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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Faster, Lighter and bigger screen!

    Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Faster, Lighter and bigger screen!

    Samsung just announced the Galaxy Note 3 which will be available in most countries on September 25th. The new phone improves on the old Galaxy Note 2 in each and every respect. The processor will be an octa core 1.9 Gigahertz putting it something like 15% faster than s4 and a whole lot faster than…

  • Mass media sins

    There is more money to be made selling lies than selling truth. As a person who has worked in the media since 1999, and created Egypt’s largest portal at the time, I can tell you honest media outlets find a tough time selling ads. Not a single human on earth is without bias, but a…

  • Bitcoin in Egypt? Go directly to Jail?

    Do not pass go and do not take any bitcoins. For those of you not in the loop bitcoin is a new digital currency. There have been many currencies that started on the internet and have survived for a long time. e-gold for instance survived from 1996 till 2009 when the USA government closed them…

  • My alternative view on the Egyptian Inar Tablet.

    Politics aside the amount of free publicity the first Egyptian Inar tablet got due to the political controversy around it was phenomenal. If I was the marketing manager in that company I would do this all over again. The Inar tablet got free publicity on every Egyptian media channel more than once because of the…

  • Keep your Agency Busy, or Not

    This is a post by a dear friend of mine Ahmed El Baz, his experience as a manager of international brands is first rate, his dedication and focus reminds me of the best boxers in the ring.   A conversation that took place at an undisclosed time & place… Him: You gotta keep pushing your…

  • Paypal in Egypt now, only sending for now.

    Paypal in Egypt now, only sending for now.

    Just tried out paypal, it has been a long time waiting for this. Paypal can seriously help Egyptians that want to do small business online. Internationally it is the payment method of choice for many sites that allow people to do online jobs and tasks for a fee like fiver.com. It can open a whole…

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 renamed Galaxy Mega?

    In what would be one of the biggest branding blunders in tech, the┬árumours┬áhave it that the upcoming Galaxy note 3 will be renamed Mega and will come in two different sizes. I think that this will not be a new note but most probably a lower budget large screen phone that will take large screens…

  • Office for windows RT: Is it really office.

    Office for windows RT: Is it really office.

    Windows RT is Microsoft’s stab at gaining market share from Apple’s Ipad but as with Microsoft always they miss a chance. The real power of Microsoft is with office, and once again they screw it up. See a tablet that can run a full version of office could rule all other tablets. And Microsoft say…

  • Barriers to Open Source in Egypt.

    Barriers to Open Source in Egypt.

    Open source is one of the most active movements in IT today. Linux and Apache power more Web Sites than does Windows and IIS. Linux is most probably more secure than Windows and many other operating systems. As an added benefit linux is FREE. If Linux and open source is growing rapidly worldwide why is…