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How to Use the Call Reason Feature on Truecaller

Truecaller has been shedding its image for quite some time and putting an effort to project itself as a privacy-conscious company. We in fact did a detailed piece on Truecaller’s data-gathering practice and found that there are ample safeguards and user choice. And no, contrary to popular opinion, the company is not based out of China. That said, now Truecaller is looking ahead and adding …

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Here’s How to Turn On “Spatial Audio” on Your AirPods Pro

Apart from announcing iOS 14, the switch to ARM for the Mac, and a bunch of other new tools for the developers, Apple announced a surprise update for AirPods Pro at WWDC earlier this year. This update, which is currently available for all iOS users running the latest software on their devices, added two exclusive features to Apple’s flagship TWS earphones. One of these features …

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How to Run Android on Linux Using Virtual Machine

Recently, we curated a list of top Android emulators for Linux systems and were disappointed to find that there is no proper application that can mimic Android on a Linux distro. That said, we did find a cool way to run Android on Linux using a virtual machine with Play Store support. And in fact, it works better than emulators due to better binary translation …

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How to Get Pixel 5 Live Wallpapers on Any Android Smartphone

While Google is not hailed as the hardware king, we can all agree that when it comes to software, UI design, aesthetics, and especially wallpapers, it brings the best experience out of a smartphone. Google just announced the Pixel 5 and brought a handful of live wallpapers that we are a fan of. Last year, we detailed a simple guide on how to install Pixel …

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How to Turn Off All Sensors on Android Smartphone

Our Android smartphones are packed with sensors that bring awesome features like navigation, automatic screen lock, playing racing games without using on-screen buttons, and more. Without these sensors, our smartphones will turn into dumb-phones. But like every other tool, these sensors can be turned against us. If someone hacks your smartphone, they will be able to log your keystroke, record your audio, and even turn …

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How to Access Preference Panes Directly from macOS Dock

The macOS System Preference is where all the OS level settings live. From changing the wallpaper to setting up parental controls to managing your input and output audio device, all the settings are hosted here. While most settings are set and forget type, there are several preferences that we might need to access regularly. For such cases, opening the right preference pane with a click …

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How to Improve Voice Memo Recordings in iOS 14 on iPhone

Though the Voice Memo app may not have gotten much attention like the Photos app and Safari in iOS 14, it has received a notable feature called “Enhance Recording”. As the name itself suggests, it lets you improve Voice Memo recordings in iOS 14 on your iPhone and iPad. So, how does it work and why should you use it more often to fine-tune your …

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How to Create Invisible iPhone Home Screen Widgets

In the quest for the full-on home screen customization, I have taken almost all sorts of routes. From creating custom app icons to crafting amazing themes to making eye-catching widgets, I have done it all to ensure my iOS 14 home screen stands out. Still, I felt I was missing out on something very important that could let me design the home screen with better …

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How to Find Out If iOS or macOS Apps Support Family Sharing

Ever stumbled upon an iPhone or Mac app and wondered if it has the support for Family Sharing or not? If yes, you would be glad to know that Apple has made it much easier to find out if iOS or macOS apps support Family Sharing. Apple introduced Family Sharing in iOS 8. It allows six members in a group to share purchases from iTunes …

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iPhone Restarts Randomly After iOS 14 Update – Fix

For all being feature-rich and probably the biggest update ever, iOS 14 is not without flaws. Rapid battery drain, UI lag, and the unexpected rebooting are some of the issues that seem to have marred the joyride. While I have already discussed the first two major problems, I think it’s the right time to talk about the possible solutions to fix the “iPhone restarts randomly …

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