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Family Guy vs The Simpsons

What is your favourite animation series? I enjoy watching Family Guy. Growing up I used to read about how The Simpsons was a favourite of many. I am not going to do a comparison of the two anime but invite your comments.
A posted a poll on Twitter and Family Guy was voted as the best. What's your take?
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WhatsApp should tweak its audio or video call settings

Technology is there to provide solutions to problems bedeviling humanity. Even though, most aspiring entrepreneurs find it hard to come up with home grown solutions or ideas for startups. They know the problems but can not provide solutions at times due to several factors like inadequate funds or technology limitations. In this article I would like to highlight a challenge that some users are facing on the WhatsApp platform and propose a solution which I believe the technology giant can easily implement.



Some organisations use messages from WhatsApp platform to interact with their customers but do not entertain calls. An example is a radio broadcast in which listeners are allowed to send messages to be read on air. Radio presenters always complain about some people who call instead of texting and they say it disrupts their broadcast.

I believe it is high time that WhatsApp introduces a call blocking feature for those occasions when a user would like to receive messages only instead o…

Best free alternative to DSTV

Well, it might not be totally free but most of the content is free. I have written about  free alternatives to Netflix and have been mum about any Dstv alternatives. It is because I had not found one. How do I mean I had not found one when there are so many streaming apps out there?
Dstv has certain channels which can not be found anywhere else with ease. I needed an ideal replacement where I could find channels like Jim Jam, for my kids, and Bollywood or Zollywood channels for my wife. I finally found the solution in On StarTimes.


StarTimes has everything you need in a streaming app. It gives apps like Netflix, a run for their money. It also promises to takeover Tubi from the pole position of my favourite video streaming apps. How is that so?
StarTimes allows you access to live TV and you can also find downloadable content for watching later. The latter, is a feature which is common in top video streaming apps like ShowMax and Netflix, Youtube or Prime Video. Data is expensive in Af…

Pexels versus other stock image sites

I fell in love with Pexels the very first time I tried it. I submitted only four photos in the name of experimenting and I was wowed by how well the images performed. I had just uploaded the few high resolution photos I had in my phone and they were not my best photos. 

I checked in two days after uploading and noticed that several people had already started interacting with my photos. 
Following my success with Pexels, I decided to try other photo sharing apps to check if there was anything I was missing out on. I tried Shutterstock and Adobe and my findings made me fall in love with Pexels even more.
I was amazed by how Adobe uses machine learning to automatically come up with keywords after uploading a photo. I could not believe my eyes when their platform could detect a rainbow in my photo!
I did not notice the same in Shutterstock. I had to manually add keywords after submiting my photos and it was painstaking. 
I am still waiting approval of my photos on both Adobe and Shutterstock. …

Apps I missed from the Roku store

In Zimbabwe Roku devices are hard to come by and when they were made available around 2018 through a deal with Kwese Play I was one of the first people to buy the Roku 3 device. However, the fun did not last long as the devices were rendered obsolete after the deal was terminated. That left me with a deep ache in my heart as I had already started enjoying some apps I had installed from the Roku app store. So how am I coping, you might want to know.


I bought an android TV box and continued enjoying Netflix , YouTube and Tubi. I use the latter when I can not afford my monthly Netflix subscription. Somehow, I still missed something from Roku. What is that? I pondered about it and finally realised that Roku had got me attached to Redbull TV and Aljazeera. 
I then decided to check Google Playstore to see if I can install the apps to my TV box. I know most people could have figured this out earlier than I did. I then remembered a saying that being wise today is painful as it reminds of how fo…

Zimbabwean bank with the best mobile banking platform

If you ask me which bank I consider to have the best mobile banking platform I would say ZB Bank. Why? They provide a lot of valuable services than most banks do through USSD codes.


When you dial *440*600#, the code to access the ZB Bank mobile banking menu, you are presented with several options like top up and bill payment.
You can top up any mobile number regardless of MNO, mobile network operator. I know that most banks can allow buying airtime for only the MNO associated with the number you used to register for mobile banking services. 
On bill payment, ZB Bank allows you to pay for prepaid water as well as prepaid electricity. Most banks just allow for the payment of ZESA tokens only. I stay in a town in which there is prepaid water and therefore I find the service convenient. 
Another advantage of ZB Bank is the ability to send money using ZIPIT. Believe it or not, there is a bank I know which does not have that kind of a service.

Online Learning Platform for Zimbabwean Kids

I have launched an online platform on which kids aged four to twelve can practice reading and listening skills in Shona and English. 

The content is interactive and free. More features will be added in due course. Learning is through word games and an interactive yet simple to use interface.
Head to Shona Words and get your kid to start learning from the comfort of your home today.