Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8 get an extra year of security updates

Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8 security updates extended

HMD Global has decided to reward its loyal customers by adding a year of security updates. The company announced that it's going to extend security updates for Nokia phones released in 2017 up to 2020. Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 will receive regular security updates for one more year.

Tecno launches the first device running on KaiOS

Tecno launches a new phone running KaiOS

Tecno has launched a new “smart feature phone” running on the KaiOS. The phone, named Tecno T901, targets users in Africa. The new handset is expected to retail at $25 (approximately KSh. 2500). The highlights of this phone include dual SIM support, 2.4 inches display with a resolution of 240 by 320 pixels and a 1900mAh battery that can power it for up to 25...

Huawei is working on its own maps

Huawei Planning to release mapping service

Huawei has just announced that it is making its own map service to reduce its dependence on Google maps. This comes a few days after the company announced its new operating system, the HarmonyOS.  All these developments are a result of the ban imposed by the US government in May. The ban restricted Huawei from using technology developed...

Samsung Galaxy A10s announced, it has a dual-lens camera, fingerprint reader and a 4000mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy A10s announced

Samsung has just unveiled a new A-series phone, the Samsung Galaxy A10s. The new phone is an improvement to the Galaxy A10. The improvements include a larger battery, a dual-lens camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor – a feature that is missing in the A10 (currently retailing at KSh. 11,500). Over the past months, the...

Harmony OS – Huawei’s Answer to the Android Ban

Huawei's Harmony OS launched

Huawei’s new operating system, HarmonyOS has been announced. The company finally revealed the new OS in its recent developer conference in China. This comes a few days after the company said that it was going to launch a budget phone running on HongMeng OS later this year.  Harmony is just another name for HongMeng. This the name that Huawei...

Oppo A9s leaked, it’s expected to come with Snapdragon 665 SoC

Oppo A9s leaked

It appears that Oppo Mobile is planning to launch a new device named Oppo A9s soon.  This phone is likely to be the successor to the Oppo A9. Although the A9 was launched several months ago in other markets, it never made it to the Kenyan market.  A few phones announced after the A9, like the Oppo...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is here, what’s new?

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 released

Yesterday, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus. This is the first time the Korean Tech giant is releasing two Note phones at the same time.  There are a few notable differences between the two new devices, not just their screen size. Here are the key differences: Display size: The Note...

Huawei will launch a phone powered by HongMeng OS later this year

Huawei planning to release a phone powered by HongMeng

Huawei has been working on an alternative to Android for a long time.  We already know that the name of the new OS is HongMeng. The company has now announced that it will launch a phone powered by the new operating system before the end of 2019. Huawei has been trouble over the past few months after...

Samsung has announced Exynos 9825 ahead of Galaxy Note 10 launch

Exyno 9825

Exynos 9825 chipset has just been released by Samsung, a few hours before the official launch of the long-awaited Note 10. The new chipset is an upgrade of the Exynos 9820 chipset which powers the Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy S10 Plus. Exynos 9825 is built with the 7nm manufacturing process. The Korean tech giant says that the new...

Apple’s new three iPhone 11 models will retain the lightning port

iPhone 11 models to have lightening ports

Apple has always been introducing new iPhones in September every year. And this year is no different.  The US tech giant will introduce three smartphones that will succeed iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS and iPhone XR. As we are getting close to September, we are seeing more and more iPhone rumors.  If you’ve...