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Video: Huawei Watch GT2 Classic Edition review

The huawei Watch GT2 Classic Edition is a premium smartwatch offering from Huawei with a suite of smart features like health monitoring and fitness tracking. In this review we take a look at setting it up. We explore all the main features available on it and also figure out what a smart watch really is […]


Video: GTeL Infinity 8s vs Tecno Spark 5 Pro

In this video we do a comparison of the GTeL infinity 8s and the Tecno Spark 5 Pro. Both phones are similarly priced but that is where the similarity ends. On paper the GTeL looks very much underequipped when compared to the Tecno but in day to day usage a lot changes. Quick NetOne, Econet, […]


Video: HP Probook 450 G7 first impressions

In this video we are unboxing and taking a look at the HP Probook 450 G7, a mid tier business laptop from HP. We also take a look at what features it has, what HP did right and also what they didn’t quite do so well. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to […]


Video: Tecno Camon 16 Pro vs Tecno Spark 5 Pro

In this video we take a look at the Tecno Camon 16 Pro and the Tecno Spark 5 Pro to look at what sets each one apart and try to figure out which one is the better smartphone. We look at design, camera, performance and battery. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to […]


Video: Tecno Camon 16 Pro Review

A Review of the Tecno Camon 16


Video: Smartwatch vs fitness band. Tecno Watch 1 vs Tecno Band 1.

The wearables market has gained decent momentum and the main driver is fitness bands and smart watches. But how do you tell them apart? In this video we take a look at an example of each as seen by Tecno in the form of the Tecno Band 1 and Tecno Watch 1. Quick NetOne, Econet, […]


Video: Tecno Spark 5 Pro review. Is this the new battery king?

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro is one of the more affordable offerings from Tecno retailing for about US$150. The highlight is the massive 5000mAh battery that destroyed our endurance test but lasting longer than the competition is not the only trick it has under it’s hood. More is in the review. Quick NetOne, Econet, And […]


Skyworth 55″ 4K TV review: a bargain for the specs and features it offers

If you are in the market for a 55-inch TV, then the Skyworth 55UB7500 is worth considering.


Video: Edumate PC review. Is this a kid’s ultimate online learning tool?

This is a review of the educational computer called Edumate. It is a 2 in 1 where the keyboard can be detached from the screen and used as a tablet. It is built well and performs well and comes with a couple of great software and hardware accessories geared for education. For an asking price […]


Video: Make any appliance smart for $19. Sonoff smart switch review

This little device is a switch that connects to the internet and can be controlled using your phone from anywhere in the world. It’s just US$19 and is relatively easy to set up. In this video we check out how to set it up and see how it works. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime […]


Video: Amazon Echo Dot does some very cool things but should you buy it?

The Amazon Echo Dot is an entry level smart speaker from the e-commerce giant Amazon. It has a number of features packed into it to cater for most of your smart home needs. But are the features good enough to make you buy one? We get to find out in the video. Quick NetOne, Econet, […]


Video:This is a $35 fancy looking speaker with a couple of tricks

In this video we check out the Touch Lamp portable speaker. It goes for just US$35 but provides a lot of features for the money. It’s a night light with 7 different lighting scenarios. It’s also a very high quality bluetooth speaker in terms of the sound it produces and the finish of the product. […]


Video: This might be the cheapest smart home alarm system you can buy

The Wifi Smart security kit is a do it yourself home security system that has some great features. It’s modular allowing you to add more sensors over time. All the components are wireless so you get ultimate freedom when positioning them and also no unsightly wires. You can even link it up with a smart […]


Video: TelOne DEOD TV app review. The good, the bad and why you should try it.

TelOne announced their DEOD Video streaming service in 2018 and they later made the service available on Android TV boxes and smart TVs. In this video we look at what the DEOD TV service does right, where they need to work on and why you should really consider it as an option for your home […]


Video: Econet Atom 3G Review, Is it better than a 12 year old goat?

