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How to Enable Microphone and GPU Acceleration in Linux on Chromebook

While Linux support was announced two years back on Chromebooks, there were some basic features that were missing during the launch. However, Google seems to be catching up now as it’s spearheading to make Chrome OS a viable platform for everyone. For instance, now you can enable microphone and GPU acceleration in Linux on Chromebooks. Both of these features were a long-standing demand from creative …

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How to Force Dark Mode on Web Pages in Microsoft Edge

One of the major features introduced with the latest stable version update of Chrome is the ability to force dark mode on websites that do not have a dark version by default. The feature has finally made its way to the latest Canary build of Chromium-based Edge. Just like Google Chrome, the feature needs to be enabled by using an experimental flag. If you are …

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How to Customize Share Sheet in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Aside from overhauling the Camera and the Reminders apps for a more intuitive experience, Apple has also redesigned the “Share Sheet” that hadn’t got a facelift for several years. And from what I can tell, it looks a touch better. While keeping the originality intact, the tech giant has slightly extended the functionality of the share sheet. Despite the redesigned look, it continues to have …

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How to Change App Specific Language in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

iOS 13 has come with several new features. While some new additions like Low Data Mode and Dark Mode have hogged a lot of limelight, features like “Remind When Messaging” and the ability to change the app-specific language on iPhone and iPad are still under the wraps. Personally, I have found the option to set a different language for an individual app without having to …

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How to Turn off Siri in iCloud and Delete What Siri has Learnt

Ever since the sensitive report about how Apple contractors listened to private Siri recordings came out in the open, the safeguard of my personal voice recordings has begun to concern me like never before. While I’m pleased with the way Apple has addressed the whole Siri grading controversy by not only providing a straightforward way to delete Siri and Dictation history across iDevices but also allowing …

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How to Enable Automatic Image Blocking in Gmail on iPhone and iPad

When there is a constant threat to the security of sensitive information, additional safeguard against spammers and hackers should always be the way to go. In the backdrop of an ever-increasing demand for improved security and privacy, Google has taken several notable steps like introducing a private messaging feature inside Google Photos and allowing iOS users to enable automatic image blocking in Gmail on iPhone …

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How to Access Apple Notes from Lock Screen on iPhone and iPad

They say, “Killer ideas strike when you expect them the least.” That’s why I keep my favorite notes app ever ready to jot down thoughts or map the mind as soon as something worth comes to the fore. Luckily, iOS (and of course iPadOS) offers a quick way to access Apple Notes right from the Lock screen on iPhone and iPad. So, instead of unlocking …

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How to Fix Missing Realtek HD Audio Manager in Windows 10

While Intel has made significant improvements to it’s High Definition Audio codecs, most of the Windows PCs still comes preloaded with Realtek HD Audio Manager and its related drivers. Further, the built-in sound cards on Windows PCs are generally produced by Realtek so it bodes well to utilize the first-party utility for better audio output. Recently, some of the Windows 10 users have raised issues …

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How to Remove 200MB Cellular Download Limit on iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Downloading larger apps like PUBG (2.3 GB) and Call of Duty: Mobile (1.5 GB) over cellular is not recommended for multiple reasons. First and foremost, it can quickly eat into plenty of mobile data – seemingly triggering mayhem for the limited bandwidth. And second, it can drain a lot of battery. That said, what if you are neither bothered about cellular data nor concerned about …

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How to Regain Access to Locked or Disabled Apple ID: 4 Methods Explained

To safeguard an account against potential hacking, Apple immediately locks an Apple ID whenever anyone enters passwords incorrectly multiple times. Then, a popup appears on the screen saying something like “Your Apple ID has been locked for security reasons. To unlock it, you must verify your identity.” Thankfully, there are multiple methods to verify identity and regain access to a locked or disabled Apple ID. …

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