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Tips, news, and quick how-to guides about popular applications, mainly for iPad and iPhone.

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Google Keep browser extension no longer automatically save

Google Keep browser extension will no longer save articles automatically

You will have to hit the “Save” button to save an url to Google Keep. Moreover, you won’t be able to edit your notes in the extension’s pop-up window.

Piotr Kowalczyk November 29, 2022
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Get full Kindle ebooks to iPad iPhone how to

iPad and iPhone: how to get full Kindle ebooks directly?

Kindle app for iPad and iPhone lets you only download free samples. You will need to visit Amazon website to buy a full ebook. Here are two ways to fix this inconvenience.

Piotr Kowalczyk November 8, 2022
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iPad OS 16 complete compatibility list

Is my iPad compatible with iPadOS 16? Here is the complete list

All generations of iPad Pro are compatible with iPadOS 16, as well as iPad mini and Air from 2019 or later, and basic iPad from 2017 or later.

Piotr Kowalczyk October 21, 2022
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Bionic book in Amazon Kindle app on iPhone

How to read bionic books on iPad and iPhone

Bionic books are just regular ebook files with a special formatting. You can read them right now with any book-reading app on your iPad and iPhone.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 28, 2022
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Bionic book in Android Google Play Books app

Bionic reading on Android – how to add own books

Don’t wait for bionic-enabled Android apps. You can start bionic reading right away by adding a specially formatted book to your current book app.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 23, 2022
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Where are my books on Kindle - find on Amazon

Where are my sideloaded books on Kindle?

The books you have added yourself to your Kindle library are now called “Docs,” and are separated from the ones you have downloaded from the Kindle Store.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 16, 2022
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Google Docs web - set dark mode two steps

Google Docs dark mode on the web: a 2-step trick to set it without an extension

∙ Dark mode is still not available in Google Docs on the web. ∙ Thanks to Pageless mode, you can set up the dark colors manually in two short steps.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 16, 2022
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How to send epub file to Kindle via email

How to add epub files to your Kindle or Kindle app

∙ Just attach your epub file to an email and send it to the address associated with your Kindle. ∙ The file will be processed and appear in your Kindle cloud library and a destination device or app.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 6, 2022
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Google Docs trick create downloadable file from url address

Google Docs: a quick trick to create downloadable files

∙ Copy a share link of the original Google Docs document, and modify its url address to create a downloadable file. ∙ Click on the link to download the latest version of the file.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 28, 2022
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Must-have Twitter changes and improvements

Musk-have Twitter improvements – my wishlist

An edit button (but on one condition), a setting to disable Spaces and other extra features, a proper way to display large-height images, and ability to show bold text, are at the top of my wishlist.

Piotr Kowalczyk April 26, 2022
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Geek by Day Nerd by Night t-shirt

This vintage-style design shows the text “Geek by day, nerd by night,” accompanied by the mirror image of the geek’s face with round glasses. A fantastic gift for a geek in your life.

Our score: 8.3/10

Amazon $15.99

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Innovative stand for hands-free use

Innovative pillow stand for hands-free use

From Lamicall comes a brand-new pillow stand with an “open jaw” design, a stylus holder, and a large pocket for your phone or charger. A perfect tablet or e-reader stand for hands-free use: reading, watching, or video calls.

Our score: 8.2/10

Amazon $29.99

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