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Apple Music, is it ready to take on the world?

Apple Music, is it ready to take on the world?

The iconic electronics company, Apple, fails to touch the word “revolutionary”. So happy for Tim, Jimmy and everyone at @AppleMusic + Beats1. I’m excited to be a part of it. ❤️💋 pic.twitter.com/SGFhWLeVTF — Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) June 9, 2015 This week of 2015 saw Apple unveil a subscription music service. […]

 
 

Apple celebrates an incredible quarter, posts record $18 billion profit

Apple celebrates an incredible quarter, posts record $18 billion profit

Apple celebrates an incredible quarter, posting record quarter profit of $18 billion Company posts record quarterly net profit of $18 billion – biggest quarterly profit in history of any company iPhone sales set a new record (74.5 million sold in Q1) Apple’s record iPhone results prove no mobile market leader’s position […]

 
 

The World of Connected Cars and its Burgeoning Apps Economy

The World of Connected Cars and its Burgeoning Apps Economy

By 2020, 191 million vehicles worldwide will be enabled for Google Projected Mode or Apple’s CarPlay; the car is the new frontier for Apple’s and Google’s mobile competition. Smartphone apps integration software from Apple and Google are forecast to be sold in more than 55 million cars by 2020 in […]

 
 

Tagging the ‘Logo’: Identifying Brand Values

Tagging the ‘Logo’: Identifying Brand Values

Dictionary defines a logo as an emblem or a device of an organisation. These few words however cannot actually denote the significance of the logo in its entirety even though they describe the concept quite aptly. When we think about a brand, the first thing that pops into mind is […]

 
 

MEA Tablet shipments up 208%, surpasses PC for the first time

MEA Tablet shipments up 208%, surpasses PC for the first time

Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market exceeded the region’s portable PC market for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, says IDC A total of 2.79 million units shipped in Q2 2013 Android OS led the growth with 2 million devices Cost of tablet a key factor […]

 
 

Nokia still rules UAE mobile market

Nokia still rules UAE mobile market

According to the latest report issued by UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Nokia has retained its top spot by holding onto the largest share of the UAE mobile market. Titled, Smart Phone and Mobile Operating Systems, the report is an in-depth analysis of the most popular mobile phone handsets and […]

 
 

Tablets, smart phones reshape Internet usage

Tablets, smart phones reshape Internet usage

  A new annual report on global internet trends points to the growing use of the internet, along with the explosive growth of tablets and other smart devices. The second edition of this report, titled 2013 Internet Trends, was unveiled by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker at […]

 
 

User carry an average of 2.9 Multiple Gadgets and Mobile Devices, survey reveals

User carry an average of 2.9 Multiple Gadgets and Mobile Devices, survey reveals

Infographic highlights the most carried devices, and how different countries compare A survey released by Sophos reported that tech lovers can’t bear to be apart from their gadgets, with users carrying an average of 2.9 devices. The survey was conducted among more than 2,200 users worldwide, asking readers how many […]

 
 

Winning in the Technology Industry – Capabilities, Coherence and the Right ‘Way to Play’

Winning in the Technology Industry – Capabilities, Coherence and the Right ‘Way to Play’

With the future of organizations such as RIM still uncertain, Booz & Company identifies the strong need for technology companies to build coherence –by aligning their value proposition (or their ‘way to play’) with their distinctive capabilities and their portfolio of products and services –so as to ensure their survival […]

 
 

New patent war on the horizon

New patent war on the horizon

The patent war is fast becoming a  joke. The only people who don’t seem to be amused are those who are involved in the lawsuit. For the past two years we have seen  software giants drag each other to courts and out, over patents. The latest battle brewing is thanks […]

 
 

Apple’s Tribute to Steve Jobs – Video

Apple today posted a video in tribute to Steve Jobs on its website. Jobs died on October 5, 2011. Apple’s Tribute Video to Steve Jobs Apple’s CEO Tim Cook wrote a note: Steve’s passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us. I hope […]

 
 

iPhone 5 – What’s hot and what’s not

iPhone 5 – What’s hot and what’s not

The much awaited iPhone 5 has finally arrived. The next generation version is predicted to break all records and is expected to give the much needed boost not only to Apple Inc, but also the US GDP to 0.5%, says JP Morgan. With its theatrical unveiling in San Francisco by […]

 
 

