Egyptian blogger from Cairo.
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Posts Tagged ‘the Web’

Google’s 10 to the 100

Love’em or hate’em, we must not take anything away from Google’s creativity and innovation. One of the latest of which establishing an unprecedented approach to social development via the one and only: the World Wide Web. Project 10 to the 100 is a $10 million grant that Google will be handing to the chosen project related to development anywhere across…

Twitter Apps for Mobile Devices

Twibble goes commercial

It could take a considerable amount of time to get properly acquainted with Twitter, but it takes no time to fall in love with it. Regardless of what this Web 2.0 revolution was originally made for, it’s current uses surpass those of the most optimistic of the Twitter founders. A huge factor behind its success in reaching and recruiting millions…

Opera 10: The All-In-One Browser

The new Opera 10

Opera seems to have become the forgotten browser. in 1996, when the world was starting to learn about the World Wide Web, version 2.0 of Opera was publicly released. Two years later, they had already initiated the portable branch, bringing the browser to a wealth of portable devices (anything that supported Java). I had previously discussed using the mobile version…

Surf the Web on Your Mobile

Birdstep: The makers of SmartConnect

One of the biggest advantages of the latest generation of cell phones and hand-held devices is the ability to browse any websites, check your e-mail, follow your RSS feeds, etc. While there are mobile devices, such as the iPhone, that are pay particular attention to the user’s experience with the web, the huge majority leave you the option without encouraging…

Support Details: Your Basic Info

Support Details: Your Info

It cannot be reiterated enough: The beauty of the internet lies in the unlimited possibilities of the direct communication between millions of people across space and time. The freedom of the Web gives the people the power deserved. That is why there are always new products and services available for the user to take advantage of. I have previously reviewed…

Can You Compete with Google Search?

This is a short video by CollegeHumor that uses sarcasm to point out the possible lack of competition for the Google search engine: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W268COdhmV0 Microsoft launched Bing in an attempt to make life difficult for Google. Not surprisingly, it is not working out so well, at least not at the moment. The main problem is that the search engine boom…

Documenting Arabic With Mo3jam

The Mo3jam Interface

I’ve repeatedly expressed my frustration by Arab websites on the internet. Whether it is the poor design, the useless content, the confusing navigational systems, or the obnoxious ads that bombard the screen, the possibilities for disappointment are endless. However, there seems to be a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, as some exceptional Arab web designers and…

Broadcast Yourself In HD

Last month, I posted a video about net neutrality that brought forward the serious threat facing our web. The battle is fierce at congress, with lobbyists pushing to virtually censor the internet and limit free access in support of the large corporations with dubious bank accounts, while the community of normal, everyday internet users are firm on their stance to…

Possible Solution To Forwarded Emails

The Stop Forwarding Letter

Although forwarding seems like a trend from the 90s, there is still a large crowd that constantly sends irrelevant, junk email to all names in the address book. Everyone share’s the troubling situation, and getting out of it is not as easy as one would hope for. Some people have email addresses that are specifically for receiving waste-of-time emails, but…

The Exploding Internet Trends

The Exploding Internet

This is a graph that visually maps out internet usage world-wide. You can look through numbers all night, but nothing can help us comprehend the massiveness of the web like an illustration as such: There are several thought-provoking digits to draw conclusions from: China has the biggest user base, even though it is one of the countries that censors the…