Tesla is synonymous with cars but the end game goes beyond that

There was an interesting conversation on Twitter about Tesla’s fate when the inevitable happens i.e. the giant car makers finally catch up. Does Tesla survive or it will remain the Apple of electric cars? Does it win in the US and lose out in Asia and Europe? Well, in theory, Continue Reading

Phones that made our childhood

My childhood was marked by memorable stuff I liked to do like catching the bus to school, watching cartoons when I got home and maybe falling asleep in the couch and waking up in my bed. Now, unless you took the second star to the right and straight on till Continue Reading

Apple AirPods reviewed!

When it comes to earphones and headphones, my dilemma has always been around their affordability and durability. I do not mind if it is wired or Bluetooth. Ever since Apple took the bold step of eliminating the headphone jack beginning from iPhone 7, innovation in wireless earphones and headphones, both Continue Reading

How does WhatsApp make money?

It’s 10:15 p.m. I hear a couple of beeps. I pick up my phone from my desk amidst the orgy of cables it is entangled in to read a few messages. At this hour, one would be expecting messages from people in their close circles. At 12 midnight, a few Continue Reading

Buenos Notches!

Adios Amigos! Ahemm, so where do I start from? Oh, unless you’ve been living under an egg-crate you pretty much have seen a very peculiar smartphone design which seems to have found its way onto the form of every current flagship device. Let’s have a brief look at where this Continue Reading

4 Methods to Develop Consistent Customer Relations

The role of customers is central to any business. It is very important to attract new customers while retaining your current customers. In order to do this, you need to develop consistent customer relations. Businesses try various ways to win over their customers. While some work, others fail to attract Continue Reading

Is the smart speaker market Apple’s toughest challenge in the last decade?

The day was Saturday, September 9th, 2014. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, on stage at Apple’s annual product launch event, unveiled “the next chapter in Apple’s story” and the most functional smartwatch yet, the Apple Watch. After a typically sexy intro video, the crowd cheered for longer than it should’ve, but Continue Reading

Huawei P20 Pro Review: Packing the punch against iPhone X & Galaxy S9

Only four phone manufacturers in the world have been able to sell over 100 million units in one calendar year — Apple, Samsung and Nokia. The fourth on the list, however, is usually not top of mind. The title of this post should have given it away by now — Continue Reading

How Google Docs almost made life easier for me in college

My first experience with Google Docs was in 2016 when I “worked” for 2 weeks at the African Leadership University (ALU) in Mauritius. I was required to write in Google Docs and design presentations in Google Slides with a team. The experience of 2+ people working remotely AND simultaneously on Continue Reading

The state of Design in Africa and what one company is doing about it

For a while now, most African companies have survived with little or no investment in design thinking, design sprints, good user interface designs and good user experience designs. This neglect in a way has also stunted the growth of many companies (we will focus on tech) in the country, making Continue Reading

J Cole wants to allocate tax money with an app

To the reader: This isn’t an opinion piece. This is an open-ended article to solicit your opinions on the matter. I’ll share mine, then you share yours. In the second verse of J Cole’s “BRACKETS” off his latest album “KOD“, he says: “Damn, do I even have a say ’bout Continue Reading

Cloud War: Dropbox vs Google Drive vs OneDrive

Cloud storage is very ubiquitous now. It has become the new “pen drive” (flash drive). Your phone, tablet or laptop most likely came along with its default cloud service for you. In this article, we will compare Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive under four simple criteria: File Sharing Syncing Continue Reading