The PlayStation has been my primary gaming platform for many years now; it has everything a gamer wants: graphics, performance, versatility and connectivity. But, one thing was still missing, and that's mobility. Moving your PlaySation around is not an easy and friendly task. Remember the old Sega Genesis Ads? "Genesis Does What Nintendon't." Well, today "Nintendo Switch Does What Other Consoles Don't."
Not every day you need to shoot long distance photos, but when you have to, there is no other way than to carry around a professional camera with a minimum 200mm lens. I have purchased over the years more than ten long lenses for my mobile phones, and they never worked out for me. Some of them had a plastic body that breaks after a couple of uses due to the weight of the lens/phone, others you get a blurry image.…
I have been using the Huawei Mate 9 Pro for the past couple of months as my primary device; I have to admit that it was a surprisingly positive experience. Once you start taking pictures with your Huawei Dual Lens Leica camera, it becomes very hard to put it down and go back to any other phone. Let's admit it, in the mobile-first era; we have let go of many devices in favor of our mobile phone. Our smartphone is…
Two months ago Facebook launched The Bots for Messenger Challenge. They asked developers across the Middle East and Africa to team up in threes and compete to create innovative bots for Messenger under the following categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good. Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa. The 60 finalist teams (10 per category in the Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa) each…
Many people are always worried about their mobile data consumption, some are constantly going over their subscription limits and paying extra charges for data overage. Add to that some are getting notifications from iCloud or Google Drive that they need to increase their cloud storage plan as it is getting full. Here are some tips to help you better manage your mobile data consumption and costs:
I am a big supporter of tech-related projects that aim at educating kids. Today, technology is no longer a luxury; it's a way of living, integrated into everything we do. Teaching kids how to code will surely give them an advantage and make them better equipped for the future. Code Angel is a small project on KickStarter with big potential. Its financial goals are modest; they have already reached their initial objective. But, this is a project worth backing. The…
If you didn't get the chance to follow up on Facebook's F8 event, here's a round-up of the most important announcements from Day 1: Social VR - Facebook Spaces: Social VR — Facebook Spaces is launching in beta for Oculus Rift, giving people a new way to connect in VR. Facebook Spaces is a place where you can be in-person with friends and family in VR, having a fun and meaningful experience, no matter where they are. Camera Effects: Camera Effects Platform — Putting…
Beirut, alongside Amman, Cairo, Casablanca and Dubai will be hosting F8 Meetups on April 18th in celebration of Facebook's F8 (Facebook Developer Conference) the company's biggest tech event. F8 is a 2-day event that will be held on April 18-19 in San Jose, California, where developers and businesses come together to explore the future of technology, discuss new tools and features. Here's the full event agenda
Carter Wilkerson man from Nevada who clearly loves chicken nuggets (as stated on his Twitter profile) asked Wendy's, the fast-food chain, how many retweets are needed for him to get a year worth of free chicken nuggets. Wendy's reply was a staggering "18 Million" in an attempt to make the quest impossible as the highest number of retweets is 3.2 Million was held by Ellen Degeneres' celebrities selfie at the Oscars in 2014. Wilkerson's reply was: "Consider it done"
Mira El Khalil is not a painter, illustrator, photographer, musician or singer. She is all of them together; she is a holistic young artist. The most interesting part for me is that she doesn't practice art professionally nor does she work in an art studio. It is a personal hobby, her way of expressing her thoughts of the world around her.