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How to Quickly Fact Check Forwarded Messages on WhatsApp

Nobody likes a chain letter. And while you’re probably more used to getting annoying spam from friends and loved ones in your inbox, it’s possible that you’ve received quite a few annoying messages forwarded to you on WhatsApp.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Messaging, Whatsapp, Lifehacks, Fact Check

The best iPhone apps (August 2020)

The iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world. Bring out the best in yours with these leading apps.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Apps, Iphone Apps, Trends, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything, Best Iphone Apps, top iPhone apps

Apple Shares Requirements for Default Third-Party Browser and Email Apps With Developers

Apple in iOS 14 plans to allow users to set a third-party app as the default email or browser app on an iPhone or iPad, replacing the current Apple-made default apps Safari and Mail. Apple hasn't provided many details on the new feature to users, but as noted by MacStories' Federico Vittici, Apple has shared documentation with developers who want their apps to have the option to be set as a default email or browser app. According to Apple, developers will need to meet certain guidelines and ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, MacStories Federico Vittici Apple

The best iPhone games currently available (August 2020)

Here are 30 of the best iPhone games you need to be playing this month, from adventures to MMORPGs and more.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything

The best apps for helping students stay organized and safe

Manage everything, from assignments and hectic schedules to buying books and even staying safe on campus.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Students, Trends, College Students

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an iPad Pro Case From Pad & Quill

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors a chance to win a high-quality case for the 11 or 12.9-inch iPad Pro models from 2018 and 2020. Pad & Quill makes some of the best leather and linen cases that you'll find on the market. Pad & Quill makes a variety of cases for Apple's modern ‌iPad Pro‌ models, most of which have folio designs that keep the front and the back of the iPad protected and provide helpful viewing angles that also work with Apple's Magic ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Oxford, Quebec, Magic Keyboard, Quill, Pad Quill, MacRumors Facebook, Magic Keyboard Pad Quill, Copertina, Chestnut Whiskey, Copertina Magic Case

Microsoft to end Cortana support for iOS, Android, Harman Kardon Invoke speaker

Owners of the speakers are entitled to a $50 gift card
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, News, Microsoft, Cortana, Trends, Computing, Smart Home, Harman Kardon Invoke, Android Harman Kardon Invoke

The best marketing apps for small businesses in 2020

Use these tools to try out fresh strategies, run creative campaigns, and get your brand noticed above the rest.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Small Business, Marketing, Trends, Small Businesses, Business Apps

Telegram hits out at Apple’s app store ‘tax’ in latest EU antitrust complaint

Apple has another antitrust charge on its plate. Messaging app Telegram has joined Spotify in filing a formal complaint against the iOS App Store in Europe — adding its voice to a growing number of developers willing to publicly rail against what they decry as Apple’s app “tax”. A spokesperson for Telegram confirmed the complaint to TechCrunch, pointing us to this public Telegram post where founder, Pavel Durov, sets out seven reasons why he thinks iPhone users should be concerned about the...
Tags: Travel, Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Amazon, Android, Ipad, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Europe, Lawsuit, Cook, US

How to ignore robocalls on your iPhone

Apple's iPhone provides plenty of tools and apps to silence and block those annoying, unwanted robocalls.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Robocall, iPhone Security

Google’s “no choice” screen on Android isn’t working, says Ecosia — querying the EU’s approach to antitrust enforcement

Google alternative Ecosia is on a mission to turn search clicks into trees. The Berlin based not-for-profit reached a major milestone earlier this month, having used ad revenue generated by users of its privacy-sensitive search engine to plant more than 100 million trees across 25 countries worldwide — targeted at biodiversity hotspots. However these good feels have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Ecosia has seen its monthly revenues slashed by half since COVID-19 arrived in Eur...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Chrome, Google, Android, Startups, TC, Europe, Microsoft, Privacy, Advertising Tech, Berlin, US, Eu, European Union, Search Engines

Google One now offers free phone backups up to 15GB on Android and iOS

Google One, Google’s subscription program for buying additional storage and live support, is getting an update today that will bring free phone backups for Android and iOS devices to anybody who installs the app — even if they don’t have a paid membership. The catch: while the feature is free, the backups count against your free Google storage allowance of 15GB. If you need more you need — you guessed it — a Google One membership to buy more storage or delete data you no longer need. Paid mem...
Tags: Ios, Google, Android, Google-Drive, TC, Cloud Storage, Tech, Smartphones, Computing, Icloud, Google Photos, iOS devices, Operating Systems, Mobile App

Send and Store Huge Files for Free With Telegram

Yes, Telegram. You probably know it as a chat app some use in place of—or to supplement—standard iOS or Android messaging apps. I’m a geek, and I don’t really use anything but the typical ones, but there’s at least one other great reason to try Telegram out: It provides you with free, unlimited storage for all of…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Windows, Lifehacks, Telegram, macOS

How to Add Your Google Calendar to Apple's Calendar App (and Vice Versa)

If you live your life across multiple services and computers—for example, using Google’s suite of digital tools alongside Apple’s various iCloud-based offerings—the best thing you can do for yourself is to mash all your worlds together. To carry this example forward, you’ll then be able to see your iCloud calendar(s)…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Calendars, Lifehacks

The best weather apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Whether you're on the road or don't have access to TV, figure out if you should pack an umbrella or sunscreen.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Apps, Weather, Trends, Buying Guides, Tier 4

How to use split screen mode on your iPad

Learn these essential tricks if you want to maximize your iOS productivity and nearly replace your computer.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Split Screen Mode

The best astronomy apps for iOS and Android

Stargazers, you can use apps to discover the universe and determine what you're looking at in the night sky.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Trends, Tier 4, Astrology Apps

Instagram Promises It's Not Snooping on iOS Users' Cameras, Says It’s a Bug

Apple’s iOS 14 beta has proven surprisingly handy at sussing out what apps are snooping on your phone’s data. It ratted out LinkedIn, Reddit, and TikTok for secretly copying clipboard content earlier this month, and now Instagram’s in hot water after several users reported that their camera’s “in use” indicator stays…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Science, Instagram, Privacy, Reddit, Privacy And Security, Ios 14, Instagram Why

Should you or shouldn’t you force quit iOS apps?

