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UAE mobile network changes name again: Here’s why

Written by on 30 January 2020

The UAE Network (Etisalat) provider on Thursday changed its network name to ‘NTD DAY ETISALAT’. As a part of World NTD Day, an awareness day for addressing neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). More than 250 global civil society advocates, community leaders, health experts, and policymakers will unite today in Abu Dhabi to kick off a decisive […]

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Use Siri with caution

Written by on 10 April 2019

Apple’s Siri feature might be dangerous to users, and should to be taken to caution, even on a locked device. According to Quartz, a security flaw in Apple’s iOS can easily let anyone to send a message or make a phone call on someone else locked device by saying ‘Hey Siri’. However, to take advantage of […]

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New privacy setting for WhatsApp groups

Written by on 4 April 2019

WhatsApp announced a new privacy setting and Group invite system to give users more control over who could add them to a Group. On the Privacy menu under Groups, users would get three options to select from – ‘Nobody’, ‘My Contacts’ or ‘Everyone’. “The ‘Nobody’ option means you’ll have to approve joining every group to […]

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Does your phone say ‘Gov Games’ ? Here’s why

Written by on 3 April 2019

Games Etisalat as a part of the second edition of Gov Games. Where the network has changed its name to ‘Earth Hour-Etisalat, in solidarity with the global event. Gov Games 2.0 is the ultimate physical and mental challenge for government employees – and it’s bigger, harder and tougher than before.

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UAE network names changed: Here’s why

Written by on 14 March 2019

Have you noticed a change in UAE’s network name ?? As the name has changed to ‘Child Day’ to mark Emirati Children’s Day. Observed on March 15 each year, the day coincides with the UAE signing of the International Childhood Convention and issuance of the Federal law No. (13) of 2016 Converning Child Rights Law […]

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New smart camera’s in Dubai can tell how happy you are

Written by on 11 March 2019

  The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the newest smart camera in the town. Where the new lenses capture facial expressions and determine how happy or frustrated the customers are. We could find the smart cameras in four RTA Centres like Al Barsha, Umm Al Ramool, Deira and Al Awiras part of the […]

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Etisalat offers 1GB data for AED 1 !!

Written by on 27 February 2019

UAE residents can now experience Etisalat’s 4G LTE network as part of a new promotion for daily data plan. Customers can get 1GB of full-speed data for just Dh1 per day. The data plan renews every 24 hours. This offer is available for prepaid users only, and multiple subscriptions can be applied. This can be […]

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Chrome 73 to function along with the multimedia keys.

Written by on 10 February 2019

The next version of Google’s search browser, Chrome 73, would come with support for multimedia keys on desktop and laptop keyboards, the media reported. To make matters easier and as a utility sort, the feature would initially support “play”, “pause”, “previous track”, “next track”, “seek backward” and “seek forward” keyboard commands, which is scheduled to […]

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Facebook rolls out new feature on Messenger for all users

Written by on 7 February 2019

  Facebook Messenger has released a new feature, which is the ‘Unsend’ feature on the Messenger APP. This new feature allows users to delete the message from the chat within 10 minutes of sending it. The new feature will be available on the latest versions of Messenger for iOS and Android. But on Whatsapp, the […]

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