Why you want to be a part of Alt.Net Israel

Saturday, August 9, 2008

I was fortunate today to take part in the first Alt.Net "unconference" to be held in Israel and let me tell you - it was an awesome experience! The concept of Alt.Net is that a group of .net enthusiasts get together and organize a conference by themselves for themselves to discuss .net, its past, present and future. Simply put, the audience organizes and gives the talks. Here's a more profound explanation: http://davybrion.com/blog/2008/08/altnet-what-does-it-mean/ The first Alt.Net Israel meeting was held at the Ramat Gan offices of the Sela Group who were kind enough to host us on short notice. The...

Woot! Apple iPhone officially coming to Israel!

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

  Hooray! iPhone is coming to Israel! In a official statement to ynet, Eran Tor (General Manager for iDigital, Apple's representatives in Israel) has stated that the first Apple Store in Israel is set to open in Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Center and hinted that the opening's highlight will be the launching of iPhone in Israel. The ynet article has little details on how long it will take for Apple to adapt the iPhone's native applications to Hebrew with its Right-To-Left challenges and virtually no details on which of Israel's two GSM carriers will have exclusivity in servicing...