GOtv decoder review and bad Kenyan customer service

This article was written in 2014. A server error on this site required I post it again here. The decoder to be reviewed here is a DTD 2 U-A Decoder that comes from South Africa. The decoder is black in colour and very stylish with a mix of reflective and somehow rough non reflective plastic. … Continue reading GOtv decoder review and bad Kenyan customer service

Video; How To Check TV/Monitor Screen Refresh Rate Frequency

What is the best Refresh Rate for TV’s? A majority of TV’s have a 60Hz refresh rate. A few premium TV’s have a refresh rate of 120Hz. Some monitors even go as high as 144Hz. While 60Hz TVs are good enough for watching almost any videos without any problem, 120Hz TVs are usually better for … Continue reading Video; How To Check TV/Monitor Screen Refresh Rate Frequency

Understanding Satellite TV Encryption

E-16 Service is Currently Scrambled. That annoying message that is displayed on your TV screen when you boot your decoder, say, on a Friday evening when you arrive home ready to catch that movie or series you had planned for. Too bad; your subscription has expired and now you have to make arrangements to renew … Continue reading Understanding Satellite TV Encryption

Lyngsat for Beginners

Matching Satellites and Orbital Positions on Lyngsat.com To all Free to Air Satellite enthusiasts and Professional Satellite dish installers all over the world, lyngsat.com is a very important website to get useful information. In very simple English this tutorial I will teach you how lyngsat works and how to use it. Even Globecast, the international … Continue reading Lyngsat for Beginners

New App Find For Your Android TV And Smartphone Too

The only free application for watching videos on your android smartphone is YouTube. The other free app is whatever app you can think of. I can only think of vimeo and viewstar. Those are the apps that I know that do not have advertisements before and in between the video. Let me introduce another app … Continue reading New App Find For Your Android TV And Smartphone Too

Satellite Beams And The Corresponding Dish size

A Satellite’s Beam is also known as a footprint. What is a footprint? A footprint or satellite beam is the area on the surface of the Earth covered by the microwave radiation from a transponder. The position of a satellite footprint depends on the orbital position of the satellite, for example Eutelsat 36B’s footprint is … Continue reading Satellite Beams And The Corresponding Dish size

Tips To Help You Buy A Good LNB

What is an LNB? The acronym LNB stands for low-noise block down converter. An LNB is the receiving device mounted on satellite dishes used for satellite TV reception. An LNB is usually placed at the focal point of a satellite dish where the signals received are concentrated. It is called a down converter because it … Continue reading Tips To Help You Buy A Good LNB

You Can Cast YouTube Videos To Your Browser From Your Smartphone

Casting YouTube videos is the best feature on YouTube Applications on smart Televisions.However you do not need a Smart TV to enjoy this feature because it can be replicated on your laptop or desktop computer browser. The first step is to type this url www.youtube.com/tv in your address bar. The screen you will get after … Continue reading You Can Cast YouTube Videos To Your Browser From Your Smartphone

You Need A Laptop + Ordinary TV, You Don’t Need A Smart TV

So you have unlimited internet at your house or office? Are you planning to buy a smart TV?  Allow me to convince you otherwise! For those that already have a Smart TV,  how is the experience so far? Can you say that you are satisfied with you product? Did you get your monies worth? Smart … Continue reading You Need A Laptop + Ordinary TV, You Don’t Need A Smart TV

Do’s, Dont’s And Info About The TV USB port

Why do TV manufacturers make very beautiful and amazing products and then hide the USB port at the back? Its not like the USB stick is a permanent thing like a HDMI or RCA port that you only disconnect very few times in a whole year. With a USB flash drive you constantly load music … Continue reading Do’s, Dont’s And Info About The TV USB port

5 Common Smart TV Misconceptions

Smart TVs are in simple terms, Televisions that can connect to the internet.  Other industry experts may use the term internet ready TV while others may describe it as a TV 2.0. Smart TVs are catching up but not quickly like one vendor in Nairobi told me recently. “The few customers that can afford Smart Televisions … Continue reading 5 Common Smart TV Misconceptions

Can the Infinix Zero 3 Smartphone Really Shoot 4K Videos?

The Infinix Zero 3 is now very famous for its 20.7MP Sony camera. With dual LED Flash the Infinix Zero 3 is said to be capable of shooting 4K videos. If you haven’t heard or seen the Infinix Zero 3, here is the Infinix Zero 3 Full review. So can the Infinix Zero 3 really … Continue reading Can the Infinix Zero 3 Smartphone Really Shoot 4K Videos?

Make Sure Vegetation Does Not Cover Your Satellite Dish

Satellite dishes work by concentrating microwaves onto the LNB for reception. The stronger the waves the smaller the dish and the weaker the waves, the larger the dish required. Before I go on with the whole obstructing thing, you need to know the difference between prime focus and offset dish. Using the diagrams on that … Continue reading Make Sure Vegetation Does Not Cover Your Satellite Dish

Startimes Projector TV, what you need to know

Late last year Startimes Kenya launched the Startimes projector TV into the Kenyan Market. The Startimes projector TV is basically a set top box incorporated into a projector. Its a very cool product with many features as we will see in a while. Someone had asked me on Facebook to do a post on projectors … Continue reading Startimes Projector TV, what you need to know