, New Egyptian Video Sharing Service

Thursday, July 17th, 2008 is a new Cairo-based online video sharing service, which aims to be an alternative video sharing website for Egyptian and global internet users alike, and a place for family-friendly content. Anyone can have access to upload, download, view, share and experience everything from short clips captured on mobile phones all the way up to [...]

Dahsha, An Online Arabic Encyclopedia

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

Dahsha is an Arabic online encyclopedia and one of the serious efforts to enrich Arab content on the internet. A lot like Wikipedia, the encyclopedia relies on volunteers to write articles and publish content. Volunteers can post books, reports, studies, articles and even video, audio and useful programs to the encyclopedia. Even though I usually [...]

Questler Online Learning Network Launches New Version

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Questler, the online learning and knowledge network, just launched a new version of their service today, with a sleeker looking logo and a new navigation system. This new version brings a number of changes beyond the design, like: Channels: New channel pages have been introduced for each user, where you can browse all their contributions, [...]

meOwns Launch New Version, Redesign & More Features

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

meOwns, the social web application that enables users to publish personal collections of the different things they own, that was previously reviewed here, just launched the new version of their service, with a new design and a set of new features and enhancements. The new layout and design, brings increased usability throughout the website and [...]

Shoof TV, Arab Media Group’s Video Sharing Service

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Shoof TV is an Arab video sharing website, which was intially launched by Arab Media Group, one of the largest media companies in the UAE, back in April 2007. The site’s content is user-generated, with videos submitted from users all over the Middle East. Users can upload files in several popular video formats, with file [...]

Filaty 2.0 Now Open For Public Beta

Friday, June 6th, 2008

The Arab file and photo sharing service Filaty, which was previously reviewed here, has just launched a public beta of its new second version. The new beta version can be accessed at: The design used in the beta is really simplistic and neat, to rather put the emphasis on the functionality. The system was [...]

meOwns, A Social Tool To Publish Collections Of What You Own

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

meOwns is a new web application that helps people complete another bit of their public personal profile on their blogs, social networks and other personal web pages by publishing personal collections of things they own. The idea behind the service is that you might not be able to tell what kind of person someone is [...]

Al-Fawaed, Arab Social Knowledge Sharing Service

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Al-Fawaed, which means “benefits” or “useful things” in English, is an interesting new project, which lets users share the useful and most interesting points they’ve taken away from reading a certain book or article, listening to a lecture, watching a television program, or even from a personal life experience. There are two ways of sharing [...]

Ikbis Arab Video & Photo Sharing Site Launches New Design

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Ikbis, the popular Arab video and photo sharing website, launched a new design last night. The new design feels a lot neater and more organized, which is great and isn’t that easy to achieve for a media content site. A new ‘Contests’ tab has been added, so it’s clear Ikbis are going to be launching [...]

EatLime, Fast Video And File Sharing

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

EatLime, is an online sharing service that attempts to make the hosting and sharing of video and other file formats simpler and faster. As with other services of this kind, the idea is quite straight-forward; you upload your file, and then share it with the world, by providing a link to your uploaded file. But [...]

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