Month: May 2016

World Slimmest Smartphone

Do you think that Alcatel could make a ‘splash’ with releasing their ONE touch idol? In early 2013, Alcatel announced the new Smartphone. You can continue reading and find out more about what is new on the mobile market. Some people do not agree about its description as a World slimmest. Do you think this is the smallest and lightest Smartphone ever? Did Alcatel really pass all mobile manufactures this time?


  The leading global designer and manufacturer of Alcatel One Touch announced the launching the world slimmest Smartphone. Perhaps, many of you expected this. Alcatel always provide slimmest and long mobile devices, and many people enjoy their ‘big screen’. The name of the new slimmest Smartphone is Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra. With this new mobile, they are planning to launch things to the next level. With 8MP camera that captures 1080p video, a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, and stunning 4.7’’ HD AMOLED display they will definitely capture the World. The ONE TOUCH Idol also known as the lightest mobile phone witch weights for about 110 grams (3.88 oz). This phone will represent breakthrough in technology. The Idol also introduces new creative tools for personal expression and productivity.

The 5’’ HD Smartphone is first to debut the new Media Tek MT6589 quad-core chipset, providing faster internet performance, smoother user-experience to simultaneously run-power hungry apps & games, along with premium multimedia and graphics capitabilities. In addition, the colors are bright and vivid, for a little oversaturated. It is bright too and the most important perfectly visible in sunny day. The One Touch Idol comes with 4GB of internal storage, enough for you to have the most important apps on. There are five metallic color options available: pink, dark grey, red, blue, and green.


They also used a layer of scratch-resistant Dragon Trail glass for its ONE TOUCH IDOL, covered with oleo phobic coating to prevent fingerprints from sticking to it. Moreover, how great is that? The screen has also wide viewing  angles, which is really great while searching the web and using app. With Alcatel One Touch Idol, you can have a better and larger view of Mix Phones, and you can always stay tune with our news. About this new Smartphone, we found out some good and bad comments. Many people did not like where the shut down button was place, which is at the top and not so reachable, then some say that is it too large. Nevertheless, there are those who only give positive and great comments about this new touch mobile. With this line, Alcatel will definitely change people’s perceptions about Smart phones.

For twenty years now, the Alcatel brand has brought consistent innovation to customers and The ONE TOUCH Smartphone product line is leveraging on that expertise bringing unique products, priced to be accessible to all. We have no doubts at all that Alcatel will make changes in technology life. Moreover, their change always leads to better experience. Get your new Alcatel One Touch Idol and enjoy having the World Slimmest Smartphone.

How to choose the best Infinix phone accessories in Kenya

It is true that you may use a phone for more than a year, but it is also true that the charger, cable, earphones and such items that you will be using by the end of that year are not going to be the same you bought your phone with. They are prone to break down at some point; I don’t know why that happens. Most of the times, we walk in the Kenyan streets and often meet with people selling substandard accessories such as earphones and chargers not giving it much scrutiny.  This is not to say that they may not be good for our Smartphone, it is just that the quality may not be equal to what our phones may demand. Infinix phone users are also in the category of people who have to look for options of phone accessories. If you want earphones to use earphones urgently, and you don’t have a lot of money at the moment, you can opt to go for the cheaper stuff. Though this option will at some point fail you and your Smartphone as it will only serve you for a very short while.  Let us take a look at what options you and your Infinix smartphone have in Kenya when it comes to phone accessories.

Screen protectors

Screen Protector

To begin with, your Infinix smartphone will need a screen protector. If you are busy Kenyan that always put your keys in the pocket and other things that subject your screen to scratches, you need a glass protector. This is what will keep that screen looking as good as new. I have come across smartphones whose screens look like they are advertising the Spiderman movie. Others have too many scratches on them making their phones undesirable. A smartphone does not get beauty from the shape alone but also how the screen is. After all, even your Infinix phone has a large percent of its body made of the screen. In Kenya, you can get a screen protector at an affordable price in most cities. There are various screen protectors that you can choose for your phone ranging from clear ones that are not made of glass and those that are made of glass. The best for a smartphone is that which is made of glass as it does not only keep your screen looking new but prevents it from breaking. With the glass protector, your coins, and keys can co-exist peacefully in the same location without you having to worry. If you don’t have one, makes sure that you get one soonest possible to keep that phone looking really good.



The next thing that you need close to your phone is your earphones or headphones. If your phone was a new one from the shop, then it came with earphones that have probably not lasted you long enough. They will not even go for six months because of the frequency of use. So you are left with an Infinix phone that does not give you the privilege of having some privacy in the music that you listen to. This does not work well with people who enjoy living in their bubble with the smartphone as their companion. Cheap earphones will give you low-quality music that will make you loathe your phone. If your earphone are giving you trouble, then you need to buy others that are better, the more expensive the earphones, the better the quality. There are known brands of earphones such as Sony that will give you quality sounds and will last longer. This is the same case with headphones; you better save money and be able to get a great set that will not let you down. Poor quality ones will always take you to the shop often to buy once they are damaged as they don’t give service that will last for long. I believe that you will enjoy your smartphone experience if you have accessories that are equally smart



So one day I forget my charger at a friend’s place, and had to borrow one from a friend. I charged for the whole night and in the morning it was still not fully charged. You can guess the look on my face after not spending time on the phone the whole night. Of course, my battery capacity is 3000mAh, and it requires a more powerful charger to charge it fully in a short span of time.

