1% cash back is a thing of the past…

I bet you used your credit card today.

Well, if not today, then probably it was yesterday! :)

I’d imagine also that you already have a credit card that rewards cash back for specific categories like: restaurants, gas, travel, etc.., and 1% cash back on all other transactions

Well, not…


Couple of weeks ago I opened the App Store and noticed an article about a featured app called “Rakuten”. I tapped on it and got surprised by the idea:

Earn money when you shop with up to 40% Cash Back! …


Since I relocated to US and got married, I’m more focused on controlling my expenses and saving money, so I’m sharing with you some hacks I do (with numbers) to save more money everyday:

1. Do it yourself

The idea is to replace services you are getting consistently by doing it on your own…


Today is the World Emoji Day and I have to say “Thank you” to my friend Emoji, the smiling guy with sunglasses 😎.

Thank you for having my back at any situation, I write you to say “Hey 😎” and start a conversation with anyone, I write you to say…


I watch a movie every now and then, but when I finish watching a “good” one, I usually say to myself, “WOW! that was amazing!”.

And my definition for “good” is, a movie that challenges me about understanding its story. A movie that involves time: future-present-past, reality & dreaming, imagination…


A Medium app on Windows, powered by Cortana & Cloud Syncing!

I really love Medium. In my opinion, it’s the best blogging/storytelling service out there. Medium simply reinvented the “non-microblogging” services again.

Also, I love my Windows Phone. The Live Tiles, Office & Cortana are making me productive every day! ☺

That’s why I started this side-project, “Mediummy”, a Windows Phone…


A story about building simple & amazing apps!

If you are one of those people who follow tech news, most probably, you notice how apps -mobile applications- are changing the dynamics of the tech industry, starting from startups, ending by high-school students learning iOS development.

There are many -so many- apps on app stores, each app is providing…

Omar Abou El-khir

Senior Research Software Engineer Lead at Microsoft | Co-founder of Videolator, ImagineCup WW-Winner | Building great products is my true passion!

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