Posts From Mahmoud Itani

Mahmoud Itani
Mahmoud Itani

Mahmoud is an Istanbul-based Beiruti who has always sought freedom through writing. His hobbies include keeping up with tech news, writing articles about Apple devices & services, crocheting, meditating, and composing poetry. You’ll likely find him jogging at a park, swimming in open water, brainstorming at a coffeehouse, or merely lost in nature. He can be reached via [email protected] or the provided social links.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10 vs MacBook Pro 14: Which should you buy?

Deciding which computer to buy next can be confusing, especially when you're investing a big sum of money in your device. There are plenty of decent Macs and laptops out there, including some ThinkPad notebooks -- deciding which one is right for you can be confusing. To make the selection process simpler for you, we're breaking down two...

XDA forums now open for OnePlus 10 Pro, 9RT, Realme 9i, and Nokia 2.2

It's the time of the year when some companies reveal new smartphones and technologies. Just last week we added new subforums for the Honor Magic V, Vivo V23 Pro, and iQOO 9. Today we're opening up more spaces on XDA Forums, dedicated to some of your favorite phones -- the OnePlus 10 Pro, the OnePlus...

Garmin launches its Fenix 7 and Epix smartwatches

Earlier this month, Garmin revealed its Venu 2 Plus watch during CES 2022. For some reason, though, the previously-leaked Fenix 7 series and Epix smartwatches weren't included in that reveal. The company has now launched these two lineups, brining touch screens, improved solar charging, LED flashlights, and more. As The Verge has reported, Garmin has announced...

Microsoft Edge is testing a modern RSS feed that lets you follow YouTube creators

In the era of Influencers, vloggers, and content creators, every new method to follow our favorite online celebrities matters. The newest addition comes from Microsoft, through its Edge web browser. The latest Canary builds include a new "Followable Web" feature -- on Windows at least. It allows users to easily follow select YouTube content creators...

Google is investigating this rather annoying Keep bug on Samsung phones

Google Keep is one of the best note-taking apps available out there. It's simple, free, cross-platform, and gets the job done as you'd expect it to. However, for the past two months, some users on Google Forums have been complaining about a bug in Keep that affects numbered lists. This issue has only been reported...

XDA Basics: How to uninstall an app on your iPhone

You may want to uninstall an app on your iPhone for several reasons. For starters, deleting apps can free some memory if you're running low on storage and don't want to buy a new iPhone. In other instances, you're just no longer using an app and want to get rid of it. The good news...

A Raspberry Pi makes Apple CarPlay possible on a Tesla

Apple has been slowly entering the automotive field for the past few years. It first started with CarPlay, an iOS-based infotainment system that is available on some car models. It then released CarKey -- a way for iPhone and Apple Watch users to unlock and start their cars through the Wallet app. The next step...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Apple iPhone 12: Which affordable phone should you buy?

The dilemmas associated with choosing a smartphone to buy only get more complicated with every new release. With companies revealing new phones all year round, customers have plenty of brands, models, and qualities to choose from. Depending on your budget, you will find yourself facing several devices with varying features for the same price tag....

Hyundai could soon be adding support for Apple’s CarKey feature

Apple introduced its CarKey feature back in 2020. This addition enables iPhone and Apple Watch users to unlock and start their compatible cars through the Wallet app. BMW was the first manufacturer to adopt CarKey, and the feature remains widely unavailable in the automotive industry. However, it seems like Hyundai will finally be implementing it...

Malicious websites can access some of your Google account details and recent browsing history on Safari

Apple markets itself as a privacy-focused corporation, but no internet-connected device is truly secure. And despite its claims, the company sometimes takes a long time to patch reported exploits. The latest report highlights that malicious websites can access some of users' Google account details and recent browsing history on Safari. The exploit was shared with...

You can play the original Prince of Persia on your… Apple Watch?!

Prince of Persia is a classic game that was first released in 1989. The game remains loved by many original and new fans, despite it being old. What we didn't see coming, though, is support for this game on watchOS -- without even needing to install any additional apps. Apple Watch users can indeed play...

WhatsApp inches forward on bringing Reactions to its app

Meta-owned WhatsApp has been actively developing its app and working on new features. The latest beta version of the app on iOS reveals that a new feature could be arriving soon. WABetaInfo -- noted for their leaks on WhatsApp -- shared a while back that the company has been working on iMessage-like Message Reactions. In their...