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How to Use the New Handwashing Timer in watchOS 7

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we've continuously been admonished to wash our hands with soap and hot water for at least 20 seconds after touching any surface that might harbor the virus. watchOS 7 includes a helpful handwashing timer and reminder app that tells you how long to keep washing your hands. It can even tell you to wash your hands when you get home.

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Stop Shaking! Replace “Shake to Undo” with a Simple 3-Finger Swipe

One of the most strange gestures on the iPhone and iPad is "shake to undo." Let’s face it; it just looks odd when you want to undo something you just did on your iPhone and you have to shake it like you are priming a can of spray paint or making a martini! Today we’ll show you how to turn off "shake to undo" and replace it with a new gesture.

Should You Shut Down Your Mac Laptop at Night?

You can power off or shut down your Mac laptop, of course. Should you do it every night? Once a week? Never? Let’s consider it. Some people leave their Macs running 24/7, while others shut them down the minute they’re...

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Spam Control: Chapter 3 – Blocking or Reducing Spam Email on iOS/iPadOS Devices

So far in this series on spam control, we've covered the basics of what spam is and why it's bad, then followed up with methods of reducing spam text messages. Today we're going to dive into how to block spam email (or at least try to reduce the quantities of spam) using your iOS (iPhone or iPod touch) and iPadOS devices. The series concludes next week with an article on spam control for macOS. Ready? Grab your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, and let's get to work.

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