Tag "Dubai"

Heads up, Emirati Whatsapp users: rumour has it that you can now use the voice and video-calling features of the app. How true is it and will it last long? An early “Eid al Fitr Gift”? According to various sources, a

Just last year, Google reported that UAE has a whopping 73.8% share in global smartphone penetration, which puts the country in the top spot. Indeed, spotting an Emirati without a smartphone in hand is a rare sight nowadays, especially when

Careem, Dubai’s trusted transportation booking service, just launched an affordable and convenient delivery service for sending and receiving  small items. It’s the company’s take on the emerging rivalry among other service providers in the area, particularly Fetchr. Through this new

On regular days, Snappo tells you about the latest tech news, but today is a special day. Today’s the first day of Ramadan, which means we’re all looking forward to the first iftar. Don’t know where to go yet? If not, we

Heads up, sci-fi fans: Dubai just hired an interesting addition to its already impressive fleet of security force. At 5 feet, 5 inches (1.65m) the 100kg Robocop was officially introduced to the public last Sunday during the Gulf Information Security

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s–a taxi? Dubai, known to the rest of the world as a mega city because of its iconic infrastructures and technologically-advanced public services, is going one step further with the introduction of flying

Over the past two decades, Dubai has been pushing its efforts to become one of the smartest cities in the world through the Smart Dubai project and thereby fueling economic changes in the UAE. The Dubai government has been developing

Dubai’s local government is currently undertaking initiatives to make Dubai one of the cleanest cities in the world by 2050. It’s no wonder then that Dubai, a city that aims to become as sustainable as it can be, is also one of the

Dubai’s property market can be described in one word: luxurious. The city was dubbed a millionaire’s haven with good reason. Properties being built on man-made peninsulas and the continuous development of ultra-modern luxury villas are not commonplace anywhere else in the world

The Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) will be launching the home safety package in their effort to ensure residential fire safety, the DCD announced last October. This will include safety packages for residential homes and a program to raise fire-prevention awareness and safety practices