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.

Top 5 Location Based IFTTT Recipes

IFTTT (If This Then That) updated its iOS app earlier this week to add a Location channel to its list. Users can now trigger actions based on their location. We’ve gone through pages and pages of recipes and ...

IFTTT’s Brings Location Channels To iOS And Confirms Android App

The popular trigger based service, IFTTT (If This Then That), updated its iOS app to bring Location based channels to users’ phones. Users will now be able to create recipes to be triggered when they’re ...

App Review: Taasky

There is no shortage of task managers in the App Store, taken from Apple’s stock standard Reminders app to the natural language processing apps. Taasky is one of those apps that has made a lot of press buzz ...

Instagram Takes On Snapchat with Direct Messaging

Instagram added a direct messaging feature to its popular photo and video sharing app earlier this week. The new feature allows users to send videos and photos privately to friends or groups of people of their ...

Spotify Goes Freemium On Android And iOS

Spotify announced a freemium tier for its mobile users in a bid to compete with Apple’s free iTunes Radio. Spotify sent out the invitations earlier this month, telling media folks about its press event and ...

How To Get iTunes Radio Outside US

Apple announced iTunes Radio (their free Pandora like service) at the 2013 WWDC on June the 10th. The service is currently only available to the US users, which is a very common practice amongst all streaming ...

Archive.org: The Internet Time Machine

To know where we’re headed, we must first know where we come from! Right? Does the same thing apply to the internet? Of course it does. Surely internet is evolving far faster than anything else we have seen, ...

Learn How To Code On Your iPhone Using Codecademy’s Hour Of Code

Codecademy released an iPhone app today that aims to teach us the fundamentals of  computer science. The company is well known for their interactive programming courses at at beginner to advanced users. They seem ...

Why Android 4.4 KitKat Is Google’s Best Attempt At Mobile OS

Google first announced its Android mobile operating system in 2007, to compete with Apple’s much popular iOS platform. Although Android had a slow start in terms of its UI (User Interface) and UX (User ...

How To Download Youtube Videos on iPhone Without Jailbreak

There are more videos on YouTube than you can watch in your lifetime, and with more videos being added every second there is no shortage of content to keep us entertained. Although there’s an official iPhone ...