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Add an Auto-Responder to Do Not Disturb

iOS: Apple’s iOS recently joined Android in offering a “Do Not Disturb While Driving” mode. Unlike the normal iOS “Do Not Disturb,” this mode also lets you auto-respond to anyone who texts. And you can activate it any time, not just when you’re driving. Tech investor Kevin Rose explains the steps. Here’s a summary.…Read more… […]

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You Still Need to Read Terms of Service Documents, Unfortunately

Does anyone read the Terms of Service for anything they buy or sign up for? And I don’t mean “glance at it to acknowledge its existence;” I mean sit down with a cup of coffee (maybe a carafe, depending on how long the document is) and go over everything the manufacturer or company wants you […]

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Get Rid of That Annoying Red Dot on Your iPhone Without Setting up Apple Pay

iOS: The red notification badges that pepper our iPhone home screens are mostly useful, but sometimes they can be downright annoying. For example, you’re probably sick of seeing that ugly red dot sitting on your iPhone Settings app, a permanent reminder that it’s time to set up Apple Pay. Thankfully, there’s a simple…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Hide YouTube’s Related Videos

Every time you watch a video, YouTube shows you a dozen more in the sidebar, most of them weirder and worse than what you’re watching. They’re obnoxious and distracting, they can lead kids to inappropriate videos, and according to a Wall Street Journal test, they tend to get more extreme the more you click. Here’s […]

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Muzzle Automatically Disables OS X Notifications When You Screen-Share

When you’re sharing your screen for a business or school presentation, you don’t want any notifications popping up, like a sext, a calendar notification for your therapist appointment, or a Slack DM about the problem client you’re currently presenting to. While Windows 10 has a built-in option to turn notifications…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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