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.…

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…

Tecno Phantom A+ : A “Real Life Use” Review

A QUICK BACKGROUND ON THE TECNO PHANTOM A+ Contrary to popular belief, Tecno Phantom A+ was designed by the Hong Kong based Japanese company, Alps Electric Company Limited, in collaboration with Tecno. Some key components of the Phantom A+ were manufactured by Alps. Tecno Phantom A+ is not your regular Chinese Phone. INTRODUCTION This review…

Are Hybrid Tablets the New Netbooks?

Hybrids have gotten a lot of hype lately, with a slew of touch-enabled laptops and flipping, folding convertible designs launching so far this year. But with some of these new hybrids—specifically smaller tablets with docking keyboards—there’s been a nagging question that I can’t quite shake: Are hybrid tablets the new netbooks? You remember netbooks, right?…

Android Tablets: Finally Ready?

Sure, the iPad is great. But it isn’t right for everyone. A new tablet from Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, or another maker may be a better choice for you. Choice. For a long time, you didn’t have much choice if you were in the market for a tablet—Apple’s iPad was the only good option. But that’s…

Beauty Or The Beast?

In the first part of this post, i started the chronicling of my activities in the search of a replacement for my iPad tablet. The iPad still remains the most widely accepted tablet because of its popularity, perceived status symbol and, well, fashion accessory. For the serious minded geeks out there, it is becoming increasingly…

Which Gadget Specs Really Matter?

Everyone’s needs and budget are different. And new gadgets always come along and render yesterday’s hottest tech obsolete—and much more affordable. In every category, however, you’ll find over-marketed specs that really shouldn’t mean much to most people. And a few specs don’t get nearly enough attention. Laptops, Desktops, and Storage Before you plop down your…

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Honeycomb Tablet Arrives for $399

Today ASUS officially announced the launch of the Eee Pad Transformer tablet in North America, and it comes at the surprising low price of $399 for the 16GB model and $499 for the 32GB version. Compare that to $599 for the 32GB Motorola Xoom and suddenly the Asus Transformer is looking pretty darn good, especially…

Circumventing Power Problems in Nigeria

We all know it. One of the greatest problems confronting Nigeria is the inadequacy of public electricity power supply. The inefficiency of this government agency is linked to the biggest singular problem holding us back from attaining our pride of place in the committee of nations – CORRUPTION. But that is a story for another…

As It Was In The Beginning …

There is a ritual I perform every saturday and I am very religious about it. Last saturday was no different and by 7.30am (GMT+1), the stage was already set. I tuned the TV to BBC, just in time to see Spencer Kelly give his intro on my favourite TV programme, CLICK. In his usual comic…

Do you really need a Tablet?

Somebody noted that it is raining tablets nowadays. How true! Now, before you get your lines crossed, note that I am referring to Tablet Pcs!. All the major computer manufacturers are falling over themselves to bring one to the market .  The rush, I suppose is attributable to the runaway success of the iPad, followed…

Push Email – Revisited

Love it or hate it, the Blackberry has indeed become the device of choice for a lot of mobile enthusiasts, especially those who want to conduct business on the move.  Another category of users are those, who more out of peer pressure than anything else, find themselves clutching one, not considering the fact that they…