Monday, July 13, 2020
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My opinion on various things. Posts that are “highly opinionated” fall here.

Things Safaricom should change with M-PESA in 2020 from transaction costs, to loans, to developer relations.
No matter how great your startup and how talented your team, you can’t excel at everything. For any business, there are always elements which are better outsourced to the experts.
BBK Electronics subsidiary VIVO officially set up shop in Kenya, and it has been a couple of months since their phones went on sale. Have they sold out well, and what can we expect in 2020?
Many of us are simply inseparable from our little handheld devices and would certainly miss them if they weren’t around anymore, that’s for sure.
Samsung had a great year in the African market thanks to the launch of the Galaxy A-series which offered more for less.
And I am sad that big Xiaomi devices are now officially gone. We'd known since June that there wouldn't be a Mi Max device launching
In a world where everyone copies everyone, it is important to stand out. And in many cases, standing out means being thought to be weird. It is weird at first, and then it becomes the new normal.
Telkom Kenya is offering 30GB for only KES. 1000 bob. It is the best deal in the market currently, and how it has been divided into 1GB daily makes it even better in terms of long-term use.
Safaricom has ended Vendor support, and the only things you can currently get are phones from Safaricom Shop.
Xiaomi has everything: from umbrellas, to laptops, to smartphones, to cameras, to cookers, to bags, and towels. Their devices are both high quality, and affordable. And it is easy to get hooked.
The conversation around internet bundles expiring is one that's taking shape across the continent
Technology can only disrupt Matatus if the technology is smart. If not, then SWVL risks becoming a venture that could work, but failed because of bad planning.
OnePlus refresh cycles are crazy. A new phone in less than 6 months is a crazy upgrade cycle for a company that came up as a flagship killer, and now competes with big makers.
Dealing with Work Stress! How to Beat the Burnout
Huawei's next flagship smartphone will not come with Google's popular apps including Maps and YouTube. According to BBC, Google has confirmed this due to the ongoing US government ban on Huawei.