Emirates partners with Huawei to boost mobile app experience

Written on Wednesday, 09 September 2020 11:15
Emirates has announced a collaboration with Huawei to promote the Emirates app to Huawei phone users and build a more convenient and rewarding experience for passengers as travel demand recovers in the post-pandemic era. Since January 2020, Emirates passengers have been downloading the Emirates app (Android version) at AppGallery and benefiting from its rich range of functions. The recent enhanced collaboration between the two parties extends the shared platform to include SmartCard Integration, providing a quick booking option for Emirates…

Apple delays iOS 14 launch due to new privacy feature

Written on Sunday, 06 September 2020 07:35
Apple has announced the delay of the implementation of its new anti-tracking feature, designed to ensure that apps and websites don’t track users without their consent. This will mean that apps will need to ask users for their permission to access the ad-tracking ID on iPads and iPhones. However, this has been delayed as it was meant to be part of Apple’s latest iOS 14 update which was set to be released in autumn 2020. Apple has disclosed that these…

BlackBerry mobile phones are back

Written on Thursday, 20 August 2020 12:47
The BlackBerry keyboard dethroned by touchscreens will live on in a new 5G smartphone planned for release next year, according to a deal between OnwardMobility and Foxconn Technology Group. Texas-based OnwardMobility will work with a Foxconn Technology Group subsidiary on a BlackBerry smartphone powered by Android software and tailored for 5G networks, the companies said in a joint release. BlackBerry announced early this year that Chinese electronics group TCL will no longer have rights to design, make or sell its…

PC sales surge during coronavirus crisis, reports show

Written on Sunday, 12 July 2020 07:33
PC sales surged in the June quarter, driven by higher demand from workers and students forced to study and work from home amid the coronavirus, according to preliminary data from two industry-research firms. Global PC shipments rose 11% to 72.3 million in the quarter, with the U.S. posting its highest quarterly-shipment volume in more than a decade, according to preliminary data from International Data Corp (IDC) and Gartner. "The strong demand driven by work-from-home as well as e-learning needs has…

Apple unveils its own processors for Macs

Written on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 05:16
Apple has announced plans to create its own processors for Mac computers, marking a giant shift in the company's strategy. The company made many announcements at its annual developer conference, which it held virtually for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic. The latest update for the iPhone, iOS 14, was also launched which includes a new home-screen layout and a new feature that lets you use functions from an app without launching the full version. Apple said it…
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced that its new smartphone will include built-in sensors that can measure body temperature. The fever can be an early indicator of infection during times like these where the COVID-19 pandemic is a major concern. Huawei intends to integrate this thermometer in the Honor Play 4 Pro phone. The infrared technology built into the smartphone will have the ability to measure temperatures up to 100 degrees Celsius. In a video posted on Chinese social media site…

HUAWEI’s AppGallery gains great traction in UAE

Written on Thursday, 07 May 2020 09:49
Huawei’s AppGallery, the tech giant’s official app platform and the world’s third largest app marketplace, has captured the attention of users across the UAE despite it being a relatively new player to the market. Huawei achieved this by adopting a “glocal” strategy which combined the best attributes of globalized collaboration with those of localized business operations, hence encouraging developers to create innovative and high-quality apps that enhance the experience for users in the Emirates. Designed for all users HUAWEI AppGallery…
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic which has struck the entire world, forcing it into a great global lockdown, social distancing has become key to our survival. This has caused an enormous growth in meeting apps such as Google Hangouts and especially Zoom. Zoom has gained a lot of traction over the past few weeks, especially in the UAE, as the government eased restrictions on various VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) platforms such as Skype for Business and Google Hangouts…

HUAWEI Video launches new streaming service in UAE

Written on Wednesday, 08 April 2020 06:33
Consumers across the UAE can now enjoy thousands of hours of some of the best Arabic and global content with the launch of the HUAWEI Video streaming service app. The new platform is the latest example of the growing ecosystem of features available on HUAWEI Mobile Services. HUAWEI Video can be viewed on Huawei and Honor smartphones and launches with a library of more than 10,000 hours of Arabic content, millions of videos and over 10,000 of hours of global…

Smartphone shipments plummet worldwide

Written on Tuesday, 24 March 2020 09:44
Global shipments of smartphones have dropped 38 per cent year-on-year in February, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics. It was the biggest fall ever in the history of the worldwide smartphone market, in-line with forecasts of a sharp decline due to the impact of the global Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 61.8 million units were shipped during the month compared with 99.2 million during February 2019. This trend is cited to both production issues, as factories were forced to close …
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against video sharing app TikTok by a university student in California who claims that the app has been collecting large amounts of private user data and storing it in China.

MySTC App receives global IT award

Written on Monday, 11 November 2019 08:25
MySTC App has received the ‘App of the Year’ Golden Award at the Network PG's 2019 IT World Awards, which is organized annually in San Francisco and attended by major award winning companies and projects.
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