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Video: Dell 27 inch desktop monitor unboxing and 1st impressions

In this video we take a look at the Dell SE2719H desktop monitor. It’s 27 inches in size with an IPS panel of 1080p resolution. It has a VGA port as well as an HDMI port and it was bought locally at Fusertech. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount […]


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: The truth about fake smartphone cameras

It’s now a common trend having 3 or 4 cameras on smartphones but more and more manufacturers are either now just putting terrible secondary cameras to populate the spec sheet or in some deceptive practices they are actually putting fake cameras on their phones. In this video we try and explain what really goes on […]


Video: Taking off and landing a plane in a flight simulator

This is a flight simulator called Airline Commander and it does a pretty good job of taking you through the process of learning how to fly a plane. You start off with small and light aircraft and as you attain your licence you can then upgrade to bigger more complex planes. Quick NetOne, Econet, And […]


Video: How to be an MVP in Call Of Duty Mobile

This is gameplay of Call Of Duty mobile. The game is online and the match is versus other online players of similar rank and experience. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your phone to buy airtime […]


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: A dramatic end to a strong hill climb in a Pagani Zonda R

This is gameplay of the PC game Grid 2019. The rack is called Okutama Circuit in the hills of Japan with some impressive scenery. The car is a Pagani Zonda R and difficulty was set at medium. All was going so well until the exit of the very last turn. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel […]


Videos: Huawei Freebuds 3 long term review

5 months using the Huawei Freebuds 3 truly wireless buds and it has been quite experience. In the video I look at the stuff that annoyed me and the stuff I loved about them. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our […]


Video: Young African and Aspiring – Nyeleti Furumele founder of #BossGirl

Africa has a number unique challenges and many of those are being addressed by the youth of the continent. Young African and Aspiring is where we give those young people a chance to tell their stories about the changes they are effecting in their societies and communities. This isn’t limited to tech and startups but […]


Video: How not to drive an Aston Martin in the rain

Driving a car very fast is hard enough but add a little rain and the results are these. A potential spin class at every turn. This is gameplay from the PC racing simulation game called Grid 2019. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy […]


Video: How Zimbabwe’s ICT space compares to Uganda

In this video we take a look at how Zimbabwe’s telecommunications space compares to Uganda. We look at Mobile operator reventues, subscribers, average revenue per user, mobile money stats and more! Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# […]


Video: Sky Force Reloaded gameplay. Stage 8 level insane

Here is some gameplay of Skyforce reloaded. It is a fun shooter arcade game with some decent 3D graphics and works on almost any smartphone. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your phone to buy airtime […]


Video: What is Cache and why does it always use up storage

In this video we take a look at cache and see what it is, how it works and the reason behind it always consuming storage space. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your phone to buy […]


Video: Grid 2019 gameplay driving a C7R Chevrolet Corvette

This is some non commentary gameplay of Grid 2019. The track is Brands Hatch and the car is a Chevrolet Corvette C7R. Game difficulty settings are set at medium, gear shifts are manual sequential, full damage is enabled and all driver aides are turned on. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: […]


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: How to make a GIF

In this video we take a look at the various ways one can create a small gif from a short video clip. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your phone to buy airtime because this page […]


Video: ICT space in Zimbabwe vs Zambia

In this comparison we take a look at how the ICT side of Zimbabwe compares to that of Zambia. Zimbabwe has the smallest of leads on the telecommunications side however Zambia had a HUGE lead in mobile money. You can get the details in the video Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to […]


Video: Tecno Camon 16 Pro Review

A Review of the Tecno Camon 16


Video: Window shopping at Mi Store

In this video we take a look at products available at the Mi Store and these include some smartphones, some accessories like wireless buds and powerbanks and Android TV boxes. You can buy any of the products in this video from Techzim Market and we will deliver to you anywhere in Zimbabwe. Quick NetOne, Econet, […]


Video: Top 10 most viewed Techzim videos in 2020

Right here is a compilation of 10 videos that got the most views on the Techzim YouTube channel. Number 10 we have the Itel s32 review. It’s the 1st ever itel smartphone we reviewed and it looked like a good bargain at the time in 2018. Most of the views it got came oddly enough […]


Video: Window shopping tech products in OK Mart

In this video we take a look at some of the products that OK Mart has in it’s tech section. All feedback is welcome and don’t forget to like, share and subscribe.


Video: How to free storage used up by WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the main apps that occupies a lot of storage but it’s often difficult to know what to delete. In this video we look at where WhatsApp stores it’s stuff and what we can delete without too much trouble. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): […]


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 […]


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: Astro brings America’s Logic smartphones to Zimbabwe

Astro mobile is adding a new line of devices to it’s lineup. The smartphones are called Logic and are manufactured by the American company. In this video we have 2 of the Logic smartphones and we take a look at what these affordable devices can offer. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to […]


Video: Unboxing a PS4/PC racing wheel – Thrustmaster T80 Ferrari 488GTB Edition

The Thrustmaster T80 Ferrari 488GTB Edition is an 8:10 scale replica of the Ferrari 488GTB, officially licensed by Ferrari, and designed to offer total realism in all PS4™ and PC (Windows 7,8 & 10) racing games that support wheels. PS: If you like that type of content, please leave a like and subscribe to the […]


Video: Interview with David Behr, Chief Digital Officer – Liquid Telecom

Techzim sits down with David Behr to discuss his illustrious rise through the telecom industry and how life has changed over the last year. Quick NetOne, Econet, And Telecel Airtime Recharge Number to recharge: Airtime amount ($): EcoCash or OneMoney number: Buy Please dial our USSD code *405# on your phone to buy airtime because […]


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, […]