For Nigerians: Make Payments Online Cheap and Fund PayPal

What follows below is an ad placement for one of my friends. Recently I’ve been making online purchases with my GTBank Naira MasterCard at the rate of N225 to N230 per $1 . I’ve been enduring the ridiculous rate until last night when I had to make a hefty online …

How To Update Huawei Honor 6 H60-L02 To Android Lollipop 5.1.1

About a month ago Huawei announced the beta testing for EMUI 3.1 based on Android Lollipop 5.0 for the Huawei Honor 6 H60-L02 but unfortunately it was only open to 100 select Europeans. Looks like the official release is around the corner as 2 days ago, they released the beta …

How To Save Data Updating Android Apps Across Multiple Devices

I currently have 4 Android Devices (Lenovo P780, Xiaomi MiPad, Huawei Honor 6 and Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime) and they literally all have the same apps installed so that I can work seamlessly on whichever device I pick. Unfortunately updating the apps across the devices consumes a lot of data …

How To Install MIUI 7 Global ROM On Xiaomi Redmi 2

MIUI 7 is finally here but only in beta form. The official download servers are pretty slow at the moment but I was able to get it from a second source, thanks to one of the MIUI forum guys.

NOTE: Make sure to create a backup of your data on your …

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Battery Drain Fix and Battery Life Retest

Earlier in the day I published the results of the battery life test I ran on the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime. It scored a poor 6hrs. Considering the battery was draining ridiculously fast even in airplane mode over night, I decided to research a bit further about the problem and …

How To Fix Xiaomi MiFlash Missmatching Image and Device error

In the course of trying to fix the mess I created when I installed the wrong ROM on my Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime phone, I learnt quite a few things. Just like we have the SP Flash Tool for Lenovo devices, the MiFlash tool serves for flashing Xiaomi phones via …

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Camera Samples And Battery Life Test

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime launched in India a few days ago and though it carries the prime tag, it is still the same hardware as the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro or Enhanced Version. The only difference lies in the modem which comes with different GSM and CDMA frequencies for …

Fix MX Player, Flynx, Facebook Messenger Issues On Xiaomi MIUI Devices

Those of you who read my review of the Xiaomi MiPad probably still remember I complained about MX Player having issues like freezing, lags and unresponsive lock screen. I forgot to mention that I had issues with any app that worked with floating windows or chat heads as they are …

How To Fix No Network Signal On Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime HM2014813

The new phone craving crept in a few weeks back. Since I was on a budget I decided to go with the Xiaomi Redmi 2 (2GB RAM 16GB ROM version/ HM 2TE-CU  ). It arrived yesterday and then I noticed it came with some weird ROM [MIUI16.5.1.0(KHJCNCD)]. I checked the …