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Dubai already seems pretty futuristic on the ground, but what's it like in the air? As you'll soon see, it's almost like another planet. Yves Rossy (aka Jetman) and "protégé" Vince Reffet recently flew over the extravagant city in jetpacks, and their view was every bit as strange as...

May 12th 2015 at 7:38pm 0 Comments
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Snow isn't something you'd usually associate with Dubai, not when summers have an average temperature of 104 degrees F and the coldest of winters is only around 57 degrees. But the Kleindienst Group of real estate developers are positive they can simulate snowfall on the streets -- or at least on...

December 25th 2014 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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Prominent Dubai retailer Jumbo Electronics has announced plans to unveil custom PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles made of rose gold, claims regional news outlet Emirates 24/7. According to the report, the console is being crafted by Italian jeweller Gatti and will initially be available for purc...

September 12th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Edgar Daily reports that an upcoming Apple retail store planned for the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai may prove to be Apple's largest yet. After regional media picked up on UAE-based job advertisements by the Californian company, we have insider knowledge that the Majid Al Futtaim owned mall wil...

August 20th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The PS4 has been pegged for a November 15 launch in North America and a November 29 launch in Europe, but the PS4 won't arrive in the Middle East until December 13. Sony announced the launch date and revealed a 1,699 AED ($463) price for the PS4 during the GAMES13 conference in Dubai, IGN reports....

September 27th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The folks at Uber have had a busy, globe-trotting summer. After plans to ride into China, India and other parts of Asian crept out in June, the private car service has taken its expertise to Dubai. Arrival near the world's tallest building marks the outfit's first entry into the Middle East. Inter...

August 27th 2013 at 10:34am 0 Comments
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Street View's fine for navigation, but we're sure plenty more people use it just for their armchair tourism. Google has now turned its attention to giving thrill-seekers a chance to gaze out from the top of Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. Using Trekker backpacks and trolleys, i...

June 24th 2013 at 9:33am 0 Comments
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Spec Ops: The Line is explicit about its intentions and inspirations, sometimes to a fault. It's truly a gritty shooter, and not because you're steering a bipedal meat chunk with a scraggly soul patch. The conflict feels isolated and inescapable, with a sand-drowned Dubai hemming in soldiers who on...

June 27th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments