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Top 10 mobile apps to download in Dubai

Here is a list of top 10 mobile apps to download in Dubai. 1. mParking Don’t have any loose change on hand? Then just send a text message to 7275 and pay for parking via your cell phone. The format is quite simple: first enter your licence plate number, followed by your parking zone number […]

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Etisalat says Skype is blocked in UAE

Recently, several users across UAE have noticed that Skype is out of order. On reaching Etisalat, it was stated that  Skype is blocked in UAE for providing unlicensed VoIP services. Hi, The access to the Skype App is blocked since it is providing unlicensed Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Service, which falls under the classification of prohibited […]

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How Expats Can Use Modern Technology to Share and Connect with Home

Before the advent of modern technology, leaving home to live abroad was often a much more isolating experience than it is today. Sharing your impressions, triumphs, and setbacks as an expat with friends and family back home meant making pricy long-distance phone calls or writing long-hand letters which could take weeks to arrive to the […]

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Will Skype ban in UAE effect Facebook Internet calling?

Will Skype ban in UAE effect Facebook Internet calling?

There is a commotion building in UAE over the new Skype-powered internet calling services offered by Facebook. Standalone Skype software has been banned for years in the UAE, but questions remain whether the same ban applies to internet calling offered within the Facebook platform. Earlier this month, Facebook unveiled the tie-up with Skype to bolster […]

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