Intelligent Mobile Technology

CASIO announces UAE launch of new outdoor smartwatch

CASIO has announced the UAE launch of the Pro Trek WSD-F20A – a new smart watch built specifically for the outdoors. The new model is being offered exclusively by Sharaf DG for a limited time period only and can be pre-ordered starting August 16, with an expected delivery date of August 30. According to the […]

Around 23,000 devices go missing every month, Kaspersky Lab finds

With the holiday season already in full swing, millions of people are getting ready for a trip abroad. And while they are on holiday, many will be taking the opportunity to capture precious memories of their time away. In fact, according to Kaspersky Lab’s consumer research, one-in-eight (13%) in the UAE say photos and videos of […]

How parents can protect children from disturbing ‘Momo’ game

Kaspersky Lab has issued guidance to parents following reports about a disturbing game targeting young WhatsApp users. Momo is reportedly pitting youngsters against anonymous users, who may spur them to commit violent or suicidal acts. The premise of the game is to challenge teens to communicate with an unknown user, who will send them violent […]

Ooredoo tests first live 5G home broadband devices in Qatar

With over 75 5G-ready Ooredoo network towers now in place around Doha, the company has announced it is pushing forward with testing the first-ever live 5G home broadband devices. The first results of rigorous stress tests using 25 home broadband 5G devices show super-fast ‘fibre comparable’ speeds on the Ooredoo 5G network. These tests were […]

Qatar ranked worldwide number one for mobile phone speeds

Qatar has been ranked number one in the world for mobile speeds, according to the Ookla Speed Test Index. The Ookla Speed Test Index compares Internet speed data from around the world on a monthly basis. Data for the index comes from the hundreds of millions of tests taken by consumers using Speedtest every month. […]

WatchGuard launches AuthPoint multi-factor authentication for SMBs

WatchGuard Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, has unveiled AuthPoint – a cloud-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution designed for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). The solution aims to support SMBs which have previously considered MFA to be out of reach due to cost, complexity and management issues. In fact, according to a new survey of IT managers and […]

Kaspersky Lab unveils reinvented mobile threat defence solution

Smartphones have long been just as important for businesses as PCs or laptops, with employees in 20% of companies in UAE accessing corporate intellectual property using their personal mobile devices and tablets. However, with this increasing workforce mobility comes a growing risk of cyberthreats according to Kaspersky Lab, which said that 42 million attack attempts […]

Concerns on the rise about mobile apps watching and tracking users

The monitoring capabilities of mobile apps are becoming a concern for users, many of whom are worried that the apps on their connected devices might be able track them down, watch what they’re doing or share their data. But these dangers could be easily averted by putting some simple security measures in place, warn cybersecurity […]

InfiNet Wireless announces the launch of educational platform

InfiNet Wireless, a global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, has announced the launch of its own educational platform, the InfiNet Wireless Academy. InfiNet Wireless Academy is an information and training platform for customers and partners who use InfiNet solutions and is a one-stop expertise centre for high-speed wireless communication. The new platform is part […]

Research shows mobile users in UAE fail to password-protect devices

With more than half (47%) of people in the UAE still failing to protect their mobile devices and only 25% using anti-theft solutions, Kaspersky Lab has warned that pick-pocketers who get their hands on a smartphone could be in for more of a treat than even they hope for. This is one of the latest […]