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.

XDA Basics: How to delete or deactivate your Twitter account

You've received a new notification, dozens actually -- likes, comments, replies, direct messages, tags, follows, recommendations, views, etc. Open, dismiss, clear, ignore, mark as read, unfollow, block, delete... When does it end? Never -- it just increases as your acquaintances do, unless you choose otherwise. Some of us just dislike maintaining an online social life, despite the...

XDA Basics: How to take a screenshot on your Apple Watch

Taking a screenshot can be needed for lots of different reasons -- technical support, saving conversations, etc. On iPhone, you can even take a screenshot with a double back-tap. What many people don't know, though, is that you can take a screenshot on your Apple Watch. Whether you plan to buy one or already have...

Schlage announces smart lock with Apple Home Key support

Schlage has announced a new smart lock that comes with Apple Home Key support. The Cupertino giant first introduced the feature in iOS 15 -- which allows users to store digital house keys in their Apple Wallet on iPhone and Apple Watch. When you want to control your lock, you only have to tap your device...

Instagram will once again let you sort your feed by what’s new

Last month, Instagram announced that it would be bringing back the chronological feed in 2022. The wait is finally over -- to some users at least. The company is now partially rolling out a new feature that allows people to choose what is shown in their feeds. This allows affected users to sort posts by...

Anker shows off its new 100W GaN charger, AIO webcam, and Android TV projector at CES

CES is a notable event for the tech industry, where companies get to show off their latest products and technologies. This year's event is no different, as we've witnessed the reveal of some exciting products. Some of the noteworthy highlights of CES 2022 come from Anker. The company has shared details about its upcoming devices...

Apple will reportedly launch its rumored Mixed Reality headset towards the end of this year

Rumors about Apple's upcoming mixed reality headset have been surfacing for a while now. The company will reportedly be combining (augmented reality) AR and (virtual reality) VR to create an immersive experience for users. The reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has now shared even more details regarding the headset's production, release date, and availability. If the...

These are the Best Deals on the new iPad Mini 6th Gen in 2022: Apple Online Store and more!

The latest mini — but mighty — iPad is here in the form of the redesigned iPad Mini 6th Gen! Whether you're a student or an artist, this iPad is a powerful, portable utility that can follow you around wherever you go. It was revealed earlier this week, during the California Streaming event, alongside the...

Best Apple Watch Series 7 Deals in 2022: How to get the best discount and offers on the latest smartwatch

Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 7 back in September 2021, during its California Streaming event. It was revealed along with the iPhone 13 lineup and new iPad models. While the iPhones and iPads went on sale earlier than the Apple Watch, the day has finally come. You can order the Series 7 on the...

These are the Best Deals on the new iPad 9th Gen in 2022: Apple Online Store and more!

The latest affordable iPad is here! On September 24, 2021, Apple revealed the new iPad 9th Gen. This iPad is usually the students' go-to, considering its affordability and hybridity. After all, it supports Apple Pencil and the smart keyboard, which turns it into a multipurpose device. While Apple offers a student discount on the iPad,...

Apple’s HomeKit can be abused to reboot iPhones endlessly

Apple's HomeKit allows users to control and automate their compatible smart home appliances, and thanks to iCloud sync, changes made on one Apple device are automatically reflected on the rest. However, a newly discovered HomeKit vulnerability can cause iPhones to reboot endlessly. This issue affects a wide range of iOS versions, including the latest stable...

The upcoming AirPods Pro could see a major redesign with lossless audio support

Apple revealed the original AirPods after removing the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 lineup. Since then, these wireless earbuds have evolved and started supporting more advanced features. For example, the latest AirPods 3rd Gen include new skin detection sensors. However, there's a notable feature that still isn't supported on any of the AirPods models -- lossless...

Want to ditch Google services? Apple’s ecosystem is almost the perfect replacement

Apple markets its products and services as privacy-focused ones. When you buy a device from the company and use the included software, you're assured that your data isn't getting sold to third parties. Google, on the other hand, makes most of its revenue from advertising. And what pays more than a regular advertisement is a targeted...