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Digital Living

What’s an ATM Skimmer? How to Protect Your Card From It?

ATM skimmers divest banks the world billions of dollars each year, not to mention causing thousands of people like you a massive headache. With incidences of debit card skimming on the rise, it’s imperative that you protect yourself by learning more about how card skimming works and how to protect yourself from it. What is…

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What’s an ATM Skimmer? How to Protect Your Card From It?

2 weeks ago

Digital Living

How to Use Multiple iTunes Accounts on a Single Device

More and more families are facing this common issue. How do you use multiple iTunes accounts on one laptop or computer? When you, your spouse, and your kids all have iPods, iPads or iPhones, you’re going to end up with libraries getting mixed up. No one wants to have their child’s music uploaded to their…

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How to Use Multiple iTunes Accounts on a Single Device

2 weeks ago

Business

PayPal Payment Alternatives for Pakistani Freelancers

One of the toughest parts of being a freelancer from Pakistan is the lack of Paypal as a payment option. I’ve personally come across many jobs/clients that specifically say they can only pay through Paypal. In fact, many US-based clients cannot understand how payment through Paypal is simply not an option for us Pakistanis. What…

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

Dissecting Pakistan’s Most Successful Kickstarter Campaign

Gone are the days when raising money could only be done in one’s neighborhood, a finite location with a limited impact. Nowadays, thanks to globalization, technology, and the power of a good story, one of the best – and perhaps fairest – fundraising techniques of all time is possible. Of course, I’m talking about crowdfunding….

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Dissecting Pakistan's Most Successful Kickstarter Campaign

3 weeks ago

Apps

Phone to Ride: Carpooling and Taxi Apps in Pakistan

The days of getting out and hailing a cab or coordinating manually to carpool are far behind us – multiple apps and businesses are working to bring that process to your phone. These include the famed local start-up “Savaree”, Rocket Internet’s Tripda and Easy Taxi, as well as the good old Metrocab. Savaree Savaree is a homegrown carpooling…

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1 month ago

Apps

Top 10 Educational Websites and Apps for Children

Gone are the days when technology was only employed for a specific function. Today people of all ages use it for infinite reasons. Some people use it constructively, while others use it just to pass the time most commonly by  playing games or socializing. Especially when we talk about children, it is easy to understand…

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2 months ago

Digital Living

The Plight of Home-Based Workers in Pakistan

They’ve been referred to as “invisible workers,” or Pakistan’s unrepresented working class. While the concept was once rare or completely unheard of in most parts of Pakistan, home-based work is now gaining ground as new opportunities arise in the production and manufacturing industry. According to HomeNet Pakistan, a group of organizations that push for improvements in workers’…

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2 months ago

Digital Living

Buying Apparel Online: What Are Your Options?

If you want to buy clothes online in Pakistan, there is not only a wide variety of options in terms of independent and outlet websites, you can also find products from different price levels, from small boutiques to large collections, from national level brands to names you would not have heard of. For a lot…

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2 months ago

Digital Living

A Look at Tech/Electronics E-Commerce Stores in Pakistan

E-commerce in Pakistan has expanded manifold since its inception a few years ago. Today, we see websites selling everything from cars to property to cosmetics – the beginning however was with electronics, and specifically, with mobile phones. Early adopters saw the opportunity of selling electronics online – an easy choice as consumers have a clear…

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3 months ago

Digital Living

Pakistan’s Emerging Freelance Sector Takes Shape

There are few things more empowering and liberating than working for oneself. As the unemployment rate crept upward over the years, reaching over 5% in 2013, many Pakistanis settled into a new kind of employment – freelancing.  And by “many, we mean a lot of people. According to a 2014 report by the International Data…

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