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Huawei has lost immediate access to Google Play services!
Here are the APN settings for both Digicel & Bmobile.
Here is a breakdown of what affects your Digicel & Bmobile LTE Speeds.
The new Oneplus 7 is set to launch on May 14.
The shutterbug has become one of the most popular types of smartphone users. Smartphone cameras have gotten much better and now everybody is snapping
The Huawei Honor 8x is an amazing device. It is in the conversation for the best value for money device for 2018. There are a ton of reasons to grab o
The Oneplus 6T is here and there has never been a better time for the company. As all notable competitors raise their prices, the 6T delivers great va
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 has been unveiled and boy has it pushed the boundaries yet again. The 93% screen to body ratio and slide out cameras are just the
The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo is another stellar contribution to the latest smartphone category of gaming devices. Let's see whats new from the Xiaomi c
The smartphone user feature this week is the "Media Consumer". There are so many great devices dedicated to creating an amazing experience for content
LTE is here, now what? I have gotten a lot of questions about LTE and if it matters for consumers. Here are 10 benefits of LTE to consumers.
4G vs LTE, who wins? Is there even a difference? Let's break down what the standards are both 4G and LTE as set by the ITU-R.
The battle of the unlimited plans has commenced. Digicel & Bmobile, both have unlimited plans to consider but whose better? Let's check them out.
Should I buy my phone locally or online? This is one of the most frequent questions I get asked. Let's take a look at the pros and cons for both optio
As we move into August, let's take a look at the top 5 devices of the summer so far. It's a great time to pick up a new and these 5 devices are great.
New reports from Ookla & Bloomberg have proven that iPhones lag behind Samsung & Google devices with respects to data speeds.
Digicel LTE is finally here and can be accessed in areas where LTE is live. Find out what is needed to access the network and why LTE matters.
The Digicel vs Bmobile battle never gets old. Today we take a look at the prepaid plans and see which company offers the better plans for you.
The world cup is here and in full swing and the most important question I have been getting here at Droid Island is, what is the best way to watch the
The World Cup is here and in full swing. If you are looking for a mobile app to watch all the games, check out why I subscribed to the Bmobile Tego ap
The talk of Android boxes, Firesticks, and illegal streaming has once again been reignited here in Trinidad as talk from TATT and other service provid
Have we normalized digital copyright infringement in the Caribbean? Let's take a look at how we went from Netflix & Chill to "Just Firestick It".
TATT is set to begin discussions upon bans on Android Boxes due citing piracy and revenue dips. Here are 5 reasons why TATT has missed the mark here.
There have been some great devices drop in the first half of the year but have the Chinese OEMs runaway with all of the innovation? Let's dive into it
If you are in the market for a smartphone for business-related activates, check out my top 5 components to a great business phone.
The Caribbean Telecoms providers are failing the region. While Telco brands across the globe are advancing the knowledge of the consumers in their mar
The smartphone market is getting noisier and harder to pick a device to fit your needs. Here are 5 questions to ask yourself before you reach out to t
The Oneplus 6 is currently the best phone on the market and let me give you my top 5 reasons as to why I say that!
The Xiaomi Mi 6x is causing a big stir in the market and for good reason. I break down my 5 reasons why the 6x should be your next device.
As more Android TV boxes get introduced with all of these weird names, it is easy for consumers to get overwhelmed. The most important aspect of any b
The Facebook F8 conference has kicked off and they have made some pretty exciting announcements for Instagram. Click the article for more info.
The Xiaomi Mi 6x is another hit from the Xiaomi camp. Boasting some pretty great specs at a more impressive price point, is the Mi 6x the king of 2018
The 1st edition of Shutterbug is here. I wanted to discuss a bit about why I started this event, what to expect, and who you will be guiding this phot
The 7yr ban of American products & services imposed on the Chinese tech giant, ZTE, is sure to have some major ramifications beyond just the smartphon
So Whatsapp has finally decided to allow us to recover those deleted media files that we may or may have had accidentally deleted. Heres how.
You guys have been asking what is the best way to buy products from Droid Island now that the store has closed. I break down the best ways to get your
With the new upgrades in smartphones, VR has started to show some breakthrough uses and applications. While the rest of the world is embracing the use
The Huawei P20 Lite is another good edition for the mid-range space. If your in the market for a device that has good performance and definitely looks
With the growing competition arising in the mobile world, how does Samsung manage to stay on top when there is a girth of options to choose from?
March 2018 winds down and there have been some major changes for Droid Island and some new opportunities have arrived. Let's discuss where Droid Islan
Heading out for Jouvert and the Mass on Monday & Tuesday? Make sure you check out these major smartphone tips to ensure you don't lose your data or sm
The CWU VS Bmobile debate has gotten way out of hand. The CWU is fighting a losing battle and both sides have a lot to think about. This problem, howe
I get asked a ton of questions about Android Boxes and I realized there is simply too much misinformation and myths surrounding them. Here is a quick
Its Jan 2 and the first effects of the Bmobile store closures have been felt, long long instore lines. Let's take a look at some alternatives for paym
With the focus of both Digicel & Bmobile selling through 3rd party retailers, there a few key things that can no longer be guaranteed from the Telco g
With 2018 around the corner, I started reflecting on the top 5 things I would love to see happen in the mobile field within the Caribbean.
