Dubai Police to Become the First Ever Police Department to Launch an E-Game

Dubai Police to Become the First Ever Police Department to Launch an E-Game

Another day, another chance for Dubai to be extra — but in the best way possible.     Dubai’s police have just launched a one-of-a-kind e-game, making them the first police department to ever launch one (obviously). The game, Friends of the Police, aims at raising awareness, as well as educate and protect members of […]

Number One Downloaded App. ‘Sarahah’ Is Used for Cyberbullying

Number One Downloaded App. ‘Sarahah’ Is Used for Cyberbullying

The then website Sarahah was extremely popular among Egyptian Facebook users, just this last winter. Indeed, it became extremely common to find your timeline saturated with notifications updates, indicating that your Facebook friends have placed a link to the website on their profiles. Your friends would match the update with some sort of status update, […]

The Latest Google Feature Will Make Life Easier for Muslims Everywhere

The Latest Google Feature Will Make Life Easier for Muslims Everywhere

  Muslims, rejoice! Google has just announced a new web service that will help users find the right direction of the qibla using augmented reality. The Qibla Finder is accessible through mobile browsers, enabling anyone to use the service regardless of their mobile’s model.     The web app uses augmented reality technology to draw a clear […]

Elves: You Don’t Need to Do Anything More Because This App Will Do It for You

Elves: You Don’t Need to Do Anything More Because This App Will Do It for You

We Egyptians are many things, but one thing we aren’t is being punctual. It’s not our fault, we’re just programmed to be very, very lazy; it’s just who we are. Which is why it put a smile on our faces when we found out about Elves.     Think of Elves as your very own […]

Emaar Misr Takes Luxury to the next Level with Their Mobile Application

Emaar Misr Takes Luxury to the next Level with Their Mobile Application

Upholding its reputation as one of the region’s largest and most progressive property developers, Emaar Egypt doesn’t need any introduction.   With Uptown Cairo in the heart of Cairo, Mivida in New Cairo and Marassi in Sahel, you’d think they would slow it down just a bit. But no, Emaar Egypt  just decided to take […]

Tibba Allows UAE to Trade Skills Not Bills

Tibba Allows UAE to Trade Skills Not Bills

  We know your mom believes that your expansive knowledge of zodiac signs would never amount to any good and is completely useless, but it soon will come handy and profitable! Tibba, an app that allows people to trade skills or knowledge – no matter how weird your mom might think it is – for […]

uDrive Dubai: You Don’t Need to Own a Car to Drive One

uDrive Dubai: You Don’t Need to Own a Car to Drive One

  Are you sick and tired of taxis, Uber and Careem? Do you just want to drive your own damn car but don’t actually have one? Well, there’s an app for that. We’re not even joking, a new app called uDrive gives its users a chance to rent cars in Dubai for 50 fils per minute. Users […]

ISIS Has Its Own Messaging App Called ‘Alrawi’

ISIS Has Its Own Messaging App Called ‘Alrawi’

By Sarah Sockar

It is no surprise that the Islamic State, most commonly known as ISIS, always goes a step too far and they are now using a new weapon: a secure smartphone app. After being kicked off WhatsApp, Telegram and other similar messengers, ISIS started using a new Android encrypted app named “Alrawi,” which makes it more difficult for […]

Easy Taxi Launches Pay-By-Card Option in Egypt

Easy Taxi Launches Pay-By-Card Option in Egypt

Easy Taxi, one of the world’s leading mobile taxi hailing apps, has expanded throughout Cairo, connecting passengers with drivers that are tracked via any smartphone. Riders have been accustomed to paying in cash, but recently, Easy Taxi launched the option to pay by credit and debit cards at the end of the ride in partnership […]

Careem Cruises to Alexandria

Careem Cruises to Alexandria

  Careem, the disruptive mobile-app car service, has officially made its debut in Alexandria. After running a successful beta week in Alexandria, Careem has announced that they will be providing their services to folks in Egypt’s gorgeous city on the Mediterranean. And to celebrate, they’re offering first-time users in Alexandria AND Cairo a 50% discount valid […]