Social networking habits of Middle East users might surprise you

Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the Middle East according to this survey conducted by Northwestern University in Qatar in partnership with Doha Film Institute. Almost 90% of internet users in the Middle East are active on Facebook. Internet users from Egypt,...

Posted on Sep 07, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani



Google Fit SDK to Help Developers Build Fitness Apps

Google is the latest player in the fitness market with Google Fit. According to the Google Fit website, Google fit is 'an open platform that lets users control their fitness data.' The Fitness app market is already populated with third party apps like Nike+, LF, Adidas, Basis, Runt...

Posted on Aug 14, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani



WeChat Better than Whatsapp?

 It was a surprise to everyone when Facebook bought the messaging service giant Whatsapp for $19 billion and people were even more surprised when Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook went on to say that Whatsapp was worth even more. What has happened now is that the analysts at Credit...

Posted on Mar 18, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani



Pay For Your Friends' Subscriptions On Whatsapp

 Facebook’s newly acquired messaging giant Whatsapp has come up with a new update for the Android version of the app.There are a few privacy related features which the new update has, but the most interesting feature added is that the users can now pay for their friends’ and famil...

Posted on Mar 10, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani



Read Faster With the Spritz Reader

Spritz has developed a speed-reading text box. It shows no more than 13 characters at one time. This box flashes words in such a way that you do not have to move your eyes like you do when you read a page of a physical book. Sounds interesting, doesn't it? Well, what it does is, it increas...

Posted on Mar 09, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani



WhatsApp Users double within a year

Active users of Whatsapp, the cross-platform mobile-messaging app, have grown from 200 million in April 2013 to 430 million according to WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum.This is the fastest growth in usage seen in a messaging app in recent years.In this increasingly popular environment of Private mes...

Posted on Jan 23, 2014
By Gaurav Aidasani