Online Transactions For Govt Services Surge In 6 Months

Online transactions have risen sharply in Qatar in the first half of this year, driven by growing tech-savvy population and coronavirus outbreak, which has pushed more people to go online to avail different government services. Hukoomi, Qatar’s official e-government portal, has witnessed a rise of 31 percent in the number [...]

July 5th, 2020|

‘Hey Google’ Smart Home Event Scheduled for July 8th

Google is hosting a virtual smart home developer event on July 8th in lieu of its cancelled Google I/O conference, the company has announced, promising to cover “new and upcoming features for smart home developers and users.” The online Works with “Hey Google” Smart Home Summit, as the event is catchily titled, includes [...]

June 30th, 2020|

Amazon Introduces Watch Party

Amazon is giving its Prime members the ability to watch TV shows and movies on Prime Video with friends using its new Watch Party feature. The feature is slowly rolling out, according to the company, and is only available in the US right now. Watch Parties will accommodate up to [...]

June 30th, 2020|

Why Phone Apps Want Permission To Use Your Personal Data

Smartphones are incredibly useful tools and entertainment devices.  They are also a gateway to a massive amount of our personal data. They can find out where we are, listen to us and see us, know who we talk to and what's on our schedule. Through apps, as downloaded to your [...]

June 23rd, 2020|