The 2021 iPhone Index: You Need 300 Working Days To Afford The iPhone 13 in Lebanon

How many working days do you need to afford Appleā€™s latest flagship phone? Picodi.com publishes every year the iPhone Index that gather net wages and compare them to the published iPhone prices in each country. In this year's index, Turkey was ranked the worst with 92.5 working days needed to buy an iPhone 13 while it only takes a working man 5.9 days to buy one in the US. As far as Lebanon is concerned,…

Ration Card Program Website Crashed on its Launch Date

The $556 million ration card program was officially launched today by the Lebanese government and a website was put in place to allow people to register. However and unsurprisingly, the website has crashed and is not accessible for few hours now. The program is set to provide some 500,000 vulnerable families with cash payments of an average of $93 per family over a year period. Eligible households will receive $25 per person per month, with…
Baladi

A Virtual Travel Through Time To Bring Baalbek Back to Life

3 years ago
The Directorate General of Antiquities in Lebanon launched, in collaboration with the German Archaeological Institute and Flyover Zone, an application called “Baalbek Reborn: Temples” that provides a digital reconstruction of Baalbek temples and explains the ...
Lebanon

Lebanon To Experience Internet Issues Due To IMEWE Cable Maintenance

3 years ago
Ogero announced today that we might be facing internet connectivity issues in Lebanon due to maintenance works planned on the (IMEWE) submarine communications cable system. Lebanon relies solely on this cable and our only backup ...
Lebanon

Daskara: A Community-Driven Guide To Lebanon’s Hidden Gems

3 years ago
DASKARA, which is Arabic for “Authentic village”, is a recently launched app that is user-driven and serves as a repository of insider information on the plethora of natural and cultural sites in Lebanon. The app ...
Baladi

Beirut-based Startup NAR Acquired by B3Bar Holdings!

3 years ago
This is amazing news! What started as a final year project back in 2014 has now been acquired by a US-based B3Bar Holdings. NAR (Next Automated Robots) is a Beirut-based startup that develops smart drone-based ...
Lebanon

Darresne: Linking Students to Tutors

3 years ago
Finding a tutoring job is not easy, you usually get it if you work at a school or from word of mouth. Darresne makes the process simpler and increases the opportunity of being hired. Darresne ...
Critiques

Without Fuel, Expect an Internet Blackout Soon in Lebanon

4 years ago
The fuel shortage has already caused a severe power outage across the country and is forcing a lost of businesses to shut down or reduce their working hours. As far as the internet is concerned, ...
Technology

Whatsapp New Limitations: “Popular” Messages Can be Forwarded to One Person

4 years ago
I was forwarding a funny video to a couple of friends when I got the below message, stating that I can only share with up to 1 chat this message as it has been forwarded ...
Lebanon

Google’s COVID19 Mobility Reports for Lebanon

4 years ago
There’s been a lot of talks in the past few days about Google’s Coronavirus mobility reports, which are feeding users’ location history to “chart movement trends over time by geography, across different high-level categories of ...
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