Category: Tech Muslimah Series

Ettiquette for Studying Online

Never has it been so easy to access information and persue the study of deen.  There are a multitude of online platforms and organisations which allow free webinars, online conferences, live streaming and free course material. The option for tertiary qualifications are also available online, at the click of a button – Studying has truly evolved. If you’re a new online student, here are some tips and pointers to keep you on track and on top of your goals. Purify your intentions What does this mean? Simply focus and understand why you’re studying. Make intention for it to be...

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Minder, the Muslim Tinder

Yes Really!  There is such a thing. The ever increasing challenge to find a spouse you click with escalates – especially if you come from the no dating and no free mixing between the genders type of background. Whilst there are a lot of websites out there which are successful in pairing up many couplese, or really awful in terms of the type of individual it might attract. South Africa has limited digital avenue for the average Zainab and Average Yusuf to explore the realm of Halaal Love online. Solution? Enter MINDER , the muslim equivalent of Tinder. https://www.minder.app/...

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5 Ways to Minimize Digital Clutter

Digital clutter is a term used for all those extra (i do mean extra) apps, icons, emails, social media platforms and all things that reside on your memory cards, devices, hard drives and cloud drives. Overtime it becomes overwhelming if on doesn’t minimize or declutter. Where does one begin? Here is a list of  5 avenues for you to begin with. Mobile phone Remove unused contacts. Audit your apps Delete unwanted pictures. Remove unwanted widgets. Social Media Facebook – Follow fewer groups Twitter – Align your twitter for productivity Instagram – Spend less time on instagram. Take fewer screenshots...

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Tech Muslimah’s Favourite Quran App

Looking for a wonderful Quran app with multi-functions to enhance your Quran experience? The Qamar apps 13 line Quran is our favorite go to app for when the Mus’haf (hard copy of the Qran) is out of reach, or we want to engage with the Quran without needing to locate multiple resources. This an amazingly versatile app that allows you to: Observe and implement the colour-coded Tajweed Rules or Plain Black text Bookmark anywhere Easy  Navigation For the Meaning of the Ayah just press and hold the ayah for options. English Translation by Sahih International Translations available for other...

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Tech Muslimah: TED App

We need to stretch our minds a little beyond our social media boundaries of Facebook, Twitter, and even reading the same thoughts on repeat. Exposure is the key to unlocking your mind to different topics and what’s going on in the world. I have found TED Talks to be an exceptionally enlightening way to stretch ones general knowledge, and understanding of the world beyond the news and Social Media Hives. What is a TED Talk? TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984...

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