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How to defragment a hard drive in Window

Why Defragmentation Helps: Data is stored on a hard drive in a linear manner. To best exemplify this, let’s say data is saved to the drive in one line after the other. How to defragment a hard drive in Window/Photo   If a word file fills...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 11th, 2017
Only phones that support 700MHz frequency band can access Faiba 4G Mobile network

Everyone in Kenya is excited over the amazing data pricing packages new entrant JTL’s Faiba 4G Mobile is offering. Unfortunately, not everyone with a 4G enabled phone will be able to enjoy Faiba 4G Mobile services. Reason being your phone...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 7th, 2017
Jamii Telecom mobile network, data plans and where to buy simcards

Jamii Telecommunications Limited (JTL) commonly known as Faiba has launched mobile network data plans that will enable users browse at favorable prices. Find below all questions and answers about Faiba Mobile Network, Data plans, 4G network...

By Elvis Nyakang'i on Dec 6th, 2017
Jamii Telecom’s Faiba New Data Plans for Mobile Network

Jamii Telecommunications Limited (JTL) has waded into the mobile data segment with a big splash. The company, known as Faiba, traditionally offers fast internet connection via fiber optic cables. Faiba 4G Mobile Launch: Learn about Jamii Telecom’s...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 6th, 2017
M-Pesa for the blind only allows balance querying at the moment

Giant teleco Safaricom has introduced a voice interactive M-Pesa to cater for the blind. This is another major innovation that is sure to keep millions of subscribers firmly anchored. While unveiling the innovation at the Michael Joseph Centre,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 5th, 2017

Android’s screen lock security feature is pretty robust and once you forget it, you can’t unlock the device unless you use third party software. The feature is necessary since it guarantees privacy. Once you lock the screen no one can open...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 29th, 2017
what you need to know about bitcoins

Bitcoin, the now infamous cryptocurrency, has defied doomsayers to continue its meteoric rise in value. By the time of writing this article, 1 Bitcoin is equivalent to $10,630. Bitcoin now at $10,630 Here is what Bitcoin is all about and how...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 29th, 2017
The BlueStacks Android emulator on a Windows Desktop

Ever wished to have some of your indispensable Android applications work right on your PC? Well, it is possible, thanks to a host of virtualization tools available on the Internet. This article will focus on running android applications on your...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 26th, 2017
5 Great Free Alternatives to Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop took hold of the photo editing niche such that it is the default go to software for editing photos. It is so ubiquitous that the action of editing photos is now christened ‘to photoshop.’ 5 Free Photoshop Alternatives/Photo Like...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 24th, 2017
Net Neutrality: What it is and Why it is Important for Developing Countries

Net Neutrality in Developing Countries: As you forage across the Internet you may have bumped on the phrase Net Neutrality a couple of times and wondered what it is. This is especially so during this time when the US Federal Communications Commission’s...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 23rd, 2017
How to Make it Harder for Hackers to Access Confidential Information

Hacking prevention tips: The Internet literally runs our lives now. Our professional lives depend on email, LinkedIn and other work-related websites. Our social lives are heavily hinged on social media platforms such as Facebook, Whatsapp and...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 22nd, 2017
Security Measures to Take When Shopping Online

How to stay safe when shopping online: Online market places are becoming the norm, rather than the exception. People are increasingly preferring to make purchases on online platforms such as Amazon, Jumia, and Muthurwa because of the flexibility...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 20th, 2017
How to Fix Display Problems in Windows with Driver Update

After installing Windows or changing your monitor you may encounter display problems. Videos may not be playing at high resolutions or some software (such as video games) may fail to install, citing low graphics memory.   In most cases,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 20th, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S9 Design leak: There are no secrets on the Internet, at least not for keenly watched tech giants. It is not uncommon for designs of upcoming flagship smartphones from the likes of Apple, Samsung and Google to leak way ahead of...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 15th, 2017
How to Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 10

Windows checks for and pushes automatic updates to your computer to ensure you have the latest software and security features.   While this feature certainly saves Windows users the hassle of having to manually check for and install updates,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 15th, 2017
Gaming Display Settings Terms and Their Meaning

PC games have setting options that give gamers the ability to tune display parameters for optimal visual experience. However, some terms used in gaming display settings can be a bit confusing for newbies. Here are common ones and what they mean. Display...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Nov 14th, 2017