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Tshaka Armstrong
Tshaka Armstrong
Tshaka is a nerd and Griot. Founder of the non-profit digital literacy organization Digital Shepherds, he’s also been a broadcast technology reporter, writer, and producer. In addition to being an award-winning broadcast storyteller, he’s also covered tech online and in print for everything from paintball gear technology, to parenting gadgets. He blathers on about his many curiosities on social media everywhere as @tshakaarmstrong.
OnePlus 8T 5G Smartphone Full Review
One Plus 8T 5G smartphone review with details on battery, 5G performance, charging, camera and more.
Samsung Galaxy A71 5G In-Depth Review
Read our in-depth review of the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G and learn about this affordable Android phone’s features including display, battery life, and charging specs.
Top 8 iPhone 11 Tips and Tricks 2021 + 1 Bonus
Check out this rundown of the top 8 iPhone tips and tricks for 2020. We give you an explanation of little known iOS features is included—plus a bonus tip.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review
We review the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, including its camera, battery life information, tech specs and design notes.
TCL REVVL 5G Smartphone Review
TCL REVVL 5G smartphone review with details on camera performance, memory, battery life, and 5G capability.
LG Velvet 5G Review: Less Expensive, But No Less Fantastic
A review of the LG Velvet 5G with specs and information on processor, battery charging, camera, audio, and LG multiapp. An excellent phone at a good price.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Review
Tshaka got his hands on the Galaxy Note20 Ultra, and boy oh boy, does he have some thoughts. Read to learn the features packed into the ultimate phablet.
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G Review
Tips and Tricks for Your Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Here’s how to make the most of your Galaxy Note 20 or Note 20 Ultra with premium camera settings, enhanced zoom, S Pen, Nearby Share, and more sweet tricks.
Google Pixel 4A Review
How to Buy the Perfect Smartphone
There’s a lot to consider when buying a smartphone like the camera, storage capacity, operating system, cross-device function and accessory customization.
Samsung Galaxy A71 vs. LG Velvet vs. OnePlus 8
What 5G phone is best: Samsung Galaxy A71, LG Velvet, or OnePlus 8? We’ll walk you through each phone’s user experience, movie viewing capability, etc.
Best Cell Phones for Mobile Gaming
In this video, our mobile gaming experts look at the quality of the gaming experience of four smartphones to help you pick the best cell phone for gaming.
Samsung Galaxy A51 Review
If you’re thinking about upgrading to a Samsung Galaxy A51, you’re in the right place. We’ll give you a hands on tour of this device so you know what you’ll get.
The Best Retro Smartphones
Save some money with these flip-style feature phones. We review the hardware, features, and voice and text quality of these simple phones.
What’s Going On with Apple’s Fortnite Ban?
Love playing Fortnite on your Apple or Android phone? Tshaka breaks down how the current mess between Apple and Epic Games (plus Google and Facebook) affects you.
TCL 10L Smartphone Deep Dive Review
In this video, smartphone expert Tshaka Armstrong reviews the TCL 10L, a budget phone with an attractive price point and impressive display.
Apple iPhone SE (2020): A Phone for Our Times
In this video, smartphone expert Tshaka Armstrong reviews the Apple iPhone SE (2020), a budget phone that still has high-end features.
OnePlus 8 Pro: A Premium Phone That Won’t Break the Bank
In this video, smartphone expert Tshaka Armstrong reviews the OnePlus 8 Pro, a premium phone that won’t break the bank.
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Smartphone Deep Dive Review
In this video, cell phone expert Tshaka Armstrong reviews the Samsung Galaxy Note10 smartphone, including the cameras, the price, and S Pen.

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