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10 essential smartphone apps

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10 must-have apps for your phone

(4 days ago) A new app is like candy: It’s fun, bite-sized, and gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software

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Zoom video meetings can get a boost with these 10 useful apps

(3 days ago) Most of the apps to increase productivity are free, while some charge, or are only available with the paid Pro version of Zoom, which starts at $14.99 a …

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How to remove apps that are using up valuable space on

(7 days ago) How to Download App Store Apps for Free: 10 Steps (with

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COVID vaccine cards: How to add them to your smartphone

(7 days ago) There's the app option. Some state governments have launched apps where users can access their vaccine card information. For those who live …

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Tips to keep your identity, apps, and bank accounts safe

(6 days ago) To keep your identity, apps, and bank accounts safe from hackers, you have to be smarter than the criminals. Common sense tips for your digital life.

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How to keep your cell phone apps from eating up all your data

(6 days ago) On your music and video apps, change your streaming quality to a lower level. This option is usually found in the app’s settings menu. And check the settings on your social media apps, many of

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Your smartphone or mobile device may be recording

(1 days ago) Disable mic access for apps Disabling the always-on microphone features from your phone isn’t enough for some apps like Facebook. The social site …

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Fitness apps: 14 of best apps for workout routines based

(4 days ago) The best fitness apps help you lose weight and tone up. These are some of the best ones for iPhone and Android users, based on app store reviews.

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How to run Android apps on Windows, Mac for free

(8 days ago) How to run Android apps on your computer with Bluestacks. The best solution is to install BlueStacks 5 for Windows PC (or Bluestacks 4 for Mac), which …

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COVID-19 exposure apps: iPhone, Android adoption still limited

(2 days ago) COVID-19 exposure warnings for iPhone, Android phones: Apps still await widespread adoption. Six months after the arrival of the first COVID-19-warning smartphone apps built on a privacy

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Apple vs Epic verdict: Judge says Apple can't prevent in

(9 days ago) Apple said it would allow apps to include external links to pay for services outside the App Store. A ruling in the battle royale between Apple and the maker of Fortnite will likely spark

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Can you spy on a phone when it is turned off

(7 days ago) If you're really worried about spying apps, you might want to look into the new Blackphones. These Android-based phones are built from the ground up with security and privacy in …

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How to know when your phone's camera or mic is being used.

(4 days ago) Look through the apps listed and toggle the switch for any apps you don't need the camera or mic to the off position. You can choose which apps you want to deny the camera or microphone permissions.

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Health and wellness apps offer freebies for coping with

(7 days ago) Meditation apps like Headspace, Simple Habit and others are offering free services to help users cope with stress and anxiety around coronavirus.

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Can an app really track you after you delete it

(1 days ago) You could try living without apps on your smartphone—go without Uber, Facebook, Google Maps and the like, and your daily activities won’t be …

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Apple and Google's unfair advantage in the app world

(3 days ago) Apple and Google’s own apps are often set as the default choice. Those apps don’t have to pay the 30% commission, and they may get preferential ranking in app store search results.

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5 new apps that will change your life

(3 days ago) 5 new apps that will change your life. Apps, apps, and more apps — tens of thousands of them at our fingertips, and some, like Facebook, YouTube, SitOrSquat — …

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The danger lurking in mobile apps

(5 days ago) McAfee's recent Consumer Mobile Threat Report – June 2013 found that apps are the number one source of malware for mobile devices; that the U.S. is the number two source of malicious apps

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IPhone or Android: Best way to organize apps

(Just Now) For obvious reasons, the first thing you want to prioritize is the apps you tap the most. Smartphone makers often line the bottom of your home screen with suggested apps for easy access.

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Is Siri spying on me

(Just Now) Choffnes supervised research back in 2018 that looked at 17,000 Android apps to determine whether they accessed phone microphones without users …

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Livestreaming on TikTok, Twitch and Instagram fuels social

(9 days ago) Apps emphasizing livestreaming including TikTok, Twitch and Instagram are rapidly altering the social media landscape, a new report by App Annie says.

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Sexual consent: Apps that set rules for intimacy come with

(7 days ago) Smartphone apps We-Consent and Sa-Sie were among the first to attempt a digital solution with apps that allowed partners to check “yes” when …

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Apps to delete on my phone

(8 days ago) Sketchy astrology apps These apps are sharing your dates of birth, gender, location, email addresses and payment details. Instead, utilize the screen recorder built in to iPhones as a safer option.

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Tech will be at the heart of the office-centric workplace

(3 days ago) Whether it's a slew of apps to monitor contact tracing, breakout spaces and even the air, tech will be vital for many workers returning to the office.

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Apple bans coronavirus games and entertainment apps from

(8 days ago) Apple publicized restrictions on coronavirus-themed apps over the weekend, and part of the tech giant's decision bans games and entertainment related to …

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Google really is listening and recording on apps

(Just Now) The fine print is that you have to click on the virtual microphone in the apps to communicate with Google. (For queries like "Hey, Google, find …

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Coronavirus contact tracing: App could warn you of COVID

(1 days ago) A report in Science estimates apps could "replace a week's worth of manual contact tracing with instantaneous signals." Other nations are already using …

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New Facetune app lets you retouch your face in videos

(9 days ago) Meanwhile, apps like Snapchat come with baked-in video filters that are mostly for fun and noticeably airbrushed and unrealistic. The new app comes …

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Pandemic economy: New apps let workers pick up part-time gigs

(Just Now) Gig apps for a pandemic economy: Part time, no commitment. LONDON (AP) — For months, Gabrielle Walker had been looking for a part-time …

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Facebook tops most downloaded apps of all time

(3 days ago) Still, iOS apps represent 30% of all app downloads, to 70% for Android, says AppAnnie, but consumers are more likely to spend money buying apps or …

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Coronavirus: Apple launches COVID-19 pre-screening app and

(Just Now) Apple's COVID-19 app and website offers pre-screening questions to help people figure out if they have the coronavirus and tips on washing hands.

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Zoom Apps: New feature brings apps into video chat experience

(6 days ago) A Zoom Apps Marketplace has been updated to support more than 50 Zoom apps that users can launch from within a chat. Available apps including …

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Hearing aids are getting better with Bluetooth and apps

(3 days ago) Apps. With app support on a nearby smartphone (or smartwatch), those who wear hearing aids may personalize settings on the fly, such as adjusting volume, tweaking sound amplification or …

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Best apps for your smartphone from Outlook to Waze to DoorDash

(8 days ago) From music and TV viewing to e-mail, mapping, ride-hailing, calendar and paying your friends, we run down the apps that should be on every smartphone.

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Why airlines shun third-party travel sites — and you shouldn't

(1 days ago) The most effective strategy so far: prevent OTAs (and apps such as Hopper) from displaying their prices. Southwest has long prevented third-party sites and apps

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The COVID-19 tracing apps are coming – and privacy trade

(9 days ago) How do contact tracing apps work. Most coronavirus-tracking apps rely on Bluetooth, a decades-old short-range wireless technology, to locate other …

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Apple and Google COVID-19 contact tracing apps not

(4 days ago) Google says "location" needs to be turned on and approved for all Android apps, which is the tool it uses to allow Google to follow you, even if the Google app isn't running, through drives, walks

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