Category: Mobile

Samsung Failures: Executives Blame Software

Samsung’s growth is grinding to a halt, thanks to a failing mobile division. The company has been bleeding market share, prompting Samsung’s return to the drawing board in this year’s flagship, as can be seen in the elegant flagships that won over the media. Unnamed Executives from the company blame software as the reason behind

HTC One X9 Released

HTC has announced the latest One in China, the HTC One X9 which follows on the heels of the HTC One A9 released a few months ago. The smartphone lies in the premium mid-range, featuring some high range features which makes it highly competitive. The device is quite similar to the One A9, and comparably

Telecel introduces Night Shift bundles

Telecel Zimbabwe has introduced new data bundles, dubbed “Night shift bundles”. Data is offered for significantly lower prices. These bundles have a striking similarity to the recently phased out dream bundles from Econet Wireless. The Night Shift Data Bundles are usable from 10PM – 6am, and come in the following prices and amounts:

Telecel USSD Codes

This post brings the USSD codes that are in use by Telecel. This list includes the codes that are used for balance inquiry, recharging as well as other lesser known services like Notify me when reachable, which comes in quite handy especially in these days of no ZESA and big screened phones. The table below

Econet Wireless USSD Codes

Econet USSD codes are the short codes you use to access services like bundles, check airtime and access Ecocash. The codes are by no means secret codes, as they are in the public domain. This is one of the pranks that I fell for using Econet: “Dial *179# to access revamped data (or whatever this time)

Zimbabwe USSD Codes for Mobile Networks

Unstructured Supplementary Service Data codes, USSD codes, are used to access network services. With the number of services offered, they are hard to remember. To add on, with the everyone owning a SIM card for all the network operators and hoping from promotion to promotion in search for affordable rates, the list grows even longer.