How to Disable Memoji Stickers on iPhone or iPad

With iOS 13, Apple introduced Memoji Stickers that brought Memoji support to all iPhones and iPads powered by an A9 chip or newer. Earlier, Memoji was only available on iPhones and iPads that featured Face ID. Memoji Stickers can be used in any app unlike Memoji itself which is limited to the Messages app. However, if you don’t like Memoji Stickers and are frustrated by it showing up on your iPhone or iPad keyboard in every app, you can disable it as well. The process to disable Memoji Stickers is…

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Checkra1n iOS 13 Jailbreak Update Brings Fast DFU Sequence, Bug Fixes, More

The team behind checkra1n has released the 0.9.5 of the tool with some major updates to improve the user experience and fix some lingering bugs. The updated version of the tool should make the entire jailbreaking process notably smoother and reliable. It also makes it easier to enter DFU mode which is something that many people have been struggling with while using the tool. Below are the full release notes of this release: Bug fixes Fixes an issue where the user may be signed out of their Apple ID Fixes…

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iFixit: 16-inch MacBook Pro Live Teardown Reveals Keyboard Similar to One on Older Macs

Apple’s latest 16-inch MacBook Pro has now been taken apart by the team at iFixit. As always we get to know the hardware secrets via the product teardown. The teardown is broadcasted live on YouTube and we have embedded the same below. [embedded content] 16-inch MacBook Pro Hands-on has mostly been positive, especially the new keyboard. iFixit has taken apart the keyboard and has given an overview of internal components. Moreover, the folks at iFixit will soon post a detailed teardown. At this point in time, iFixit has unraveled some…

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Hulu’s Live TV Base Plan Hiked from $45 to $55/Month

Hulu has announced a price hike of more than 20% for its Live TV base plan. The subscription package used to cost $45 and now it costs $55/month. Hulu has plastered the announcement with empathetic lines that say “price changes are never easy to stomach.” However, Hulu insists that the price is increased in accordance with the substantial value of Hulu+ Live TV. Today, we’re letting customers know that the monthly base price of Hulu + Live TV will increase to $54.99, beginning December 18.  The new price better reflects…

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German Lawmakers Pass Law That Will Force Apple to Open up iPhone’s NFC for Other Payment Providers

Apple has come under the scanner of regulatory authorities once again. Germany has passed an anti-money laundering law that directs to open up the NFC chip on iPhones for other payment providers. According to a report by Reuters, the law is set to come in effect from next year. Apple has given a statement to Reuters and says it was “surprised” with the decision. The company also expressed security concerns. “We are surprised at how suddenly this legislation was introduced,” an Apple spokesperson said. “We fear that the draft law…

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Experience Truly Private Browsing With This Highly-Rated VPN [Deals Hub]

Who doesn’t love a good multi-tasker? If you’re in the market for a VPN, it’s time to check out Windscribe VPN. Not only does it protect your online privacy while you browse, it also removes ads and trackers as you go. Experience truly private browsing with this highly rated app, available now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub. Windscribe VPN handles your online data like other VPNs, masking your physical location from 3rd parties via an encrypted tunnel. This allows you to enjoy the benefits by accessing geo-locked content from…

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16-inch MacBook Pro Comes with a Adjustable Refresh Rate Feature

After a series of leaks and rumors, Apple finally released the 16-inch MacBook Pro earlier this week. As mentioned in the support document, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro offers a feature that lets you adjust the refresh rate. Apple suggests that you can change the refresh rate according to your requirements. This is especially crucial for those who edit videos as the frame rate of the video can be set to match the frame rate of the display. You can choose between different frame rates including 47.95, 48, 59.94, and…

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Amazon Is Already Discounting the 16-Inch MacBook Pro, Heavy Discounts on 15-Inch Variant Too

Amazon has already discounted Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro which was announced earlier this week. Even better, the retailer has also heavily discounted the 15-inch MacBook Pro which has now been discontinued by Apple. It is very rare to see Apple products get discounts as soon as they are on sale. Nonetheless, if you plan on buying the 16-inch MacBook Pro, Amazon is probably the place you should look at for buying it now. Deals on 16-inch MacBook Pro Amazon has discounted both variants of the 16-inch MacBook Pro by…

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Apple Removes All Vaping Apps from the App Store

Apple has removed all 181 vaping apps from the App Store following reports that 42 people in the US have died from lung disease due to the use of e-cigarettes. Apple stopped accepting new apps on the App Store that promoted vaping, showed vaping related news, etc since June this year. The company never accepted apps that sold vaping cartridges. Apple in a statement to Axios: “We take great care to curate the App Store as a trusted place for customers, particularly youth, to download apps. We’re constantly evaluating apps, and…

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Apple News+ Struggling to Gain New Subscribers Since Launch

Apple News+ was off to a great start when it first launched in March this year garnering over 200k+ subscribers within two days of its launch. However, since then, the service seems to have struggled to gain subscribers after the initial rush. A CNBC report says that the number of Apple News+ subscribers has not “increased materially from its first couple days.” The company has also not advertised Apple News+ much after its initial launch. The report states that a publisher receives around $20,000 to $30,000 from Apple News+. This is the…

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