The Review Central Staff

Samsung Launches New Portable SSD

Samsung recently launched its latest Portable SSD, T5 that is built with Samsung’s latest 64-layer V-NAND technology, delivering industry-leading transfer speeds with encrypted data security in a compact and durable design.

Danger of clicking on websites that tell you ‘Who is your celebrity lookalike’

Rajat Mohanty, the co-founder and CEO of Paladion Networks.explains the dangers of sinking into the sinister world of web with a wrong click It used to take days, if not weeks and months, to deliver a message to your near and dear ones in a foreign land, or to send a postcard back home. Even with telegrams, all one could do was to write ambiguous statements which were open to gross misinterpretati...

Huawei Launches Ramadan app

Huawei has launched a Ramadan app called ‘Muslim Daily’, which has been especially designed for fasting users. The app comes with features to help them perform their daily rituals on time including prayers (Al Salat), reciting the Holy Quran, identifying the Qiblah direction and finding the nearest mosques to the user’s location. The free Android app offers a series of Ramadan programs...

Carpool Karaoke to Debut on Apple Music

Apple has announced the availability of the popular and Emmy-winning The Late Late Show with James Corden, Carpool Karaoke: The Series to Apple Music subscribers from 8th August 2017. The show is produced for Apple Music by CBS Television Studios and Fulwell 73 and will feature many of today’s biggest names in music, television, film, sports and pop culture buckling up and belting out their favori...

Opera ropes in Chelsea top player, Victor Moses

World’s leading internet browser, Opera roped in Premier League’s leading football player, Victor Moses who stars for Chelsea football club in the Premier League starter and also represent Nigeria.The company appointed Moses as the brand ambassador for its Opera Mini, the most popular browser in Africa. Nigeria is home for the second largest user base of Opera Mini in the world and the...

AOC to sell AGON Gaming Monitors

AOC Monitors today announced that its distribution partnership with Dubai based distributor, SDC to market its gaming monitors, AGON across the GCC. AOC has recently launched entirely new range of gaming monitors, AGON, The AOC AGON monitors are designed for gamers and are defined by performance-driven specifications and convenient features that eliminate any obstacle encountered on the path to gl...

Tablet sales falling, says IDC

IDC today released its Middle East and Africa Quarterly Tablet Tracker for 2016 report and claimed the total sales of 13.8 million units, a decline of 14.7% Y-o-Y tablet sales in the Middle East Africa region, which is in line with global tablet market’s 15.6% decline over the same period. “Tasks that were previously performed on tablets are increasingly moving to bigger-screen smartph...

Secure Your Smartphones in 9 Steps

Nothing seems to be untouched in this age of computing, cyber-threats are even threating the users of smart devices particularly smartphone, which is become prone to hacking and data loss much more than ever before. Amit Roy, the Vice President and Regional Head for EMEA at Paladion suggests 9 simple steps you can follow to keep your device and data safe: 1. Set up a Passcode lock On most modern d...

Panasonic brings transparent screen to market

Panasonic announced that it will begin sales of its high image contrast transparent screen from next month. The new Panasonic screen enables the use of glass, such as shop windows, as digital signage.  This product will include XC-CSG01G, a unique glass comprised of a high contrast light control film placed in between 2 sheets of glass, which when voltage is applied changes from the screen mode to...

Nokia displays its drone

Nokia showcased the use of drones to facilitate efficient rescue operations for first responders during the demonstration of the innovative ‘Nokia Saves Lives’ initiative took place at the UAE Drones for Good (D4G) Award event, which opened today in Dubai. The Nokia drone was powered by Nokia’s Ultra Compact Network that creates an instant high-speed LTE network to establish connectivity between v...

Facebook Messenger Challenge now open

Facebook has launched a challenge for developers spread across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services. Facebook grew ou...

PC Gaming growing fast in the region

Vineeth Sebastian, the regional sales director for MEA at AOC speaks to Review Central about the fast growing Gaming PC and Laptop market in the Middle East  How Is the market for gaming PC/Laptop in the region? The market for gaming PC and Laptops in this region is still in infancy state but it certainly is evolving fast. The region is witnessing a renewed interest in gaming that is fueled by Inc...