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 on Twitter @Mahmoudzitani or via [email protected]

You may have to wait a bit longer for the MiniLED iMac Pro

Rumors revolving around the MiniLED iMac Pro have been surfacing for a while now. We were expecting the anticipated Apple desktop computer to launch around Spring. The company has held Spring events before -- during which it revealed new Mac models, such as the redesigned M1 iMac. Ross Young -- CEO of DSCC -- has shared...

Here are the best skins for MacBook Pro

Apple is famous for the premium build quality of its devices. Macs, for example, last long and receive software support for at least half a dozen years. The latest MacBook Pro packs enough power to officially become the most capable pro notebook right now. Protecting your device is important, so make sure to check out...

How to use Universal Control on macOS Monterey

Universal Control was first teased at WWDC21 last year. It's one of the most mind-blowing features Apple has introduced in a long while. If you're unfamiliar with the feature, Universal Control almost breaks the space-time continuum. It enables users to move the cursor between a Mac and up to two other Mac or iPad devices....

Safari on iOS could soon support web push notifications

Safari is one of the best browsers available on Apple's operating systems. It's fast, efficient when it comes to battery usage, and works as expected. However, one main feature remains missing from the iOS version of the app -- web push notifications. This makes depending on Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) a pain, as they're unable...

Telegram introduces video stickers, improved reactions, and more

When it comes to messaging apps, Telegram is one of the most actively-developed platforms. The company frequently issues new updates, bringing innovative features, implementing fresh APIs, and much more. The latest version of the app (8.5) is now available for iOS and Android users. This Telegram update introduces video stickers, improves message reactions, fixes bugs,...

Apple’s 2FA autofill feature is now better at blocking phishing attacks

Apple's SMS 2-factor authentication (2FA) autofill feature has been around for a while now. For those unfamiliar with it, when you receive an SMS with a 2FA code, the iOS keyboard will automatically suggest inserting it in the dedicated field. This spares users the hassle of launching the Messages app, copying the code, then pasting...

Future Macs could feature UWB, making them easier to fine-locate

Apple first introduced the ultra-wideband (UWB) chip back in late 2019 when it released the iPhone 11 lineup. It then made its way to Apple Watches, HomePod Mini, and AirTags. If you're unfamiliar with the technology, the U1 chip allows two or more devices in the same room to sense the precise location of each...

iOS developers can now publish unlisted apps, accessible with a private link

When developers build apps, they don't always have mass-distribution in mind. Some apps cater to select groups of users that the developer targets. Apple already allows devs to geo-restrict apps published on its store. This prevents users from other regions to download the app for various reasons -- that differ from case to case. However,...

These are the Best Screen Protectors for the iPhone 13 Pro Max in 2022

Apple revealed the iPhone 13 lineup in mid-September during its California Streaming event. If you're reading this, we're guessing you've already bought or have decided to buy the iPhone 13 Pro Max — a great choice, by the way! One thing that gets on most people's nerves is a scratched or, worse, cracked phone screen....

How to set a ringtone on your iPhone using GarageBand and iTunes

When Android users buy an iPhone, they sometimes find themselves facing certain limitations not present on Google's mobile operating system (OS). One of these obstacles is setting a custom ringtone on iOS. Setting a ringtone is very straightforward on Android as long as you have access to an MP3 file. But on iPhones, there's no...

These are the best portable monitors for Mac: Lenovo, HP, ViewSonic and more

Having a dual monitor setup is super convenient as it helps boost your productivity, especially if you have to deal with multiple apps. Today you're no longer limited to large clunky monitors planted on your desk as there are quite a few portable options that can be carried around for an on-the-go dual monitor setup. Today...

How to pair and set up your new Apple Watch Series 7

The Apple Watch is a powerful wearable that is famous for its fitness and other non-health related features. When you buy an Apple Watch, you're investing in a device that will simplify (and potentially even save) your life. The Series 7 is the latest and most advanced model sold by the company. It comes with...