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How to Install & Remove Apps on Apple Watch

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Ever wanted to install some new apps onto Apple Watch? Or perhaps you want to delete and remove apps from Apple Watch that you no longer want?

While Apple Watch comes with many great default apps bundled with the device, you can also install and remove third party apps too. So, we’re going to show you how to install apps and how to delete apps too from Apple Watch.

The Apple Watch has come a long way since it was first released in April of 2015. It was an exciting but uncertain start, but the wearable has turned into something that millions of people…

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How to Force Quit Apps on Apple Watch

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Ever had an Apple Watch app freeze or become unresponsive? if so, you may wish to force quit the Apple Watch app.

As far as the Apple Watch has come in recent years, some aspects of the device and apps can still be a little rough around the edges. Sometimes it can get itself a little tied up with whatever it was doing. That’s when it needs a metaphorical nudge. A poke in the ribs to wake it up. Or more accurately, it needs the troublesome app to be quit.

Simply pressing the Digital Crown is normally enough to quit an app on Apple Watch. But you might need to…

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How to Update Apps on Apple Watch

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Your Apple Watch now has more apps available for it than ever. Those apps are receiving new updates all the time and it’s important to make sure you’re using the latest version available.

You can either set your Apple Watch to automatically download new updates, or check for them manually yourself. We’re going to show you both methods of keeping Apple Watch apps up to date.

While having apps update automatically is the easiest and most convenient way to ensure you’re using the latest versions, there might be times where you would prefer more control…

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Get a Mac OS 8 Emulator and Relive the Macintosh 90s

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If you’ve been a longtime Mac user, you may fondly remember the classic Mac OS system software releases. Rather than get stuck in a memory, you can relive some nostalgia by running Mac OS 8.1 on your modern Mac right now (or even on a Windows PC or Linux machine), and it’s as easy as launching any other app.

Macintosh.js is a self-contained Electron app that bundles a classic Mac OS emulator preinstalled with Mac OS 8.1 along with a handful of classic applications from that era, including Adobe Photoshop 3.0.5, Adobe Illustrator 5.5, demos for Duke Nukem and…

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How to Make App Folders on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to make folders to organize the home screen on your iPhone and iPad? Most of us have several applications installed on our iOS and iPadOS devices, and more often than not, the home screen is quickly a mess. In order to clean it all up, you’ll need to make use of the app folders functionality that iPhone and iPad has to offer.

For almost a decade now, iOS has had the ability to create folders for apps that are displayed on the home screen. This allows users to keep all their applications organized by sorting them into different categories. As a…

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Ignore Accidental Touch Bar Input with Bar None for MacBook Pro

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Do you accidentally touch the Touch Bar on MacBook Pro and trigger an action without meaning to? Then a free little third party app called Bar None may be what you’re looking for.

One of the complaints about the Touch Bar on MacBook Pro is how easy it is to accidentally trigger input. For example, some users unintentionally brush or tap Siri frequently enough that removing Siri from Touch Bar is a popular remedy to prevent that from happening. Beyond changing your habits to try and avoid inadvertent Touch Bar activation, there isn’t much else you can do,…

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How to Set Time Limits on iPhone & iPad Apps with Screen Time

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Want to set a time limit for app usage on iPhone or iPad? Screen Time lets you do just that.

At a time where we all perhaps use our iPhones a little too much, knowing exactly how long we spend with it in our hand can be useful. Knowing which apps we use most can inform our decisions around usage habits, too. But if all that fails simply setting a time limit might be the only way to go. Apple makes it easy to do exactly that by setting time limits on specific apps and how long they can be used for on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Setting an app time limit is a…

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How to Disable In-App Ratings & Reviews on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever used an app where you received random pop-ups out of nowhere asking you to rate their apps and write a review? Kind of annoying, right?

Most long-time iPhone and iPad users have probably closed dozens or even hundreds of annoying review request pop-ups that does nothing more than hamper the app usage experience. Apps that constantly ask for ratings and reviews are a nuisance for many users, and let’s be honest, how often have you actually rated these apps because of the review pop-ups?

Fortunately Apple has been taking notes, as they’ve added…

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