How to make Gmail the default email app on iPhone and iPad

Do you prefer Gmail on your iDevice? Than this trick will help you make it your default mail app on you iPhone and iPad.

So Apple finally cave in and let us use other browsers and email app as default. After showing you how to choose your default web browser, we’ll tell you how you can do the same thing for mail. Read more

How to change the default web browser on iOS 14 to Chrome, Firefox or other

Want to use some other web browser by default instead of Safari on your iPhone or iPad? Here’s the easy way to do it.

So iOS 14 is upon us and it finally let us to change the default web browser. We can now setup Chrome, Firefox or any other browser as default.

The default browser is the one that will be used to open links when you tap them in other apps.

The option is now really intuitively placed so can locate it easily, but once you know where to find it, it only takes 2 seconds.

So here’s hot to change your default web browser on iPhone or iPad.

  • Open the settings app;
  • Scroll the left menu all the way down until you see your favorite browser and tap on it;
  • On the right frame tap Default Browser App;
  • Now select your browser of choice.
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    iOS 14: Best New Features

    Apple just revealed the iOS 14, a new version of their mobile operating system that will hopefully less buggy than the last one.

    There are plenty of new features packed in iOS 14. some of them, as you’ll recognize, are inspired, at least partly, from Android.

    App Library

    iOS 14 has a new home screen, called App Library. It’s a lot like Android’s App Drawer but with a twist: apps are automatically organized in groups.

    With the added App Library, users can now show only some of their apps on the main screen.

    Widgets on main screen

    In iOS 14 users will be able to place widgets on the main screen, right beside apps. The new widgets will take different sizes and shapes.

    A smaller Siri

    Siri won’t take over the whole screen anymore, when you summon it. It will be just a small symbol at the bottom of the screen.  Most of the answers will now be shown as rich notifications at the top of the screen.

    Picture-in-picture

    It was about time, iPhone had a Picture-in-picture mode like Android or iPads. You can move and resize the video box that will appear even for FaceTime calls.

    Use Apps without installing them

    App Clips is a new feature that lets you test an app before installing it. That is if the developers make these Clips for their apps, that must be under 100MB.

    Messages improvements

    Apple’s Messages allow you now to pin conversations and can reply inline, like WhatsApp and Telegram do for some years now.

    Maps focus on bikes

    Apple Maps will offer cycling directions with elevation changes, bike lanes, and stairs warning.

    A new app

    Apple have a news app, called Translate. It supports just 11 languages but it even works offline.

    Other things

    And there are many other small changes and new features like page translations and passwords breach warning in Safari or Car Keys, a feature that lets you unlock and start your car with your iPhone. That is if you own a compatible car like a BMW of a Ford.

    How to modify Netflix subtitles on iPhone and iPad

    Wanna know how to change the appearance of Netflix subtitle on an iPhone or iPad? Here’s how.

    The appearance of Netflix subtitles can’t be modified on the Netflix app or website, as one might expect. Instead they obey the local configuration of your device.

    So, instead of searching the answer on Netflix, try your device’s settings.

    On the Settings app, go to Accessibility and then head to Subtitles & Captioning.

    There you can select one of the predefined styles or you can create your own style fol subtitles. You can play around with a few options, like the color and size of text or the background.

    This way you can customize the subtitles appearance for Netflix and other video apps on iPhone and iPad.

    How to play music on YouTube in the background for free (Android, iPhone and iPad)

    Listen to YouTube music in the background on your smartphone or tablet for free with this neat trick.

    For many years YouTube is doing his asshole move of limiting background playback for paying users. It’s a bad idea even for them, as just they could use this to throw us some ads and make more money in the process.

    But, as it is, you can’t listen music in the background on YouTube. Except with this neat trick that we’ll explain for both Android and iOS as it’s working quire similar.

    This is what you need to do to listen music from YouTube in the background

  • Open a YouTube song in Chrome (Android) or Safari (iPhone and iPad);
  • Make sure you use the desktop option. On Android tap the three dots menu and tap “Desktop site” from the menu. On iPhone/iPad tap the aA button and choose Request Desktop Version. On newer iPads, Safari would automatically use the desktop version;
  • Hit play if you need to;
  • Go to the home screen (music will pause because of the asshole YouTube strategy);
  • On Android: Pull down the notifications and hit play on the Chrome widget. You may need to press the button a few times, but it will work.
  • On iPhone/iPad: Pull down the Control Center from the top right of the screen and press the play button (also try pressing a few times if it doesn’t start immediately).
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