Get Connected to Syrian Mobile Phone Carriers from Within Lebanon

Two years ago, I was driving from Kobayat to Andkit and we ended up somewhere where I got a message welcoming me to Syria and telling me to enjoy roaming with Syria's operators. I thought that was normal given how close we were to the Syrian borders but apparently this also happens in the Bekaa and a lot of Syrians have figured out ideal spots to get coverage from Syrian mobile phone carriers and make…

Hey Najib, is Everything Secure Enough?

I seriously have no idea who came up with that ad, but this guy acts exactly like me. I lock my car at least 3-4 times and if I'm leaving the laptop in the car, I check all the doors like 5 times. I make sure our building's gate is properly closed and don't get me started with my daily house inspections. I check everything twice every morning before leaving and twice before sleeping. My…
Technology

The Authorities Can No Longer Monitor Your Whatsapp Messages & Calls

5 months ago
WhatsApp just got a whole lot more secure after rolling out full encryption to all its users. All the text, photos and calls you make are now fully encrypted and can only be read by ...
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Humor

Lebanese Dream Of High Speed Internet

5 months ago
via @haidcar The above table was being shared yesterday as an April Fools’ joke. I have no idea whether it’s all fabricated or inspired from the 2020 plan announced by the MOT, but what’s sure ...
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Smart Phone

What Age Should You Get Your Kids Mobile Phones and How to Keep Them Safe?

6 months ago
I always said that I’ll never give my kids mobile phones before they become teenagers. I was even constantly bashing my friends for doing so, but all this changed when we got kids of our ...
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Humor

Illegal Internet in Lebanon Explained

6 months ago
I would add these one point to Farid’s spot-on video: – The illegal Fiber optics cables that were installed between several regions were mistaken for rat metros, given that the rat population has been booming ...
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Critiques

Who Doesn’t Want a Better Internet in Lebanon?

6 months ago
Speedtest on a 4MB DSL Ogero connection in Beirut The Lebanese government has been busy investigating illegal internet companies for the past couple of weeks. We are talking about large communication devices and towers installed ...
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Lebanon

4G+ Coming Soon To Lebanon, 5G To be Introduced by Mid-2018 by Alfa Telecom

6 months ago
Last year during my visit to the MWC2015, I witnessed what a 5G connection looks like at Ericsson’s booth and wondered if we will ever see similar connections in Lebanon. As it turns out, Alfa ...
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Critiques

Beware of Fishy Contractors Digging Up Your Neighborhoods

8 months ago
Update: The company who was digging is called Caporal and Moretti on behalf of the Ministry of Telecom. They came today and fixed the lines and everything. A couple of weeks back, I was visiting ...
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Lebanon

8 Things to Consider Before Signing up to Netflix

8 months ago
If you’re just getting started with Netflix, here are 8 tips for making the most of a Netflix streaming subscription: 1- Choose the right subscription plan: It offers three types of subscription plans; Basic, Standard ...
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