Month: November 2007

Another Human Edited Directory

The other day, I received an e-mail from The News Box. The web site is essentially a web directory that tries to connect members of the media with organisations around the world. The site currently caters for publishing professionals (writers, editors, bloggers, columnists, reporters and journalists), graphic and web designers, photographers, PR, advertising and marketing […]

Knee Deep in Work!

I haven’t been able to update my blog over the past few days – that’s because I have been doing a lot of things at a time. I’m back from my Taipei Pres Trip and I am currently playing catch up with work. Apart from the regular PC Magazine issue, I have also been working […]

Taipei – Day 2

As you might have read from my previous posts, I am in Taipei on a four day press trip. In these four days I will be meeting a hell lot of Taiwanese companies. Today was Day 2 of my trip. My first meeting was to be with Mr. LC Liao, the President of D-link. Allia […]

Om Shanti Om is Cool

Saw Om Shanti Om yesterday- the movie’s good. The movie, which is directed by Farah Khan, stars Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles as the protagonists while Shreyas Talpade and Arjun Rampal feature in supporting roles. The movie also has a huge list of guest appearances made by several Bollywood stars […]

Reached Taipei!

I reached Taipei an hour ago. The 9 hour 30 minute flight was good – as usual, I flew from Dubai to Hong Kong and then from Hong Kong to Taipei. While flying from Dubai to Hong Kong, I sat next to a Tamil guy who I think believed a lot in the concept of […]

Off to Taipei For an Industry Tour

I’ll be off to Taipei, Taiwan tonight to partake in an industry tour called “Taiwan Top Global Brands and Taiwan Excellence Media Tour” organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). The tour is spread over four days and I will get to visit the assembly plants and factories, and meet up with top […]

Crysis Starts Shipping!

The wait is finally over! Electronic Arts and Crytek have announced that Crysis – the most anticipated PC game of the year – is now shipping to stores in North America and Europe. The companies also added that the game will soon be also launched in the Middle East region. Featuring jaw-dropping visuals, industry leading […]

Heavy Fog Covers Dubai

Today I woke up in the morning and opened the window in my room, to check out the weather conditions outside. I was quite surprised to see that a thick layer of fog had already blanketed Dubai. This was taken in the morning. Usually I see the Deira skyline. However, it was covered by a […]

i-mate Opens a Regional Office in Singapore

Dubai-based i-mate, one of the largest manufacturers of mobile devices based on Microsoft’s software applications, has marked its launch into South East Asia with the opening of a new regional base office in Singapore. The company claims that after securing market-leading positions in several regions including the Middle East, Africa and Australia, it has set […]

HP Launches Limited Edition Entertainment Notebook

HP has introduced the essential, limited edition accessory for this season, the HP Pavilion dv2600 Special Edition Entertainment Notebook PC. The new stylish HP Verve Imprint design on the “chocolate” coloured notebook is sure to stand out in the crowd as the new exclusive notebook that everyone will desire. In line with the seasonal trends […]