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How to Remove Location Data When Sharing Photos on iPhone

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If you have Location Services enabled for the Camera app on your iPhone or iPad, every photo you take includes GPS info about where it was taken. Starting with iOS 13, though, you can choose to share photos without location data.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/682563/how-to-remove-location-data-when-sharing-photos-on-iphone/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

How to Use Safari Private Browsing on an iPhone or iPad

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Sometimes, you’d like to check a website without leaving a record of it on your iPhone or iPad. Luckily, Safari includes a Private Browsing mode just for this purpose. Here’s how to use it.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/677769/how-to-use-safari-private-browsing-on-an-iphone-or-ipad/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

PSA: All Apps Can Read Your iPhone and Android Clipboard

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Have you seen the news about TikTok? A new privacy feature in iOS 14 revealed that the Chinese social media app was constantly reading iPhone clipboards. But that’s nothing new. All apps can read your smartphone clipboard whenever they like.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/680147/psa-all-apps-can-read-your-iphone-and-android-clipboard/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

Microsoft Edge Doesn’t Wait for Permission to Import Your Data

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Most browsers offer to import your data from other browsers when you first install them. That’s pretty handy when you’re making the switch from Firefox to Chrome, for example. But it appears Microsoft’s Edge browser is a little too proactive—it imports your data from Chrome and Firefox before asking your permission.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/46340/microsoft-edge-doesnt-wait-for-permission-to-import-your-data/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Josh Hendrickson

How to Delete Your Old Tweets

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Everything on the internet is forever, but that doesn’t mean your tweets need to be. There’s almost no reason to keep your old tweets public, so in the video above, I share a few ways to clean up your Twitter timeline.

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Source: https://lifehacker.com/how-to-delete-your-old-tweets-1844010380
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Abu Zafar on Lifehacker, shared by Kaitlyn Jakola to Gizmodo

How to Always Start Google Chrome in Incognito Mode on Windows 10

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Google Chrome normally remembers your browsing history. You can put a stop to that, though, if you set it to always open in Incognito mode. Here’s how you can set up Chrome for private browsing.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/677044/how-to-always-start-google-chrome-in-incognito-mode-on-windows-10/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

How to Turn Off COVID-19 Exposure Tracking and Notifications on Android

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In conjunction with Apple, Google has released an Exposure Notification API that health officials can use (with your voluntary permission) for COVID-19 contact tracing. If you want to verify that the feature is disabled on your phone, here’s how to turn off exposure logging and notifications on Android.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/677100/how-to-turn-off-covid-19-exposure-tracking-and-notifications-on-android/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Justin Duino

Instagram may require permission before embedding photos

4ea3da70-fece-11e9-bb89-0b1abeb48570How you use Instagram’s embedding feature may soon change significantly. In a statement to Ars Technica, Instagram said it doesn’t give people who use its embed feature a copyright license to display the image they’re embedding. “While our terms allo…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/instagram-embed-feature-statement-202123688.html
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