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New to the Apple Watch? Be Sure to Do These 6 Things First

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Welcome to the Apple Watch world. It’s a beautiful place filled with many apps, complications, and tools that’ll help you track your fitness goals, instantly check your notifications, and control many things without taking your iPhone out of your pocket. That said, if this is your first time, an Apple Watch can be a tad overwhelming. If you don’t know where to start, or you want to customize your Apple Watch to make it your own, continue reading to browse the first things you need to do with your Apple…

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Fixing an iPhone’s Broken Back Glass Is Shockingly Difficult (Here’s How the Pros Do It)

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Repairing the glass from an iPhone’s broken display is not too difficult as there are many DIY kits and detailed instructions on YouTube that you can follow. But fixing the back glass is not so easy. There are kits, but you just can’t remove this glass layer without some technical know-how.

So, how hard is it to replace the glass? Business Insider spoke to a phone repair company owner who detailed how he repairs the back glass on a handful of different iPhone models.

Vaporizing…

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Here’s How to Watch the Olympics on Your Apple Devices

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The delayed 2020 Olympics are in full swing in Japan. Unlike many sporting events that are broadcast widely, the coverage at the Olympics is restricted. You can’t fire up your phone and find a stream to watch. If you want to follow your favorite sport or athlete as they compete, you’ll have to know where and when to watch.

The Olympics are being held in Tokyo, so you need to keep in mind the time zone differences, especially if you want to follow an event as it happens….

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8 MacBook Tricks That May (or May Not) Blow Your Mind

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It’s crazy to think that Mac computers are almost 40 years old. But no matter how much time passes, Apple keeps updating both its software and hardware to make our Macs feel brand new. And although new features are always welcome, it can be difficult to learn everything that comes with each update. Fortunately, that gives you a chance to learn something new about your Mac every day. There are some hidden features that not even the most tech-savvy people know about. Whether you’re an expert or just a casual user,…

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How to Program Your Mac to Restart, Sleep, or Shut Down (Automatically)

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One great thing about Mac computers is that they’re always ready when you need them – most of us just put them to sleep, allowing us to get back to work as soon as we wake up. That said, sometimes it’s best to restart or turn off your Mac altogether. Restarting or turning it off and back on helps your Mac free app memory and clear up many unseen issues.

Unfortunately, if you have an older Mac, restarting it means you’re going to have to wait a long time for it to be ready….

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4 Easy Ways to Add a COVID-19 Vaccination Card to Your iPhone

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Your COVID-19 vaccination card is probably the best way to show others that you’ve been vaccinated, but carrying around this piece of paper in your pocket or purse can be inconvenient. It’s much easier to add the vaccine card to your iPhone, so you have it all the time. Here are several ways that you can digitally store your vaccination card on your smartphone.

Use the Notes App

A Shortcut puts your vaccination card front and center on your Home screen. It’s convenient but this…

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How to Change Memoji Shirt Color

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Apple’s Memoji Stickers are an incredibly fun way to express your style as well as how you’re feeling while you’re chatting with friends in iMessage. And if you’ve sent many Memoji Stickers before, you’ve noticed at least six Memoji Stickers featuring a shirt – likely in an incredibly unflattering brown and beige hue.

If brown isn’t even close to being your favorite color, you’re probably eager to change it to something brighter. But how?

New Memoji customization…

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All PS5 Owners Can Get 6 Months of Apple TV+ for FREE (Here’s How)

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If you’re fortunate enough to get your hands on one of Sony’s new PlayStation 5 consoles, you’ll also now be able to snag a free six months of Apple TV+, thanks to a new special offer for PS5 owners.

It seems that Sony and Apple have teamed up to give a free six-month “trial” to the Apple TV+ streaming service for those who own any PlayStation 5 model, which means owners of both the digital and disc versions are eligible.

The move is undoubtedly at least partially tied to

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Want Your New iPhone to Last Years? Follow These 8 Easy Tips

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The iPhone is the best smartphone in the world, and each year it only gets better. But from time to time, it also gets pricier. And if you’re on a budget, you can’t afford to keep upgrading your iPhone every single year. Fortunately, you don’t have to. Most iPhones are good enough to last you five to six years without any significant problems. Take a look at the iPhone 6s, for instance. It’s been six years since it came out, and it’s still getting software updates! So yes, an iPhone can last many years,…

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Are Your AirPods Legitimate or Fake? Here’s How You Can Tell the Difference

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After a report last week that US Customs has seized hundreds of thousands of counterfeit AirPods, you may be asking yourself how you can be sure that you’re buying legitimate AirPods — or even if the ones you already have were made by Apple rather than some sketchy foreign company trying to make a fast buck.

Unfortunately, it may be harder than you think to tell if the “AirPods” you already own were truly made by Apple.

Even though nobody but Apple should be able to duplicate…

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