of its Android Skin MIUI 11 today. Part of the latest updates includes minimalistic design and few tweaks...
All devices announced at madebygoogle event

Google Hardware Event: All the Highlights | Pixel 4, Pixel Buds 2 and More...

As planned, the Google Hardware Event went down yesterday in New York. We anticipated many announcements on the company's hardware side. No disappointments, Google...
Infinix S5 Kenya

Infinix S5 With Punch-Hole Dsplay and Quad Camera Setup Launched

Infinix Mobile has today officially launched the Infinix S5 in India. The S5 follows Infinix S4, which was launched in Kenya back in April....
iPhone 8

iPhone SE 2 Will Cost $399, Reports

After reports of the iPhone SE successor surfaced last week, Apple Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has added a few tidbits on the story so far....

Your Smart TV is Just A Data Collection Machine

Many smart devices that we used in our daily lives are simply data collection machines. On that growing list of data collection machines, smart...
Nokia 8.1 Kenya

Nokia 8.1 is HMD Global’s First Device To Get Android 10

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced today that they are pushing Android 10 OTA update to Nokia 8.1 smartphones. That gives Nokia 8.1...
Mara X smartphone

Rwanda’s Mara Group Has Launched First “Made in Africa” Smartphones

Mara Phones, a subsidiary of Mara Group, recently announced its first Made in Africa phones. At an event held on Monday, the company officially...
Microsoft Your Phone app

Microsoft’s Your Phone App now supports call routing from Android to PC

Microsoft’s Your Phone app now supports making calls directly from your Windows 10 PC. The new feature is baked inside Microsoft’s latest preview build...
phone spy

Android Stalking Apps Use Cases Has Risen By a Staggering 373 Percent in 2019

Stalker apps on Android is not a new thing. These apps let individuals spy on other users’ messages, call information, and GPS locations –...
Virus

Google, Xiaomi and Huawei Devices Fall Victim of a Zero-Day Flaw

Researchers from Googles' Elite bug hunting group, Project Zero, have reported the existence of a bug in Pixel, Xiaomi, and Huawei devices. The vulnerability was...

Samsung To Compensate Galaxy S4 Owners With $10 For Cheating Benchmark Tests

Last week, Samsung Electronics found itself in trouble for a crime it committed a long time ago. The company agreed to pay millions of...
iPhone X

iOS 13 exciting features available now

iOS is the best version of software for Apple users. Its continuous updates will provide an outstanding user experience. Now the updated iOS 13...
Samsung Galaxy A70s

Samsung Galaxy A70s Price, Specifications and Availability in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy A70s is the latest entry into successor’s devices if the revamped Galaxy A series. Significant improvements from the Galaxy A70 involve the...
iPhone 8

Apple Reportedly Working on iPhone SE2 Meant To Lure iPhone 6 Owners To Upgrade

iPhone SE was first launched in 2016, primarily meant to meet the needs of users who needed a small pocketable version of the then...
Surface Neo

Windows 10X announced; Microsoft’s OS for Dual Screen PCs

Dual-screen PCs are not a strange thing – we have seen several dual-screen PCs pop-up in concept form or even commercially in the market,...
Surface Duo

Microsoft is back in the smartphone business with a new dual-screen phone

On Wednesday, Microsoft held its Surface Event where we saw the company unveiling several new devices. Mostly, we anticipated Microsoft to announce successors to...

Nokia 7.2 is Now Selling in Kenya For Ksh. 34,000

HMD Global has finally announced the availability of the Nokia 7.2 in the Kenyan market. The device was launched last month and has been...

Xiaomi RedMi NOTE 8 Pro Price, Specifications and Availability in Kenya

After last year’s Xiaomi’s value champion – Redmi Note 7 Pro – the company has just announced its predecessor, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro....

Android 10 Go Edition is coming to these entry-level Nokia devices

After Nokia released the Android 10 Update roadmap, no Entry-level devices running Android Go Edition were in the timeline. But that is understandable since...

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