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 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 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:
Indian Telecom Regulatory Authority has asked Reliance Communications, Facebook’s Indian telecom partner, to suspend the controversial “Free Basics” mobile Internet program, which was renamed from Internet.org for the same reasons, pending decision on whether or not it violets net neutrality.
German language site Macerkopf has posted screenshots of a Whatsapp iOS client making a video call. After the activation of voice calling on the messenger, the next logical step was video calling and yes, it seems it is coming. Below are the screenshots that depict a caller using Whatsapp video calling.
Remember last year when sending a whatsapp message with more than 2000 words would kill whatsapp? It seems the researchers found another bug, and this time uses emoticons. Sending a message with 4000 smilies will crash the Android whatsapp application, as well as the Web clients. The iOS application seems to be immune to the
In this economy, it’s many a day that I find myself wanting to kick my PC and crush it, when it suddenly crawls. As age kicks in on any piece of machinery, it tends to get less efficient. Silicon is no exception. However, before you show your old silicon the door, or bang it in
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 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)