Sam Matrouh

I write about tech because I love it. Sometimes that love pushes me to develop my own products for mobile and web. Follow me on twitter to keep up with my silly ideas.

FlipControlCenter: Customise Your iOS 7 Control Center

iOS 7 shipped with an entirely redesigned interface and a few handy features that made our precious more user-friendly. One of these features is called Control Center, a shortcut tool that gives access to a few ...

Rdio Shuts Down Its Video Streaming Service Vdio

All Vdio customers received an email, informing them that the service will no longer be available. The customers will lose all their purchased content, but will be refunded with an amazon gift card. The news comes ...

Google Punishes RapGenius For Spammy SEO

Earlier in the week Rap Genius (a lyrics discovery startup), was found to be using unconventional methods to increase their search engine ranking. Anyone that has held a blog/website or even thought about starting ...

Oppo R1 goes Official, It’s A Beautiful Device With Average Specs

Oppo has finally announced its much-anticipated Android based phone, the Oppo R1, but it turns out the device may not have been worth the hype. Prior to the launch, the Chinese manufacturer teased us with a bunch ...

iOS 7 Jailbreak Is Finally Available, But You Should Hold Off

Good News It has been a few months since iOS 7 was released to the public by Apple, and it was finally received its first untether  jailbreak yesterday. You can thank all the usual suspects (evaders, Pod2g, ...

How To Run Android Apps On Desktop

Previously I wrote about Genymotion, a x86 based Android virtual machine that brings you a smooth and delightful user experience using OpenGL. Of course the VM is essentially an emulator on steroids and Google does ...

How To Run Android Smoothly On Your Desktop

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, at the bottom of an ocean, possibly in a different demotion, you would have heard about Google’s mobile operating system Android. If you have not heard of the OS ...

DDR4 RAMs Hitting The Markets Before End Of 2013

DDR3 RAMs were good to us, but they’ve outstayed their welcome. We’ve been happily stuck with old sticks for the past couple of years but now that our computers demand more resources to function ideally, ...

Vivo Introduces Xplay 3S, World’s First 2k Android Phone

Vivo has officially announced its Xplay 3S 2k Android phone, that sets a new standard for high end mobile devices. It was not long ago that we started seeing 720p and 1080p displays around the market, and it’s ...

Mailbox Adds Support For Yahoo! And iCloud

Mailbox updated their iOS app to add support for Yahoo and iCloud (Me.com and Mac.com). This is by far the most significant update we’ve seen from the email syncing service since the debut of their app. ...