I Downloaded a Copy of my Facebook Data

I recently saw an article on the NYTimes where the author downloaded all the information that Facebook has on him and shared his thoughts on it. I had never noticed that download option to be honest so I thought of giving it a try and seeing what Facebook has on me. The download link was around 700MB and includes a folder with several subfolders and files. I opened first the images and videos and found…

“Antwork” Turns One

I've been meaning to write about Antwork for quite some time, and I thought their first anniversary would be a great opportunity to shed the light on this revolutionary co-working space in Lebanon. Add to that the fact that they've just won The Number One Co-Working Space in Beirut and the region given that there were several co-working spaces from neighboring countries, The award is offered by Coworker, the member-powered platform for the global coworking…
Lebanon

Review: Honor 7X

1 week ago
If you had asked me a year ago if you could buy a decent smartphone for $300, I would have told you to spend a couple of extra hundred dollars and buy yourself a high-end ...
Critiques

90K Registered Lebanese Expats Data Leaked?

2 weeks ago
When the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants was asking Lebanese expats to register online to vote in the upcoming elections, a lot of questions were raised on the privacy policies on the website and ...
Lebanon

Lexyom: A Startup Solution For Your Legal Matters

1 month ago
Laws in Lebanon are fairly ambiguous, often outdated and most importantly, most Lebanese citizens have no clue about them. Beyond the basic broad lines we are taught in Civics class, such as the age when ...
Fun

Hezbollah Launched a New Video Game: “Sacred Defense”

1 month ago
Hezbollah has launched a new first-person shooter video game called “Sacred Defense – Protecting the Homeland And Holy Sites” where the player takes the role of a Hezbollah fighter engaged in a series of different ...
Baladi

LittleBits’ Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit Wins 2018 Creative Toy of the Year Award

1 month ago
The 18th annual Toy of the Year Award ceremony took place last week Ayah Bdeir’s LittleBits was awarded the “Creative Toy of the Year” award for her Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit. The TOTY Awards ...
Fun

Ayman Hariri’s brainchild app “Vero” is Going Viral Worldwide

1 month ago
It’s already being called the “New Instagram” and it’s topping the App Store charts in the US & the UK. Vero is a sharing app that was launched in 2015 and that has gone unnoticed ...
Fun

MySay: An App to Poll Voters Ahead of the Elections and More

2 months ago
A major problem in Lebanon is the lack of numbers to back up people’s claims. Everyone thinks they share the same opinion as the majority, but if everyone claims that, then that’s definitely not the ...
Lebanon

Huawei Introduces Face Unlock and AR Camera to Mate 10 Lite Users

2 months ago
Over the past few years, Huawei has been proving that its devices aren’t just vastly more affordable than its main competitors, but that it can easily match and even outperform them. The watered-down version of ...
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