No more Laptop Ban on Flights to the US

Trump's ban on laptops and other electronics for flights from more than 10 Middle Eastern countries didn't last long and was lifted on most of the airlines affected. Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian all issued statements letting passengers know that they now can take laptops in the cabin on US-bound flights.

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.
Fun

Batmobile Spotted in Dubai

1 year ago
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 ...
Technology

Smart UAE Wallet Turns your Smartphone into a Passport

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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 ...
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