Tagged : smartphones

19 Aug

Selfie…Self…Cell-ph!

by Wael Yousef

Have you ever thought about selfie and selfieing? What does it really mean to take a selfie? Is it old? New? Old-new? Does it reflect narcissism? Loneliness? Self-esteem? Reflects nothing at all? Is it a big deal? Is it a harmless fun or dangerous obsession? Is it really worth the noise? I will be brainstorming […]

17 Jul

Technologies for a Productive Ramadan

by شهد دولة

Ramadan is a time for compassion, and the spirit of doing good is no doubt very visible during the month. It’s the time of year when Muslims try to do as many charitable deeds as possible, and donate as much as they can. So, what’s a better time than now to share with you some […]

25 Feb

MENA Digital Digest: 15 things you need to know from the last 3 months

by Damian Radcliffe

New Year. New start. Our latest quarterly round-up of regional and global tech developments is back with a whole new look and feel. You can see the full presentation below, or read on for some of the key stories. (And do let us know what you think of the new look, by emailing us socialimpact@ict.gov.qa […]

21 Jul

Top 10 Tech Stories from July 2013

by Thamer Al Thani

We read the technology and Internet related news so that you don’t have to. This month’s list highlights the news that were the most eye-catching ones to us. We hope you enjoy these and don’t feel shy to share your views on what technology and internet related news caught your eye. Happy reading! 1. Samsung […]

21 Apr

Using A Smartphone In 2013, The Original Way

by Anirudh Sharma

How many of us end up buying a smartphone device but never get around to subscribing to a data plan to go with it? I am one. I am happy to use my smartphone just for: making or receiving telephone calls sending text message receiving text messages (mostly from my spouse asking me to buy […]