The Samsung Galaxy S8: Four New Exciting Features

Samsung officially unveiled today the Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones in New York City, which will start selling globally on April 21. There won't be an S8 or S8+ Edge because the standard S8 already comes with an edge-style 5.8-inch screen and the S8+ with a 6.2-inch screen, so more flat screens. I've currently using the S7 Edge and I owned before the S6 Edge and S6 Edge+ and here's what I was expecting from…

Follow Silvio Chiha’s “Mountain to Sea” Challenge Live

We always tell foreigners about being able to “Swim & Ski” on the same day in Lebanon but we never get to do it, mainly due to traffic LOL, but Silvio Chiha wants to make it happen and is collaborating with Alfa to complete an exciting “Mountain to Sea” challenge as part of its nationwide #LivePlus Campaign to introduce 4G+. Silvio Chiha is a Lebanese water skiing champion and an inspiration to all the Lebanese…

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

3 days ago
Update 2 (28/03/2017): I received the following statement from TALACO’s General Manager: Statement of Denial and Correction A number of websites have published reports to the effect that “TALACO” will open an “Apple Store” outlet ...

Beware of Sextortion

5 days ago
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 ...

Ogero Head Promises Faster Internet by End of March

6 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

2 weeks 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 ...