Tag: Technology

Mahmood and the iPhone!

Mahmood and the iPhone!

6 Jul, '0743 Comments

Mahmood and the iPhone!, originally uploaded by malyousif. Mahmood got his sticky mitts on the new Apple iPhone, Kris’ iPhone, which he only received yesterday direct from the States. The phone functions of course does not work, we tried both MTC Vodafone and Fashelco‘s chips to no avail, but the function and the music and […]

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Fried MacBook

25 Jun, '0737 Comments

This is not a very good day for me. Since I woke up things just conspired against me and me no likes it. The latest is that my not-so-lovely MacBook just went belly up for no reason it seems. After struggling with it for the last 3 hours I hear the dreaded “click click” noise […]

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Batelco is feeling the heat!

Batelco is feeling the heat!

12 Jun, '0741 Comments

With the various schemes and announcements from potential competitors like 2Connect with their 30% reduction in tariffs for broadband changes when compared to Batelco, the mediocre and meagre offerings of MTC Vodafone’s 3.5G access and latest from both MENA Telecom and MTC Vodafone’s WiMax initiatives, Batelco surprised no one when they announced yesterday in their […]

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Bahrain leads Arab world in broadband penetration

Bahrain leads Arab world in broadband penetration

4 Jun, '0713 Comments

Depends on how you interpret “penetration” when it comes to Batelco! But hold on to your horses, don’t get too excited yet: click for larger image The TCCM shows the extent of connectivity of individuals in a certain country whether via fixed lines, cellular lines and/or Internet. What about broadband I hear you ask? The […]

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Gulf States left behind technologically

21 Apr, '0711 Comments

And the most suffering one of those is Bahrain: The United Arab Emirates led the way in adoption of information and communications technology, ranking 29th among 122 countries worldwide. Nearby Qatar was No. 36, Bahrain No. 50 and Kuwait No. 54. But data from previous reports show the Emirates fell six places in two years. […]

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