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Ramadan Kareem (2012)

That time of year has come upon us once again, Ramadan! There are many reasons it's my favorite month (apart from the religious and spiritual context). Here are a few: Vimto becomes the official drink of the month (Vimto gets the BIGGEST boost in sales during this month alone!)....
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Goodbye Brazil… Hello Home

Today is my last day in Fortaleza, Brazil. Although I have not done much tourism wise (not exactly a tourist after all), I have enjoyed the warmth and hospitality of this great country. The past month and a half I met family and friends that I haven't seen...
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Bahrain Android App – Update 1

Here is the app idea I had, a Bahrain themed app! I was planning to have it done and in the market before Bahrain's F1 weekend. But progress has been at a standstill: technically I am on holiday :-P, I am more than lazy at the moment and...
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Exclusive: Greenisis Sneak Peek

Just got an email from Greenisis (previous post on them), with a bit of good news for those waiting for their launch! Their first shop will open next week, at the Manama Car Park building. Plans start from BD15. Last but not least: TRULY UNLIMITED (fingers crossed that translates to truly uncapped...
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When Weathers Collide

Here I am in Brazil (Fortaleza to be exact) and it seems like the week will be hot with lots of rain: Then I compare the weather here with Bahrain's: I wish the cooler weather was here, the rain is OK, but not the heat! Fingers crossed for...
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Andrea Bocelli, Welcome to Bahrain!

By the time this gets posted, I am hopefully well on my way to Andrea Bocelli's first concert in Bahrain! Convinced to attend by my mother (a big fan) and I'm sure going to enjoy it. Getting the tickets (on day one) took some patience but it is...
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Bahrain’s New “Green” ISP

Within the coming months Bahrain will have a new ISP joining the market. The company will be called Greenisis and they already have a website up (a teaser for now). They are joining the green technology marketing trend since they will be using low emission equipment (hopefully no...
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First Android App – Update 3 + App Idea

It has been a while since I've worked on my first Android app. The basic functionalities are working perfectly as expected. However, the provider I was using had some issues with their API, making my app useless for some time. I hate it when something so tiny outside...
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Better Internet is (Hopefully) Coming

Bahrain, and the rest of the Gulf countries could very soon be experiencing faster and most importantly affordable Internet. A marine cable laid by a company known as Gulf Bridge International (GBI) is finally complete, and is technically live and ready (as of 19th Feb, 2012). It connects...
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A New Chapter Begins!

Just a couple of hours ago I bid farewell to my last class. It has been a long and somewhat tiring number of years. I slacked the first couple of years, but I partly blame that on the registration system we used to have (imagine everyone registering for...
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