Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Ok, so Netflix is now available in Qatar. As mentioned in my previous post, you can subscribe with a 1 month FREE TRIAL but you would need a credit card or paypal. You can cancel anytime before the trial expires. But how is Netflix in Qatar in terms of the actual service? It seems that […]

Netflix is available in Qatar! This is after the announcement yesterday that Netflix had switched on its service in 130 additional countries, including Qatar. So no more VPNs or tedious and even costly workarounds if you really are into Netflix and reside in Doha. For those in Qatar who doesn’t have a clue what Netflix is, […]

Look at what I saw in Carrefour, City Center! If you’re really in need to have “Siri” and an 8 megapixel camera, the iPhone 4S, 32 GB would cost you an arm and a leg a whopping 5,999 QR. That’s 1643 USD! Or twice what the phone would probably cost if bought in a country […]

I’m doing some cleaning and letting go of some of my xbox games. New and some old games. Grab them ASAP! New games are typically sold for 230QR upwards in Virgin, eMax or Technical Care Center. All are region-free so you can play them in both PAL and NTSC machines though the labels may say […]

Look at what landed on our Aramex Box! The WD TV Live Plus and a 3TB Seagate Expansion External Drive. A perfect combination to watch all your downloaded movies and shows. AVI, DIVX, XVID, WMV, DVD-ISO, MP4 and even MKV gooodness! But we still have to see if it really works. The problem encountered by […]


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  • Marcus: Hi. I am very interested in opening an account with Ameritrade, my question is how do you fund the a [...]
  • Elymar: I'm working in Qatar I want to visit Japan what is the requirements of getting visa I want to spend [...]
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  • xtian001: Your financial status matters as it is proof that you can support your stay in the country. [...]