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How to turn off location tracking on your iPhone or iPad

The iPhone offers a high degree of control over which apps get to see your location. You can even turn off tracking entirely.

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A better way to delete apps in iOS 12

Everyone knows how to delete apps on the home screen, but not everyone knows there's another way. A better way.

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Removal of “Infinity Blade,” location tracking in iOS apps, Apple holiday gift ideas | Macworld Podcast Ep. 633

In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, the staff discusses the removal of “Infinity Blade” from the App Store and what that means for app preservation. Leif and Jason also discussed The New York Times’ report on location tracking in apps and closed with a chat about the best Apple holiday gift ideas. Plus, your comments and questions.

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Best iPhone XR cases: Top picks in every style

At 6.1-inches large, the iPhone XR comes in six stunning colors. We rounded up some of the best iPhone XR cases available right now.

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This time for sure: Apple said to be behind again

5G will be important, but Apple doesn't need it in 2019.

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How’s your iPhone battery health? Use the Battery settings to find out

Apple added and improved tools to check on battery usage and its current state.

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How to save email downloaded to an iPhone or iPad via POP3 or a local iOS mail folder

iOS backups don’t include email, but you can copy to a synced IMAP email account.

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ECG for the Apple Watch Series 4 now available in watchOS 5.1.2 update. Here’s how to get it

The much-anticipated electrocardiogram feature that Apple highlighted during its Apple Watch 4 unveiling is now available.

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Apple’s squid emoji has been anatomically incorrect for years, Monterey Bay Aquarium points out

If Apple can quickly change a bagel emoji, maybe it can get this fixed, too.

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iPhone power adapters tested: Is fast charging worth the price?

We tested charging speeds on the iPhone X, 8 Plus, and 7 Plus with five different power adapters. The results may surprise you.

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Apple releases iOS 12.1.1 with updated eSIM support, Live Photos in FaceTime, and more

This minor update fixes a number of small bugs and adds little tweaks, like an improved interface for switching between front and rear cameras in FaceTime calls.

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How to use iCloud for continuity when restoring from an iOS backup

iCloud can be a useful tool when you need to restore an iPhone or iPad from an iOS backup.

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Online security tools: The holiday gift that shows you really care

With website breeches happenings at a blistering pace and people creating more and more online accounts, giving the gift of security can save a lot of headaches.

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Apple after Tim Cook, the last good MacBook, and more audience hot take: Macworld Podcast episode 632

On this episode of the Macworld Podcast, the staff reacts to hot takes from the Macworld audience. Topics include Apple after Tim Cook, the last good MacBook, Apple's design choices, foldable smartphones, and more. Plus, your comments and questions.

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Apple and the Supreme Court, Apple’s trade-in program, Apple’s fluctuating market cap: Macworld Podcast episode 631

What does Apple’s Supreme Court case mean to its customers? Apple has a new trade-in program to entice you to buy a new iPhone. Apple’s market cap is going up and down. Plus, your comments and question

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Battery charges: Apple’s always doing it wrong

They told people and gave them options, proving they're the worst ever.

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How to modify iOS Notifications settings at the lock screen

If you’re tired of a particular app posting notifications, you don’t have to drill down.

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Why add-on iPhone lenses help you take better photos

Using external lenses on your iPhone will allow you to take shots you never could before and give you the creative freedom to shape how your subject looks.

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What method should you use to make sure your iOS photos are backed up?

It’s not always crystal clear how photos on an iOS device make their way to a backup. Here's how to make sure your photos are backed up.