On our sixth birthday, today’s news told visually
Today in print, we are doing something different: we use only photos, graphics, illustrations and headlines to capture the news in a one-off collector’s edition.
Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
Map of seperatist movements around the world
The conflict in Ukraine is a classic example of competing aspirations and identities – here’s a look at seperatist movements around the world.
In pictures: Fishing communities in the Northern Emirates
Fishermen in Fujairah and Umm Al Qaiwain worry that new regulations to protect fish stocks are harming their trade. We look at both communities through the lens of our photographers.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
In pictures: Special needs driver an exemplary example in the UAE
Photos of Omar Al Miskini, 40, who was named exemplary male driver with special needs by Abu Dhabi Police during the Gulf Traffic Week
April 15, 2014
The game propelled the unknown Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen to rock-star status.
March 30, 2014
Developing the skills of young people in information and communications technology will prepare them for future careers, according to a United Nations study.
March 30, 2014
Leading UAE hotel chains are turning to Instagram to market their properties visually.
February 24, 2014
The Nokia X will retail for about Dh450 and will be available in select markets immediately. The X+ and XL will retail for Dh500 and Dh550, respectively, and will be available early in the second quarter.
February 20, 2014
The acquisition is the biggest technology tie-up in more than a decade since Time Warner merged with AOL in a $124 billion deal in 2001.
February 9, 2014
Nguyen Ha Dong, a Hanoi-based game developer, announced the grounding of the addictive game in a Tweet on Saturday in which he also apologised to Flappy Bird players.
February 3, 2014
Despite only being trialled by a limited number of users and not due for more general release until Christmas, Google Glass is already attracting its own universe of apps.
January 16, 2014
A research firm predicts the rise of data usage among smartphone users in the region , with revenues from voice calls and SMS set to decline.
January 16, 2014
Some expect a new wave of tech ventures to arise from emerging markets such as the UAE and other countries in the Middle East and Africa.
January 12, 2014
Mobile technology agency FabriQate aims to take banking apps in the UAE to 'the next level'.
November 6, 2013
The Viper SmartStart application was unveiled at the Dubai International Motor Show and works by connecting the car wirelessly to an application on your phone.
November 5, 2013
Discount voucher dealers are increasingly taking advantage of location-based capabilities found on a smartphone to provide instant access to the closest bargain.
October 30, 2013
A range of apps and devices are coming to market that are designed to monitor users' sleeping patterns and thus help them achieve a good night's rest. While still something of a niche sector, the market for such technology is growing.
October 27, 2013
Analysts say the longer BlackBerry takes to close on a takeover offer from Fairfax Financial Holdings, the worse the smartphone’s outlook is.