Tech it to the limits at Gitex
Thousands of shoppers descended on the spring edition of the popular technology exhibition GITEX Shopper yesterday at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Tech fans flocked to the arena looking for deals on IT, electronics, telecommunications, gaming and entertainment and office equipment. At the shopping hall, Asad and Moizzah Parker bought two Dell Laptops and one iPad for a total of Dhs5,000 and said they saved almost Dhs 3,000, in addition to giveaways including a hard drive, wireless mouse, headphones, watch, perfume, antivirus and two carry cases for the laptops. Faryal Shahid, who works for retailer Emax, said: “Most shoppers ask for i5 laptops ranging between Dhs 1,800 and 2,500.” Organisers expect more than 140,000 visitors. The exhibition runs until Saturday.