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Here’s How to Force the Clownfish Wallpaper to Appear in iOS 16 Beta

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Apple offered up a nice throwback for iPhone fans this week when it snuck the iconic clownfish wallpaper into the third developer beta of iOS 16. Sadly, this new wallpaper hasn’t appeared for every beta tester yet, but if you’re running the iOS 16 beta, there are some tricks you can try to nudge your iPhone into picking it up.

Over the past 15 years, the clownfish wallpaper has gained almost legendary status among Apple enthusiasts. It was one of the only wallpapers shown during the…

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How to Tell If Someone Hacked Into Your Google Account (And What to Do Next)

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Whether watching YouTube videos or accessing email, nearly everyone uses Google in one form or another. You probably want to keep your account secure regardless of how you use Google. You wouldn’t want anyone gaining access to your private emails or personal files. You can try to monitor your accounts and look daily for changes not made by you, but that is time-consuming and nearly impossible if you have a ton of information stored on Google. There is an easier way to check for…

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Six Ways to Get Free Apple TV+

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AppleTV+ is one of many options in the highly-competitive online streaming market. The video-on-demand service stands out among the crowd because it relies primarily on original programming instead of licensed content. It’s also relatively affordable, with a $4.99 monthly price tag. To grow its subscriber base, Apple is partnering with various companies and retailers to offer AppleTV+ for free with a purchase. Read on to discover how you can get AppleTV+ without paying a dime.

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Six Ways to Get Free Apple TV+

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AppleTV+ is one of many options in the highly-competitive online streaming market. The video-on-demand service stands out among the crowd because it relies primarily on original programming instead of licensed content. It’s also relatively affordable, with a $4.99 monthly price tag. To grow its subscriber base, Apple is partnering with various companies and retailers to offer AppleTV+ for free with a purchase. Read on to discover how you can get AppleTV+ without paying a dime.

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Did You Know You Could Ask Siri All of These Funny Things?

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Siri can easily help you set reminders, search for stuff online, or open apps without even touching your iPhone. But what’s cooler is Siri’s sense of humor.

Ever since Siri was released, iPhone users have used one of the most powerful virtual assistants to ask silly and funny questions. The best part is that Siri can answer most questions with witty and funny answers. 

If you want your iPhone to give you a chuckle, here are some fun things you can ask Siri. 

Funny Things to…

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5 Different Ways to Check Your AirPods’ Battery Life

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It happens to everyone at least once. You fire up an audiobook before a long trip or get a playlist ready for a lengthy run. As soon as you press play, your AirPods die. Suddenly and without warning, they are out of battery.

Apple’s AirPods have one glaring omission. There isn’t a true battery status indicator anywhere on the charging case. There is a single LED, but it is not precise. Unlike a multi-LED status meter, the single LED can’t distinguish between three-quarters, one-half, or one-quarter power…

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How to Unlock Your iPhone with No Hands (And Why You Shouldn’t)

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Sometimes it feels like the iPhone can do anything, even without using your hands. Thanks to Siri and other accessibility features, you can control many features on an iPhone without even touching it. Of course, that’s not always a good thing. Take the following trick, for instance. A TikToker shared a new way to unlock your iPhone without using your hands at all. Sure, that might sound cool at first, but you shouldn’t use this trick in your everyday life. Here’s why.

Recently, a…

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Five Tech Annoyances You Easily Can Fix on Your iPhone

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Technology is great until it is not. As much as we love our iPhone and use it constantly in our daily lives, there are times when that smartphone is downright frustrating. It can be so irritating you may be tempted to throw your phone across the room. Don’t do it. You will regret it. Instead, take a moment and comb through our five favorite tips to help you deal with the annoying side of mobile technology.

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Get Rid Of Those iPhone Notification Badges That Just Don’t Go Away

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The iPhone shows a little badge with a number on top of any app to let you know you have pending notifications you should check out. This is both helpful and annoying.

Sure, it’s always a good thing to know you have messages or a voice mail to check, but it can get annoying seeing that you have over a thousand emails that you need to check out. 

What’s even more annoying is that, sometimes, the little notifications badge gets stuck for no reason.

You might see a number…

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How Can I Get iOS 16 Right Now?

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This week, Apple announced iOS 16 with lots of exciting new features and enhancements. There’s so much cool stuff packed in that many folks are understandably eager to find out how they can get it for themselves right away.

Unfortunately, unless you’re a member of Apple’s Developer Program, you’ll need to be patient. As usual, Apple released the first “Developer Preview” (read: early beta) of iOS 16 to registered developers right after yesterday’s Worldwide Developers…

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