If you are force quitting apps on your iOS device, then stop. It does not help battery life or performance.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Apps, Trends, How-to, Force Quit

This Week in Apps: Apple argues for commissions, ‘Find My’ NDA, Alexa to open apps

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series* that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a combined $544 billion valuatio...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Amazon, Android, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Washington Post, Steve Jobs, China, US, Siri, Tech, Developers

Apple Picks Up Werner Herzog Documentary 'Fireball' for Apple TV+

Werner Herzog's newest documentary, "Fireball," is set to premiere on Apple TV+ after Apple acquired the rights to the film, Apple announced today. "Fireball" explores the cultural and physical influence that meteors, comets, and deep impacts have had on Earth in regard to mythology, religion, and human imagination.Following their Academy Award-nominated work on "Encounters at the End of the World" and Emmy-nominated "Into the Inferno," Herzog and Oppenheimer's new film "Fireball" takes viewe...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Apple TV, Earth, Antarctica, Rumors, Werner Herzog, Oppenheimer, Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer, Elephant Queen Boys State

Apple Donates Proceeds From John Lewis Documentary to Museums Honoring His Legacy

Apple is donating proceeds that it receives from the "John Lewis: Good Trouble" documentary to museums that honor his legacy, Apple announced today. Funds from the documentary, which was released on July 3, will be provided to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C."Representative John Lewis's life and example compel each of us to continue the fight for racial equity and justice," said Lisa Jacks...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, John Lewis, Mac, Congress, Washington, US, Samsung, Canada, United States, Tim Cook, Rumors, Lg, Martin Luther King Jr

Why Can't I Easily Move Text Messages from Android to iOS?

I can’t recall the last time I switched between Android and iOS for my daily driver—the phone I use for all my personal stuff, not just the phone(s) I use for various Lifehacker-related things. And while technology has come a long way, my assumption is that it’s still a nightmare to transfer the full contents of one’s…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Transfer, Platform, Lifehacks, Text Messaging

How to share passwords privately with AirDrop

There's a super easy and private way to share Apple passwords: AirDrop. We show you how it's done in iOS 13.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Passwords, Trends, How-to, Airdrop

The best videoconferencing apps

Mobile videoconferencing apps help companies benefit in many ways, and keep employees safe from coronavirus.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Small Business, Trends, Videoconference, WFH, Coronavirus, Socializing at a distance

How to Get Rid of Google Meet in Your Gmail

If you never knew what Google Meet was before, you sure do now; at least, I’m certainly being constantly reminded of the existence of this free video chat app whenever I load up my Gmail. A section wholly dedicated to it just hangs out in my inbox, either in the corner of my desktop interface or at the bottom of my…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Google, Android, Gmail, Lifehacks, Google Meet

Apple Targeted in Multi-State Consumer Protection Investigation

Several states have undertaken an investigation that is seeking to determine whether Apple deceived customers, according to documents discovered by the Tech Transparency Project and shared by Axios. Details on the investigation are sparse, and it's not clear what Apple is under investigation for. The documentation suggests that the Texas attorney general could sue Apple for violating deceptive trade practices in the state as part of a multi-state investigation, but little else is known. The ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Amazon, Ipad, Texas, Mac, Tim Cook, European Commission, Rumors, Ken Paxton, Google Facebook, Apple Apple, Texas AG, Consumer Protection Division, Axios

Sound Like Darth Vader, T-Pain and More With the Voicemod App for iOS and Android

The popular voice-altering PC software Voicemod is now available as a free app on iOS/iPadOS and Android, making it that much easier to change up your sound to create silly messages, quickly add voice effects to videos and maybe pull lighthearted pranks on your friends—just don’t, y’know, be creepy about it. Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Lifehacks, Audio Recording, Audio Editing, Voicemod

Apple digs in heels over its App Store commission structure with release of new study

Apple today is again taking to the press to fight back against claims of anti-competitive practices on its App Store. Last month, the company detailed the results of a commissioned study that showed how Apple wasn’t receiving a cut of revenue on the majority of App Store transactions — $519 billion in commerce. This time, Apple is touting the results of a new study that is meant to demonstrate how Apple’s App Store commission rate is similar to those of other app stores and digital content ma...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Amazon, Facebook, Apps, Tech, Ios Apps, Netflix, Tim Cook, Nintendo, Antitrust, App Store, iOS App Store, Google Amazon, Today Apple, AppStore

How to Lock Your Facebook Messenger Chats Using Face ID

If you’ve ever been hesitant to hand your phone to a friend for fear they’ll read your DMs, you can now at least lock your Facebook Messenger chats behind a separate Face (or Touch) ID on your iPhone or iPad.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Facebook, Privacy, Facebook Messenger, Lifehacks, Face Id