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How to Speed Up a Slow iPhone

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Since “upgrading” your iPhone isn’t possible without buying another one, it can be frustrating when your smartphone begins to slow down. So how do you know if it’s the natural aging process or not, and what exactly can you do about it?

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/774130/how-to-speed-up-a-slow-iphone/
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Safari bug threatens identity theft to all Mac, iPhone, iPad users

Safari browser iconFor years, Apple has been heralding privacy as the central theme for its products. Safari, Apple default web browser, comes with a range of privacy features to prevent websites from capturing data related to users’ browsing habits and creating personas that can be used serve them ads on other websites and platforms including — but not limited to — Google … Continue reading

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How to Secure Your iPhone’s Data and Privacy

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If you’re an iPhone user, you might feel complacent knowing Apple offers remarkable security to its consumers. However, there’s no such thing as perfect. Even with Apple’s devices, your information within is still vulnerable to cyber-attacks. That’s why you should utilize this list of iPhone privacy features and settings to better protect your data.

Also read:How to Unlock Your iPhone If You Forgot Your PasscodeHow to Unlock Your iPhone If You Forgot Your Passcode

1. Use a Strong Passcode

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If You Disable Read Receipts, Your iPhone May Tattle On You Anyway

An iPhone Messages conversation where the user thinks read receipts are disabled.Apple

By default, the Messages app on iPhone tells your friends, family, and coworkers when you’ve read a text. But why would you want that? If you’re cruel like me, you probably disabled read receipts a long time ago. There’s just one tiny problem; your iPhone may tattle on you.

As reported by Macworld, a new Messages bug may mark texts as “Read” when read receipts are disabled. This seems to be a genuine bug on iOS 15 devices, though at the time of writing, it’s unclear whether this bug affects iPadOS, macOS, or older versions of iOS.

Some iPhone users say that restarting their device resolves this issue. But until Apple rolls out an official fix (either through a firmware update or server-side update), there’s a chance that your iPhone may accidentally mark messages as “Read.”

I should note that some iPhone users’ Messages settings “reshuffled” after the recent iOS 15 update. If you want Read Receipts disabled, please double-check that the feature is turned off. (I suspect that some reports of this bug are just people who haven’t double-checked their settings.)

We’ll update this article when Apple rolls out a fix or comments on the bug.

Source: Macworld

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/107088/if-you-disable-read-receipts-your-iphone-may-tattle-on-you-anyway/
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How to Restart an iPhone 13

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Restarting an iPhone 13 is a great way to troubleshoot problems or simply get a fresh start. We’ll show you several different ways to do it—with instructions that also apply to the iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/774874/how-to-restart-an-iphone-13/
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How to Switch Between Front and Back Cameras on iPhone

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Your iPhone includes two cameras: one in the front that faces you, and one on the back you can point at other things. While taking photos or using FaceTime, sometimes you need to switch between the front and back cameras. Here’s how to do it.

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10 Things to Do With Your New iPhone

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So you just got a brand new iPhone—congratulations! Whether it’s from a friend or you gifted yourself, you might wonder where to start. Let’s run through a list of fun and useful things you should do with your new Apple gadget.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/774684/what-to-do-with-your-new-iphone/
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How to Speed Up Your Older iPhone

back of Apple iPhoneIt’s perfectly normal for your iPhone to slow down as the years pass. But, just because it’s running a little slower doesn’t mean you need to run out a buy a new one. Sure, buying a new phone can be exciting, but sometimes you just don’t have the extra cash to drop on the latest device. So, instead of going … Continue reading

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How to See What Private Info Your iPhone Apps Are Accessing

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While using apps on your iPhone, the apps are often busy behind the scenes, using sensors and contacting internet domains without your knowledge. With iOS 15.2 or later, you can see a detailed report of these activities with “App Privacy Report” in Settings. Here’s how.

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OneDrive Is Now the Best iCloud Alternative for Mac Users, Here’s Why

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Microsoft is now offering Mac users a pre-release build of OneDrive for Apple Silicon. The ARM-based application runs faster and more efficiently on M1 devices than previous OneDrive releases, and funny enough, it makes OneDrive the best iCloud alternative on macOS.

Technically speaking, most x86 apps work fine on Apple Silicon. But they have to run through Apple’s Rosetta 2 compatibility layer, an advanced hunk of software that translates x86 “Intel” apps to Apple Silicon in real-time.

This compatibility layer can create performance bottlenecks for some applications, which would run a lot faster if they were reconfigured for the Apple Silicon ARM architecture. But more importantly, Rosetta 2 kinda blows through battery life—that’s a big problem if you’re using a cloud storage app like Dropbox or OneDrive, which constantly runs in the background as it looks for files to upload, download, or update.

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Over a year after Apple Silicon’s launch, companies like Dropbox still don’t offer native support for the architecture. That means M1 Mac users are stuck using either iCloud or the new Google Drive desktop app (which kinda sucks) if they want a battery-efficient, native cloud storage solution.

Dropbox now says its working on an Apple Silicon native version of its desktop app, but OneDrive beat it to the punch. That makes OneDrive the best iCloud alternative for M1 Mac owners—OneDrive won’t blow through battery life like Dropbox, it’s less annoying than Google Drive, and unlike iCloud, it works properly on non-Apple products.

There are two ways to install this pre-release build. If you’re impatient, you can download the package directly from Microsoft (clicking this hyperlink will immediately start the download). You can also open OneDrive on your Mac (from the Menu Bar), click the “About” tab, toggle the button to get pre-release updates, and click the “Get Apple Silicon Build” to install this build.


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OneDrive starts at $2 a month for 100GB of cloud storage. I suggest buying the Microsoft 365 Personal package, though. It includes 1TB of cloud storage plus access to Microsoft’s best Office apps for $70 a year. That’s less than $6 a month!

Source: Microsoft via MacRumors

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