Saturday, November 14, 2009

Dubai Fountain at Burj Dubai Lake

It is so mesmerizing to see the world largest dancing fountain, set on the Burj Dubai Lake, shooting water as high as 500 ft.
The Dubai Fountain has daily shows scheduled every 20 minutes starting at 06:00 pm. Check out the daily schedule of the fountain show.

The fountain has 1.5 million lumens of projected light and uses 22,000 gallons of airborne water.

The below video has the show performed on the world renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Con te partiro (Time to Say Goodbye).

Monday, November 9, 2009

Seasonal End to Sharjah Traffic Woes

Sharjah Municipality has set up dams near the Sharjah International Airport, Emirates Road, Al Dhaid Road heading toward Sharjah and industrial areas to avoid water logging during the rainy season.

Small dams have been built in these high traffic areas to ensure smooth flow of vehicles during rains.
Sharjah Municipality says please call the number emergency municipality number 993 in case of any complaints.
Cheers to the Sharjah Municipality for being proactive and taking the lead. Other emirate’s should get a cue from this move and take similar measures.

I hope this will bring an end to the traffic woes in Sharjah during the rainy season.Click here to read more.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Google Voice Search - Please Raise Your Voices

Google has gone one step further in the field of Search. Now you can search on the command of your voice. Google Search by voice is now available on Nokia S60 phones. S60 phones are any of your ESeries or NSeries phone running on a Symbion operating system. Yell any thing on your phone from Dubai to Digital and your effort will be recognized. Check out the below video for details.

The new application will also be allow Chinese users to search in Mandarin. Check out the post published on Official Google Blog for further reading.

Note that the application is for version 3 of Nokia S60 - more recent phones running version 5 (touch screen) are not yet supported. To download the application go to
So what are you waiting for get you mobile phone and start yelling ;)

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Cool Twitter Conference - Dubai

The Eighteenth Twitter Conference will be held in Dubai, on 18th Nov 2009. The event will be held at Media Rotana, Barsha. The event is being held in association with Total IT Solutions of Dubai.
The event is being organized world wide in association with a Washington, DC-based technology group, The Cool Blue Company LLC.
The Cool Twitter Conference provides an environment for developers, people in business, and buffs from several fields of discipline, who would like to enhance their understanding of maximizing the power of Twitter, and contribute to the discussion of how to benefit from this real time social media site.

For a complete list of speakers and other details click here or follow @SaleemFancy on twitter.

Some of the upcoming Cool Twitter Conferences: -

Orange County - Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Philadelphia - Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Pittsburgh - Friday, November 13th, 2009

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Minneapolis - Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Government 2.5 - Washington, DC - December 14th & 15th


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