Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 Review

The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 has officially hit the Lebanese market and is a major upgrade from last year’s Huawei Y7 Prime 2018. The mid-range phone, which is aimed at today’s youth, combines three key features that are hard to find in competing smartphones: – Great Battery life: A large 4000mAh battery, up from the 3000mAh on last year’s model, that can last for more than one-day which is pretty awesome. – Great Camera: Featuring…

Updates Regarding The “Smuggled” Phones Customs Fees in #Lebanon

Following a few posts that went viral last week, with Lebanese citizens ranting about the new phone customs set by the MOT for personal users to pay, a few clarifications and a glimmer of hope have emerged. To sum up the current situation, a law passed last summer stipulated that any person who had bought a mobile phone abroad , dating even a few years back, would have to pay custom fees once the phone enters…

Customs Fees For “Illegally” Imported Mobiles Coming into Effect

1 week ago
The 90-days period set by the Telecom Ministry to register smartphones purchased from abroad has elapsed and people are starting to get messages asking them to settle their customs fees at LibanPost to avoid blocking ...

New Telecom Minister Promises *Again* Fiber Optics All Over Lebanon

2 weeks ago
Telecom Minister Mohammad Choucair has tweeted that he will work on deploying fiber optics all over Lebanon as a top priority. Now where did we heard that before? In 2013: Telecom Minister Nicolas Sehnaoui promised ...

#FutureReina: Giving an 8-year Old Cancer Patient a Glimpse of Her Future Self

2 weeks ago
I love this. #FutureReina is a first-of-its-kind campaign launched by the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon using Artificial Intelligence to raise awareness and funds for its no-cost treatment of cancer patients. Using AI, Beirut-based agency ...

Beirut Summit 2019 App is Basically a Chat App

1 month ago
Someone felt the need to come up with a mobile app for the 2019 Beirut Summit and I regret downloading it already. The part that interests me the most, which are live updates or alerts ...

What Happened to the 90 days Deadline Set on “Smuggled” Phones?

1 month ago
Four months ago, Telecom Ministry announced new measures to prevent illegally imported mobile devices. Those who were to bring in a phone purchase abroad were able to use it on a Lebanese SIM for 90 ...

IDM Lebanon’s Pointless NYE Unlimited Internet Offer

1 month ago
I don’t frankly see the benefit of offering free unlimited internet for DSL and fiber subscribers at IDM on the final night of the year. Most people do not stay home on New Year’s Eve, ...

WIFI at Beirut Airpot Still Sucks!

2 months ago
The last thing that comes to mind is connecting to the airport’s WIFI when I’m flying from Beirut Rafic Hariri’s airport, but last week I remembered they were planning to enhance the internet once and ...

3G/4G Bundles a Great Alternative to Shitty DSL

2 months ago
A year ago, I wrote about the need for Ogero to offer alternatives to users still having shitty internet and I heard that they might be considering some options such as 4G data bundles but ...