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Fend off parasites by washing your sheets this way

If you wait until your sheets start getting crunchy before you wash them, listen up. You need to wash your sheets once a week. Why? Sweat and skin particles build up on your sheets while you sleep, giving dust mites a lovely environment to live and breed. This can lead to allergy problems. Not only […]

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How to only see your emails with attachments in iOS’ Mail app

Before seeing this OS X Daily post, my method for finding an attachment in an email using the iOS Mail app was to scroll and scroll through my inbox, stopping briefly each time I saw the little paperclip icon to see if that was the message with the attachment for which I was searching. Little […]

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Change chat nicknames and more in Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger recently reached 800 million users — that’s a lot of chatting! If you’re part of that number and find yourself juggling several conversations, Tech Recipes reminds us that Messenger offers a few ways to customize each conversation. This can help prevent you from messaging the wrong recipient, or just tune the theme to […]

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Add a free second number to your phone with Sideline

A mobile phone can have only one phone number, right? Wrong. Apps such as Burner and Google Voice can give you a second number, after a fashion. The newest option: Pinger’s Sideline, a business-oriented app that supplies a free second number for yourAndroid phone or iPhone. The idea here is that your smartphone is your […]

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How to hide app icons on iOS 9.2

Apple has said it’s looking at ways to give users the option of removing preinstalled apps from iOS devices. Although, the company has given no timetable or clear indication if such capabilities will ever manifest in a future version of iOS. In the meantime, there are ways to get around the limitation. Instead of creating […]

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Use a magnetic knife strip to organize bathroom drawers

Your bathroom drawers are a mess. They’re packed with items you rarely use, and the important items sink to the bottom and are practically impossible to find when you need them. Luckily, there’s an easy fix that will only take you a few minutes to install. What you’ll need For starters, you need a magnetic […]

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How to force sync Safari history across all your Apple devices

When you’re logged into the same iCloud account from multiple Apple devices, iCloud will sync your Safari browsing history across the devices. Sometimes, however, your devices can get out of sync and waiting around for iCloud to catch up can be frustrating. With little effort you can manually force iCloud to sync your Safari history […]