Category Archives: Electronics

“Maryam” App spreads fear among teenagers parents

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“Maryam” application is the newest controversial game, with a basic rhetoric of attempting to lead a lost girl back to her home by asking the player a series of personal questions based on psychological implications and fear factors.
Social experts have vociferously called for banning the interactive online game as they feel it can cause a damaging impact on the player. The game gathers personal information and this may result in an invasion of one’s privacy, the experts warn.
This brings back to minds the infamous suicide-enabling “Blue Whale” application, which cost many disturbed teenagers their lives worldwide.

Microsoft ends all support for Windows Phone

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Microsoft has ended support for Windows Phone 8.1 just over 3 years after its April 2014 debut. From now on, your WP8.1-toting device won’t get software updates or technical help. This doesn’t mark the end of Microsoft’s mobile ambitions (Windows 10 Mobile is still hanging around), but it does finish a long, sad story in the company’s history that reflects the tech giant’s shifting priorities.

Dubai Issues Ban On Disposable Mobile Chargers

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#Dubai: Dubai Municipality has banned the sale and circulation of one-time use disposable mobile phone chargers in the emirate. It has also given a one month deadline for shops to return the imported chargers to their country of origin.
The small and wireless portable chargers for both Android and iOS phones are branded as “Power Patch” and sold online through a website.
Redha Salman, director of Health and Safety Department said that the decision of the Director General of the Municipality came after the Municipality confirmed the non-feasibility of using these chargers and their dangerous effects on the environment.