Computing - In Brief


- Egypt unveiled on Thursday its first locally produced smart tablet, under the trademark 'Einar.' The state-owned electronics firm Katron, which will produce the Egyptian tablet, plans to manufacture 20 million units. The units worth LE2 billion will be manufactured over the next four years, Minister of Telecommunications and Information Techonology Atef Helmy said on Thursday during the forum to launch Egypt’s ICT Strategy (2013- 2017).
Helmy added that the first 10,000 smart units will be produced before the end of this year.