Posts Tagged ‘Maps’


Screenshot Traffic james is a major problems in condents Egyptian cities, there were several attempts to develop an application to tackle this problem. Bey2ollak developed by a group of Egyptian developers tackles this problem at the heart it update users with traffic conditions in major egyptian cities and users themselves report conditions. The site h...
Screenshot Searching for an apartment, house or an office for rent/buy always have been a stressful matter and concern many people weather for work or study or even for tourism. The problem is doubled especially if the researcher of the property is not a native or a citizen of the country he is looking to rent/buy in, never to mention that the search...
Screenshot In a move to counter Google’s Free navigation applications, Nokia just announced that starting March 2010, new Nokia GPS-enabled smartphones will include the new version of Ovi Maps www.nokia.com/maps, pre-loaded with local country map data, and that turn-by-turn voice guidance will be free for 74 countries in 46 languages. The new vers...
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 NDrive a Portuguese based company has launched NDrive's navigation applications for the iPhone, providing mapping solutions for a number of countries around the world with plans for more maps in the future. For the Arab World NDrive has launched 3 iPhone Arabic/English navigations apps for United Arab Emirates (UAE) , Saudi Arabia Morocco and Egy...
Screenshot User generated locations directory for places in Dubai, Places.ae, which ArabCrunch reviewed last year here, has launched recently a new service that allows you to send an email and get requested information right to your email inbox, a concept that is similar to what an IVR system can do but via email. This service is useful and saves time, si...
Screenshot Remember Aljazeera crowd-sourced mapping mashup “Mapping the War on Gaza” we reported last January 2009 ? the story ? that got ArabCrunch on Slashdot? Well, the crowed sourcing news concept is hitting the region again, but this time it is about the Lebanese June 7th parliamentary election with sharek961.org. Like Aljazeera’s “Mapping...
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 For over five thousand years, from the dawn of the pharaohs to the modern era, Egyptian culture is one of the world’s richest -if not the richest – with historical wonders, which made it the touristic destination to millions of tourists every year.  Even though the web is full of images about Egypt, the recent announcement of "Egypt Memor...
Screenshot You know UPS, DHL, ARAMEX, well meet Darrb which means "way" in Arabic. It is a crowd based shipping online community, or shipping 2.0  which was beta launched recently. Unlike conventional shippers who have paid staff to deliver items, and charge a predefined charge. Darrb shippers can be any one (including you !) who is welling and can de...
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