This is a review of the KaiOS powered Econet Atom 3G and in this review we take a look at the KaiOS platform and what it has to offer. We also compare it to an iconic feature phone from 2008. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or […]


Econet Smart Kambudzi Review – Close but not close enough

A few weeks ago, we bought the Kai OS device Econet is selling and marketing as the Smart Kambudzi. The device is aptly named because despite looking like a basic feature phone, the Vida Atom 3G (its real name) can actually do a number of smart things including accessing your favourite apps but more on […]


Video: GTeL Infinity 8s review. Reasonably priced, reasonable value

GTeL recently unveiled their new budget smartphone, the GTeL Infinity 8s. It might be the best kitted smartphone GTeL has made for US$130 and in this video we see what it does right. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD […]


Samsung A51 review, the best-selling Android smartphone of Q1 2020

Samsung has a very good line up of midrange smartphone. The A30, A30s, A50 and A51 are all very good. They have, I think, plenty of horsepower and perform well in a number of categories. Following up the review of the A30s I did last month. I had a little bit of time to play […]


My Journey From iOS To Android, Review of the Samsung A30s

Since 2016 I had been using an iPhone 5s. When I got it I was making a move from a Nokia Lumia 520, which I got because I wanted to try something new. The move at the time baffled most of my friends because they all asked “couldn’t you find an android in the same […]


Musungo Wall Charger + USB C Cable Review: Is It Just A Charger/Cable?

When I got my hands on Musungo’s new cable one of my colleagues raised an interesting point when seeing how excited I was to review the cable. His point was simple but very important: “It’s just a cable”, he said. From the title of this review, his statement clearly stayed with me during my testing […]


Are You Better Off Buying An Older Flagship Than A Mid-Range Phone? Galaxy S8 In 2019 (Review)

Buying midrange vs buying older flagships? This was the question I was faced with after I decided to ditch my Mi A2 cause it was frustratingly big. This meant that I was obviously looking for something more compact and in all honesty, I had found the perfect replacement in the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE for […]


Standard Chartered Digital Banking App & Keyboard Review; Best Banking App In The Country

Standard Chartered Bank did something no other local bank has done before. They released a fully digital banking application that takes a lot of functions outside of the physical bank branch and crams them into a device you can fit into your pocket. Pretty impressive. When we initially wrote about the application, we couldn’t show […]


Opera’s Touch Browser Is Great If You Want To Send Links Between Your PC & Phone

Last year, Opera released the Touch browser which they marketed as a great one-handed browser. We looked at Touch briefly after it’s release. Having used it as my backup browser since it’s launch I go back to the browser not because it’s great for single-handed use but actually because it allows me to easily share […]


GTeL X7 Pro Review

This is the second piece of the X7 trio and the naming is not really as conventional as we are used to. When a device is labeled as pro, it usually means it comes suited and booted to the max. The GTeL X7 in terms of features is placed between the X7s and the X7 […]


GTeL X7s Review

GTeL released a trio of their high end smartphones and each one of them comes with it’s own personality and price point. The GTeL X7s is on the low end of the X7 lineup but has a couple of fancy tricks regardless of it’s price. Now without wasting any time at all, lets dive into […]


Review: Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2 Could Be Your Companion As Load Shedding Intensifies

As you may have heard, ZESA released their load shedding schedule a few days ago. If you’ve already been affected you may be considering getting a power bank to get out of the fix we all suddenly find ourselves in. I haven’t been affected by the load shedding too negatively yet, but I was the […]


[Review] HP Envy 17t 6 Months In

It’s been the longest time since I wrote/typed a review and in this one we have the 2017 HP Envy 17t being our first ever laptop review and long term review too. Well lets not hold things up any longer. Time to jump right into it. Alternatively you can check out the video review below […]


4 Things I Love About The Xiaomi Mi A2

Balance is key. That’s why we have black and white, sugar and salt, Yin and Yang. For the Mi A2, I looked at the things that annoy me but that was not to say I hate the device or that it’s a bad device. Far from it! There are also things I love about the […]


Welcome To The Stars: Introducing User Votes And Reviews

For almost all the 8 years that I have worked here at Techzim, I have regularly done written reviews. Who am I kidding, most of the times I just rant and rave, wave my fists and threaten to send lightning strikes to those people who offend me with their terrible service. I consider myself a […]