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How to Customize Language Settings for Specific Apps in macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina has come up with several new features like Screen Time and Approve with Apple Watch. While the highlighting additions have got plenty of limelight, the nifty little features like the ability to change the language of a specific Mac app hasn’t got much attention – just like its iOS 13 counterpart. As I like to localize some of my favorite apps, I have …

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How to Turn Notes into Reminders on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Imagine a situation where you are jotting down your thoughts. Suddenly, you wish to remind yourself of the thoughts while messaging your friend or at a specific location, how would you set a reminder for them? Head into the Reminders app and then set a custom alert. Oh no, that’s rather time-consuming and also kind of old-school method! There is a pretty simple hack to …

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Safari Running Slow After macOS Catalina Update? Here is a Fix

Safari remains my go-to web browser across Apple devices including Mac for being more secure and less resource-hogging, unlike Chrome. While the web browser may not have got a bunch of new features in macOS Catalina, it has certainly got some neat improvements like weak password warnings and an updated start page. That said, some Mac users have reported that Safari is running rather slowly …

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How to Fix High CPU Usage After Windows 10 KB4512941 Update

As it’s always the case, with a new Windows update come new bugs. Just recently, Microsoft released a cumulative update on August 30 named KB4512941 which has started causing major CPU spikes with abnormally high usage. Many Windows users are facing this issue particularly after installing the KB4512941 update. So, if you are one of those affected users and looking for a solution, you have …

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How to Delete iPhone Backups in macOS Catalina

If you frequently back up your iPhone on Mac but forget to remove the old backups after the new ones are made, chances are a large chunk of storage might already be hogged by the redundant files on your macOS device. Considering the large size of each backup, I wouldn’t be surprised if your Mac is cluttered for space and often starts overheating and becomes …

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How to Disable Explicit Language for Siri on iPhone and iPad

Imagine a situation where you are at home among your loved ones. Suddenly, a question strikes your mind and you promptly invoke Siri on your iPhone to get the quick answer. Though the virtual assistant offers you the right answer, it uses an explicit language during the conversation. Wouldn’t you feel embarrassed? Most probably, you would. This is where this little hack can save your …

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How to Factory Reset Chromebook (Four Methods Explained)

Chrome OS is an incredibly lightweight OS and it does not slow down like Windows after a period of time. However, if you have been working on it for years then a factory reset can speed up your Chromebook significantly. Also, in case someone has created a user account on your Chromebook without your permission, you can factory reset to remove the account completely. So, …

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How to Calibrate Your Apple Watch for Improved Workout Tracking

For a seamless health and fitness tracking, it’s hard to look beyond Apple Watch. Backed by a snappier watchOS along with a whole host of health-centric features including hearing health, ECG, and accurate workout tracking, the smartwatch is a great asset for fitness aficionados. Speaking of exercise tracking, Apple Watch is spot on most of the time – barring a few rare occasions where it …

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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 Receive Location Updates from Friends Using Find My on iPhone and iPad

Apple has combined both the Find My Friends and Find My iPhone and named it as “Find My” in iOS 13 and iPadOS. From a user-experience point of view,  I think it’s a well-thought-out move. While there is hardly anything new in terms of functionality, the app has simplified quite a few things including the option to get location updates from a person. If you …

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