My Ogero DSL Internet Stopped Working Two Weeks Ago

Photo Credits: Executive Magazine Two weeks ago, my home internet stopped working, the internet button on the Ogero DSL modem turned red, I tried restarting the modem, turning it off and on, I checked all the cables, everything was fine, the phone line was still working but the damn button wasn't turning green anymore. I called Ogero the second day to submit a complaint and they sent a technician two days later to check what…

Biometric Passports Expected Soon in Lebanon: Five Things You Need To Know

Back in 2014, the Lebanese cabinet approved Interior Minister Mashnouq's proposal to replace the old passports by new biometric ones. Earlier this year, the Lebanese General Security forced all those with a renewed by hand passport to issue new ones and there were false rumors that we might not be able to renew for more than a year because biometric passports are coming. Since biometric passport should start rolling out very soon, I've been trying…

AUB Goes Eco-Friendly, Launches its First Photovoltaic Power Plant

4 months ago
The American University of Beirut has inaugurated yesterday its first photovoltaic power plant to “mitigate the high environmental and economic costs of electricity generation through combustion of diesel”. The solar panel system was installed on ...

Google Maps Updated For Lebanon

5 months ago
Google has updated yesterday its mapping application with new, higher-resolution imagery from NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite, which means sharper and more detailed photographs for Google Maps & Google Earth. The maps for Lebanon were updated ...

Beirut Electricity App Featured In #Apple’s WWDC16

5 months ago
Beirut Electricity, an app that calculates the power outage hours in Beirut was featured in Apple’s New Beginnings video ahead of the WWDC16. This app basically “tracks the rolling three-hour outages and predicts when the ...
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5 Cool Things From Apple’s WWDC16

5 months ago
Apple announced a series of new features and updates across its 4 platforms: MacOS, iOS, WatchOS and TVOS. Here are the 5 things that I liked best: 1- Swift Playground Apple introduced Swift Playground, a free ...

The Virtual National Museum of Modern Art: The First of Its Kind In Lebanon

7 months ago
The Ministry of Culture officially launched on Wednesday the Virtual National Museum of Modern Art in Lebanon. This is the first museum of its kind in Lebanon and will feature over 800 artworks including paintings ...

Get Connected to Syrian Mobile Phone Carriers from Within Lebanon

7 months ago
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 ...

Hey Najib, is Everything Secure Enough?

7 months ago
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, ...

The Authorities Can No Longer Monitor Your Whatsapp Messages & Calls

8 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 ...