Apple has confirmed that they throttle iPhones in the name of battery saving. Why this might fly in other markets, here is why it HURTS us here in the
As the year winds down to a close, I have decided to compile my list of my favourite flagship smartphones for 2017. In no particular order, let us div
2017 has been the year of diversity for mobile. With so many brands putting out quality devices, its time our consumers get familiar with those brands
Net Neutrality has been repealed by the FCC in the U.S. Now what does this mean for us in the Caribbean and can we be next up for these regulations?
What is the best smartphone on the market? Check this article out as we break it down for you. Spoiler! The answer will surprise you.
2 separate handsets in 2017 is a waste of money. Phones have evolved and you no longer need 2 separate devices. Here's why.
Bmobile & Digicel need to rethink their retail strategies. Can they survive past 2018 in its current state? Nope, but here is why we think that.
We are all looking for great deals on the best smartphones. One such steal is the 2016 Xiaomi Mi 5s. There may not be a better bang for your buck devi
The Note 8 has officially launched here in Trinidad and everybody is asking if they should run out and buy it. I shed some light if this device is for
As 2017 winds down there are a few gems in the mobile world to be had. 1 such gem is the Honor 8 Pro AKA the V9. Here are 6 reasons to go get it.
2017 has seen the dual camera setup become a staple in smartphones this year. We break down the different styles and uses of each OEM's new camera fea
The deal season is in full swing, so we break down some AMAZING devices from 2016 that can be grabbed at some incredibly low prices.
Allow me to re-introduce the Xiaomi Mi 6. The beast from the east. If you have not heard about this bad boy, here are 6 reasons to go out and grab one
Let us cut to the chase, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is the best mid-range device on the market. Hurry up and crown it, and here's why.
The Huawei Honor 8 Pro is a 2017 darkhorse in the smartphone world. Power, build quality, great cameras, and bevvy feats make this a phone to desire.
J7 this, J7 that, it's like every day there is a new J7 coming out of the Samsung camp and a new special in Trini to follow. Here is the skinny on the
The Oneplus 5 has been out for a few months and one of the most talked about features is the camera. Here are some samples to check out.
The Bmobile Unlimited plans have been launched and received a lot of scrutiny of late. We break down the plan and give our thoughts if this plan is a
The Samsung Note 8 launch event has gone and I wanted to dive into this device from a Caribbean standpoint. I have 5 questions on my mind, let's get i
The Super-midrange tier is a few years in the making and has come a long way in closing the gap on flagships. We analyse what this means for the Carib
The LG V30 is on our radar, the launch date has been set and now we wait. We have gathered all the rumours leading up to launch date here for you.
The Samsung Note 8 is set to launch in August. We gather up all the rumours going around to hold you over until launch date.
The Oneplus 5 has been unveiled to the world. Does the company who boasts to "never settle" live up to their tagline this year?
The Huawei Honor 9 is here and the Honor series delivers yet again. Does the Honor 9 do enough to be a worthy successor to the popular Honor 8?
The Caribbean smartphone market is a lot closer to the Asian markets than it is the American markets. We break down the changes and what this means fo
Why did we start Droid Island you ask? Well today in our first episode of the Droidcast, we break it all down for you. This is our mission.
We break down 5 reasons why Huawei is better for the Caribbean than Samsung. Could this be the year Samsung gets pushed out?
The Flow Ultra campaign is in full swing, but do they do enough to compete with Digicel, Massy/Bmobile's new Fibre network?
The first half of the year has brought some great devices for us. We take a look at the top Android devices launched for the first half of 2017.
What makes Droid Island different from other retailers in Trinidad? We get asked this a lot, so time to address it. It's deeper than you think.
The Xiaomi Note 4x is arguably they best budget device on the market for 2017. It packs all the right tools to be top dog for quite some time.
Here are the popular smartphone makers broke down by country. It's good to know where our favourite devices are coming from.
ZTE is back with another monster device, the Nubia Z17. The phone comes with bleeding edge tech, but does it have what it takes to make its way to the
The Caribbean smartphone needs are closer to the Asian market than the American market. We break down why you must start looking beyond the American t
Kodi has launched Krypton 17.2 in a result of the new virus attacking media players on a host of devices. Check out how you can get protected now.
20 weeks into 2017 and the OEMS are starting to get rolling with the smartphone offerings. We take a look at the top 10 trending devices for week 20.
We take a look and break down what a "Flagship" smartphone really is. We look at who the intended customer is and price range on these devices.
HTC U11...if this is an indication of where the smartphone game is going, we are excited. Could this be the phone to change around HTC's fortunes?
The Samsung S8 & S8+ have reached Trinidad & Tobago. We know it is highly anticipated but we break down why you should pass on it.
