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How to Switch Between Apple and Google Calendars without Your Losing Events

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We believe the best Calendar apps available on mobile are Google Calendar and Apple’s Calendar. On their own, each calendar app has many features to organize your events and your everyday life. Both Apple and Google calendar apps let you create and manage different calendars at once with a few taps on your device. Plus, they both remind you of your events basically on virtually every device you own.

The best part about these two calendars: You don’t need to choose one over the other. You can…

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How to Use Spatial Audio with Your AirPods in iOS 14

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Earlier this week, Apple quietly dropped a major firmware update for its AirPods and AirPods Pro designed to prepare them for the impending release of iOS 14.

The build number, 3A283, already suggested a pretty significant update, moving the needle way ahead from the prior versions — 2D15 for the AirPods and 2D27 for the AirPods Pro — so it was no surprise that it delivered Apple’s groundbreaking new Spatial Audio feature, along with quick switching to allow users to seamlessly use their…

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You Can Now Tweak Your Goals in watchOS 7 — Here’s How to Do It

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Ever since the release of the first Apple Watch, there have been three specific fitness goals presented in the form of activity rings: Move, Exercise, and Stand, and while you’ve always been able to adjust your move goal, which was presented in the form of calories burned, the other two have been fixed in stone since the very beginning.

Until now, that is. It looks like Apple snuck a subtle feature into the final release of watchOS 7 that finally allows all three of the Apple Watch fitness…

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Watch Parties Are Finally Coming to Disney+ (Here’s How They Work)

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It appears that Disney is in the process of slowly deploying a new watch party feature for its extremely popular subscription service that could soon allow you to watch your favourite shows and movies on Disney+ with up to six of your friends.

Dubbed GroupWatch, the new feature appears to have been rolled out to a limited number of Disney+ subscribers in Canada already, and Disney has confirmed to The Verge that it’s using that as a test market right now.

The company says it hopes to make…

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Hear Better and Improve Audio with New ‘Headphone Accommodations’ in iOS 14

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Apple has increasingly improved their products to make them accessible to everyone. It doesn’t matter who you are, or how old you are, Apple products are built intuitively so it’s easy to just pick them up and start using them. The Apple Watch is a great companion for people looking to track their health, and the iPhone has many accessibility features that make it one of the most inclusive pieces of tech available. And this year, with the introduction of iOS 14, Apple’s still working to create…

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How to Make Your iPhone Listen for Urgent Noises with Sound Recognition

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Apple brought a bunch of new accessibility features to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. Most of these features are meant to help people with hearing problems use their iPhones more effectively; however, some of these features can be used by everyone to improve their overall iPhone experience.

A great example of this is the new Sound Recognition feature. This feature lets you better monitor your surroundings with your iPhone constantly “listening.”

How Does Sound Recognition Work?

Sound…

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You Can Now Set Google Chrome as Your Default Browser in iOS 14 (Here’s How)

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We’ve been hearing reports since at least February that Apple would soon be allowing users to choose a default browser on their iPhone and iPad, so we weren’t completely taken by surprise when this capability was unveiled in iOS 14, but despite Apple’s newest operating system having been out in public beta for a while now, we haven’t really been able to get a good idea of what this will look like or how it will work.

That’s largely because there’s another necessary piece that’s been…

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5 Mac Features Most People Didn’t Even Know Existed

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Most people use their MacBook to browse the web or send a few emails. These tasks only scratch the surface of what you can do with your Mac. Your Mac can be a timesaver and a useful productivity tool with just a little bit of know-how. If you want to move into the power user category, continue reading to learn five things most people didn’t know they could do with their Mac.

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Every App That Supports Picture in Picture on iPhone (and How to Use It)

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We’ve wanted more multitasking features for the iPhone even before Android phones were capable of doing it. And now, with iOS 14 coming, Apple decided to introduced Picture in Picture.

We’ve seen this feature before on the iPad. Apps like Netflix or Twitch could still run in a pop-up window while you navigated or used other apps. However, this is the first time we see this on the iPhone’s smaller screen.

Sure, this isn’t a full multitasking experience, but it’s definitely a step in…

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5 iPad Features Most People Didn’t Even Know Existed

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With price points for every consumer and widespread adoption both in businesses and in schools, Apple’s iPad is more than just a niche product. It’s a productivity tool by day and an entertainment center by night. It’s so versatile and chock full of features that you may only be scratching the surface of what you can do with an Apple tablet. We’re here to help you take your iPad to the next level. Continue reading to learn five iPad tricks that most people didn’t know existed.

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