What you can expect at Gitex Shopper 2017 all this week
With the imposition of the new Value Added Tax (VAT) from January 2018 UAE-based consumers are making a beeline for Gitex Shopper 2017, to pick up their home electronics’ requirements while also indulging in the latest consumer tech that retailers are flaunting for their benefit. Being held from September... Read more
6 fashion apps every woman should have
This year, we’ve seen a lot of advances in fashion, not only in terms of design and production but more importantly, in technology. From snagging that dress you saw someone wearing on Instagram to closet organizing and styling your next outfit, here are the apps that are guaranteed to... Read more
Get yourself some pocket-size printing with HP Sprocket
The perfect accessory for the summer holiday season and designed to bring back the fun of printed photos, the new HP Sprocket photo printer ensures that great imagery does not just have to live online. This pocket-size printer allows users to print photos from a smartphone or tablet virtually... Read more
How to keep your phone battery from dying
Here are a few hacks to keep your phone battery in optimum condition If you’re going to spend the whole day outside the house, you’re going to want your phone’s battery to last as long as it can. Simply plugging your phone in as soon as you get home... Read more
Google launches 360-imagery of the ISS. How cool is that?
Google has just released Street View’s first gravity-free collection – letting you virtually explore the International Space Station (ISS) in 360-degree imagery from Google Maps and Earth. The ISS in Street View was captured in partnership with NASA, ESA, JAXA, Roscosmos and CASIS. With this launch, Google users can now... Read more
Confirmed! Here’s what the much awaited iPhone 8 will look like
Like many of you, we’ve also been patiently waiting for every possible confirmation on the iPhone 8, and it seems like the long wait is over (at least, almost). Forbes tech writer Gordon Kelly has shared rendered files that confirm the look of the new iPhone thanks to his work... Read more
TRA issues warning on ‘Petya’ ransomware and how to avoid potential attack
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has issued a warning to UAE residents to be aware of an updated version of the ransomware ‘Petya’, which began spreading around the world on June 27 and which has since breached thousands of computers and servers around the world. ”The breach disabled, encrypted,... Read more
Enjoy Eid Al Fitr with free higher-speed Wi-Fi in UAE
Go ahead and reach out for your smart device as WiFi UAE is offering its hotspot users complimentary higher-speed Wi-Fi for seven days (June 20-27, 2017) across the UAE at over 400 locations on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr this year and to celebrate World Wi-Fi Day on... Read more
Sandooq Al Watan wants the next Goggle or Tesla to come from the UAE
Sandooq Al Watan, a national initiative launched by prominent Emirati businessmen to support research projects in the UAE, has announced a new initiative titled ‘Our Future’. The initiative aims to prepare the UAE for a post-oil era by supporting the establishment of world-class Emirati start-ups and growing them into... Read more
Apple takes a big bite out of VR as demonstrated at WWDC17
Apple has announced that the company is embracing virtual reality (VR) and demonstrated it on the Vive by enabling the use of SteamVR on Macs with Apple’s new MacOS, High Sierra. Apple made the announcement on June 5 at the highly-anticipated Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2017 (WWDC). The event... Read more