Category: Gear

Tecno Droipad 8H – A Hands On Review

INTRODUCTION Reviews of this tablet is not very much available on the Internet. Worst still, the website of the manufacturer also do not have information on this device. Something akin to a mystery surrounds this tab. It has been wrongly referred to as DROIDPAD and H8 in many online references, coupled with incorrect product specifications. Read More

Tecno DroidPad 8H Tablet – Initial Thoughts

Picked up a Tecno DroidPad 8H yesterday after months of procrastination. No thanks to the almost non-existent hands on review of the tablet on the internet to guide my purchase decision. The seller eventually agreed to N31,500 after minutes of haggling. I thought it was a good bargain as I would have paid more than Read More

Western Digital EX2 Network Attached Storage – A Review

My plan was to pick up the 4 bay option of Western Digital’s (WD) Network Attached Storage (NAS), the EX4. With this option, i would have a storage device that can accomodate 4 hard disk drives. However, budget considerations made me settle for the 2 bay option, the EX2. What Are Network Attached Storages (NAS)? Read More

Innjoo – Service Par Excellence

Between June 1 and June 7,2015 Jumia had what it called its “Megathon”. Specific mobile phone models from selected manufacturers were sold at 50% off its retail value. It was an opportunity for me to pick up a phone for my workplace SIM. I decided on an Innjoo One – Gold that was being offered Read More

Broken Beats by Dr. Dre HeadPhones? A Quick Fix

Got a pair of Dr. Dre Beats headphones that got broken after only a few weeks of use. While the quality of the speakers are well above average, the plastic band and particularly the hinges seems quite cheap. Mine snapped right at the hinges. These headphones are not cheap, so having it breakup can be Read More

Oh My God! It Works!

A while back, I was on a search for the perfect phone. A search that took me to the Far East where i finally settled for the Chuwi VX3, a premium grade Octa Core, 2GB RAM Chinese 7 Inch tablet. Some may wonder how possible it is to mention “Premium Grade” and “Chinese” in the Read More

Extending The Capabilities Of The MS Surface Pro : A Review Of Plugable UD-3900 Docking Station

I use a Surface Pro 2 tablet as my regular laptop. With its up to 8 hour battery life, the tab stores enough juice to last an average work day. However, at home, its limitations become very apparent. For reasons best known to only Microsoft, this device comes with only a single port – a Read More

The Search For The Perfect 7 Inch Phone

I decided a while back to try out a 7 inch tab as my main phone. My reasons were simple; My quest for a functional and productive mobile device informed my decison to a stick to a Windows OS powered tablet. However, the allure of an android tab remains. In a bid to save myself Read More

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime – A Quick Review

For me, the major sore point for most of the Samsung smartphone line-up is the obvious plasticky nature of their devices coupled with the cheap looking curved edges. The Galaxy S series and other mid-tier line up are typical examples. But this one is different, albeit only slightly. They christened it the “Samsung Galaxy Grand Read More

Nikon D3300 DSLR : Quick Facts

Listed below are some quick facts gleaned from around the Internet about the Nikon D3300 DSLR. This would help in making a purchase decision. Don’t be fooled by the entry-level status of the Nikon D3300. With a 24.2-million-pixel sensor and no anti-aliasing filter, the diminutive DSLR has ideas far above its station. With its optical Read More

Nikon D3300 DSLR Camera – A Review

I strongly believe in the need for everyone to have some form of vocational training. Even those on paid employment will agree with me that it is particularly not too healthy to have a single source of income. With the Nikon D3300 DSLR camera, my intention is to have my weekends and any other spare Read More

The Asus Transformer Book T100 – A Smashing Experience

By “smashing”, i meant that literally. Lounging on the couch after the day’s work, drifting in and out of a light sleep while trying to read from my Asus tab clutched in my fingers. A smashing sound and the scream from my wife jolted me out of my slumber. There lying face down on the Read More

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