Saturday, June 23, 2018

Mobile Apps

New Mobile App For Tracking Real Estate Projects Launched

Dubai Land Department, DLD, a government body that handles all legalisation processes related to sales and purchases of land in Dubai, has developed an...

How to Take Perfect Selfies – An App

Computer scientists at the University of Waterloo have developed a smartphone app that helps people learn the art of taking perfect selfies. Inside the app...

Amazon Echo, Alexa Digital Assistant Set for India Launch

Amazon will soon roll out its popular devices Echo and Alexa voice in India. Besides launching its digital video in India, the online marketplace...

Are You Amongst the 100 Million Google Assistant Users

Google Assistant debuted barely a year ago in an ever-competitive market. With Amazon’s Alexa dominating the game, it had quite many challenges to overcome. ...

Alexa App Debuts on Smartphones

HTC has pushed out an Alexa app for its HTC U11 smartphone. This is the first time that Amazon's smart digital assistant is available...

Dubai Electricity Authority Launches Mobile App For Solar Energy

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched a web application to help users decide to install photovoltaic panels on their rooftops and generate...

Emcredit to Launch Next Generation Mobile Payment Solution, Empay

Emcredit, the company created by Dubai Economy, is soon going to launch empay, a unique mobile payment solution developed within the framework of the...

UAE’s First Weight Loss App Helps You Lose 2-4Kgs in a...

First scientific online and app based weight loss program, ‘weightmonitor UAE’ has been launched with the aim of curbing runaway obesity in the region,...

Paid Apps Not in Vogue, but Industry Is Growing

Over half of smartphone users spend no money on smartphone apps (paid-for downloads and in-app transactions), according to a new survey by Gartner, Inc....

WhatsApp Launches Video Calling

The Facebook-owned chat service WhatsApp officially launched video calling for its over 1 billion users worldwide on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Its debut follows a...

Only in Dubai! Order taxi through Siri

Careem, the region’s leading app-based car booking service, today announced a new strategic partnership with Apple Inc. whereby Careem users or “Careemers” can now...

The Entertainer Wins ‘App of the Year’ at the Shortlist App...

The Entertainer is proud to announce that they been awarded ‘App of the Year’ at the first Shortlist App Awards, which took place last...

eDebit service launches in UAE

New eDebit service allows payment of service fees and purchases through direct debit from the customers’ bank accounts eDirect service enables topping up...

WhatsApp No More! Say hello to Google Allo

Google Allo has been just released! This is a new smart messaging app for Android and iOS that helps you say more and do more right...

Will Pokémon fever catch on in the UAE?

According to a new YouGov survey, 91% of UAE residents are aware of the location-based reality game Pokémon GO, but will Pokémon fever catch...

Cheers Dubai is FREE to download in September

Access over 400 Buy One Get One Free offers on drinks! September kicks off the social calendar in Dubai, so to celebrate, the Entertainer...

Dubai Library mobile app goes live

The app is designed to provide high-quality content and to facilitate easy access to library services and databases In line with its vision to promote...

Meet Google Duo, a simple 1-to-1 video calling app

Video calling is the next best thing to being with someone in person, but too often it can be a frustrating or complicated experience....

Pokémon Go Lures Prices Upward in Tech Markets

Pokémon Go is the newest installment of the Pokémon franchise and is taking the mobile gaming market by storm. While not the first location-based...

Forget Alexa and Siri, The Google app is your doctor

Picture this: you woke up today with a headache. It’s been getting worse all day, and you aren’t sure if you should be worried...

As expected, Android apps on Chromebook launch with bugs

The Play Store is officially on Chrome OS. More precisely, it is out for one device - the ASUS Chromebook Flip - and only...

Just a fraction of Amazon Eco skills can keep you busy...

Amazon recently announced that the Alexa AI powering its voice speakers has now learned 1,000 “skills”. In case you’re not up to date, we...

The Emirates Mobile App is Now Android Pay-enabled

The Dubai based Emirates Airline became the world's first international carrier to integrate "Buy with Android Pay" into a mobile app for passengers. What does...

Android apps on Chromebook become a reality

Android apps as on Google Play Store to be available on Chromebooks If you have a Chromebook -affordable, light and modern looking laptop alike- you...