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How to Get Android 11’s Temporary Permissions Feature on Any Android Phone

Now that Google has released the first developer preview for Android 11, we are officially entering Android 11 features, changes, and updates time of the year. If you’re a Pixel user, you can install Android 11 right away and that’s great, but the only problem is that not everyone uses a Pixel smartphone, or has one just lying around; which means you may not have …

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How to Install the Android 11 Developer Preview on Your Pixel

Google surprised us all with an earlier than expected release of the first Android 11 Developer Preview late last night. However, the preview image is meant only for Pixel smartphones, excluding the original Pixel and Pixel XL. So, if you can’t wait to try out all the new features Google is working on, here is how to install Android 11 on your phone. Note: This is …

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How to Install ADB on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS

Android Debugging Bridge (ADB), as the name suggests, is a command-line utility that allows developers to debug various parts of their applications. However, it is not restricted to just developers. If you want to access certain features of the Android platform that are not otherwise accessible, you too can use the ADB commands by installing ADB on your computer, be it Windows, macOS, Linux, or …

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How to Access the WindowsApps Folder on Windows 10

For a long time, Windows has been storing app data and cache files in the Program Files folder. However, with Windows 10, Microsoft has moved the app data storage to a sandboxed folder called WindowsApps. The said folder is primarily created for storing data of modern apps like UWP, Electron, and PWAs. Further, the folder is locked out from user’s access to provide high data …

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How to Create a Screen Saver Shortcut on Mac: 3 Methods Explained

Screen savers are here to stay. While they may no longer be a force to be reckoned with on modern displays, they still give a dynamic look to the display that otherwise appears idle. From a personal configuration point of view, it’s hard to replace screen savers with anything else. And if you prefer to use a screen saver on your Mac, you would probably …

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How to Customize Sidecar Preferences in macOS Catalina

Even though the iPad may not be a laptop killer for many as yet, the tablet has come very close to finally staking that claim with the introduction of iPadOS. The new iPadOS brings a tremendous set of features that users have fell in love with. For starters, the latest iteration of iPadOS offers a native way to mirror content on Mac and also turn …

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How to Use Head Pointer Accessibility Feature on Mac

macOS 10.15.4 has come up with some notable features including Screen Time Communication Limits and the ability to allow developers to create a single binary containing code for macOS, iOS, and tvOS. But the feature that’s getting more traction is “Head Pointer”. If you are wondering what this new feature is, let me tell you that it’s an Accessibility feature that allows users to control …

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How to Disable Windows Defender Antivirus on Windows 10

Contrary to the popular misconception, Microsoft has been shipping a barebone anti-spyware since the Windows XP days. However, after the release of Windows 7, 8 and 10, Microsoft brought a full-fledged antivirus, Windows Defender (now called Windows Security) with support for anti-malware execution, real-time detection, and timely definition update. Having said that, some users don’t find the native antivirus effective and some find it too …

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How to Enable WiFi Calling on Android and iOS (Airtel and Jio)

After the brouhaha over VoLTE, now it’s time for VoWiFi (Voice over WiFi, also called WiFi Calling) support on Android and iOS devices. VoLTE arrived with a promise that it will spur a new medium for crystal-clear communication, but it was marred by poor LTE reception inside buildings and non-availability of 4G in rural areas. However, with WiFi calling, the issue of strong signal reception …

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