Apple’s New iPhone and its Anticipated Impact on the Enterprise User

Apple’s New iPhone and its Anticipated Impact on the Enterprise User

Ciena’s Mervyn Kelly, EMEA Marketing Director, looks at how networks will need to keep up with the demand following Apple’s iPhone5 launch. Amid much fanfare, Apple has launched the iPhone 5 and CIO’s must now expect to face a barrage of employees who will want to get their hands on […]

 
 

New Mac Malware Discovered, Hours Before Release Of Mountain Lion

New Mac Malware Discovered, Hours Before Release Of Mountain Lion

Trojan hidden inside multi-platform Java attack designed to hit both Windows and OS X users Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 26, 2012 – Just hours before the release of Mountain Lion, the latest version of the OS X operating system*, new malware has been discovered highlighting the need for […]

 
 

How the 5-year-old iPhone revolutionised the mobile world

How the 5-year-old iPhone revolutionised the mobile world

Being the maker of the first true smartphone, Apple undoubtedly created a different perception toward mobile phones among people when it launched the first iPhone 5 years ago, a time Android-based phones didn’t existed, and executives where addicted to Blackberry. Sold at the price range of $600, it was an iconic […]

 
 

InMobi Mobile Insights Report: Middle East edition

InMobi Mobile Insights Report: Middle East edition

Press Release Nokia remains most popular manufacturer in the Middle East DUBAI, UAE – 17th April 2012: InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising network, today released its Quarterly Mobile Insights Report: Middle East Edition, January to March, 2012 at The Mobile Show in Dubai. The report shows continued growth […]

 
 

Apple getting into textbook publishing

Apple getting into textbook publishing

One of the thing that Steve Jobs mentioned in his biography was his vision to revolutionise textbooks. The latest rumours suggest Apple is going to make that dream come true and with a big announcement next week. Apple’s invitation read: Join us for an education announcement in the Big Apple. […]

 
 

Apple wins HTC patent infringement case

Apple wins HTC patent infringement case

The International Trade Commission found that HTC infringed on one patent held by the California technology giant. As a result, the Taiwanese company is slapped with a ban from sellingall HTC phones covered under the infringed patentfrom 19 April,2012. Apple, being one of the strongest players in the technology market, […]

 
 

Exit ‘Remote’, Enter ‘Vemote’

Exit ‘Remote’, Enter ‘Vemote’

The day is nearing where you could simply say “Record tonight’s Friends episode” to your TV remote and get it taped. Apparently, Steve Jobs just before his death was working on a solution to eliminate the collection of remote controls that litters a typical living room. Many tech experts believe […]

 
 

Help from an (un)expected quarter for RIM Blackberry

Help from an (un)expected quarter for RIM Blackberry

It sounded like a break-up letter. Dear BlackBerry. Were through it! wrote popular Internet gossip columnist Perez Hilton when Blackberry services were hit due to a massive glitch in the system last october. Perez was not alone. The three day outage of Blackberry services caused much fury against Research in […]

 
 

Apple introduces ‘iTunes Match’

Apple introduces ‘iTunes Match’

Music locker is a cloud-computing service offered by several providers like Google, Amazon and Apple, where one can store their music collection on aremote server and access them from any device. The locker service offered by Google and Amazon requires the user to upload all their music to their locker […]

 
 

1 iPad luxury, 2 iPads necessity for many families

1 iPad luxury, 2 iPads necessity for many families

For a family, it is increasingly becoming a necessity to have more than one iPad. Suresh Kumar, who works for IBM and resides in the United Arab Emirates says despite tablet computer considered as a luxury, having iPads at his home is a must. “I have an iPad but it’s […]

 
 

Google to follow Apple in creating online music social network

Google to follow Apple in creating online music social network

Google is to come out with an online music social network in the middle of November, sources close to Google said. The online store, to be known as Google Music, will be part of Googles social networking Google +. Andy Rubin, head of development for Googles subsidiary Android, said in […]

 
 

Facebook and Apple: New Venture

Facebook and Apple: New Venture

Apples global patent dominance seems to be getting stronger, especially with the Samsung Tablet being banned in Australia. However, this world dominance might not last long. After a long and much awaited, the biggest social network has decided to launch its native app for the iPad, just as its huge […]

 
 

Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated: Steve Jobs

Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated: Steve Jobs

By M.S. Shah Jahan “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Death is very likely the best invention of life, he said in his Stanford University’s commencement speech in 2005. Remembering that I will be dead soon is the most important tool I have ever […]

 
 

Apple eyes UAE market

Apple eyes UAE market

For all the Apple fans, here is something that is going to brighten up your spirits and make you happy. Finally, the official Apple online store is now available in the UAE. And as it seems, it is going to be much more than just a store. The Apple Store […]

