A Dream Reborn: Lebanon’s First Satellite

In the early 1960s, a small group of students from Haigazian University led by their Mathematics professor, Manoug Manougian, founded the Lebanese Rocket Society. After three years of research and trials, they were able to launch a rocket dubbed Cedre IV and achieve a height of 145 kilometers with, enough to attain space. However, due to many political and military pressures, the project was forced to shut down. Today, sixty years later, a group of…

Inkript: Proudly Made in Lebanon Technologies to Facilitate Our Every Day Lives

We're known as Lebanese for our ability to set off with nothing and make a go of it in whatever country they landed in, yet while the tradition of emigration is still very much alive, the level of desperation back home is getting higher by the way, and Lebanon and its people have so much to offer if only given a chance. Luckily, there are still well-established companies that still believe in our country and…

Beirut Airport to Get Decent Internet (Third time’s a Charm?)

1 month ago
Ever since I started blogging here, I hear about Beirut’s airport finally getting some decent (& free) internet and it still did not happen. In fact, we had at least weird looking internet machines few ...

Telecom Ministry to Launch a New Roaming Service

2 months ago
According to BusinessNews, The Ministry of Telecommunication (MoT) is set to launch a new roaming service with the Switzerland-based company Wonet, that will be priced at $25 per month and will allow Alfa and Touch ...

Anghami Offering Game of Thrones Live Streaming Service

4 months ago
Last Sunday, Game of Thrones’ final season premiered at 4AM local time Beirut, and fans of the show were able to watch it live, with the help of Anghami. I subscribed myself and I have ...

Zomato Gold Finally launched in #Lebanon: Here’s All You Need to Know

4 months ago
After establishing itself as the go-to platform for everything food-related, Zomato is finally rolling out its popular membership program “Zomato Gold” in Lebanon. Not only does Zomato Gold help you discover the top restaurants around, ...

Slighter: The Learning Lighter

4 months ago
There are roughly one billion smokers in the World of which 70% think of quitting, 40% actually try to quit but ultimately only 5% succeed. This is mainly because of two reasons: will power is ...

The 1st Maker Faire in Lebanon is on April 6th!

5 months ago
Almost 200 international Maker Faire take place around the world every year in cities including Tokyo, Rome, Shenzhen, Taipei, Seoul, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, San Diego, Cairo, Dubai and many more. This year, the world’s largest ...

You Cannot Ban The “Momo” Challenge

5 months ago
Ex-Minister Inaya Ezzedine addressed the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Information asking them to take the necessary measures to ban the notorious electronic game known as “Momo” and that spread recently on Whatsapp, YouTube ...

Three Exciting Smartphones Coming Out Soon

5 months ago
Remember when Samsung launched the Galaxy, dubbed a phablet, years ago? And how everyone, mostly Apple fans, started mocking it before smartphones eventually started getting bigger and bigger? Well just when we thought phones couldn’t ...