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How to Use Reopen Closed Tab Feature in Google Chrome 78

Google Chrome is a powerful browser that supports a ton of keyboard shortcuts. However, not all of us can remember those easy to forget Chrome keyboard shortcuts. That’s why I find the right-click menu on Google Chrome so helpful as it saves me from remembering all those keyboard shortcuts. I understand that using a mouse will be slower than using keyboard shortcuts, but that’s how …

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How to Enable Color Filters on Mac for Improved Reading Experience

Aside from the beloved dark mode, I rely on color filters to make it a little easier to read text on Mac. They are my go-to tools for making stories easy-on-the-eyes. Being available in multiple designs like greyscale and protanopia (red/green filter), these filters work effectively in changing the appearance of images and UI, which can also be quite helpful for people with color vision …

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How to Fix Auto Lock Grayed Out on iPhone 11 and 11 Pro

To save battery life and enhance the security of your iPhone, Apple provides an auto-lock feature that locks your iPhone after a certain time limit. So, if you forget to lock your iPhone, it automatically locks itself. This is a handy feature as it protects your iPhone against prying eyes. However, the default auto-lock time limit, which is set to 30 seconds, might become a …

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How to Limit Apple Music Storage Space on iPhone and iPad

To keep enough open storage on my iPhone, I primarily target three main usual suspects: photos, videos, and music. Though I do go for a manual cleanup drive once in a while, I prefer to enable the automatic removal of unwanted files that tend to pile up over time. And this is where the well-thought-out “Optimise Storage” feature becomes my go-to tool for keeping the …

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How to Change Refresh Rate to 96Hz on Galaxy S20 Series

Samsung introduced higher screen refresh rate with the launch of the Galaxy S20 series. Compared to other similar class smartphones, Samsung introduced a 120Hz panel which is definitely better than 90Hz screens. But, higher refresh rates cause faster battery drainage. Also, Exynos 990 process which is used in Galaxy S20 series, consumes more power compared to Snapdragon 865. However, Samsung has added a fallback feature …

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How to Remove Memoji Stickers from Keyboard on iPhone and iPad

“Memoji Stickers” are spot-on for a fun-filled conversation. With a variety of hilarious designs, they have (kind of) become one of my top picks for keeping the mood of the chat joyful. That said, some users might find them a little too obtrusive in the frequently used section of the emoji picker of the QuickType keyboard. It would have been better had Apple placed it …

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Make Siri Respond to ‘Hey Siri’ Even When iPhone is Faced Down

By default iPhone doesn’t respond to ‘Hey Siri’ when phone is placed face down or screen is covered. But this can cause problems sometimes. For example, consider a situation where you can’t find your iPhone and you are trying to use ‘Hey Siri’ to trace your device. Unfortunately, the iPhone is placed face down and therefore the virtual assistant can’t respond to the voice. It …

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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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‘Trust This Computer’ Alert Not Showing Up on iPhone? Here’s the Fix

Whenever an iPhone or iPad is connected to a computer for the first time, a popup appears on the screen asking users whether they trust the computer. And, they need to trust the computer to allow it to sync with the iOS device, access its photos, contacts, and even create backups. From what I have experienced, the trust settings work reliably most of the time …

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How to Stop Websites from Requesting Notification Access

The web browsing experience is getting more and more intrusive these days, thanks to modern pop-up ads and autoplay videos with sound that nobody asked for (fortunately you can stop autoplaying videos) and stays as an uninvited guest in our browser tabs. To make things even worse, almost all modern websites try to act nice by asking if you would like to receive notifications from …

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