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5 Best Laptops Unveiled at CES 2018: Specifications and Price

The just concluded Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018 that was held in Las Vegas, USA, saw some truly awesome laptops showcased. Be it your laptop fetish is thinness, lightness, longer-lasting battery or powerful graphics, you are covered....

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 17th, 2018
CES 2018 Awesome Tech: Vivo In-Screen Fingerprint Reader

Among awesome innovations showcased at this year’s just concluded Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is Vivo’s in-screen fingerprint sensor. A Vivo prototype pioneering the in-screen fingerprint sensor. Photo: Courtesy   Conventionally,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 16th, 2018
The Xperia XA2 and the XA2 Ultra smartphones showcased at CES 2018

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018) being held in Las Vegas has seen some awesome and ambitious innovations showcased. Most phone companies have however chosen not to launch their device at the show, opting to do so later in the year. Among...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 15th, 2018
USB Type-C, USB OTG on smartphones: What They Are

You may have stumbled upon the terms USB-C and OTG as you pored over a new smartphone’s features and wondered what they are.  Here’s a brief description. USB Type-C Both ends of a USB-C cable/Photo Sometimes simply referred to as USB-C,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 13th, 2018
5 Best Tech Trends Highlights at CES 2018, Las Vegas

CES 2018 is going at Las Vegas and we have highlights of some of the best tech trends that should be aware of.  We will be updating more tech gadgets as the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show goes down. Best Tech  Highlights at CES 2018 CES 2018...

By Elvis Nyakang'i on Jan 12th, 2018
HTC Vive Pro Devices Showcased at the CES 2018

The Consumer Electronics Show being held in Las Vegas enters the fourth day, and as expected, we’ve seen some amazing tech devices being announced. Below are five that are set to cause ripples in their fields of application.   The Nimb...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 11th, 2018
how to improve your improve your Gadget performance

Tech may be ubiquitous now, but that does not make it as interesting for everyone.  Nonetheless, there are tasks you have to undertake. Tasks which you can forego at your own peril. Tech gadgets require regular maintenance for optimal performance Here...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 11th, 2018
Android vs iOS, Which is the Better Mobile Operating System for Smartphones

Between Android and iOS, which is the Better Mobile Operating System for Smartphones? This is a question that has plagued every smartphone buyer, especially first timers.  The two are the most popular mobile operating systems and largely...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 11th, 2018
Tips on how to stay safe on social media

Let’s be real, smartphones literally run our lives now. We have become so attached to smartphones to a point it is negatively impacting our productivity, social life and health. Smartphone addiction is associated with negative social and health...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 10th, 2018
Top 10 Most Downloaded Mobile Apps in Kenya in 2018

Below is a comprehensive list of some of the most popular and most downloaded mobile apps in Kenya from Google Play Store (Android) and Apple App Store (IOS) as at January 2018. Top 10 Most Downloaded Mobile Apps in Kenya in 2018/Photo   WhatsApp...

By Emmanuel Chacha on Jan 9th, 2018
​Meltdown and Spectre: The Two Flaws that Necessitate Firmware Update

Computer security analysts have discovered two security flaws on computer chips that make them vulnerable to hackers. An Intel PC chip: Meltwdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on processor chips can allow hackers to obtain confidential information. The...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 5th, 2018
Best places to watch movies in Nairobi, Kenya, Online and Cinema places

Movie places in Kenya: The good thing about all Nairobi cinemas is that they all provide superb cinema experience and they are all affordable. This makes it almost hard to choose from the long list of theatres in the city. Here is a list some...

By Otieno Victor on Jan 5th, 2018
Cortana music not working

Why cortana can’t find your  music: “Song unrecognized, on this service is retired, by music continues” are the unfamiliar phrases that greet Cortana users when they try to identify music using. The screen that greets Cortana users...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 4th, 2018

In a previous article, we looked at how one can minimize chances of a PC getting viruses. But how do you get rid of viruses if a computer is already infected? In this article we shift attention to signs of an infected computer and how one can...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 22nd, 2017

Computer viruses and malware are programs meant to destroy files, steal data or exploit a computer’s resources without the owner’s consent. Viruses and/or malware steal data , destroy files or exploit a computer’s resources. Photo:...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 21st, 2017

A while back, I wrote an article on bitcoin and offered a brief explanation on what mining is and how to earn cryptocurrencies through it. Now it has come to the attention of anti-virus experts that there is an Android malware by the name Trojan.AndroidOS.Loapi...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 20th, 2017