E24: 24/7 Electricity Without Generators

The first time I heard about E24 was back in May when it was featured by The World Economic Forum among the nine Lebanese startups sharing the fourth industrial revolution. E24 was founded by Antoine Saab in 2011 and provides 24/7 electricity without generators by effectively stocking and managing electrical power. Saab developed an energy storage system that collects and reserves electricity from solar panels or the grid, so residents don’t have to pay the…

Beitmisk is the First Fiber Connected Smart City in Lebanon!

Fiber to the home was officially launched today in Beitmisk by Ogero & the Ministry of Telecommunication, making Beitmisk the first residential project to have fiber optics at home and the first smart-city in Lebanon. The massive residential project covering approximately 655,000 sqm had already installed state of the art infrastructure years ago to facilitate the integration of the fiber optic technology. Ogero head Imad Kreidieh tested the new speeds by downloading live a 1.5GB…

Get Ready for Your #UberPITCH

1 week ago
Uber is partnering with Arabnet for the third edition of #UberPITCH where entrepreneurs will get the chance to pitch their business idea to a judge during a seven minutes ride, followed by seven minutes of ...

Amhaz is already Selling the Note 8 Two days Before its Release Date

1 week ago
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s release date is officially on September 15th in the US & the UK and September 22nd in the UAE yet somehow Ahmaz has managed to get his hands on one ...

Apple Unveils the iPhone X

1 week ago
The biggest highlight of today’s Apple Event was obviously the iPhone X but many fans were anxiously waiting to have a look at the Steve Jobs Theater, which was unveiled today for the 10th anniversary ...

Free ( & Decent) WIFI at Beirut’s Airport Soon?

2 weeks ago
It looks like we’re finally having proper WIFI at the Beirut Rafic Hariri airport, instead of the crappy 30 minutes WIFI that no one uses right now. I also read that they will be allowing ...

Ogero Tests 600MBps Connection at Audi Branch – ABC Verdun

3 weeks ago
As part of its Unleash the Speed campaign, Ogero & the Telecom Ministry tested out a 600MBps connection at Bank Audi’s latest branch at ABC Verdun. That’s a pretty awesome speed to have, almost 600 ...

Why I Still have Faith in Ogero’s New Management

1 month ago
I’ve been following up on the internet situation ever since I started blogging and it saddens me to say that nothing much has changed ever since. It’s been 7 years now and we’re still being ...

8 Cool Samsung Galaxy S8 Features You Should Be Using

1 month ago
I’ve had the Samsung Galaxy S8+ for over a month now and it’s an absolute stunner inside out. Whether it’s the Infinite display, the slick design, the screen quality, the processor, the camera, the UI, ...

Lebanon Among The Three Worst Countries in Average Fixed Broadband Speeds -[2017]

1 month ago
The Speedtest Global Index ranks mobile and fixed broadband speeds from around the world on a monthly basis. As of July 2017, Lebanon ranked in 131st spot, out of 133! We’re the worst ranked country ...