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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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iPhones to sport 3-camera setup, 12MP selfie shooter

Written by on 22 April 2019

Apple is planning to upgrade camera resolution and setup in iPhones, to be unveiled this year. While the front camera would be upgraded from 7MP to 12MP, triple-camera setup would be implemented in the 6.5-inch and 5.8-inch OLED iPhones, along with a new super-wide 12MP lens. Both super-wide and front camera lenses will be coated […]

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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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WhatsaApp improves widely used feature

Written by on 1 April 2019

  Sending voice notes over WhatsApp is a widely used feature. As users, we know how we have to tap the play button each time we have to listen to the new note sent by another party. To solve this problem, WhatsApp is working towards a new feature that will automatically enable the playing of […]

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Dubai welcomes Bitcoin ATM!

Written by on 19 March 2019

A digital kiosk, or an ATM machine, has been installed to buy Bitcoins in Dubai, the first-of-its-kind project in the emirate. The kiosk has been operational for the last couple of days and residents can buy the digital currency but cannot sell now through the kiosk. The option to sell will be introduced in the […]

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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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