Kenyans need to have phone chargers that give them the service at a faster rate. No one has the time to stay for more than seven hours waiting for your phone to be fully charged. There is so much that you can do with your smartphone in the seven hours that it may take to charge using a charger not made specifically for your battery capacity. Infinix phones come with battery capacities that are quite large and need chargers with similar capabilities to perform the charging function. To get a good charger for your smartphone, you can visit shops that sell the Infinix smartphones anywhere in Kenya and request for a charger that is suitable for your phone. Having more than one charger is not a crime, as a matter of fact, it is to your advantage if you decide to travel, and you need to carry one. Kenya is one of the developing nations, and there are parts of the country that do not have the privilege of having electricity. When visiting such places, you may choose to buy a phone charger which is solar powered. Thus, electricity is not a hindrance to your smartphone usage even in such areas.

Power banks

Power banks

How can we talk about chargers and fail to talk about power banks? These gadgets have saved the lives of most Kenyans that are almost inseparable with their smartphones. Imagine a situation where there is black out for more than a single day and your phone shuts down; this is the worst scenario ever. Almost every one of us has found ourselves in such a situation, and the only thing that you can do is stare at you Infinix phone as you hope and pray that the lights will come back very soon. With the introduction of power banks, you no longer have to worry about your phone. You can buy one that has a high capacity. I prefer having one that is more than 10000mAh; this capacity can charge your phone over two times for Kenyans whose phone has a capacity of over 4000mAh. It can charge your phone more if your capacity is lower than that. This good news translates to being on with your phone all the time; this is the kind of news that we want when it comes to our phones.

Infinix smartphone covers

Infinix covers

Now you have a phone of your dream and after some time, you realize that it is not as exciting as it was when it was new. Various customized Infinix covers are ideal and stay real to the Kenyan spirit. They come in different patterns and art that is truly Kenyan and make your phone look just like you would want it to. For Infinix phones, there are various ranges of covers to choose from; the good thing is that the smartphone covers around make your phone look new. You may choose to change the cover from time to time to what best fits you. This is a very good idea as most of us want our phones to match with the clothes that we have put on. There is a lot of creativity when it comes to smartphone covers and it is an industry that has put most people on business. Now you know that you don’t have to have the same old look on your smartphone, there is a lot that you can play with to keep your look as smart as possible. Now you know, don’t be the person that sticks with the same old phone with the same colors from day to day. You can change your look to what best suits you.


We are glad to live in an era where we are allowed to make choices and mistakes with the gadgets that we own. Gone are the days when a phone in Kenya was the most valued commodity that even touching it was a problem. Now, over 80% of the Kenyan adult population own a smartphone and better still they can customize their phones to what fits their style, color etc. it is the age of freedom that has given us all these privileges that can take us a thousand miles to places where we could not be able to go to initially. More to this their accessories are readily available, and they work well with the Infinix smartphone. Something about this phone is the fact that it is not complicated and easy use with accessories that are not even from that company; well this is great news to our ears.

The New XOLO Play Tegra Note

Look around you, pay attention at people sitting in subways, buses, or restaurants. Do you see how the time has change? Many years ago, we used only pc for our needs. However, it is different now. All people around you nowadays use tablets, smart phones, iPods, and lap tops. Well technology did change the time, in a good way. Now we have better life with all information in our mini portable computers. We are getting use to the new technology in that way so we could not imagine our lives without them. In just 50 years ago, people went to the post mail offices to make a simple call. Can you imagine that? Alternatively, even they were waiting whole day in lines. Now we can make call or search the internet every time we want and every single moment.

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Things had definitely changed for the old PC. People buy tablet because of one reason- to take their pc everywhere. You can put it in your bag and stay hooked on it the entire day. You can play games on it; search the internet in great screen. Nevertheless, the main question is. What kind of table should be? Well we will represent to you the new XOLO Play Tegra Note. This tablet is good option. Description for this tablet is that it is fairly light and comfortable to hold. XOLO Play also has a responsive stylus, good camera capabilities, rich stereo sound, powerful graphics capabilities, and a good battery life. Well that is sounding great.

You can switch between different apps quickly and scroll through WebPages smooth and zippy. In addition, the brightest screen is really great and amazing. Therefore, that will definitely change the way you use your computer. You will always hang out with your tablet, while sitting in café’, laying in bed, driving in a subway, etc. After getting your new tablet, you would not be able to spend a day without using it.

The XOLO Tablet Tegra Note is also great for games. Tablet games have matured significantly in the past few years, and big part of those games are available only on tablets. Tegra Note is Android Jelly Bean tablet sports a proven, with sensible design, a bevy of useful features and with fast performance. So stay in touch with the technology. XOLO Play Tegra Note is all you need, powerful device with great screen. In addition, it has access to huge range of enter tainments.


