Anealla Safdar – The National
DUBAI // Two years ago, Ahmad Zahran was desperate to watch a movie. The trouble was, he wanted to watch it on his television and the files were stored on his laptop.
He set out to solve the problem. By the time he was finished, he had become both an inventor and a hi-tech entrepreneur. On Monday, Infinitec, his Dubai-based start-up company, will unveil the first USB device with so-called infinite memory. It is a gadget that is already attracting worldwide attention among tech-savvy consumers. Called an IUM for Infinite USB Memory device the stick will cost less than US$150 (Dh550).