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How to Limit Google's Apps From Tracking You on Your Apple Devices

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Apple recently updated its App Store and iOS privacy policies to force app developers to be more transparent about their data collection practices. As a result, users have a little more insight (and, ideally, control) over what data various companies can track—and how. Even giants like Google.

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How to Move Google Authenticator Account to a New iPhone

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Did you get a new iPhone for personal or professional use? If you’ve been using Google’s Authenticator app to get two-factor verification codes on your device, you may have trouble figuring out how to set up the app on your new iPhone. Thankfully, the transfer process to move Authenticator from one iPhone to another is not that hard.

When you install and launch the Google Authenticator app on a new iPhone, it’s going to be empty without any of your verification codes. This doesn’t mean you’ve lost access to all of your online accounts since Google…

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How to Set Up Google Stadia on iOS if There's No 'App'

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As you recall, Apple runs its App Store with an iron fist. And it’ll be a cold day in Cupertino before the company allows game-streaming services to have regular ol’ apps—not unless the service submits each streamable game for review by Apple, which isn’t going to happen. And you can bet Apple would want to take a cut…

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How to Turn off & Delete Google Location History on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use Google Maps on your iPhone or iPad? If so, depending on your settings you may find that Google uses Location History to keep a track of all the locations you’ve visited over time. This data is then used to provide personalized recommendations that are specific to your location across Google services.

While some of the recommendations and history can be helpful, other users might not want Google to constantly track their whereabouts and store this information, especially if you’re a privacy buff. This is exactly why you have the option to disable…

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How to Ask For a Refund for 'Fortnite' V-Bucks

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What a day. Epic Games is suing Apple and Google over their alleged monopolistic practices on their various app stores, and both companies have banned Epic’s most popular game, Fortnite, from their respective app stores for trying to skirt around the cut each company takes from in-app purchases.

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How to Backup iPhone Photos to Google Photos, for Free

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Are you an iPhone user looking to backup your photos to the cloud, but you have either ran out of iCloud storage space, don’t want to pay for iCloud fees, or you’re already intertwined within the Google ecosystem? You’re certainly not alone. Thanks to Google Photos, there’s an alternate way to backup iPhone photos to the cloud, and it’s free.


Apple provides 5 GB of free iCloud storage with every account, but for many people, that’s not enough to store their stuff, let alone all of the photos in their libraries. Of course one solution is to pay Apple…

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How to Add Your Google Calendar to Apple's Calendar App (and Vice Versa)

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If you live your life across multiple services and computers—for example, using Google’s suite of digital tools alongside Apple’s various iCloud-based offerings—the best thing you can do for yourself is to mash all your worlds together. To carry this example forward, you’ll then be able to see your iCloud calendar(s)…

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How to Access & Edit Google Drive Files from iPhone & iPad

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Do you use Google Drive as a cloud storage platform to store your files from multiple devices that you use? If so, you’ll be able to view, edit, access, and manage Google Drive files right on your iPhone and iPad using the Files app.

If you are interested in managing your files that are stored on your Google Drive, then read on to learn how you can access and edit Google Drive files from both the iPhone and iPad.

How to Access & Edit Google Drive Files from iPhone & iPad

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How to Share Screen with Hangouts on iPhone & iPad

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If you’re one of the millions of people using Google Hangouts for group video calls you may appreciate learning how to share your screen with other participants in the video chat.

Google Hangouts video conferencing and screen sharing is useful for meetings, presentations, work, school, personal calls, and so much more, whether you’re in an office, at home, working from home during quarantine, or any other situation. But Google Hangouts Screen Sharing functionality is limited to the business-oriented Hangouts Meet, which comes bundled with G Suite.

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