Everything that you always wanted to have is simple placed in one device. With XOLO Play Tegra Note your life would definitely change. In addition, let us not to forget that XOLO Smartphone brand from Lava International, has already debuted a few good performing phones in the recent past. Their latest 7-inch Android tablet, priced at Rs 17,999 wills certainly impress users with its top-notch features and smooth performance. Therefore, that definitely says a lot good things for the new XOLO Play Tegra Note. Stay on with Mix Phones and find your perfect Tablet, Smartphone and everything else you need.

New Update From Blackberry

We have done some research and found out something new from blackberry market. These days blackberry announced the BlackBlerry 10 OS version 1  0.2.1 update that activates the FM hardware present in existing blackberry. The latest software update that has already begun rolling out in India and other regions will activate the FM hardware already present in Blackberry Z30, Blackberry Q10 and Blackberry Q5 handsets. The update also brings actionable lock screen notifications, and that means that you can now tap to open a message that appears on the lock screen. It will also let you to respond an important message quickly or to check messages more discreetly.


The update includes a new feature that lets you filter messages and notification using a pinch gesture. The release will also bring a new incoming call screen that lets you swipe to the left to answer or swipe right to ignore the call. So if you decline the call you can answer it via BBM,SMS or email by choosing from a list of standard automated responses or with custom message.

In addition, it will include customizable quick settings menu, and offline reading mode in the browser, optional automatic software updates, device and battery monitor, and the ability to set an account as your preferred contact sync option. While some users have already reported receiving the update, in case you bought your BlackBerry 10 device from an operator, it may take a while before the update shows up on your handset, as the operator needs to finish its own testing before giving the rollout a green light. However, this is a big thing from Blackberry market it will definitely make a better device and great smart phones.

You will get many benefits while using this device. Most of all you are getting more ways to respond to call. In addition, the most important thing in every device is the battery life. We all need a phone which battery life will make through the workday. With this blackberry device, battery life will be more productive for longer. You will also have more ways to organize your blackberry priority hub. In addition, it will bring picture password for unlocking it. So again, you are having most secure device in your hands. When you try to unlock the phone, the picture will appear along with a grid of random numbers. To unlock, you should simply drag the grid and the number you selected overlays the particular point. It is up to you to choose the number and pictures.


We hope that there would be still news from Blackberry market and other safe and helpful updates such as these one. Blackberry shows that they are easy to trust company on the market. We truly believe that their devices will be better and saver through time. With this update, your device will be better and easy to use besides of the old type of blackberry device. It will definitely be useful update and phone to use.

For the last few years, we heard that Nokia was working on an Android phone. We thought that that would be only some kind of internal test or prototypical smart phone. That is because it is very odd for companies to try out different sifters and also to leave it and try something else. However, our research shows something different. That is Normandy phone. It is not only internal prototype. We thought that it is only going to be backup in case symbain, asha or Windows Phone not working properly. (sorry for small letter, Microsoft word is correcting the names.) At our huge surprise, nokia release the first photo of their new project.
Normandy’s hardware design it is basic the same as Nokia’s Lamia line of phones only Normandy has single Back button at the bottom. It is interesting that Normandy is tuning version of Android that has been tailor to look a lot like Windows Phone, perhaps more colorful. The icons are very similar to their Windows 8/ Windows Phone.

The biggest difference about Normandy is that it has two Sims card icons, indicating that Normandy is a dual-SIM phone. In addition, that will make this Nokia better for some clients. The use of dual SIM cards will definitely provide better working. We do not know yet what hardware’s inside Normandy, but if it is a cheap phone, you can expect it to have a low-end QUALCOMM S4 SOC paired with a low-res screen and pitiful amount of RAM and NAND flash storage. There are also a lot of negative comments send to Nokia. Many of the clients think that Nokia should definitely stick to Windows phone type. Nevertheless, we have those who think that it will be android phone worth using.

Normandy prototype previously was sign as ‘Project N’. According to Eldar Murtazin, Microsoft is not keeping on the idea mentioning that there are too many ‘politics’ around this project. As many comments said Microsoft, have big part of Nokia. Moreover, Microsoft decided that is better to work with Android. Well they will know that after they launch the new smart phone. Famed twitter leaker @evleaks showed off our first glimpse of Nomandy last November, and it looks identical like Lumia. They also say that Normandy has the DNK of Lumia phone, and we all liked that type of smart phone. So perhaps we can only wait for the best.

Well, Normandy already makes a perfect sense. It is better than competing directly against Windows phone. Normandy will target some new markets that are currently flocking towards very cheap Android handsets. We look forward to see what will happen with this new Nokia phones. Until now, Nokia had the most quality cell phones. We hope for best, and we probably find out at MWC 2014 in February. Stay with Mix and phones and find out the newest results in technology world. We would be happy to read some of your comments. Therefore, you could email us and share your agreement or disagreement.