Posts Tagged ‘GPS’


Screenshot undefined Islamic State (known as ISIS or IS) has issued a statement to its soldiers saying that iPhone, iPad and all Apple's communications products are banned among IS Soldiers and officials. The ban also includes any device that has GPS, as the orders are to remove any GPS service from any device. The announcement was made via a statement ...
Screenshot Mapping, GPS and Navigation devices are a very useful tool for any person, while the west and USA in general has more advanced solutions in this area than what is available in the Arab world. There has been local and International attempts to solve this issue. On the web, google has done a good job in few Arab countries namely Dubai but its awe...
Screenshot Etisalats ,the Emarati Telecom company has launched today its own kids phone, the device is geared for families to monitor and stay in touch with their kids. KidsPhone is a simple device that comes only with a 4 programmed numbers, GPS and SMS. The device will alert parents via SMS and email if their kids leave a predefined zone such as school, ...
Screenshot Among what we do at ArabCrunch is profile Arab startups and technology companies and review them. As we said before ArabCrunch mission is to help entrepreneurs and help drive technology innovation and entrepreneurship in the Arab region while maintaining an objective coverage. Though most of the startups that we covered until now where from the In...
Screenshot Inside Jo is the 1st Jordanian startup to develop a GPS car navigation system. The company is a joint venture between Jordan based, Delaware, USA incorporated award winning backup company Genie-Soft  which was founded by a Jordanian young entrepreneur Muayyad Shehadeh in 2001, and Jordan based companyREBORN INDUSTRIES which specialized manufacturi...
Screenshot TechCONNECT is a yearly networking event orginazed by Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship (QRCE ). The Event  brings together entrepreneurs, leaders in the technology industry, and those with a demonstrable interest in technology, with the aim of increasing Tech entrepreneurship. This year event commenced last Monday with around 40 attende...
Screenshot Places.ae BlackBerry version allows users to find locations near them by using GPS, making the process of finding locations of restaurants, hotels, shops and so on, more easy and more convenient when on the go. This move puts places.ae in the LBS (Location Based Services) market, but currently Places.au services are only available in Dubai whi...
Screenshot weNear a mobile 2.0 location based  platform developed by Alexandria, Egypt based eSpace,  has launched location based applications competition using the weNear API. The competition is open to the students of The Computer Science Department at Alexandria University, Egypt. The final submission date is 31 August 2008 11:59 PM Alexandria ...
Screenshot I've been privileged to receive an invite to Brightekite privet beta a few days ago, for those who do not know the service it is a location based micro blogging and photo sharing social network, my profile is here. On BrightKite you can use both the web and mobile to send your status update or photos. From the mobile you have to check in your cu...
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