Get 20/20 imagery with the Huawei P20 #seemooore

Whenever there is a new phone launch I tend to reserve my excitement until I have given a phone a good spin. I mean, what more could a new phone launch offer? I recently got to take the Huawei P20 for a test. My expectations were sky high and to be fair my first impressions...
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BlackBerry® Motion – Built to Last

Last year the BlackBerry KEYone placed in my list of top phone releases for 2017. With its full Qwerty keyboard, Android OS and unbeatable DTEK security app, the KEYone remains a top pick today. So, I have been keen to get familiar with the upcoming addition to the BlackBerry range - the BlackBerry Motion. The...
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The New Huawei P Smart – A Smart Choice

In my article “What’s in a name - Breaking into the Cellphone Market”, I wrote about Huawei and how they built a successful brand. So, I was really chuffed when I found out my first review of 2018 would be one of their devices. I have often stated in my writing I’m a fan of...
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Fake News Vs Fake Shopping

Retailers affectionately call this time of the year "silly season" – the time when the kids are on holiday, malls are at their busiest and Christmas shoppers are queueing for the next 20% off sale. I can already feel my blood pressure rising as I am typing!!! For those of us who hate crowds, have...
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The Sony XZ1

Big on sound, clear on camera, flat on style When it’s time to shop for a new phone, we are often blinded by the "shiny lights" of the newest, latest and greatest premium devices on offer - a sales consultant will, with pride, explain the benefits of; the new form factor, upgraded camera, connection speeds...
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Upgrade or UpCycle?

With phones becoming ludicrously expensive and mobile technology seeming to have plateaued in terms of feature sets, is it really worthwhile upgrading to the latest flagship model? If we take a look at the car market in the early 90’s, it was all about whom could go the fastest from 0-100. By the 2000’s most...
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Nokia 8 Review

Move over #Selfie – it’s time for #Bothie   If the cell phone world was modelled on a dining experience, the Nokia 8 would definitely be the dessert at the end - #phoneporn! This is going to be a real treasure for any social media lover. Don’t get me wrong, the Nokia 8 is a...
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LG Q6 Review

Let’s be upfront here - a mid-range phone is never going to be as fast or powerful as their more expensive counterparts. That does not mean they don’t have a trick or two few up their sleeves. The LG Q6 has a few to make this a serious consideration. Let’s start with design. Featuring a...
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The BlackBerry KEYone – Bringing Qwerty Back

OK, I’m just going to come right out with it. If you are someone who is looking for an uncomplicated, efficient user experience or a business person who uses their phone as the beacon of all that is professional - get ready to have your socks rocked! Operating on Android OS BlackBerry has done what...
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What’s in a name? Breaking into the market

Even after 10 years in the industry I still wonder about how clients make choices on phones. I mean, for instance, what makes one choose a mid-range phone from a "Premier Brand" (read "popular") phone rather that a similar priced premier rated phone produced by a newcomer? It was recently pointed out to me by...
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