Category: technology internet

How to Use Translation Apps and Extensions Without Sacrificing Your Privacy

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

When you want to translate something, the easiest option is often a free translation service like Google Translate. But you should avoid pasting sensitive information into free translation services, as your data could end up in the public domain or used for advertising. (Generally, if you have highly sensitive…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Add Speed Dial to Your iPhone

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

Speed dial was an essential efficiency tool back when you needed to dial every number by hand. Rather than waste precious seconds punching the same digits every day, you could program your favorite contacts to designated spots on either a landline or a cell phone for quick, single-button access. Of course, these…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Stop Someone From Editing the iMessages They Send You

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

Apple’s iOS 16 introduces some awesome new Messaging features: With the new update, you can recover deleted messages for up to 30 days, mark messages as unread to return to later, and you have more options for SharePlay than ever before. The two Messages features that made headlines, however, were the ability to edit…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Watch Apple's WWDC 2022

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

WWDC 2022 is nearly here. While most of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is actually a series of presentations and events for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and watchOS developers, most of us are focused on Apple’s main keynote. Here, the company shows off new features and changes coming down the pipeline across its…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Bring Back the iTunes MiniPlayer

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

iTunes. A Obi-Wan would say, that’s a name I’ve not heard in a long time. Apple killed the game-changing Mac application in 2019, splitting its combined services into three simplified apps: Music, TV, and Podcasts. While this decision was in many ways a good one, those of us who have used Macs for years (or even…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

A long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. It used to be a given that such a device should fit snugly in the hand, so you could do everything you need to with it using only your thumb. They certainly don’t make ‘em like they used to.

In 2022, most “smaller” smartphones are still enormous, sporting…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Get a Free Fitbit or Apple Watch From Your Insurance Company

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

Fitness trackers like Apple Watches and Fitbits, generally aren’t as expensive as tech like smartphones and tablets, but they’re not exactly cheap. You certainly wouldn’t pass up the opportunity to snag one for free. And as it turns out, many insurance companies include fitness programs that either come with a…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

Why Zoomed Photos Look Bad on Your iPhone (and How to Fix Them)

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

When you want to get closer to a subject without actually moving, you zoom. It’s a camera feature that’s been around for decades, and one that’s alive and well on the iPhone. However, you might have noticed your zoom shots don’t come out quite as crisp as your normal pictures. In fact, they sometimes look like…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Update Your AirPods

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

Apple often issues firmware updates for its entire AirPods line, including AirPods Pro, AirPods 2, AirPods 3, and AirPods Max. However, the company doesn’t make it clear how to actually update your AirPods, nor do they share what each firmware update does. So here’s how to do it, whatever model of AirPods you use.

But…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

How to Enable ‘Universal Control’ Between Your Mac and iPad

Read full article:
at LifeHacker

With iPadOS 15.4 and macOS 12.3, Apple has finally released the major cross-platform feature we first saw in WWDC 2021: Universal Control lets you use the same keyboard, mouse, or trackpad between multiple Macs and iPads. That means when you set your iPad next to your Mac, you can push the cursor off of the edge of…

Read more…

Read full article:
at LifeHacker