No We are Not Getting an Apple Store in #Beirut Soon

I have no idea who told we're getting an Apple store in Beirut but I spoke to a couple of friends who work at Apple and they both denied hearing such news. Also, it's hard to believe that Apple will open a store in Beirut that is run by a third party. In all cases, I didn't find any online sources about a store in Beirut and if you look at Apple's job openings…

Beware of Sextortion

I'm glad Gino brought this issue up and shared SMEX Beirut's very useful video on this matter. For those who are not familiar with this term, Sextortion is "a serious crime that occurs when someone threatens to distribute your private and sensitive material if you don’t provide them images of a sexual nature, sexual favors, or money". It's basically a form of blackmail in which sexual information or images are used to extort sexual favors…

Ogero Head Promises Faster Internet by End of March

2 days ago
I missed out on new Ogero Head Imad Kreidieh’s talk at Arabnet this year but I just read an article where he’s promising to “double or triple the internet speed by end of March”, which ...

I’m Upgrading my 4G plan from 10 to 20GB

1 week ago
In the past six months or more, I’ve been spending on average $15 as extra MB consumption on my primary mobile internet plan. I’m also consuming all 10GB on my 4G dongle and secondary line ...

Google Street View Cars in #Beirut?

2 weeks ago
Plus961 shared few days ago a picture of a car with roof-mounted cameras roaming around Beirut. I’ve been hearing about these cars for some time and I thought at first they might be Google Street ...

The Nokia 3310 is Back … and it has Snake!

1 month ago
The Nokia 3310 is making its comeback 17 years after its original launch. The “indestructible” Nokia is back in a lighter version, with a 2MP camera, the nostalgic ringtones, a battery life of two weeks ...

Ogero Stand at MWC 2017 – Barcelona

1 month ago
Ogero is taking part as an exhibitor at the Mobile World Congress 2017 this year. The above picture of the stand was tweeted by Ogero and shows Lebanon’s map with “Internet of things” written all ...

Attention all Lebanese Developers: Join The Facebook Messenger Challenge

1 month ago
Facebook is challenging all Middle East Developers to create the smartest bots for FB Messenger and asking people to sign up and join the contest. Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited ...

littleBits Places Arabic Billboard in Times Square

1 month ago
“We Invent the World We Want to Live In”: This is the advertisement that littleBits has placed in Arabic on a billboard in Times Square to send out “a message of inclusivity and diversity, and ...

Anghami Founders Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun On Forbes ME’s Cover Page

1 month ago
Founded in 2012 by Lebanese entrepreneurs Elie Habib & Eddy Maroun, Anghami is today the leading music streaming in the MENA region, with a library of more than 20 million songs and over 30 million ...