Celebrating Eid: The Moon Shot on iPhone by Local Photographers

Apple invited five local amateur photographers to take part in their first-ever Eid campaign and shoot on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus the most iconic symbol of this special time of the year: the moon. The photographers spent 21 nights in the desert trying to capture the different phases of the moon and were tied by a telescope. How can you take moon shots with your iPhone? Canadian astrophotographer Andrew Symes was there to…

Whatsapp Calls now Working in the UAE

So one of my friends tried calling me on Whatsapp on his Dubai number and the call went through somehow. I don't know what changed now but Whatsapp calls are no longer blocked at least for now. Du & Etisalat, Dubai's telecom providers, have blocked for years VOIP services. Even FaceTime is not available on iPhones purchased in the UAE.

Batmobile Spotted in Dubai

There's a new Batmobile roaming the streets of Dubai. It was built on the chassis of a Lamborghini Gallardo powered by a V10 Lamborghini engine and all made out of carbon fiber. The Batmobile is inspired from the video game Batman: Arkham Knight. Check it out in the video below:
Technology

Smart UAE Wallet Turns your Smartphone into a Passport

5 months ago
You no longer need to take out your passport if you’re flying from Dubai International Airport. All you have to do is download the Smart UAE Wallet [iOS] [Android], register and then use the required ...
News

Emirates, Etihad, Flydubai & AirArabia Suspending Flights to Qatar

5 months ago
After Saudi Arabia & the UAE announced that they’re severing diplomatic relations with Qatar for “harboring a multitude of terrorist and sectarian groups that aim to create instability in the region”, all major UAE airlines ...
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“It’s Not the Same for Them” – A Ramadan Campaign as Part of Facebook’s Hack for Good

5 months ago
For the past five years, the flavor of Ramadan has not been the same for Syrian’s children. Schools and hospitals are continuously targeted, the conditions are extremely grim, children are unable to receive any humanitarian ...
Travel

Emirates Profits Drop by 82% ($1.5 Billion) Following Trump Travel Ban

6 months ago
Emirates Airlines witnessed its first drop in annual profits for the past five years as it dropped to $340m in the year to March 31, down from $1.9bn in the previous 12 months. The Dubai-based ...
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