Monday 22 September 2014

Epson launches new projector with QR code

Epson, a leading manufacturers of computer printers, and information and imaging related equipment, has launched the first portable business projector to feature QR code connectivity, the EB-W28. The projector is designed to make collaboration and the sharing of content from smar


Smartphones top UAE’s $3.8bn electronics market

UAE households spent an average of Dh4,793 ($1,305) annually on electronics, with smartphones claiming the lion’s share in the country’s Dh14 billion ($3.81 billion) consumer electronics market, a report said. About 92 per cent of UAE consumers made a major electronic


Visa cardholders spent $4bn during Ramadan

Visa cardholders in Mena spent on $3.98 billion across all Visa products, credit, debit and prepaid during the 2014 Ramadan, reflecting a 16 per cent increase over the same period last year, a report said. The findings were released today (September 21) in the Visa Mena Ramadan a


Prada to open fewer stores as profit falls

Italian luxury goods group Prada said it will be opening fewer stores than previously planned this year after reporting a 21 per cent fall in its first-half net profit. The company said it did not see significant improvements in the luxury market in the coming months and forecast


Twenty4 opens third outlet in Bahrain

Twenty4, a leading value-fashion brand in the Middle East, has launched its third outlet in Bahrain at Ramli Mall. It follows successful openings in UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and two other stores in Bahrain, said a statement. The retailer is the latest offering fro


Xerox unveils new devices and solutions

Xerox has unveiled new functionalities, apps and products for its ConnectKey 1.5 software and technology, to simplify the evolving workplace. The latest enhancements include four new multifunction printers (MFPs), including two A4/letter-sized devices and software apps that push


UAE retail sector on path to hit 33pc growth

The UAE retail sector is expected to grow over 33 per cent by 2015, a report said, adding that the growth is attracting investment into other GCC countries, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman, and to a smaller extent Qatar and Bahrain. Dubai is the region’s leading ret


Apple to unveil new iPads, OS on Oct 21

Apple is set to launch two new iPads and release the next version of its Mac operating system at its next event on October 21, a Daily Dot report said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The company plans to unveil the sixth generation of its iPad and the third edition of t


IPhone 6 ‘best smartphone ever made’

The iPhone 6 is the best smartphone available or "ever made", most reviewers say, noting that Apple has finally realized that and given iPhone users a product that may be low on novelty but high on improvements. The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has been described as a "p


DSG to participate in Gitex 2014

Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG) has announced the participation of 36 government entities in the 34th edition of the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (Gitex) Technology Week 2014, the annual consumer computer and electronics trade show. At the expo DSG will have, a

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