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How To Get Your Facebook Account Verified For The Tick Badge

In the last article, I showed how to get your Twitter account verified, if you believe you are high-profile enough online to be impersonated. But did you know you can also get your Facebook account verified the same way?...
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How To View, Open, & Dismiss Notifications On iOS 11

Apple has changed how you dismiss notifications on iOS 11. You can't dismiss notifications all at once anymore. You may not be happy that Apple changed something you didn't consider to be broken, but they did add more functionality...
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How To Get Your Twitter Account Verified For The Blue Tick Badge

It's strange how, as a species, we hanker after awards and achievement badges. Online, this has become known as "gamification" and is used to great effect on fitness apps such as Fitbit. But badges are also used on social...
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How To Share Clipboard Content Between Android & Your Computer

Your Android phone or tablet is useful on its own, but sometimes it's just easier to use a computer. Maybe you start taking notes or write something on your phone or tablet, and you decide to continue that task...
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How To Update Android Apps Automatically & Manually

By default, Google Play is set to update Android apps automatically, whether you're on Wi-Fi or mobile data. If you're concerned about your data allowance, you can disable auto-update in Google Play and update apps manually, when you want...
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How To Authorize Or Deauthorize a Computer On iTunes

When you buy something on iTunes - whether it be music, movies, or books - it has certain protections which stop it from being shared with other people. To enable or disable that media from being played, you need...
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How To Enable WiFi Calling On Your iPhone

There is actually a thing where you can be in a place with excellent internet coverage but terrible cellphone coverage. I know, it's hard to fathom, but it's true. So the next time you're struggling to get a decent...
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How To Add Spacers To The MacOS Dock To Group Your Apps

The Dock on your Mac provides a quick way to launch apps that you use most frequently with one click. You can organize the apps on the dock by dragging them to different places on the Dock and you...

How To Downgrade Your MacOS System From Beta To Stable

When the stable public beta of a new Mac operating system comes out, I rush to install it right away. This despite knowing that I am going to hate constantly installing big long updates, and having the computer occasionally...
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How To Turn Off Auto-Brightness in iOS 11 & Adjust It Manually

The Auto-Brightness feature in iOS automatically adjusts the brightness of your device's screen based on the surrounding lighting conditions. For example, the brightness of your screen is different when viewed next to a table lamp as opposed to outside...