Apps for special needs children

Tailor-made apps developed for children with special needs

Five apps won the competition to develop exclusive apps that will benefit children with special needs of Al Noor Centre by using tablet computers. The competition was launched by Samsung Electronics on Monday in partnership with Al Noor Training Centre as part of the Samsung “Hope for Children”...
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Google Play vs Apps

Facts About Mobile Apps In Middle East and North Africa

A report published by Froot Apps shows some great insights about apps in the region. 22,000,000 smartphones and tablets available across MENA region. Android OS is taking the majority of the market share with 40%. Games are on the top of most used categories in appstore and google play. Males...
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NASA Brings Space App Challenge To UAE

On 19 April 2013,  some of the UAE's brightest tech stars will gather in Abu Dhabi to take part in the Gulf region's first ever Space Apps Challenge. The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around...
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Nimbuzz: A VOIP And Messaging App Has Saudi Arabia Among Its Top Users

Nimbuzz, the cross-platform messaging and VOIP service has announced that it has hit the 150 million user milestone. So starting  way back in 2006, Nimbuzz, a startup originally from the Netherlands concentrated on smartphone apps in the emerging markets paying attention to feature phones which use...
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Traffic eGYPT

Cairo Transport App Challenge To Tackle Infamous Traffic Congestion

Last week a competition was organized in Egypt to tackle the growing traffic congestion issue.  The first-ever Cairo Transport App Challenge (Cairo TApp) wrapped up last Saturday with the first prize awarded to a mobile application that helps drivers with road assistance and car maintenance. Out of...
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BB10 Apps

Blackberry 10 Apps In The Middle East

The long-awaited BlackBerry 10 operating system is finally on its way to a carrier near you. With BlackBerry 10 every gesture, and every detail is designed to keep its fans moving and includes advancements such as: - Keyboard – Understands and adapts to customers, so they can type faster and...
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WSA Mobile Summit

Middle East App developers to be awarded at the Global Mobile Congress in Abu Dhabi

Three mobile apps from Middle East were selected as the winners in the 2012 World Summit Award for mobile content (WSA -mobile) to be held in Abu Dhabi next month. The three mobile apps developed were for mobile learning, business and entertainment. On a biannual basis, the contest selects 40 of the...
Mobile Apps vs Websites

Are you confused between Mobile App v/s Mobile Website?

Wise internet observers know by now that more and more users will continue to access online content via mobile. People will own multiple mobile devices from smartphones to tablets and will use them alternately. But how will they be accessing their important information? Businesses need to prepare and...
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LR English

Jaguar Land Rover Apps for MENA

Jaguar Land Rover MENA last week announced the launch of regional mobile apps to further enhance its personalised customer experience. We have downloaded the apps and found some of the below features very useful: • iCatalogue – Users can browse a selection of vehicles and see overview of new models,...
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Smart phones : the new inspector gadget?

Why buy a smart phone? The answer that I am about to give you may not be the one you expect. Young, hip, happening and always on the move is the Gen-Y USP. You don’t need a buzz kill when you’re on the move, in the groove, waiting to pop open your drink and you don’t have your bottle opener. USE...
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