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How to know if you are being tracked and spied on using AirTag in Android

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Apple AirTags are tracking devices integrated into the company's search network. Therefore, other than reading their content through NFC, Android's compatibility with AirTags is low. This is a real privacy issue because if someone tries to track you down and you don't have an iPhone, you won't be able to figure it out in the first place. Android is unable to detect by itself if there is an AirTag near the user. Someone can take advantage of this circumstance to place one of these devices in a strategic area and know your every move. Doesn't look good, does it?  The solution now comes in the form of a formal application. We explain how to tell if someone is tracking you using AirTag from an Android phone. - Use Apple Tracker Detector  Apple has an official Android app that helps you find trackers, i.e. nearby AirTags that have been disconnected from the user they belong to. The app is available on the Google Play Store and you can download it for free by clickin

How to locate a lost iPhone using the Apple Watch

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 We are often exposed to the problem of forgetting our devices that we always carry with us anywhere, the most prominent of which is of course the phone, but if it is difficult for you to find an iPhone, and you think that it is close to you or someone who can hear it, you can use the Apple Watch that you wear on your wrist to reach it quickly. The Apple Watch includes a hidden feature that allows you to easily locate the paired iPhone , where you can play a sound to locate it, instead of heading to the computer and using the Find My app . First, how to locate a lost iPhone using the Apple Watch: Swipe up on the Apple Watch home screen to open Control Center. Look for the (ping iPhone) button, which is an iPhone icon with curved lines on either side. Click the (ping iPhone) button, and the iPhone will make a beep. But if you press and hold the (ping iPhone) button instead of tapping it, the iPhone will beep and the LED will also blink, that way if the speaker is a bit muffled, you can

How to get a notification on your iPhone when your Apple Watch is fully charged

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You can send a notification from your Apple Watch telling you that the watch's battery is fully charged. In this tip, we will show you how to turn this feature on or off.  Open the Watch app on your iPhone.  Tap Sleep on the My Watch tab.  Turn on the charging reminder. This option allows you to receive reminders to charge your watch before your scheduled bedtime, as well as notify you when the wearable is fully charged. It will send a reminder that reads: Apple Watch Battery: Your Apple Watch is fully charged. This is a great feature, especially if you tend to charge your Apple Watch before bedtime, so you can wear it at night for sleep-tracking purposes. In fact, the Apple Watch relies on you to charge it an hour before your scheduled bedtime if the battery is below thirty percent, according to Apple, so this notification is definitely useful. Even people who don't track their sleep with their watch will find this alert useful, provided they've developed the habit of p

How to extend iPhone battery health and use for many years

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Not everyone upgrades to a new iPhone every year. Your current iPhone should probably be Good for three or four years, thanks to Apple subsidizing each model for up to five years of iOS updates. However, its battery is a consumable component that deteriorates over time, and if its power drops too low, you won't be able to use your iPhone comfortably.To help, here are 11 tips that will extend your iPhone's battery life. This will ensure that you get good usage time per charge for many years. 1.Don't turn off Optimized Battery Charging Overcharging the battery is not good. Optimized Battery Charging learns from your daily charging routine and uses artificial intelligence to understand your charging patterns. With that, it holds the charge and waits to charge past 80% until you need to use your iPhone. For example, suppose you go to bed at 10 pm each day and wake up at 6 am. Before going to bed, plug in your iPhone every night at 10pm to charge it. Now, your iPhone will u

Alternative stores to the Apple Store to download applications on iPhone and iPad

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Do you have an iPhone .. Here are these alternative stores to the Apple Store to download applications iPhoneCake Store The best free app store for iPhone and iOS has a convenient interface and acts as a great jailbreak for difficult software created by Apple. It is not only a jailbreaking application, but a free iPhone store where you can install IPA files and thus you can install free and paid programs Panda Helper Store It is an alternative store to the Apple Store to download and install official and unofficial apps and it contains a variety of apps that can be downloaded easily.It is one of the most popular apps in the jailbreak community because it offers a variety of features that are not available in the official app store. CokernutX Store To install apps and games without jailbreaking your device, it comes with a very simple and easy to use interface and you can download any app, mod or any other content from this app without having to log in or even create an account. BuildS

How can you find AirPods if you lose them?

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If you use Apple's AirPods, forget them somewhere, or steal them, you can use the Find My app installed on your iPhone or iPad to find the headphones. Using the Find My app is the only way you can track the whereabouts of all the Apple devices you own.  But you can't take advantage of Find My to find AirPods, if you haven't set up the app on your iPhone or iPad before you lost your headphones. On the other hand, it's important to update the operating system on your iPhone or iPad to the latest version before trying to find your AirPods. Here's how to set up Find My on iPhone and how to use it to find AirPods: How to set up Find My on your iPhone: To set up Find My to be able to access your AirPods if they're lost or stolen, follow these steps: Open the Settings app. Tap your name that appears at the top of the screen. Click on the Find My option. Click on the Find My iPhone option. Turn on Find My iPhone and Find My Network. Before losing your headphones, tak

What is the eSIM in the iPhone 14 that everyone is talking about?

