Last week we covered presence of Middle East Consumer Electronic Retailers On Social Media, Nimbuzz a VOIP app has been blocked in Saudi Arabia, we interviewed founder of AlShop.com, featured an infograph on how much is your recycled iPhone worth and much more.
Last week Google announced on its blog the launch of offline language packages for Google Translate on Android (2.3 and above) with support for fifty languages, from French and Spanish to Chinese and Arabic.
An interview with founder of Alshop.com covering their thoughts on potential of e-commerce in the region and future plans.
According to a research by Channel EMEA consumer electronic retailers in the Middle East have caught up with Social Media. Retailers in Saudi Arabia have the most number of followers on Twitter and Facebook
An infographic giving information on recycling of an iPhone. It is interesting to see how much many rare minerals are used to produce an iPhone. The infographic also gives valuable information on what is done with recycled iPhones.
Nimbuzz, the cross-platform messaging and VOIP service announced last month that it has hit the 150 million user milestone. Nimbuzz is an instant messaging and Voice over IP service available for many platforms; Windows, Mac, iPhone and so on. For some strange reason nimbuzz.com has been blocked in Saudi Arabia. Last year FaceTime was also deactivated.
A team of engineering students in the UAE have designed a car that could potentially travel up to 1,000 km on just one litre of fuel. The lightweight vehicle — named Eco-Dubai 1 — is in its final stage of construction and will begin testing in the next two weeks.