Category: Review

Venture Explains: Cheap Oil

For as long as they last, cheap oil prices have far-reaching implications.  Why are oil prices so low? Fracking, which involves shooting a mixture of water, sand, and chemicals into the ground to crack open deposits of oil and natural gas,…

Dealing with Disaster

From a computer crash to a natural disaster, is your company prepared? By Jane Hosking With the imminent arrival of snow storm Huda, businesses across the Kingdom may be forced to suspend operations for days and could be at risk…

Website builders

Do you want to reach the world with a great website that isn’t too complicated to design and run? Whether for an art folio, blog, online shop or a company that you’re just getting off the ground, these website builders…

2014 Land Rover LR4: An Awesome All-Rounder

Land Rover has given its LR4 a refresh that somehow manages to improve on the SUV’s winning go-anywhere, do-anything formula. By Saif Haddad At first glance, the new LR4 doesn’t look that much different than its boxy predecessor. But dig…

Venture Explains: Leviathan and Tamar

What are they? Leviathan and Tamar are two vast Israeli offshore gas fields. The former, discovered in 2010 off Israel’s Mediterranean coast, is the world’s biggest offshore gas find of the past decade. Why should we care? Though any agreements…

Fresh and Local

With the growing awareness of how the food we eat can impact our health, small markets, which source their products locally using natural farming practices and produce fresh food, have become increasingly popular around the world and are starting to…

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….

BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

BMW’s fast, comfortable, and luxurious grand tourer is going head to head with the Audi A7 and Mercedes CLS in the relatively new four-door executive coupe niche. By Saif Haddad BMW’s 6 Series Gran Coupe might share the same name…

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…

Mastering the Twittersphere

Twitter can be a very effective platform for promoting your company online, but only if you use it right. By Jane Hosking According to social media consultant and trainer Khaled ElAhmad, if your company isn’t on Twitter yet, then it…