Category: Gadgets

Galaxy Note 4: A Multitasking Monster

Samsung’s flagship smartphone improves on its predecessor in every way. By Sadad Talhouni With the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung finally seems to be getting the hang of upgrading their devices in worthwhile ways. Almost every aspect of the phablet is…

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom: A Head-scratching Hybrid

Does the Galaxy K Zoom prove there’s still life in Samsung’s smartphone-camera niche? Not really. Samsung conducted an experiment last year with the Galaxy S4 Zoom, which merged its flagship smartphone with a point-and-shoot digital camera. The results were perplexing….

PowerPoint Alternatives

PowerPoint may still be the most popular piece of presentation software around, but several web-based alternatives have popped up lately with some truly snazzy features to wow your audience with. By Jane Hosking     Prezi With a radically different…

Online Project Management Tools

Working in teams can be a challenge, even more so when you, or your colleagues, are located remotely. While many companies still rely solely on email to coordinate teamwork, web-based project management tools are becoming increasingly popular and are taking…

Fabulous Phablets

Once dismissed as a niche too far, phablets—gargantuan smartphones with almost tablet-sized screens—are now all the rage. Here are four of the best. By Laith Abou-Ragheb iPhone 6 Plus www.apple.com Many thought they’d never live to see the day Apple…

Personal Cloud Computing Services

For many of us, cloud computing has thankfully swept away the need to carry around a USB drive and load lengthy attachments to emails. Opting for cloud storage you can easily back up files, work collaboratively with others, and sync…

The Galaxy Tab S: A Stellar Tablet

With its latest Galaxy Tab, Samsung finally seems to have caught up with Apple in the high-end tablet game. By Sadad Talhouni When it comes to premium tablets, none have so far been able to match the iPad in terms…

Slim Storage

Tech companies are always looking for ways to cut down the girth and weight of their products. Sony has added another entrant into the slimmed down devices category with the release of the HD-S1A, the world’s slimmest one terabyte (TB)…

Mobile Word Processing Apps

Microsoft finally got around to releasing Office for the iPad earlier this year. The app has proved incredibly popular so far, with Microsoft reporting more than 12 million downloads within the first week of its appearance on the App Store….

Nokia XL: Bigger isn’t Always Better

Nokia finally buckled this year and launched Nokia X, its first range of Android-powered smartphones. The largest of the bunch, the suitably titled Nokia XL, is now retailing for less than JD150. But just how much bang do you get…