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10 Must-Know Tips for iOS 14

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iOS 14 is now available to the general public and you may have already updated your device (if not, here’s a guide to help get ready for iOS 14). Some of you who have been keeping track of Apple’s events recently may already know what iOS 14 brings to the table, whereas most others may not be aware of all the new features and changes.

To make things easy for you, we have compiled a list of all the major additions to iOS 14 that you can take advantage of once you update your iPhone (or iPod Touch) to iOS 14. Note that most of the iOS 14 features coexist on…

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How to Clear Google Maps Search History on iPhone & iPad

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If you use Google Maps for navigation on your iPhone and iPad, you may know already that the app saves all of your recent searches for places and directions, just like a web browser. If you want to remove the Google Maps search history to clear out outdated suggestions, or for privacy purposes, you will be happy to know that you can clear the Google Maps search history on iPhone and iPad rather easily.

Like all other maps apps, Google Maps knows a lot about you if you use the app often, from where you’re headed, the places you’ve been to, the directions…

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How to Fix an iOS 14 Update Bricked iPhone or iPad

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Is your iPhone stuck on the Apple logo screen after attempting to update iOS to the latest version? Or maybe you see the ‘connect to computer’ screen on the device? If considerable time has passed and the device is stuck on the  Apple logo or connect to computer splash screen, there’s a fair chance that a failed update bricked your iPhone. But don’t panic, as this can be usually resolved with some troubleshooting and patience from your end.

Although updating the software on an iPhone or iPad is a pretty simple and straightforward procedure, things…

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How to Remotely Control Windows PC with TeamViewer on iPhone

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TeamViewer is a popular remote desktop software that’s used by millions of users to establish a remote connection between devices. With the TeamViewer app for iOS and iPadOS, you can remotely control your Windows PC right from your iPhone or iPad, for free.

With the remote desktop feature of TeamViewer, you can have complete control over a Windows PC at your fingertips with an iPhone or iPad, no matter where you are. Need to view a document left on a work computer? No problem, you can do that remotely. Forgot to turn off a PC at home or the office? You can…

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How to Leave iOS 14 Beta & iPadOS 14 Beta

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Did you participate in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public beta to try out Apple’s major software update early? Well, now that the final stable versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are available to the general public, you may not be interested in receiving beta versions of system software anymore.

To participate in the iOS 14 / iPadOS 14 beta, you would have signed up for the Apple Beta Software program. Once you enroll your devices and download the beta profile, your device becomes capable of receiving beta firmware updates from Apple. Although you’ve updated to…

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How to Fix iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Wi-Fi Problems

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Some iPhone and iPad users have updated to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 and discovered wi-fi issues that did not exist before the update, whether it’s that a wireless network suddenly doesn’t work, or the connection is dropping, abnormally slow, or some other wi-fi difficulty. Considering that nearly everything relies on the internet these days, having wi-fi problems and connectivity issues can be very annoying, so resolving wireless network difficulties is of the utmost important.

This article is going to walk through various steps to troubleshoot wi-fi problems…

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How to Prepare for iOS 14 & iPadOS 14

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Apple has released the first stable version of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 to its users after months of beta testing. You might be excited to update your device to the newest iOS or iPadOS version the second you see it in settings. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before you download iOS 14 to make sure the update process goes as smoothly as possible.

1: Check Device Compatibility with iOS 14 / iPadOS 14

As is the case with every major iOS/iPadOS update, not all iPhones and iPads are capable of running the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating…

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How to Find & Delete Duplicate Files on Mac with Smart Folders

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Depending on your line of work you may end up in a scenario where you have a variety of duplicate files on a Mac. Sometimes this goes unnoticed, but occasionally the Mac will run low on storage space and you might want to free up space by finding and removing those duplicate files from the Mac. Thankfully, finding duplicate files on macOS is not nearly as hard as you may think.

If you’ve been using the same Mac for a while, it may have accumulated a large collection of files that could potentially include duplicates that use up valuable storage space on your…

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How to Read Mac Formatted Drives on Windows PC

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If you’ve ever tried to use a Mac hard drive or USB key with a Windows PC, you’d know that Windows fails to read the contents of the drive. However, with third-party software, it’s still possible to view all the data that’s stored on the drive, even if it’s formatted for Mac.

By default, Mac-formatted drives using Apple’s APFS or HFS Plus file systems are not recognized by Windows, and as a result, you’re only provided with the option to erase the contents of the drive when it’s connected to the PC. This is why it’s recommended to use the FAT…

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How to Report Bugs to Apple in macOS Big Sur Beta

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Is your Mac currently running the macOS Big Sur Public Beta or Developer Beta? If so, you might be interested in knowing that you can report bugs and glitches directly to Apple using Feedback Assistant.

Feedback Assistant is an app that comes pre-installed when you update your Mac to macOS beta system software. It has been available for years now and features automatic on-device diagnosis, remote bug reporting, and status reports for bugs that you have reported. Developers and participants of the Beta Software Program can use this app to report any sort of…

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