Debate: Is The Hotpoint DVBT-2 Decoder A Quality Product?

The big Question to be analyzed here: Is the Hotpoint Dvbt-2 Free to Air Terrestrial decoder Model Number HSTB301 a quality product? Check out this forum discussion on JamiiForums and make your own conclusion. Mind you this is the cheapest free to air digital set top box in Nairobi and Kenya as a whole retailing … Continue reading Debate: Is The Hotpoint DVBT-2 Decoder A Quality Product?

Infinix Mobility Brings The First Android 1 Device To Kenya

Infinix Mobility, one of the global leaders in the manufacturing of trendy Smartphones, has announced the launch of the new Infinix Hot 2 phone in collaboration with Google. The device, which is the first smartphone on the Android One program in Africa, will enable all users enjoy the latest version of Android with guaranteed software … Continue reading Infinix Mobility Brings The First Android 1 Device To Kenya

Infinix Hot 2 debuts in Kenya for Ksh8,999 only

Jumia, Kenya’s number one online retail store has launched the under Google’s Android One initiative. The smartphone launches amidst a wave of excitement stemming from the fact that it runs on Android One OS. Android One phones offer a high-quality experience, running the latest and fastest version of Android (Lollipop) — with up to 2x … Continue reading Infinix Hot 2 debuts in Kenya for Ksh8,999 only

How are Developing Countries Embracing Mobile?

Are the emerging markets driving innovation in mobile technology? Emerging markets have skipped a number of steps when it comes to technology usage. New technologies, including wireless, mobile and app usage, are being rapidly adopted by the young, increasingly tech-savvy populations in developing countries. When it comes to mobile growth, the emerging markets are the … Continue reading How are Developing Countries Embracing Mobile?

African Union and Huawei Reaffirm Commitments for a Better Connected Africa

[Addis Ababa, Ethiopia] Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, announced on Sep 03, 2015  its Senior Vice President Charles Ding met with Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union, Dr. Elham Ibrahim at the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Communication and Information Technologies (CCICT) which took place … Continue reading African Union and Huawei Reaffirm Commitments for a Better Connected Africa

Windows 10 Upgrade Your World Initiative

Microsoft announced the winner of the tenth global nonprofit organization partner for the Upgrade Your World Initiative, the Beagle Freedom Project. Microsoft also announced voting has opened for people to vote via social media for a chance for their favorite local nonprofit in 10 different countries to receive a donation.   Microsoft Corp. celebrated the … Continue reading Windows 10 Upgrade Your World Initiative

How smart and stupid people break their expensive TVs

Being around TVs for a very long time and being able to repair them, I have encountered how Kenyans in particular break their expensive LED and Plasma Televisions. Some of the stories I’ve heard are just very funny as others are shockingly unexpected.  LCD modules usually cost around 95% the cost of the TV. In … Continue reading How smart and stupid people break their expensive TVs

Performance check on LG satellite enabled TVs

LG Electronics East Africa in 2013 introduced into the Kenyan Market Digital integrated Televisions to help with the digital migration. The Televisions were 32LN540U which retailed for Ksh50,100 42LN540V which retailed for Ksh81,700 and 50LN540V which was even more expensive retailing at 175,600 The first two digits in the model number indicate the size of … Continue reading Performance check on LG satellite enabled TVs

List Of Free To Air Satellite Channels Receivable On A 65cm Zuku Dish

This article is also in response to one of my readers on the topic of Free to Air satellite channels available in Kenya. I had pointed out which satellites are receivable using the smallest size 65cm dish namely, Intelsat 20, NSS 12, Amos 5 and SES 5 and Eutelsat 7A.  These satellites have so much … Continue reading List Of Free To Air Satellite Channels Receivable On A 65cm Zuku Dish

At last! A Mobile Phone That Keeps Charge For a Whole Month

This week my attention was drawn to this mobile phone for the simple reason that it combines the functionality of a portable power-bank and a mobile phone and it can keep charge for a whole month! and costs only Ksh. 2,380 While using it as a mobile phone, I was able to use it for … Continue reading At last! A Mobile Phone That Keeps Charge For a Whole Month

Video:Testing the Boschmann BCH4480LX amp with an LG subwoofer speaker

The Boschmann BCH4480 car audio amplifier is a very powerful beast rated at 900watts. In this video I am testing the woofers ability on an LG home theater sub woofer model SH53SH-W. This subwoofer speaker belongs to a vintage Home theater, the HT503SH, the most powerful in its era. The sub-woofer speaker is not that … Continue reading Video:Testing the Boschmann BCH4480LX amp with an LG subwoofer speaker

Why Kenyan Retailers MUST embrace e-commerce or become redundant

There is a new breed of customers in town; they are young, busy, techno savvy, have the latest smartphone or tablet and belong to the ballooning middle class. They are customers with disposable income to spend BUT will spend it on their own terms, from their comfort, at their convenience. According to communications Authority of … Continue reading Why Kenyan Retailers MUST embrace e-commerce or become redundant

Kiambu County leads Kenya’s digital transformation with SAP-enabled digital platform

Kiambu County has taken the lead in the Kenyan Government’s digital transformation drive with the recent launch of a new digital platform. The Kiambu Digital Platform includes the enablement of cashless payments, an online citizen services portal, and a robust back-end management system to support it.   Kiambu County is one of 47 counties in … Continue reading Kiambu County leads Kenya’s digital transformation with SAP-enabled digital platform

HDTVs can show very crappy pictures too

I like this Facebook post my friend did the other day about High Definition Televisions. Its somehow funny and very educative. DON’T get it Twisted! I don’t know what some people expect when they acquire themselves a High Definition (HD) or the latest UltraHD LED Tv! These TV’S can give you pictures of amazing clarity. … Continue reading HDTVs can show very crappy pictures too