Areeb: A Free Arabic E-Learning Project Providing Video Lessons

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Areeb School is a new non-profit educational project for the Arab world, which aims to provide good education for all Arabic speakers, at different stages of their lives and covering various topics and natural sciences. The site aims to  explain the various scientific subjects of mathematics, physics, chemistry and others in a simplified and easy [...]

Yamli Transliteration Application Launched For iPhone And iPad

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Yamli, the startup that specializes in smart transliteration technologies for the Arabic Web, just unveiled its new official iOS application for the iPhone and the iPad, bringing their technology to their users while on the move on their mobile phones and tablets. The app is priced at $2.99, works mostly offline, and is pretty straight-forward in how [...]

Video: Online Shopping Portal At Dubai Tech Nights

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 is an online shopping portal based out of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; that aims to become the biggest B2C online retailer in the region. was founded by Saeid Hejazi, and was officially launched in July 2009. It currently only covers the UAE, although there are plans to expand to the GCC region, with [...]

Video: Book Trader For Buying And Selling Text Books At DemoCamp Dubai

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Book Trader is a project that was launched by two students at the American University of Dubai, Alexander Fuchs and Jamal Al Bloushi. It’s a website that allows students to buy and sell their used textbooks, the idea being to enable students to save some money on books and make some money out of their [...]

Video: Loomni Presents Education Project At DemoCamp Dubai

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Loomni is a new service for the region that aims to empower continuing education, making it more accessible and affordable to everyone. The service was previously reviewed here. The overall idea of the startup is to fill the existing gap and provide learning opportunities for people who can’t afford expensive courses, nor have the time [...]

Video: AdGoing Online Ad Marketplace At DemoCamp Dubai

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

AdGoing is a Saudi based company that bills itself as an online ad marketplace, aiming to make it easy to buy and sell advertising online, giving advertisers and publishers a platform to find each other. The service supports both banner and text ads, as well as their variations. The system is mainly targeted at smaller [...]

Video: The Question Company Presents SMS Based Q&A Service At DemoCamp Dubai

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

The Question Company is a UAE based company that provides a question and answer sms-based service, that enables users in the UAE to sms any question to them and get an answer back in a few minutes time. The guidelines to use the service are really simple, you basically just think of a question, text [...]

Video: O-Minds Presents FlashFirebug At DemoCamp Dubai

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

O-Minds is a Jordan-based IT company with a focus on open source and web development. They’re active participants in the Drupal community, and work on advanced Adobe Flash development. Ashraf Amayreh from O-Minds was the first startup person to present at the DemoCamp Dubai event that was held on June 23rd at Dubai Knowledge Village’s [...]

Music Video Service Vevo Plans To Launch In The Middle East

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Vevo, the music video service, that was founded by Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC), has plans to launch the service in the Middle East in the first quarter of 2011, according to The National. Vevo was launched in the US in December 2009, and [...]

Zoofs, The Most Talked About YouTube Videos On Twitter

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Zoofs is a new simple and pretty fun service, offering users a destination where they can start to discover the YouTube videos that are proving popular with people on Twitter. So basically what the service does is scour twitter to find the most tweeted videos, ranks them according to popularity, and serves them up for [...]

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