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Google Maps Motorbike Mode in Kenya Officially Unveiled, here is how Bodabodas can Use it

After unveiling a similar service in Singapore and Thailand among a few other countries, Google has finally made its maps navigation service available to motorcycle riders in here Kenya – a first for Africa. Kenya’s transport sector is dominated by motorbike riders that are famously known to access most remote areas especially in the cities but lack proper navigation...

How to Send Money from your Mpesa Account to T-Kash

Ever since the so called Mobile Money Interoperability was launched here in Kenya, most of us haven’t actually taken advantage of the opportunity it poses. The idea is to have money transferred seamlessly from one operator to the other. We all acknowledge that not a single mobile operator has everything we need, for example I prefer the low calling...

Affordable uberPOA rides via TukTuks now available in Mombasa courtesy of Uber Kenya

Talk of affordability or accessibility, Uber Kenya is yet to break even since the taxi hailing service was unveiled in Kenya for various fundamental reasons. Although the service is relatively affordable compared to traditional taxi service providers in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, common ‘mwananchi’ depending on minimum wage still cannot afford it. To mitigate the cost, uber competitors such as...

Selfie focused Android Budget Phone – The Itel S13 Review and Price in Kenya

A few years back, it was almost impossible to image there would once be a budget centric smart phone posing a whole 13Megapixels front camera. Double digit megapixel cameras were only left for serious flagship handsets on their rear sides. Well those days are over now; for just Kenya Shillings 7,500, you can own the new Itel S13 budget...

Safaricom Targets WhatsApp users with new Slightly Reduced Data plans with unlimited WhatsApp bundles

Safaricom – Kenya’s largest mobile service provider has introduced new data plans targeting WhatsApp users that will see them save a few coins on data costs. The new data tariffs are by no means the cheapest on the market but will slightly relieve heavy social media users by saving them some few coins unlike before. In the new tariffs,...

Itel A11D Budget Android Phone Review, Availability and Price in Kenya

Budget handsets often don’t get enough limelight compared to pricier premium siblings; however, we’ve decided to stray a way from what has become a normal norm of focusing on flagship devices to critically analyze just how one of the currently available budget phones – the Itel A11D holds up against competition. To be fair, we’re not going to compare...

XIAOMI REDMI 5 PLUS Review, Availability and Price in Kenya

When a new smartphone is launched, we expect all the hype and momentum to flood the media for a while before we really get down to the specifics. To many, this is the time when they make that important decision whether to purchase or not; however, for more experienced techies out there and some traditional conservatives, it’s a time...

How to Pay school fees via Cooperative Bank’s various payment services

Kenya by far has more advanced and revolutionized ways that people can make payments for various services ranging from monthly utility bills like electricity to school fees payments courtesy of abundant mobile payment modes currently available. It’s not by any means the leading country with ease of payment methods including but not limited to mobile money services; however, it’s...

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