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In FACT!

In FACT!

18 Sep, '0729 Comments

There is a new and exciting magazine in town and although still in its second issue, judging from the content so far, it is in a class on its own. It has been tackling subjects in its first two issues not pursued by others more established publications. It has a very fresh and young design […]

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iPOD movies competition

iPOD movies competition

18 Sep, '075 Comments

My friend Magnus Nystedt, the main man behind the very active Emirates Mac User Group, has just emailed me to tell me about a new film competition in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Women’s College which has a very nice and innovative twist to it; it’s a film competition which will be screened and judged […]

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Destination unknown

Destination unknown

3 Sep, '0752 Comments

Of course it’s bloody well unknown if you watch this kind of video on a MTV while you’re already killing yourself on an elliptical cross-trainer from hell with a pulse monitor to boot. Is it any wonder that my pulse jumped from 145 to over 160 bpms? This was what was playing that early in […]

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Shi’a Triple-Play

Shi’a Triple-Play

5 Aug, '0728 Comments

It’s like the Shi’a “leaders” in Bahrain are aiming for a home run; the bases are pretty loaded now, we just need one more good screw-ball pitch and we’re in! First we have that “down with secularism” from Isa Qassim during two of his Friday sermons, Then we have the followers of Sulaiman Al-Madani (deceased) […]

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Unlimited ADSL packages have come to town

Unlimited ADSL packages have come to town

2 Aug, '0720 Comments

Finally, there is some movement as far as the internet connectivity is concerned. Lightspeed Communications, which is partly owned by Jordan Telecom, has announced unlimited ADSL packages for the home and office at cheaper rates than the current bandwidth-limited packages offered by Batelco; details of these packages are: [TABLE=18] If you go to their site’s […]

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