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How to Disable Auto Play Message Effects and Video Previews in iOS 13

For a fun-filled iMessaging experience, I have always loved using screen and bubble effects on the iPhone. The message effects add that extra flavor to conversation that I love. What’s more, they also play automatically to greet you with colorful bubbles, gorgeous confetti, or the ever-adorable heart. But then again, everything has two sides: pros and cons. And probably the biggest (if any) downside of …

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How to Show Declined Events in Calendar App on iPhone and iPad

Imagine a situation where you are planning for an event in full swing using the stock calendar app. Once your planning is over after hours of toiling, suddenly you remember that you had actually declined the event due to prior engagement. Wouldn’t you feel annoying at yourself for not knowing it beforehand? Most probably, you would. If you don’t want to face such situations, be …

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How to Customize Apple Music with Cool Artwork in macOS Catalina

At times, a little customization can spruce up the whole affair, giving a fresh look to the same thing that didn’t seem to appeal to your taste before. You know what I’m talking about, don’t you? Having just personalized file and folder icons on Mac, I thought it would be nice to do the same favor to Apple music as well. After all, an old …

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How to Download and Update Apps Directly on Apple Watch

Beyond notable features like cycle tracking or measuring noise levels, probably the best part about watchOS 6 is fixing several age-old frustrations. Case in point, Apple Watch was completely reliant on the paired iPhone for downloading and updating apps. Even though the process wasn’t complex, it never felt straightforward either. Thankfully, those days are gone for the better! With watchOS 6 or later, you can …

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How to Control Your PC with Google Assistant

While Windows 10 already has Cortana as its voice assistant, many users prefer Google Assistant for its great number of features and powerful capability to adapt to any ecosystem. However, the sad part is that Google Assistant is not available on desktop computers except Chromebooks and that is disappointing. Nevertheless, you should not be disheartened as we bring you an in-depth guide on how to …

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How to Use Windows 10 Apps on Chromebook Using Wine

Many argue that Chromebook is not a complete machine and it panders to people who have limited use-case. Frankly, that is true to some extent. However, with the support of Android and Linux apps, the gap has closed significantly. Having said that, lack of Windows app support is still the bottleneck for many users who want to move from a Windows PC to Chromebook. But …

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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 Stop Uploading HD Photos/Videos to Facebook from iPhone and Android

When I have the luxury of unlimited mobile data, streaming high-quality music, videos, and uploading high-definition shots on social networking sites like Facebook never becomes a cause for concern. However, times when the limited bandwidth is running out of gas well before the deadline, I do prefer to rein in my usage so that I can squeeze as much cellular data as I can. And …

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How to Scan Documents in Files App on iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Slowly but steadily Files app (first introduced in 2017 along with iOS 11) has become a proficient file manager. While it may not yet be as versatile as macOS Finder, it is far better than the well-known third-party offerings like Documents by Readdle and FileApp. It’s more than a handy app to simplify file management and now that iOS 13 is bringing the support for …

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Windows 10 Stuck on Checking For Updates? Here’s the Fix

While Microsoft has doubled-down on updates with Windows 10, there are some basic issues that make the update experience disappointing. Many Windows 10 users have complained in the recent past that the updates get stuck on checking for updates for many days and it does not go away even after restarting the computer. In this article, we are going to tackle this issue. We have …

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