Chris N. Fernando

Acer Middle East Launches New Products at its Annual Press Conference

Today, Acer hosted its annual Middle East press conference, which saw the company launch a series of new products. “At Acer, we place the consumer at the core of our business and innovate to ensure that we meet their unique requirements. Our entire product range is centered around the consumer and ensures consumer benefit from industry-first features that deliver on the reliability, design, flexib...

HP Launches a Wide Range of Printers, PCs, Laptops and Gaming Products

HP today introduced its latest range of products for its printing and computing customers in the Middle East. The new products were showcased during a press conference ahead of GITEX Shopper and GITEX Technology Week 2017, where the products will be shown to channel partners, retailers and customers. HP’s latest range of products includes an upgraded portfolio of printers, commercial and consumer ...

Microsoft Intros the new Surface Pro in UAE

Microsoft today launched the new Surface Pro device in the UAE. The device brings the full power of Windows 10 creativity and productivity to the country’s consumers and professionals. With longer battery life, enhanced performance and a superior display, the new Surface Pro has been re-engineered to suit the needs of everyone. From artists and designers to media and marketing professionals; from ...

Ericsson Sues Wiko for Patent Infringement

On August 14, 2017, Ericsson sued smartphone maker Wiko, in the regional courts of Düsseldorf and Mannheim in Germany. The lawsuit was for infringement of patents essential for 2G, 3G and 4G cellular technology, as well as implementation patents. Wiko has been infringing Ericsson’s intellectual property rights for six years without any license or compensation. Ericsson has tried to establish a fai...

Western Digital Starts Shipping 12TB WD Gold Hard Drives

Western Digital Corporation has expanded its WD Gold hard drive lineup to include a 12TB capacity model, designed to address demanding Big Data workloads. The new high-capacity hard drives provide for increased storage density in a range of enterprise and cloud storage applications. Whether data comes in the form of confidential consumer data, healthcare records or business intelligence, WD Gold h...

BenQ Intros Dustproof Projectors

BenQ has launched its latest Interactive Flat Panel (IFP) series and Dust Guard and Laser Projector. These interactive solutions contain features that helps prevent eye-strain, fatigue and reduce the transmission of germs by touch. This complete interactive solution range for education system combines the latest development in durable high-performance Dustproof Projectors with BenQ’s feature-rich ...

KONAMI Launches PES 2018

KONAMI has launched PES 2018 and confirmed that the region’s hugely popular AFC Champions League will continue to feature exclusively in the game. PES 2018 boasts more new additions to any game in the series in the last decade. Centred on the concept that PES 2018 is ‘Where Legends are Made’, the new game hits the floor running with new features, new ways to play, and a PC version to the standard ...

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Review: Micromax Canvas 2 (2017)

After a brief stint, a couple of years ago, Micromax re-entered the Middle East region, through its new channel development partner Tchannl in April this year. Within a few months of signing the distribution and market development deal, the company went ahead with launching a bunch of new feature phones and smartphones. Among the new products launched, the company also unveiled the Canvas 2 (2017)...

GITEX Shopper 2017 to Bring the Best in VR Tech

With augmented and virtual reality booming in the MENA region and expected to top $6 billion annually by 2020, the technology is set to transform a variety of domains, ranging from education to healthcare and most notably gaming, marketing and film. So it’s great news that GITEX Shopper 2017, the region’s largest consumer IT and electronics show, is putting on the most advanced display of new mode...

Xerox to Launch 29 New Devices at GITEX 2017

Digitalisation is transforming the way businesses operate, utilise and transfer information and the way people work. With innovative approach and future of the modern workplace in mind, Xerox is launching 29 new technology packed devices at GITEX 2017. Apart from being company’s largest global product launch in its history, this launch is looking into the future of how current and next generations...

Honor 9 Launches in the UAE

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched the new Honor 9 smartphone on the UAE market. The Honor 9 comes packed with an upgraded 20MP + 12MP dual-lens camera, better audio quality, a Kirin 960 chipset, 6GB RAM, and EMUI 5.1. The phone also packs in 128GB of storage space, which can be further expanded to up to 256GB. “Following its tremendous success in China, whereby over one million units shi...

Panasonic Announces New Regional Business Strategies

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) – the regional headquarters for Panasonic has announced robust plans for Fiscal 2017 under the leadership of the new Managing Director Hiroki Soejima. The annual convention was held in Dubai yesterday. Over 80 business associates from 12 countries attended Panasonic’s annual convention where the brand outlined increased focus on spreading ...

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