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Why Spending on a logo design is worth it

By Sabreen Bucheeri on 15/02/16 - 442 views

Are you thinking of getting a free logo design? Can’t blame you. When starting your own company, you are so tight on budget and keeping it afloat is your main concern that you wouldn’t even think about spending on a logo, because why should you? You can take the money and spend it on your phone bill,...

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By Sabreen Bucheeri on 08/02/16 - 965 views

As a service based company, our core strength is our staff. Hiring the right people is the most crucial aspect.  Their expertise, commitment to lifelong learning and enthusiasm is what makes us able to deliver what we promise. One of our developers, Ahmad Yusuf, develops mobile apps not just for a living but even during his...

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GoodBye 2015, Hello 2016

By Sabreen Bucheeri on 31/12/15 - 559 views

We can’t believe that the countdown to 2016 has begun, and a day is left till we say goodbye to 2015. We are very grateful to our clients, staff members and interns and we’re very excited to welcome the year 2016. In 2015, our team grew a little bigger to include 3 more team members,...

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Be On Snapchat

By Sabreen Bucheeri on 23/07/15 - 1150 views

It’s only yesterday that Manama was featured in Snapchat, so many people snapped photos and videos of life in Bahrain and what they loved the most about it. Within hours, the #manamalive was a trending topic on twitter and the snap was viewed more than 6 million times. A couple of weeks earlier, it was...

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The Best Sites for Graphic Design Inspiration

By Jawad Sadiq on 17/06/15 - 1776 views

A good way to approach design is through research, as in, understanding your current project and finding inspiration. This process should happen before even lifting a pencil, but without the proper resources you could find yourself at a stand-still before you have even started! Here’s a few favorite sites I’ve collected over time, not including the ever...

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How To Track Your Productivity In Development?

By Ahmed Yusuf on 26/05/15 - 1348 views

One of the most difficult questions I faced at the beginning of my career was estimating the time I spent on a specific development project; and it was either I didn’t know how long did it take or I guessed it and threw a random number there. Then I learned that there are several softwares...

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Odd Creativity boosting Techniques

By Ahmed Yusuf on 04/05/15 - 920 views

How many times were you in the shower, mindlessly washing your hair or scrubbing your toes when – BAM!!! – a thought pops into your head. Out of the blue maybe you remembered something terribly important. Or you might have finally solved the glitch that was driving you crazy at work. Perhaps, you discovered a...

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How to detect a virus when your Antivirus can’t?

By Ahmed Yusuf on - 1144 views

Can you count the times when you downloaded a file and your computer just crashed? or when you visited a website and the “Reported Attack Site” sign showed up to warn you of the viruses nesting in that website? Me neither. I once downloaded a 700 Megabyte file only to discover that it was a...

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Cloud Productivity Tools for any Small Agency/Business

By Mohammed Ashoor on 10/02/15 - 1089 views

Since taking over the management of VII Tech Solutions back in 2012, one of my main objectives was to “run it in the cloud”. After 3 long years of trial and error, many systems later, and quite a number of migrations, I can FINALLY say that I’m done!! I’m listing all the Cloud-Based Tools that we use, how they’ve...

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Happy 7 year Anniversary

By Jawad Sadiq on 17/01/15 - 386 views

7 things about VII Tech: I’m VII Tech, a creative services agency based in Bahrain. Today is my birthday! Yeah! 7 years ago, 7 creative and tech fanatics decided to do something together. So, I was born. And yes, 7=VII, and that is how I got the name. Many people asked me “Why Purple?” Well,...

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Bye bye 2014

By Jawad Sadiq on 29/12/14 - 583 views

How did time go by so quickly? It’s December 2014 already!! I felt like this year just flashed right in front of my eyes. Do you feel the same way? Although it went by so fast, I can’t deny that I have learnt and grown so much this year with my team in VIITech. Where...

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Pushbullet App

By Ahmed Yusuf on 14/10/14 - 891 views

I was using Google Keep for sharing links between my devices instead of typing the entire page link in the browser. Sometimes you just want to share a photo with your contacts from your computer, but you don’t want to email it, Whatsapp or BBM are easier on mobile phones for sharing text and files. Few weeks later,...

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Maintainable Code

By Ahmed Yusuf on 15/09/14 - 569 views

The year is 3000, earth is an abandoned wasteland, no one around anymore. A shuttle suddenly breaks the silence, it’s land in the middle of no where, and a pair of scientists emerge, looking towards that one building they can see on the horizon. They rush to it, look around to find anything useful but...

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Defensive Coding – An Outlook

By Ahmed Yusuf on 14/08/14 - 501 views

When I first heard the term defensive coding, the first thought that popped to my mind, was that it meant the art of protecting your software against outside intruders, like those trying to gain access to functionality they are not entitled to. Later on after much research, I discovered that the term was not related...

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How to create an environment of inspiration at work?

By Jawad Sadiq on 09/06/14 - 538 views

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” That’s quotation has been posted in the wall at VII Tech, and this is how I get the inspiration to have a fresh start every day. I believe that feeling your work office is just like your second...

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SpeedJum. The Flappy Ball.

By Ahmed Yusuf on - 657 views

It all started with thinking ‘How hard is it to develop a game?’ since we all heard that game developers get the highest salaries and they are on the top of the development category. Okay I had three months to do my major project, will I be able to finish it within this time with absolutely ZERO knowledge in...

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Color Matters

By Jawad Sadiq on 22/05/14 - 1429 views

Why color matters for brands? We live in a colorful world. Our mind is highly responsive to visual stimulation on both a conscious and subconscious level. Colors will bring up certain emotions and feelings. And that is why one of the key elements of building a ever-lasting brand is color selection. “Research reveals people make...

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What is a Brand?

By Jawad Sadiq on 04/05/14 - 453 views

I had a long conversation with our client a few weeks ago about the definition of a brand and branding,  As most of the business people lack the knowledge of both terminologies. So What is a Brand? A brand is the idea or image of a specific product or service that consumers connect with, by...

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After a long wait, Viitech finally has a new home.

By Sabreen Bucheeri on 30/03/14 - 1849 views

Amazing! Fantastic news! Last week 23rd March 2014, Viitech moved to its new home, a place we can call our own. This has all happened in my first month working at Viitech and I’m thrilled to be involved in all the excitement and enthusiasm with my colleagues. It has been a very busy time, preparing...

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