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Apple introduced the new iPhone 14 on September 7, 2022. An event that many long for, because everyone loves iPhones and they promised to bring amazing things.However, there is a feature that has caught the attention of many and it is as follows: in the US it will be sold only with an iPhone using an eSIM. This means that they will not come with the SIM slot that phone companies usually provide. But in the rest of the world, the iPhone will be sold the same as in previous versions: with an eSIM and a removable SIM card slot. If you want to know exactly what an eSIM is, its specifics and how useful it is in less developed places, stay tuned. What exactly is an eSIM card? To understand what an eSIM is in greater depth, we must understand it at the hardware and software level. On the hardware level, we can tell you it's factory-welded on the iPhone. And in terms of the software, it does something very convenient:  it is able to update your phone number and your data with the phone com

How to use ChatGPT with Siri on iPhone?

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ChatGPT or OpenAI's chatbot, which is able to understand the meaning of words and phrases presented to it and suggests relevant responses, based on the context of the conversation. All using natural language. If ChatGPT can be installed locally on a server, this method is currently not available to some. For the general public, this tool can only be accessed from the official ChatGPT page on the OpenAI website. With ChatGPT being a conversational bot capable of understanding natural language, it would be very interesting to be able to ask questions out loud, from a smartphone, for example. On iOS, there is a workaround to allow you to use ChatGPT via Siri voice assistant. GPTChat with Siri, that's its name, uses Apple's Shortcuts app and requires a GPT-3 API key to be generated. Here's how to use ChatGPT with Siri on your iPhone. 1. Create your OpenAI account If you haven't already, start by creating your OpenAI account. To do this, go to https://beta.openai.c

How to prevent apps from tracking your location on iPhone

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To safeguard individuals' privacy, companies have developed numerous methods to protect your personal information. Here's a guide on how to stop apps from monitoring your whereabouts on an iPhone . While it is understandable for certain apps, like ride-sharing services, to require access to your location, there are instances where apps needlessly request this information for trivial purposes. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent these apps from tracking your precise location on your iPhone. This capability was initially introduced in iOS 14, the iPhone operating system released in 2020. It empowers users to restrict apps from accessing their exact location. Instead, apps will only be able to determine your approximate location, without being able to pinpoint your specific street or landmark. The iPhone already offers various location control features, such as the option to grant an app one-time access to your location. This new feature adds to the range of tools

How to enable the noise isolation feature for phone calls on iPhone?

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When Apple released the iOS 15 operating system, it added many new features to improve video calls in the FaceTime app, one of which is called Voice Isolation. This feature makes it easier for people to hear your voice clearly in a video call by isolating the surrounding distracting sounds. How to activate the sound isolation feature for phone calls on iPhone In the new iOS 16.4 update that Apple released, the Voice Isolation feature is now available for phone calls on the iPhone as well. This feature is one of the prominent new features that Apple introduced in this update, and it works by prioritizing the user's voice in phone calls and reducing surrounding noise, which helps to deliver the speaker's voice more clearly. Here's how to activate the Voice Isolation feature on an iPhone: When making a phone call on an iPhone, the microphone of your phone picks up a range of sounds in the environment around you. However, with the voice isolation feature, machine learning dis

EdgeMask app to add Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 to your Android phone

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 You can add the Dynamic Island of iPhone 14 to your Android phone, the Apple features you've been working on for years can be copied in less than a week on iPhones by app developers . How to add Dynamic Island in iPhone 14 to your Android phone even if it is old With each generation of mobile phones, the screen space becomes larger and larger with the presence of the front camera and sensors, allowing you to take full advantage of the size of your mobile phone. For which Apple created an innovative solution for the iPhone 14, which I called Dynamic Island. The best way to get this feature on Android at the moment is by using an app called EdgeMask. This app combines different models of floating notifications which are very similar to Apple Dynamic Island, however, it also has other equally amazing options. Once you've downloaded the EdgeMask app, follow the steps below to start using the app and set up your Dynamic Island on your phone: Open the EdgeMask app. Click on the Apps

What is a passkey and how can it replace traditional passwords?

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Recently, Google made this important feature available to its Android and Chrome systems that will allow users to use their own devices to log into different websites, services and applications without any password, and with the launch of iOS 16, Apple launched one of the major security features that will be available For users it is a Passkey feature. What is a passkey? Passkey is a standard designed to remove traditional passwords for online authentication and identity verification. Earlier this year, Apple, Google, and Microsoft teamed up with the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium to work on removing passwords to confirm users' identities across platforms. Apple announced its own version of this standard called Passkey at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, and said it will be available on macOS Ventura, iOS 16 and iPadOS 16. Passkeys can reduce the risk of account hacking because they remove passwords, which can be leaked or exposed. In additio

What do you do when your wireless headphones or AirPods fall in the water?

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AirPods Wireless headphones were a great innovation and an alternative to traditional wired headphones, which eliminated the headphone port in smartphones. What do you do when the AirPods fall into the water? However, the small size of these headphones makes them fragile and more prone to damage when dropped on the ground or dropped in water. Dropping AirPods in water is a common accident that may cause damage and loss of the headphones. Here in this article we will show you some steps that can be considered as first aid to avoid damage and reduce water damage on the speakers as much as possible. Are Apple AirPods waterproof? So far, Apple has released five versions of AirPods. Unfortunately, first-generation and second-generation AirPods as well as AirPods Max are not water- or sweat-resistant. However, the third generation AirPods 3 as well as AirPods Pro are IPX4 water and sweat resistant. Most likely, future versions will also be for better protection from water and sweat. The IPX4