 
 

Sprint to launch next version of Apple iPhone

Sprint to launch next version of Apple iPhone

The Apple iPhone 5, is set to be released in October, and Sprint Nextel will be one of its carriers, a report citing unnamed sources published in the Wall Street Journal says. Sprint shares have been falling lately but the latest announcement helped its shares rise by 10%. MARKET OUTCOME […]

 
 

Cellphone patent disputes on the rise

Cellphone patent disputes on the rise

According to reports, this week extra legal and financial exercises related to the mobile device exclusive rights issue, was found to be alarming the possible obscures, which were linked with Google Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co. and other market giants plans. However, the reports further claimed that on Monday, the International Trade […]

 
 

Microsoft trying new strategies to win back supremacy

Microsoft trying new strategies to win back supremacy

PC has always been synonymous with Microsoft. Now with the insurgence of mobile phones and tablets, Windows OS franchisees are finding it difficult to push up their sales. Microsoft has so far tried to adapt its desktop operating systems onto the tablets and mobile phones, but with little success. Windows […]

 
 

German court lifts ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

German court lifts ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

In a recent development, a German court temporarily lifted the original ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, which prohibited any imports, promotions or selling of the tablet computer across most of the European Union except the Netherlands. The ban was instated on Aug 9, following a lawsuit filed in […]

 
 

Deal of the day: Dealmap

Deal of the day: Dealmap

The world seems to be in need for more group buying sites. Hunger and drive for such sites does not seem to be diminishing. Google has decided that it wants a bigger share of the pie. Over the past year, Google has been focusing a lot on the intersections between […]

 
 

The Amazing Amazon

The Amazing Amazon

The U.S. economy seems to be dwindling, Europe is trying to avert a crisis, however, at Amazon; life could not be rosier. Amazon.com Inc. the worlds largest online retailer is growing large at a phenomenal rate. However big is not always beautiful, it is often more expensive. The Seattle based […]

 
 

Patents: Going Once..Going Twice…GONE!

Patents: Going Once..Going Twice…GONE!

Tech and mobile companies have been running behind patents to keep themselves out of lengthy and expensive court battles. Patents are becoming a business in its own right. The companies which own patents are viewed as ducks which lay the golden eggs. The market for patents are hotter than ever […]

 
 

Amazon Tabs before Christmas

Amazon Tabs before Christmas

Watch out Apple, there is a new player in town, named Amazon! Many of us may know Amazon as an online book store. Well now this giant has decided that not only does it Kindle but it also Tabs. Amazon.com Inc. will launch a Tablet computer this year to extend […]

 
 

HTC bitten by Apple again!

HTC bitten by Apple again!

Court room battles have become an everyday occurrence for Apple. After battling other giants like Amazon and Samsung, Apple is still out for more blood. The Cupertino based company has filed another lawsuit against HTC with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), heating up the patent litigation between the two […]

 
 

New Sleeker iPhone 5 Coming Soon

New Sleeker iPhone 5 Coming Soon

Apple confirms release of its next generation smartphonethe iPhone 5. According to reliable sources, the iPhone 5 is much lighter and thinner than its predecessor. If leaks are to be believed, thenthe smartphone will be launched in September. According to Wall Street Journal source, Apple has placed an order for […]

 
 

Chinese Writers Forum Petition Apple Over Book Downloads

A group of Chinese authors have filed petition against Apple Inc and Baidu Inc to stop publishing their books in the electronic format without their permission. Apple allows users to download e-books through various applications in Apples App Store. Bei Zhicheng, the spokesman for the forum, said that Apples App […]

 
 

Hackers Expose Flaws in Apple iPad, iPhone Software

Following a recent hacking spree across several top companies; hackers have now disclosed a bug in the software from Apple Inc. Security experts opinions that this could be exploited by criminals who are looking to gain control over the iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices. This came to light when […]

 
 

Open Sesame! Alibaba to Launch Mobile Operating System

All this time we have been looking at Nokia and Apple as the big giants who are fighting for world dominance in smartphones. Well another contender for the title has emerged. Alibaba, well know for its e-commerce sites has now ventured into un-chartered but profitable territories. China-based Alibaba Group is […]

 
 

Peek-a-boo: Apple’s in the Loop

Well, well, well, look whos back. In June arabiangazette reported that Lulz Security though claimed to sail off into the oblivion might come back, under a different name. Voila! Here they are. It was apparent that LulzSec had no intentions of turning over a new leaf just another disguised one. […]