Kuwait Overrun By Blackberry’s

16 Oct 2009  12 Comments

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I know this topic has been beaten to death, but is the only reason the Blackberry is so big in Kuwait due to the BBM? I cannot understand how a hardcore business smartphone can be so popular. With the same amount you pay for the Blackberry service you can add the data package from your provider and install all the instant messaging programs you want, and more. The iPhone at least is a multi-media monster. From applications, to games to the iPod itself. But beyond the BBM, what does the Blackberry provide to the non-business oriented Kuwaiti aged 16-35? I understand the users who are using background syncing for up to date analysis of say oil prices for example, or the stock markets, but other than that ? Any answers?

THIEF!!!!

15 Oct 2009  6 Comments

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Yesterday 15 minutes into a football game, we noticed a guy come sit down on the sidelines. He was not a friend or known by anyone of us playing, but we thought nothing more of it. After being there for 15 minutes he made his way out. All of a sudden one of our friends left the field running after him, before he got the chance to leave the complex into the street. Everyone was curious what was going on, all of a sudden we hear him shouting and our friend snatches his car keys out of his pocket and lays him with a couple of blows. Continue Reading

New iPhone App Causing a Stir

12 Oct 2009  1 Comment

This new app is called “Amp Up Before You Score” and is free from the iTunes App store. Its main objective is to help men ‘score’ with 24 different types of women. From punk to sorority to rebound girl, this app has them all. Check out the video.

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UPDATE : Pepsi has apologized for this app since it is degrading to women. link

A Taste of Italy

4 Oct 2009  11 Comments

The Colosseum or Roman Coliseum.

The Colosseum or Roman Coliseum.

 I am back from my trip to Italy. I’m gonna leave you with some pictures of the trip and hope you enjoy them. I didnt take my DSLR but used a Nikon 10mp coolpix camera which wasnt too bad. Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Pink Phone

24 Sep 2009  1 Comment

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Project Pink is Microsoft’s secret new phone, their first major phone play since the iPhone. Here are the first pictures of Pink phones, Turtle and Pure.
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Don’t Lose Hope – Fix it Yourself

13 Sep 2009  3 Comments

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Ever dropped your cell phone in water? Ever had to replace an iPod because of battery problems? How about spilling liquid on a laptop? These, and many other everyday nuisances occur to us all the time. And we usually end up fully replacing the ‘defected’ object. But wait, I read this article on MSN and it seemed very helpful for alot of these problems. Even stuff like reviving a stuck LCD panel are included. Check out the article right here.

Random Information of the Day : So there was the dotcom bubble, then in Kuwait we had the Sushi bubble and currently we are experiencing the cupcake/cookie bubble. But did you know that our last “bubble” (sushi and sashimi) is in the top 5 list of most foods to contain parasites? Some foods to ponder over here.

The Rejects

8 Sep 2009  No Comments

have you always wondered which iPhones app never made it to the app store, or made it and then got booted out? What were the reasons for Apple not accepting them? From third party copy right infringment, to being defamatory to a public figure, to even “causing confusion to another app”. Most of the apps rejected would not be of interest to most of us either way. Baby shaking, George W. Bush and Google… this list has got them all.

 

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You can find in the link below the top 20 most notorious apps which got rejected from the iTunes Apps store.

http://tech.msn.com/products/slideshow.aspx?cp-documentid=21124345&GT1=40000

Random Information of the day : “Spotify have released both their iPhone and Android mobile apps, a little over a week after Apple approved it in late August. Premium subscribers to the streaming music service will now be able to access Spotify’s catalog on their iPhone, iPod touch, or any of the Android devices currently available. It looks to have just gone live in Europe where you can now have access to over 6 million songs on your iPhone for roughly $20 a month.” Taken from here and here.

iPhone/iPod Docking Station – Juice Packs

4 Sep 2009  No Comments

Are you an owner of alot of iPhones/iPods/iPod touches? Or are you part of a household or dewaniya that is? No need to fight over the charger ever again. Behold the Griffin Powerdock 4!

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If you like it you can purchase it from Amazon by clcking here.

Also, for charging on the go see what you like from below…

juice This rechargeable juice pack is like a skin for the iPhone/iPod Touch. You can get it from Amazon.com by clicking here.

ipod Check this out to help you stay connected all day and night. Kensington Dock.

Random Information of the day : AT&T have confirmed that MMS will be available for its subscribers in the US from September 25th.

App of the Week

2 Sep 2009  6 Comments

Its that time again when we bring you the app of the week as we search for the best apps of 2009 on the various platforms. This time we take a stroll into the world of augmented reality.  Welcome to the future.

The application is called Wikitude World Browser.

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So what is augmented reality exactly?  According to Wikipedia… Continue Reading

Apple Denies Exploding iPhones are Faulty

1 Sep 2009  6 Comments

What a surprise. Apple is saying that the news popping around of iPhones in France which have been exploding is not caused by defective devices.

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In a statement to the BBC, Apple said, “The iPhones with broken glass that we have analyzed to date show that in all cases, the glass cracked due to an external force that was applied to the iPhone.”

Check out the rest of the story here.

In other Apple news, AT&T’s stronghold on the iPhone devices in the US may be loosening within a year ;  it seems Apple will make the iPhone available to other carriers within that time frame. Check out the full story here.

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