B-Mobile vs Digicel pt 2. We look at 5 key areas for consumers, to determine who has the better mobile network, here in Trinidad & Tobago.
2017 has seen changes for the 2 companies retail philosophies. We take a look at 5 areas they have gotten mobile sales all wrong and how they can impr
More and more people are popping up trying to cash in on Android TV Boxes. We take a look at 5 ways to spot any potential Android TV Box scams.
We have become a culture that breeds horrible, even scary customer service. We take a look at the top 4 reasons that contribute to the problem.
If you are in the market for a new Android Box, you definitely want to check out this quick tip to ensure you get yourself a good android box.
The new LG G6 has been announced and hitting the shelves over the next couple weeks. Check out and see what LG has packed into their 2017 Flagship.
Carnival 2k17 is here and we have launched our Tech Survivor Series. First up, let's learn how to keep your pictures and videos safe while you palance
Just before 2017 starts to unload the new offerings from each OEM, let us take a look at what is currently the best devices on the market.
During these hard times in T&T, we must find ways to save money. We tackle how to keep cell phone and landline bills nice and low.
FTTH is taking hold here in Trinidad & Tobago. Find out what this means for you, the customer. Digicel or Massy? We list some of the differences.
Thinking of purchasing a Blu mobile device here in T&T? Think again! We give you our top 6 reasons why should leave this product on the shelf. Buyer b
With the mass amount of new smartphones on the market, choosing one can be a headache. Here is how a mobile geek figures out his next device.
The Oneplus 3T is out in the wild. Just when you thought the Oneplus 3 could not get any better, the good folks over at Oneplus outdid themselves.
We debunk battery myths with our Top 7 battery health tips for 2017. Gone are the days of charging to 100 and letting it die. Find out the best practi
Huawei has announced their new phablet, The Mate 9. Check out the device specs and stay tuned for more information and confirmed release dates.
We break down the Huawei Honor 8. One of the most beautifully designed phones that you can get your hands. Find out if beauty is skin deep in our revi
We take a look at one of this years most anticipated phones, the Xiaomi Mi 5! Can this device hang with the big boys? Or does the Mi 5 come up short?
These are our current smartphone manufacturers in the world. There are a few surprises in the top 5. Did you favorite OEM make the list?
Xiaomi has done it again with the brand new Xiaomi Mi Mix. Is this the best-designed phone of the year? We think Xiaomi makes a very compelling case.
There has been a big hole left by the departure of the Samsung Note 7. Can Xiaomi's new beast of a phone fill the gap and take precious market share?
Are you still one of those people using Netflix in 2016? Well my fellow Trinbagonians, we give you 7 reasons why you need to be using Kodi right now!
Shopped for a phone in Trinidad lately and got a bad experience? We list the top 5 reasons why you should import your next phone.
The highly anticipated LeEco event finally happened and with that came the announcement of some new goodies. The S3 and Le Pro 3 are here.
So you happened to experience the tragic feelings of losing your Android device? Well, check this article out to learn how to Page, Lock & Wipe your d
Has the 2016 budget got you down? Trying to figure out how to cut costs? Here are 6 reasons why we Trini's need an Android Box.
There is a new phablet coming around the corner, and early leaks have it borrowing the design from the Note 7. Could this be the phablet you want?
The quickly rising tech company out of China LeEco is looking to make their big splash into the US market. Find out what this means for us here in Tri
So it is official, Samsung has issued a statement in regards to the exploding batteries and has given the order for a worldwide recall.
Thinking about getting The New Samsung Note 7? Check out our review and see why the Note 7 is one of the "Hottest" devices on the market.
Tired of the high cable bills here in T&T? Tired of never having anything to watch every time you turn on your TV? We know how to solve both problems!
The LG V20 is about to hit the crowded market space. Does it have what it takes to hang with the competition? We break it down for you.
Been sleeping under a rock? We got you covered. Learn all about what an Android TV box is and why you need one or a few in your house.
6 Tips to Avoid A Dreadful Android TV Box Purchase
With the Oct 4th even rolling around, and rumours of the new Google Pixel coming on board. Does this mark the end of the Nexus line?
Getting ready to purchase a brand new device in Trinidad? Take some time and check out our 6 tips on why you need to purchase from a mobile expert.
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Droid Island is a place where you can go when you have little to experience with devices such as android boxes and phones and be sure to get assistance with finding the right product to suit your pocket and taste. #1 in the country. Bless!
The level of professionalism is an eg to all businesses in Trinidad. Very informed about his products and willing to impart his knowledge and lend advice about meeting the needs of potential customers.
Experienced truly excellent service and the pricing is also incredible. They ensure they sell you a device you need regardless of the cost. I was very impressed with how knowledgeable they were on every device they carry. You won't go wrong getting in touch with Droid Island!
Got my new Xiaomi max 2 today and I love it. Full 100% customer service. The phone was updated and all specs and features explained. I would recommend droid island to all my friends. Best phone store in Trinidad.