Welcome to What’s On My Phone, a weekly column where we will be snooping in on people’s smartphones and figure out how they use them, what apps they are using, and why plus tips too. We’ll include...
Midrange smartphones are now packing features that offer more value to the consumer for the price they are asking for. You get great screens, versatile cameras, stellar performance, excellent battery life. These are all the features you want in a...
If you've been keeping up with smartphone trends, you'll notice the prices have been on an upward trajectory with features that can dwarf the current phone you have and make you feel jealous and an increasing need to buy...
A lot of budget smartphones have been launched in Kenya the past few months and if you are a price-conscious consumer and looking a device that brings value without costing an arm and a leg - then you've come...
Welcome to What’s On My Phone, a weekly column where we will be snooping in on people’s smartphones and figure out how they use them, what apps they are using, and why plus tips too. We’ll include...
2020 was one exhausting d̶e̶c̶a̶d̶e̶ year. There was a lot of things going on. A global pandemic happened. We went into quarantine and time distortion happened. Here's a short recap - Meghan and Harry...
Welcome to What’s On My Phone, a weekly column where we will be snooping in on people’s smartphones and figure out how they use them, what apps they are using, and why plus tips too. We’ll include...
Welcome to What’s On My Phone, a weekly column where we will be snooping in on people’s smartphones and figure out how they use them, what apps they are using, and why plus tips too. We’ll include...
Welcome to What’s On My Phone, a weekly column where we will be snooping in on people’s smartphones and figure out how they use them, what apps they are using, and why plus tips too. We’ll include...
Apple announced the AirPods Max out of the blue yesterday evening after months of the headphones leaking on social media. This product is a cacophony of divisiveness: the ridiculous name, the design,...
Welcome to What’s On My Phone, a weekly column where we will be snooping in on people’s smartphones and figure out how they use them, what apps they are using, and why plus tips too.
Introduction The What Is in Your Phone series is an interesting part of looking into the way we use our phones, and what you can learn about the apps we love, a customization here...
Android smartphones trends have come so far especially for budget smartphones. Features only reserved for midrange and flagship devices are slowly trickling down to entry-level devices and price-conscious consumers are now not only spoilt for choice but...
Welcome to What's On My Phone, a weekly column where we will be snooping in on people's smartphones and figure out how they use them, what apps they are using, and why plus tips too.
Telegram is such an underrated messaging app and is one of my favourite Android apps not only for its focus on privacy but also other features that make it stand out as a popular chat app.
In most parts of Africa, public transport remains poorly organized. Massive rural to urban migration has exacerbated what is considered in most countries as an informal sector that operates purely on cash. Bus owners and operators are...
With Instagram suggested posts, the memes come to you. This new feature pushes for more engagement and ironically, I love it. Instagram recently introduced suggested posts. These are posts that come after you’ve seen all the posts from people or rather...
Android gesture navigation has been around since Android 9 Pie. The Pixel line of phones was, obviously, the first series of devices to implement the feature using a single pie-like soft button.
UPDATE Equity Bank has been on a hot seat over the last couple of hours. The bank has always been doing the right thing with its...
I love the Netflix user experience. It has become the gold standard for streaming globally over the past decade. They made the big move to become a global player 4 years ago and we have enjoyed streaming content from their library...
This belies an underlying assumption that without the competition of foreign-owned, local ICT firms, locally owned ICT firms would proliferate and flourish.
Microsoft revamped Edge by building it based on Chromium which powers Google Chrome and somehow they have managed to build a better Chrome than Google.
Google finally revealed the Pixel 4A yesterday to rave reviews across tech blogs and YouTube. This is due to the fact that it sticks to the fundamentals. It is a midrange smartphone with a flagship level camera and that...
Showmax is one of the popular streaming services in Kenya and the larger Africa. The product is owned by MultiChoice, the same company that is known for offering DStv services. Showmax was launched as a competitor to Netflix and is,...
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a disaster to many people, communities and businesses, and countries as a whole. Kenya, in particular, has been hit, and in an effort to sustain itself, some organizations have been forced to let some...
Huawei is in quite a pickle in regards to the smartphone market and generally in the telecom industry. Early last year, US President Donald Trump issued a trade ban that hugely affected Huawei. US companies weren't allowed to supply products...
User customization has been the biggest draw to Google's Android among other key features that Apple's iOS doesn't offer. iOS 14 comes close but there's a lot of catching up to do. If you don't like the default launcher your Android...
On 11th June 2020, Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani read the Country’s 2020/2021 Financial Year Budget. There have also been looming conversations and buzz around the proposed Digital Tax issue that will greatly affect tech startups, SMEs, service providers...
Instagram is now focusing on Stories and a lot of efforts have been directed to this feature they cloned from Snapchat. A ton of features have been added to Instagram Stories since its launch including music lyrics, polls, gifs, new set...
The PlayStation 4 has been a success for Sony. It has managed to sell over 110 million units since its first release at the end of 2013. There are several reasons for this: It was initially more powerful than...
This past week Justice Mary Kasango delivered a  Copyright Infringement decision on a case regarding Safaricom’s Okoa Jahazi product. The case is Christopher N. Omare and Michael Otachi t/a Omare and Partners v Safaricom Limited available on Kenya Law Reports online. https://twitter.com/JuneOkal/status/1260956902692962305?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1260956902692962305&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftechweez.com%2F%3Fp%3D98681 This...
Back in 2013, Safaricom introduced a product that allowed its customers to share data bundles akin to Sambaza airtime. It was a needed development that worked as advertised. But it would not live for long. In between that period, a...
The best thing about Android smartphones is the flexibility to customize and personalize the device according to your preferences. Apple's iOS is slowly catching up with iOS 14 but for now Android is the perfect operating system to go nuts...
I've said before that the iPhone SE 2020 is a big problem to Android smartphone manufacturers. However, not all is lost since they have time to catch up and they can do that easily if they wanted to. Samsung is...
A few months ago, AMD teased their upcoming Ryzen 4000 CPUs for laptops. This was the next step forward since they have been giving Intel a hard time on the desktop front with their high-performance CPUs at all price...

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