Saturday, February 24, 2018

Mobile Apps

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

All-New Kindle App Makes Reading, Listening to Books Easier

All-new Kindle app turns your phone or tablet into a book—read anytime, anywhere Amazon announced an all-new Kindle app that makes it easier than ever...

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...

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...

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....

The Entertainer is now a mobile app, which makes it a...

Do you like dining out with your family or want to have fun with your friends over the weekends? Dubai-based company, The Entertainer, just...

UAE’s Uber for Laundry is Here, wash+

Wash+ is an App that makes it easy to request pickup and delivery of your dry cleaning in Dubai Washplus has announced the launch of...

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...

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...

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...

2935 cases were reported through CityGuard app

Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre (ADSIC) has reported a significant increase in the total number of downloads and cases reported using the innovative...

DFM Mobile App Goes Live

Investors’ connection with Dubai Financial Market (DFM) trading activity and services has been made easier with DFM’s new smart services application, which provides investors...

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...

Dubai Land Department Unveils New Real Estate Mobile Apps

Visitors to the thirty-fifth edition of GITEX Technology Week had the opportunity today to familiarise themselves with a unique set of digital real estate...

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...

Special Offer: Free One-month icflix Subscription or Uber Ride

Have you tried Uber's services? Now you can do that absolutely free of charge. Tourists in Dubai are increasingly opting for Uber over the...

First Multilingual ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Mobile App Maker Launched in MENA

While the majority of enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa fall within the Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) segment, comprising 80-90% of...

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...

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...