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How to Download Podcasts on iPhone to Listen Offline

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Do you regularly listen to podcasts on your iPhone while you’re driving, working out, or going out for a jog? If so, you’ll be interested in taking advantage of the offline listening feature that’s available in the Podcasts app, which allows you to download podcasts to your iPhone.

Depending on where you live, you can’t always stay connected to the internet or expect your connection to be stable and fast enough at all times. This is a problem when you head out of your house and you have to rely on a cellular network for listening to podcasts, or if…

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How to Announce Messages with Siri on AirPods

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AirPods are undoubtedly the best-selling truly wireless earbuds out there, as you see them almost everywhere today. If you happen to own a pair, you probably use AirPods to listen to music, podcasts, make phone calls on an everyday basis. However, AirPods can do a lot more being a smart wearable, as these earbuds also have access to Siri voice assistant that can perform a variety of tasks, like announcing messages.

Apple added more functionality to the AirPods and compatible Beats headphones by introducing a new feature called “Announce Messages with Siri”….

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Anyone Can Install iOS 14 Beta Without a Developer Account, But You Shouldn’t

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As you may already know, iOS 14 betas are available to download now for developers. While developer betas are intended to be limited to registered developers, technically speaking, anyone can actually install the iOS 14 dev beta onto a compatible iPhone or iPod touch right now. But that doesn’t mean you should.


Beta software is notoriously unreliable compared to final versions, and using developer beta versions in an unauthorized manner is not supported by Apple.

If you are interested in running beta system software of iOS 14, a much better solution is to…

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How to Block & Unblock Senders on Gmail (via Gmail.com)

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Are you receiving unwanted emails from a person or organization? Maybe it’s an annoying individual sending you obnoxious stuff, or perhaps it’s even promotional or spammy emails for companies, all of which may be showing up unwanted in your Gmail inbox? No worries, because you can block email addresses in Gmail and make sure your inbox is clean and clear of unwanted senders. And of course, you can unblock senders in Gmail too.

Similar to social networking platforms, email services also allow users to filter out people who’re giving a hard time by simply…

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How to Block a Senders Email Address on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to block a senders email address so that you don’t see their mails in your inbox anymore? Well, if you use the stock Mail app to access and organize your emails on iPhone or iPad, you’ll be pleased to know that this is a fairly simple and straightforward procedure.

The Mail app that comes pre-installed on all iOS devices is widely preferred by iPhone users to keep themselves updated on their emails, whether it’s for work or personal use. This is primarily due to the fact that you can use multiple accounts from different email service providers…

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How to Adjust Video Alignment on iPhone & iPad

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As each year goes by, smartphones are becoming increasingly popular for their video recording capabilities. Today, we have several smartphones with multiple camera setups and advanced video stabilization that some of them come close to rivalling dedicated cameras. For example, the triple-lens camera system on the new iPhone 11 Pro seamlessly work together, providing unmatched flexibility to the user while filming.

If you’re an iOS user who shoot plenty of videos on your iPhone or iPad, you might have noticed that some of your clips aren’t perfectly aligned,…

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WatchOS 7 Compatibility – Which Apple Watch Models Support watchOS 7?

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WatchOS 7 is set to debut in the fall, bringing new features and refinements to the Apple Watch experience. However, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that not all Apple Watch models will be compatible with the upcoming version of watchOS 7, since the hardware needs to meet certain requirements to be able to run the latest software. If you’re trying to figure out if your Apple Watch supports watchOS 7, then read on to see the official compatibility list.

Apple has released a total of 6 Apple Watch models over the past 5 years, but unfortunately, half of the…

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How to Start, Pause, & Stop Workouts on Apple Watch

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If you say the words “Apple Watch” to someone the first thing they are most likely to think about is health and fitness. Apple has spent the last few years making the Apple Watch synonymous with working out and staying healthy. So if you’re a new Apple Watch owner you’re quite likely looking to work out with it, right? Here we’re going to explain how to do the most important parts of using the Workout app – starting, pausing, and stopping a workout on Apple Watch.

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What Do AirPods Lights Mean?

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Do you have a pair of AirPods or AirPods Pro and you’re wondering what the lights mean? If you aren’t highly familiar with Apple’s hugely successful truly wireless headphones, you might not necessarily be aware of what the lights on the charging case indicate. But not to worry, we will explain what the AirPods lights mean, and why you may see white, amber, and green color lights, and sometimes they flash too.

Both the AirPods and AirPods Pro come in a minimalistic carrying case that’s capable of charging the earbuds roughly four times, providing a…

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How to Use Remind Me When Messaging on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to be reminded about something when you’re messaging someone on iPhone or iPad? Perhaps you want to have a reminder that comes up when you’re texting a friend, colleague, or family member. That’s easy to do, thanks to a nifty feature that was introduced in the latest versions of iOS and iPadOS. With this capability, your iPhone and iPad will alert you of what you wish to be reminded about when interacting with a particular person, so you don’t have to worry about forgetting what’s important.

“Remind me when messaging” is an interesting…

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