Google applications otherwise known as GAPPS are Google branded apps which often ship with Android phones. Some examples are: Gmail Google+ Youtube Chrome You’ll usually realize your Android phone doesn’t have Gapps by the absence of Google Play Store and Google Play Services. Why are Gapps missing on my Android phone? Most of the phones I’ve experienced Read more…


Prior to Itel drifting towards mid range with the introduction of the Itel S41, they were notorious for churning out entry level smartphones. While you might want to see entry level smartphones phased out – after all, who in God’s name still uses a 512MB RAM phone in 2017? – you need to realize that not everybody Read more…


How to maximize inverter make it last longer

An inverter set is one investment I would recommend to every techie. In my previous post on why every work-from-home techie should get an inverter set, I mentioned some advantages of using an inverter over a generator like; Savings on fuel cost Savings on constant generator maintenance & repairs No noise No dangerous exhaust fumes Power anytime Read more…


Tecno Camon CX Air OTA update adoptable storage

The Tecno Camon CX Air has received a new Over The Air (OTA) update (CXAir-H3713A-N-171010V131) which includes the Adoptable Storage feature. Adoptable storage is a feature introduced in Marshmallow (after something similar was removed in Lollipop) which enables you use your external SD card as an extension of your phone storage. This means more storage space to Read more…


Tips for designing office or work space

Whether you work from home or at an office, your work space influences your productivity / creativity considerably. I’ve come across quite a number of Tech. geeks who think they don’t really have to worry about occupational hazards and their work space but experience tells me otherwise. This our niche called Tech. comes with its fair share Read more…


Infinix Hot 5 Lite Nougat bug fix October 2017 update

Infinix Hot 5 Lite recently received a bug fix update taking its Build Number from X559-H8015AB-N-170818V107 to X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117. This is obviously just a bugfix update and not a version update to Android 8 (Oreo). Features of the X559-H8015AB-N-170914V117 update Fixed issues: Fixed the translation issues of Spanish Fixed the issue where the video taking preview and video Read more…


Internet Download Manager

Its pretty easy to notice that internet speeds could more than double at night or during the early hours. This is because these are off-peak hours so there is less load (users) on most service providers networks. Apart from better speed, you’ll find that night browsing plans come cheaper than their daytime counterparts. I for example clocked Read more…


Itel S11 Plus

The Itel S11 Plus is pretty much the same as its predecessor (specs-wise); the Itel S11 except it features a 2 GB RAM instead of 1 GB. Itel S11 Plus Key Specs 2GB RAM 5.0 MP Front / Secondary camera 5.0 MP Back / Primary camera Android OS 6.0 (Marshmallow) 5″ screen 8 GB ROM 2400mAh Li-Polymer Read more…


Itel S41 Specifications & Price

It would appear Itel has finally listened to feedback from its fans. Most striking being that they have broken through their 1GB RAM ceiling again (they first did it with the Itel Wish A41 Plus) with both the Itel S41 and Itel S11 Plus ; featuring a fingerprint sensor in the S41 thus making it the very first Read more…


Swift Merit plan

A few months ago, I told you about the SWIFT Merit data plan which is a new promo plan from SWIFT. True to my word, I gave it a spin but before I share my experience with you, I would like to let you know that this isn’t a sponsored post; neither do I get a referral Read more…


Itel P41 Specs & Price

Itel -in August- introduced the Itel P41 which is yet another Nougat phone from Itel with similar specs to the Itel P51 except the P41 has 4G LTE support which the P51 doesn’t. To be frank, its one Itel phone I would consider adding to my ever growing collection of gadgets because of its specs and the Read more…


Itel A11 Specs & Price

The Itel A11 is yet another entry level smartphone just like the Itel A12 and some other A series Itel phones. The selling point of this smartphone is its Android version (Marshmallow); every other spec would only be ideal for ultra light users. Itel A11 Key Specs Android 6.0 Marshmallow 1500 mAh Li-Polymer battery Spreadtrum SC7731 Chipset 2.0 Read more…


Itel A31 Specs & Price

Sequel to the Itel P51 (Itel’s first Nougat phone), Itel has introduced yet another Android Nougat phone, the Itel A31. The A31 is an entry level / budget phone and doesn’t really promise a bang for your buck but should come in handy as a spare phone or for below average users. Itel A31 Key Specs Android Read more…


Tecno L9 Plus Nougat OTA update

Yesterday, the Tecno L9 Plus received a bug-fix Over-The-Air (OTA) update with Build Number L9Plus-H8011A-N-170722V393 . Before you get excited, this is not a Nougat version update like the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus received since the L9 Plus shipped with Android 7 (Nougat). Tecno just seems to be pushing bug fixes which many hope will lead to Read more…


Tested Working Successful update Tecno Phantom 6 Plus to Nougat

A few days ago, we announced the release of Nougat for the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus with Build Number A9-H971A-N1-170725V72 . Quite a number of Tecno Phantom 6 Plus users have been having serious difficulty updating because the server (where the Tecno A9 OTA update.zip is located) is very slow. Some have had to go through 24 Read more…