MASTERKEY BLOG

Kings of the Computer, together on stage

Recently, the All Things Digital conference was held, which features interviews with prominent figures in the Digital Technology field. This years conference saw people such as George Lucas (famous for his Star Wars pictures and his Industrial Light and Magic / Skywalker Sound companies which are pi... [More]

Office Branding!

I’d like to show you the new office branding It’s taken a while, but we got sick of people wondering whether they were in the MasterKey office. So, to make sure they knew beyond a doubt where they were, we employed a little ingenuity and some elbow grease to give those coming thro... [More]

Working Hard or Hardly Working

Working Hard or Hardly WorkingWorking hard! I thought everyone might be interested to see what we have in the works. Real Estate Bank – Al Maha Tower First up is Al Maha Tower. The UAE based Real Estate Bank asked us to do a MasterPlan for one of their tower projects. Below are two samples of what that looks like: ... [More]

Hey! What’s going on with the beta?

Well, we went and checked, and the programmers haven’t disappeared, sucked into some horrible elder dimension. Instead they have been working hard to get beta 1 out the door for our valiant group of beta testers to run through for us. Right now the development team is working on optimizi... [More]

Google Empire, Part 2

Google Calendar Google’s calendar offering is both the hardest and easiest sell, strange as it may seem, and this is mainly due to the fact that it’s competition in this arena is incredibly robust, namely the Microsoft Exchange / Outlook combo. Since it’s initial introducti... [More]

Trip Report: Cityscape Abu Dhabi

Trip Report: Cityscape Abu DhabiWell, Cityscape Abu Dhabi has ended, and the team is back in Dubai after 4 hectic days. We spoke to some interesting people and companies while we were there, saw some fantastic stands (the amount of money spent on those things, wow) and are now in the process of going through the enormous stack of ... [More]

Google Empire, Part 1

This will be a 2 part series taking you through the free tools that Google offers, with the hopes that it will help you make your life more productive. Not just a search engine You guys know what Google is right? The company / brand has become so entrenched with daily life that the term Googl... [More]

You’ve got mail! (on your phone)

You’re on the road, disconnected from your e-mail, not up to date and missing all sorts of important e-mails. What do you do? Well, if you have a mobile phone you can ask someone at the office to sit with your inbox open and read you all your e-mails, or you can use a Push e-mail service. ... [More]

Why would you like to help out with the Beta?

Finally got around to putting up a list of why people wanted to help out with the beta. Here’s the reasons, some are quite funny actually. ‘Why not?’ is especially inspiring, be warned, this is raw user feedback! Q: Why would you like to help out with the Beta? Why not? ... [More]

Congratulations The Wave: Successful launch

I’d just like to congratulate The Wave Sales Team, they did a wonderful job at the Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates and sold out the phase in just 48 hours. That’s virtually unheard of now in Dubai, and reminds me of 3 years ago.   Of course, I’d love to highlig... [More]