Technology

Wouldn’t switching the damned thing off be easier?

17 May, '058 Comments

Khalifa Al-Dhahrani is at it again, this time wanting to not only control technology, but giving out 5 years prison sentances and thousands of dinars fines for something that cannot be traced. Yes, I’m talking about Bluetoothed mobile phones again. Bluetooth Clamp Bluetooth violators could face up to five years in jail according to proposals […]

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A light-bulb faintly goes on

28 Apr, '056 Comments

From this morning’s GDN Webmasters are free to register WEBMASTERS will not be hounded into registering their sites with the Information Ministry, authorities said yesterday. Information Under-Secretary Mahmood Al Mahmood said although the rules state that Bahrain websites must be registered with the ministry, it will not be actively pursuing them. “Our goal is to […]

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No More Barriers

6 Dec, '0498 Comments

The US Consulate in Jeddah has been attacked today with 12 people killed, 3 of which are the attackers themselves from a group of 5. 2 have been apprehended, although injured presumably by gunfire and are in the hands of the authorities. Our condolences go to the families of the bereaved. It is yet another […]

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I hate that WWW thing

9 Oct, '041 Comment

After years of having the internet, why the hell do people still use www in front of every domain name? Traditionally, the www – world wide web (or world wide wait depending on where you are) represents a shortcut to where the website is, so people would do www.mahmood.tv for instance, but now that that […]

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3rd session of parliament shaping up very nicely…

31 Aug, '049 Comments

MPs seek clamp on phone pornography By MOHAMMED AL A’ALI MPs are calling for a new law to combat untraceable pornographic broadcasts between mobile phones. Girls are reportedly being harassed by youths misusing the Bluetooth technology now available in some mobiles. Bluetooth can trace any similar receiver phone within 10 metres and transmit to it […]

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