Author: Ahmed

Ahmed is an experienced news editor at Player.me magazine, where he has been bringing the latest and most interesting tech news to readers for the past five years. He has delved into the inner workings of some of the biggest names in the tech industry, including Apple and Google, and has also honed his skills as a reporter and editor at other publications. With his extensive knowledge and passion for all things tech, Ahmed is sure to keep you informed and engaged.

If you’re considering purchasing the iPhone X and want to know if it can withstand water, you’re in luck because iPhone X has a water resistance rating of IP67, meaning it can withstand being submerged in water up to 1 meter deep for 30 minutes. It’s worth noting that the iPhone X is water-resistant, not waterproof, so it’s essential to use caution when using it near water. Despite its water-resistant capabilities, avoiding exposing your phone to excessive water or moisture is still a good idea. What Is the iPhone X’s Water Resistance Rating? The iPhone X has a water resistance…

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In September 2022, Apple expanded its popular Apple Watch line with the release of the Apple Watch Ultra, Apple Watch Series 8, and Apple Watch SE 2. While the Ultra model targets extreme athletes and the Series 8 offers a full range of features, the SE 2 is a budget-friendly option that still includes many popular features. However, there has been some confusion regarding the SE 2’s compatibility with 5G and eSIM technology. According to Apple, the SE 2 supports 4G connectivity through the use of an eSIM. However, it does not support 5G. This is not a surprise, as…

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According to a report from Display Chain Consultant, Apple is planning to release its new 15.5-inch MacBook Air in the first half of 2023. The production of panels for the device is reportedly set to begin in the first quarter of the year. The MacBook Air, which is expected to be sized between the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, will be the largest MacBook Air to date. Analyst Ross Young from Display Chain Consultant has suggested that the new MacBook Air will feature a MagSafe charging port, an upgraded speaker system, and a 1080p camera. It is also expected…

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After Apple Wallet introduced the ability to add state IDs, Google has now followed suit by launching a beta testing version of a feature that allows users to add digital driver’s licenses to their Google Wallet. The beta version of this feature, which was announced in May during the Google I/O keynote, is currently only available to residents of Maryland. To add a digital driver’s license to Google Wallet, users must be part of the Google Play Services beta version 48.22 and must own a smartphone running Android 8 or later. Bluetooth and Nearby Devices must also be switched on…

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Guerrilla Games has confirmed that it is working on two new games in the Horizon franchise, including a multiplayer title. In a recruitment tweet, the studio stated that it is also working on more “epic solo adventures” for Aloy, the main character of the first two games. The multiplayer game, set in the Horizon universe, will feature new characters and a “unique stylized look,” and will allow friends to play together, suggesting a focus on co-op gameplay. https://twitter.com/LifeAtGuerrilla/status/1603752192166469634 Rumors of a multiplayer Horizon game have been circulating since last year, and the confirmation from Guerrilla Games comes as Sony focuses…

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Losing access to your Instagram account can be a frustrating and stressful experience, especially if your account has been hacked. In an effort to make the recovery process easier, Instagram has created a new, comprehensive destination where users can report and resolve issues with their account access. To access this feature, users simply need to open a browser on their phone or computer and go to Instagram. From there, they can select the issue they are experiencing, such as being hacked, forgetting their password, losing access to two-factor authentication, or having their account disabled. The site will then offer a…

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Google has announced that Matter, a new standard for smart home platforms and technology, is now available on Google Nest devices and Android devices. The Connectivity Standards Alliance, which consists of 300 companies and developed Matter, aims to make it easier to connect smart home devices across various brands. With Matter, users can easily set up and customize their smart home devices, including thermostats, window shades, door locks, and smart lighting, with Google Home. To use Matter, users will need a hub to control their smart devices. Google Home and Nest devices, including the Google Home speaker, Google Home Mini,…

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Apple has released iOS 16.2 for iPhone 8 and newer models, following a two-month beta testing period. The update includes several new features, such as the Freeform app and Apple Music Sing. It also introduces Advanced Data Protection, an optional feature that expands end-to-end encryption to a range of additional iCloud data categories, including Messages backups, photos, notes, reminders, and voice memos. Advanced Data Protection is currently only available to U.S. users, but will be rolling out to the rest of the world in early 2023. In addition to iOS 16.2, Apple also released updates for other platforms this week,…

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A former Twitter employee has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia. Ahmad Abouammo, 45, was convicted in August on various criminal counts, including money laundering, fraud, falsifying records, and acting as an illegal agent of a foreign government. Abouammo was arrested in November 2019 after being accused of using his access to Twitter’s internal systems to gather information about Saudi Arabia’s critics on the platform. He worked at Twitter from 2013 to 2015. According to Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen of the Justice Department’s National Security Division, “Mr. Abouammo violated the…

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Excitement is building for the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series, with a rumored launch date in February. However, leaked images of dummy units have given fans an early glimpse at the design of the new flagships. According to the leaked images, Samsung appears to be taking a somewhat understated approach to both the design and hardware upgrades of the Galaxy S23 series. Consumers will have a choice of three sizes, similar to the Galaxy S22 series. The largest and most expensive option will be the Galaxy S23 Ultra, which is expected to lead the way in terms…

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