10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch started its life as a relatively straightforward device. However, as time progressed, it gained a host of new features and has grown in complexity to the point that hardly anybody knows everything that it is actually capable of. So, if you are looking for new ways to get the most out of your Apple Watch, take a look at the tips below.

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Why Live Text in iOS 15 is Great for Schools

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In its annual update for its mobile devices, Apple has prepared a buffet of new features for iOS 15. There are lots of innovative ideas here, but the one that stood out the most for me is the new Live Text feature. I think it could be a great option for schools and anyone else that is looking to extract text from an image. In this post, I will show you how it works and why it could be a bigger deal than some people have given it credit for.

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Everything Announced at Apple’s September Event

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It’s September, and that only means one thing in Cupertino – new Apple products. In a live-streamed event, Apple unveiled a new iPad, a new iPad Mini, the Apple Watch Series 7, and the iPhone 13. So, will these new devices have you running for your wallet, or will you simply walk on by the next time you see an Apple Store? As always, the devil is in the details, so let’s dive a little deeper.

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The Ultimate Guide to Chrome Tab Management

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Most people spend the majority of their time working in a browser. However, if you want to be productive, you need to be able to master your tabs. In this post, I will show you some Chrome tab management tips and tricks that you can use to become faster and more efficient when working online.

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How to Play Xbox Game Pass on iPhone and iPad

Did you know that you can now use your iPhone or iPad to play Xbox Game Pass games? Microsoft has been talking to Apple about this for years. They wanted to release an app, similar to what they have on Android, where iOS users could browse through the Game Pass catalog and then stream the games they want to play. However, Apple has steadfastly refused to allow that format on the App Store. They said it was a store within a store and that all games had to be listed separately. So, Microsoft found a workaround. Here’s how it works.

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The Workflowy App is Wonderful!

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Workflowy is one of those apps that I tried years ago, but I never quite connected with it. At the time, I just couldn’t get my brain around how I might use it. In some ways, I still feel the same way, but I am a lot more comfortable with it than I used to be and it has become one of my favorite new tools for planning and note-taking. In this post, I am going to give you a rundown of what the Workflowy app is and how I’m using it to stay productive.

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Windows 11: Release Date, New Features & More

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Windows 11 is Microsoft’s latest vision for the operating system that powers millions of devices. At its core, it shares a lot of the same DNA as Windows 10, but a new visual design, combined with some great new features, makes Windows 11 a compelling upgrade. Here’s what you need to know.

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3 Private Search Engines for More Privacy Online

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Online privacy is increasingly a rare thing. However, that’s not to say there are not some steps you can take back some control over how much of your personal data is being collected by the online services we like to use. Search engines are a prime example. Google is the number one search engine in the world, but most people know that their business model is focused on collecting your search data so that it can better serve ads to you. Private search engines don’t work that way. In fact, they go out of their way to make sure that your internet searches are not recorded or seen by others. Here are three of the best.

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How to Use Tab Groups in Google Chrome

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The problem with tabs is that they are always just a click away. It’s simply too easy to open a new tab, regardless of how many you already have open. I mean, why not open a new tab? You probably think you are being extra productive with all these tabs, but before you know it, you are drowning in tabs. You find it hard to identify one tab from another because you have so many open that you can no longer read the tab titles and are just left with a whole row of favicons. That’s not much use to anyone, but help is at hand.

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3 Alternatives to Google Chrome

Google Chrome may well be the browser of choice for the majority of internet users, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t without its problems. Privacy concerns and performance issues are most often at the top of that list. Google will happily collect your personal information to sell you personalized ads, and it does it with a browser that is known for being a resource hog. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can get the same Chrome experience from Chromium-based browsers like Brave, Edge, or Vivaldi. They give you better battery life and more control over your privacy without sacrificing the Chrome features you love.

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