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How to Pair Your AirPods or Bluetooth Headphones to an Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch is one of the best digital tools you can own and is a great everyday companion. You can monitor your health and exercise, and with the most recent models, you can even use it to take better care of your hearing.

Besides taking care of yourself, you can also use the Apple Watch to entertain yourself. And while the Apple Watch won’t fully function without an iPhone, you can still use it by itself to listen to music like an MP3 player.

To listen to your favorite tunes or podcast episodes, you’ll need to…

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Apple’s Giving Away Free Money Again

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Apple is offering a 10% bonus when you add money to your Apple ID. You can add as much as $200 and earn up to $20 extra when you add the funds to your Apple account. This promotion is a one-time-use offer and is available only for a limited time.

How to Add Funds on an iOS Device

You can add funds to your Apple ID using the same payment information you use for the App Store and iTunes.

  1. On an iPad, iPhone, or iPad touch, open the App Store app.
  2. Tap on your profile picture or the sign-in button at the top of the…

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Not Sure If Your AirPods Are Real? Here Are 4+ Ways to Find Out

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When Apple announced the first-generation AirPods back in 2016, the tech world changed. So many people were stoked by Apple’s newest product, but others were mad about the fact that Apple created a new problem by removing the headphone jack, and started selling the solution at the same time.

No matter which side were you on, you have to admit Apple changed the way users and companies looked at headphones. Other companies that made fun of Apple for removing the headphone jack started doing the same after they saw the…

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Apple Will Unveil iOS 14 Today (Here’s How to Watch the WWDC ’20 Keynote)

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Take an extra-long work break today as Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 starts at 10 a.m. PT.

Unlike previous years which required a $1,600 ticket, the 2020 developer’s meeting is free. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the conference is being streamed online in an all-digital format. You can watch it here, below.

Apple is kicking off the week-long conference with a keynote speech that is available for everyone to watch. Whether you have an iPhone, a Mac, or an Apple TV, Apple has made it…

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8 Game-Changing Google Drive Tricks to Try Right Now

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Google Drive is a daily driver for students, businesses, and pretty much anyone who needs a way to edit and share documents online. It’s also great for file storage when you need a safe place online that accepts a variety of documents. To streamline your Google Drive experience, continue reading to browse a handful of useful tips and tricks.

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Solved: How to Fix PayPal Access Denied Error

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PayPal has a massive userbase, now serving 277 million in 2020. Those users, like myself, rely on PayPal to transfer money – and so it’s especially frustrating when the service goes down.

You’ve likely experienced the following Access Denied error message below, which will block you from entering the site and sending payments to friends, family, or anyone else.

Access Denied

You don’t have permission to access “http://www.paypal.com/us/signin” on this server. Reference…

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7 Handy Shortcuts for Mac Most People Have Never Seen Before

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Are you ready to up your Mac game from casual to professional with tricks that can help you out every day at work or school? macOS can make a lot of common tasks easier with the right shortcuts. If you’re ready to adopt new practices like these to improve your computer mastery, continue reading to browse several that we highly recommend.

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How to Remove iPhone Scratches with Ordinary Items Found in Your Home

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iPhones are pretty easy to damage. Whether you’re dropping it, scratching it with your keys, or getting it soaked, your smartphone is often at risk.

The iPhone 11 is easy to scratch, despite reports from Apple that the glass is the toughest to date. And so, of course, it’s a good idea to use a case and a screen protector. But if your screen is already scratched up, what are some methods you can try to fix it?

NOTE: We recommend caution while attempting any of these methods. While they can do an excellent job of…

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Protesting? Consider These Ways to Protect Your iPhone and Its Data

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With protests growing across the country, Americans are expressing anger with the state of modern affairs when it comes to the African-American community and police brutality. There are many other reasons to be concerned about the state of America from excessive force to growing riots and violence. But you shouldn’t be worried about your security.

Police officers lawfully can’t break into a user’s password-protected device without their permission. So if a person were to deny entry to a cop, they would have to…

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How to Update Your HomePod Automatically and Manually

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Apple recently updated its HomePod software to the 13.4.5 version. As you would expect from a minor update, there are no major changes. However, according to Apple, this update made some general improvements for stability and quality. As cryptic as this update might sound, though, it’s always a good idea to keep all your devices up to date with the latest software, even if they’re as minimal as this one.

For most users, the HomePod is going to update itself automatically. However, if you don’t think your HomePod…

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