PM Hariri Promised Investors an Internet Speed 20 Times Faster

Our newly appointed Prime Minister Saad Hariri is keeping Lebanon's internet on top of his agenda and has promised investors at the third edition of the Global Business Summit, which was organized by LIFE and Endeavor, a twenty-fold increase in internet speed. Given that Hariri's government should only last few months, key decisions need to be taken ASAP for internet speeds to improve and for all Lebanese to get connected to fiber optics. I still…

Vox Cinemas Now Showing 4DX Movies!

Four months after launching the first IMAX theater in Lebanon, VOX Cinemas just opened the first 4DX Movie Theater in Lebanon! 4DX is a motion picture technology that allows a motion picture presentation to be augmented with environmental effects such as seat motion, wind, rain, fog, lights, and scents along with the standard video and audio. Basically it's a new immersive technology that features moving seats and environmental effects. Not all movies will be shown…
Critiques

More Fiber Optics Promises: 85% of Lebanese Will Have it By End of 2017

2 months ago
Quoting Telecoms Minister Boutros Harb, 85 percent of the Lebanese population will have access to the service by the end of 2017, which means in less than a year time. Minister Sehnaoui said the same ...
Technology

MacBook vs. MacBook Air: Which Should I Buy?

2 months ago
I’ve been looking for a couple of months now for a new lightweight laptop to replace my 15-inch Lenovo laptop (screen broke). My current laptop is a Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 and I’m very satisfied ...
Food

Trying Zaatar W Zeit’s New Online Delivery App

2 months ago
I’m really glad ZWZ has finally released a new mobile app for delivery. I order frequently from Zaatar W Zeit and I find it way more convenient to place an order online rather than call, ...
Food

Would You Order a Starbucks Delivery?

2 months ago
I just noticed today that Wizmates is now offering delivery from Starbucks. There’s no minimum order amount but the delivery charge is 4,500 LBP. I love the idea that Wizmates is delivering for Starbucks now ...
Critiques

Improving Lebanon’s Internet on Top of PM Hariri’s Agenda

2 months ago
Nest Labs Founder Tony Fadell, who was a speaker at the most recent BDL Accelerate, tweeted yesterday about UK’s £1BN plan to deploy full fiber broadband & 5G and mentioned PM Saad Hariri. Hariri did ...
Information

Internet Freedom Not Improving: Lebanon Still Partly Free

3 months ago
Freedom House 2016 report on Internet Freedom is out and Lebanon is still classified as being “Partly Free” with a score of 45/100, similar to last year’s result. The report stated that “the internet freedom ...
Technology

Tech Tips and Gadgets: If You’re Running in The Beirut Marathon

3 months ago
Whether you’re an amateur runner, a parent with kids, or even a semi-pro. Here’s a list of tips and gadgets, to help you get the most out of your tech devices during the Marathon. Pro runners ...
Technology

Stop Saving Your Passwords on Notes and Memo Apps!

3 months ago
Nothing drives me crazy more than seeing people’s passwords unsecured and publicly displayed on their devices. People just don’t realize that their privacy, confidentiality and money are at risk. Passwords should never be stored on ...
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