The next generation of Samsung Galaxy phones are here – complete with Gorilla glass, longer-lasting batteries and water resistance.
The South Korean tech giant unveiled its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones in Dubai on Wednesday.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge will be available from March 12, priced at Dhs 2,499 and Dhs 2,799 respectively.
A UK firm has launched the world’s first high-tech treats at the Candylicious store in Dubai Mall.
The Magic Factory features two printers that can produce the candies in under five minutes. As for taste, there’s a difference in the regular gummies and their 3D-printed cousins.
The printed versions are vegan, gluten-free, halal and kosher.
Guvera, a global platform for music streaming is now UAE, offering users free access to millions of tracks from local Arabic, International and Bollywood artists.
Developed in 2008 in response to the mass consumption of illegal music online, Guvera provides consumers with legal way to access music online and on their mobile devices whilst giving royalties to the artists and record labels responsible for producing it.
Guvera “Play” is an ad-supported service that offers users the best local, expert-curated playlists with no costs or subscription fees. A unique feature of the service is #Play, which provides users with the ability to tailor their music experience based on their mood, activity or genre using hashtags.
Consumers can also start stations based on their favourite artist or song as well as manage and share their own playlists. The integrated social features enable users to follow friends and celebrities on Guvera, and access their playlists.
In addition to the ad-supported “Play” service, users will also have the option to subscribe to Guvera’s premium on-demand service ‘Guvera Platinum’, for AED 32.99 per month, which provides users full control of their music experience.
Guvera is free to download on Android, iOS and Windows Phone, tablets and other smartphones, as well a desktop version via www.guvera.com Guvera is also available to use on the Apple Watch.
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Alcatel Upsidedown phone launches in Dubai with some key features differentiating from he other smartphones.
The IDOL 3 has been engineered as a class leader with superb components such as two front facing JBL certified speakers. A next generation sensor supports 13 megapixels of camera prowess for shots in the dark, indoors or for macro close-ups. A feature exclusive to the phone is its complete reversibility – users can grab and use their phone upside down.
The technology used for the phone creates a vivid cinema color experience and reinvents how people see the world in technicolor, on screens throughout the globe.
The IDOL 3 has been engineered as a class leader with superb components such as two front facing JBL certified speakers.
ArabNet, the regional digital summit returns to Dubai for its third edition on May 27-28, 2015. The conference is designed to support regional enterprises through the digital transformation, where 100 experts share best practices to help senior executives manage the digital shift impacting the core of their operations.
The second part of the interview with the CEO and Founder of ArabNet, Omar Christidis, talks about the key digital trends in the region.
ArabNet, the regional digital summit, is returning to Dubai for its third edition on May 27-28, 2015.
ArabNet is the hub for digital professionals and entrepreneurs, creating online and offline platforms for them to connect and learn.
ArabNet CEO and Founder Omar Christidis shares digital start-up tips…
Bringing together like-minded individuals from across the digital sphere,ArabNet is returning to Dubai on May 27-28, 2015. Designed to support
regional enterprises through the digital transformation, the event attracts more than 100 top experts who share best practices to help senior executives manage the digital shift impacting the core of their operations.
Gulf International Bank is an example of a traditional business that has transformed its model by creating Meem, the region’s first virtual bank. Meem provides financial services through online and social channels without branches, allowing it to capture new customers and markets.
Some organizations have used mergers and acquisitions instead to upgrade their operations with digitally savvy teams and processes. This is especially true in advertising and communications, where Publicis’ Leo Burnett acquired FlipMedia in Dubai in 2012 to boost its digital capabilities.
Similarly on a global level, Maker Studios, a leading provider of short-form online video, was acquired for $1Billion by the Walt Disney Corporation last year. Maker Studios are amongst the first to be confirmed as speakers at the ArabNet Digital Summit.
The ArabNet Digital Summit, take places from May 27-28 at Atlantis the Palm, Dubai, and is set to be attended by more than 1000 participants, 70 exhibitors and 100 other speakers.
Sony Leads High-Resolution Audio Revolution in UAE, launched a wide range of hi-res devices including Walkman®, headphones, portable amplifiers and digital stereo recorders aiming to bring audiophiles closer to the spirit and soul of the artist’s actual performance – just as they’d hear it on stage or in a recording studio.
With seven times more data compared to a CD source, High-Resolution Audio captures the finest nuance of each note. Artists usually record their albums in Hi-Res (24 bit/96kHz) in the studio and, once mixed, the tracks are compressed for CD and music download (16 bit/44.1kHz). With studio quality sound delivered by High-Resolution Audio products, listeners are now closer to the original recording.
Sony High-Resolution Audio product range
Sony’s new range of Hi-Res Audio products includes the beautifully styled Walkman®NW-ZX2 that features a host of meticulous design refinements ensuring excellent audio quality. The Walkman® NW-A15 is the world’s smallest and lightest High-Res Audio digital music player that brings true audiophile credentials to portable high-resolution audio players. The headband-type MDR-Z7 features a newly-developed 70mm HD driver unit that completely envelopes the listener’s ear, revealing every musical nuance with startling integrity – from powerful sub-bass lows to crystalline highs. The MDR-1A headphones utilize 40mm HD driver units, which render incredibly wide bandwidth audio performance, from low to ultra-high up to 100 kHz frequency. This level of quality produces atmospheric musical nuances that are characteristic of High-Resolution audio. Audiophiles can enhance audio quality with the compact PHA-1A and PHA-3 Portable Headphone Amplifiers, by connecting a compatible digital music device or smartphones via USB input to enjoy hi-res audio playback on-the-go. The premium 2.1 channel, WiFi-enabled SRS-X9 wireless speaker features an impressive 154W of music output power, a bi-amped subwoofer, and dual passive radiators to deliver powerful, full-range audio with amazing tonal balance and precise bass response. Sony’s PCM-D100 portable stereo recorder is designed to deliver the highest sound quality in professional audio applications including live music events or theatrical performances.
Sony’s Key Hi-Res Audio technologies
The higher sound quality is achieved by applying unique audio technologies such as the DSEE HX™ technology, which is used to upscale the quality of compressed digital files (MP3, AAC, and WMA) to surpass CD resolution, nearing High Resolution quality. The S-Master™ HX digital amplifier reduces distortion and noise while reproducing wide frequency response for a clearer acoustic experience. Sony’s new technology LDAC™ (low latency codec) enables users to enjoy high quality wireless audio via Bluetooth®. With three times the data transmitted, LDAC provides an enhanced wireless listening experience.
Hi-Res Audio content availability
With high-resolution audio hardware now available, Sony’s next step is to make Hi-Res Audio music readily available. There is growing catalogue of Hi-Res music already with over 300,000 songs available. For the UAE, Sony has partnered with Sony Music Entertainment allowing audiophiles to download Hi-Res Audio tracks when they purchase select Sony Hi-Res Audio products.
The entire line-up of Sony Hi-Res Audio devices is currently available at the Sony Boutique at Dubai Mall, select Jumbo showrooms and other select electronics’ retailers across the UAE.