The Tecno Camon X Pro (CA8) recently received an OTA update with Build Number (CA8-H633EFG-0-180717V193). Here’s an excerpt from the update screen: UpdateVersion: CA8-H633EFG-0-180717V193 Added Functions: I. Google Security Patch: 2018-07-05 2. Removed Palmstore app Optimized issue: I. Optimized the menu translation 2. Updated GPR.S parameters 3. Updated the version number of the third party apps Fixed Read more…


MXQ Pro 4K TV Box

When I got an SMS from Multichoice telling me that come August 1, they’ll be increasing subscription prices, I laughed. DSTV is a total rip-off as far as I’m concerned and now they want me to pay more? Subscribers on GOTV Max package will now pay 3,200 naira instead of the previous N3,800, while GOTV Plus, GOTV Read more…


Mediatek (MTK) DM_Verity

Between December last year / January this year to date, we’ve received a lot of positive feedback on our Auto TWRP porter & Auto Philz porter tools for Meditek (MTK). During the early stages of development, we did hit a brick wall with a number of devices; flashing the custom recovery caused a bootloop for some while Read more…


Tecno CA7-H633BCDK-O-180614V192 update

A few days ago, the Tecno Camon X CA7 received an OTA update with Build Number CA7-H633BCDK-O-180614V192. This is coming around the same time that the Camon X Pro (CA8-H633EFG-O-180521V168-180614V184_20180615090239) and Camon CX Pro got updates. The feedback I’ve read from people who have installed these updates has been very negative thus far. Infinix on the other Read more…


Itel A32F, P32 & A15 Specs and price

This month, Itel added some new Android 8.1 (Go Edition) powered devices to its lineup; the Itel A32F, Itel P32 & Itel A15. I already wrote a review on the Itel A32F so I want to see how the rest stack up against it. Itel A32F vs Itel P32 vs Itel A15 Specs & Price A32F P32 Read more…


Hovatek Itel A32F review

About a month ago when Itel announced the Itel A32F; their first Android Oreo 8.1 (Go Edition) powered device, I knew I just had to lay my hands on it. I had in fact been anticipating this phone since February when Itel announce their partnership with Google for two reasons: Its Android Go Edition and I wanted Read more…


Tips to optimize performance and batttery life of Android Oreo Go Edition smartphones

What if I told you smartphones with more RAM & storage space aren’t necessarily what you need; rather, a good lesson on how to utilize what you’ve got? We’re humans after all, we always want more but how well do we manage what we’ve got? When Itel announced their partnership with Google to launch Android Oreo 8.1 Read more…


Infinix Hot 5 (16+2) Android Oreo OTA update

A few hours ago, an official staff at the Infinix forum hinted that the Infinix Hot 5 (X559) 16 GB ROM +2 GB RAM version will soon get an Android 8 Oreo update. Here’s the post: Hello Hot Series Fans Are You Ready? If yes! Then Lets Play Hot .. There is a say which goes like this Read more…


Tecno Spark 2 rumored specs

Less than two weeks after Itel announced their first Android Oreo (Go Edition) powered device, the Itel A32F, Tecno is rumored to be preparing to launch Tecno Spark 2. I’ve not been able to find an official statement from Tecno so this is pretty much word on the street. Android Oreo (Go Edition) is lightweight and optimized Read more…


Itel A32F review and speciications

Less than two months after Itel announced its first Qualcomm Snapdragon phone (Itel S42), it has launched the Itel A32F which is an Android Oreo (Go Edition) powered device. If any brand needs Go Edition, Itel is definitely that brand. This is because they primarily target the entry level market and what better way to make entry Read more…


Google One cloud storage announced

Yesterday, Google announced their new paid cloud storage service called Google One. Its going to replace Google Drive paid plans in the coming months starting with subscribers in the United States before filtering to other countries. Existing paid Google Drive subscribers will be automatically upgraded to Google One. What’s different about Google One? Google One is looking Read more…


possibly leaked twitter passwords 2018

Twitter yesterday announced that they’d discovered and fixed a bug which stored users passwords (in plain text) in an internal log. Here’s an excerpt from the announcement: We mask passwords through a process called hashing using a function known as bcrypt, which replaces the actual password with a random set of numbers and letters that are stored Read more…


New Infinix Note 4 Oreo update

Over a month after the dreadful Note 4 Android Oreo OTA update (X572-H5312AD-O-180203V85), Infinix is giving the update another try. The last update (beta) was so buggy that pushing had to be paused and most of those who had upgraded had to downgrade. A few minutes ago, Conan.Chen (an Administrator at the official Infinix forum) announced that Read more…


Opera launches Opera Touch browser

Several years ago, Operamini was King for me and many others I knew, those my early University days of browsing cheats. I’ve since switched to Google Chrome & Mozilla Firefox and only have the desktop version installed for comparison on projects. This isn’t to say that Opera has lost relevance entirely even though its market share as Read more…


Snapdragon Chip

Back in 2017 when Mediatek made it known that it will be backing out of the flagship SoC arms race for a while since the likes of its Decacore Helio X30 SoC had few buy-ins compared to the Helio P series, it became obvious that the battle for flagship SoC supremacy would rage on between Qualcomm’s Snapdragon, Samsung’s Read more…

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