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An Android App for blocking trackers completely using AI

About my device: Android version: 10 ROM: Stock ROM(Android One) Bootloader status: Unlocked and Rooted with Magisk 21.4 Stable Tweaks that I’ve done till today: AdAway AfWall+ Warden Ditched Chrome for Bromite, Brave(for syncing to pc) and Firefox Klar NUKED script And many more! I’m currently searching for an Android app that can block ALL […]

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Apple User Help

Unable to move Yahoo mail, to junk folder with IMAP account

Unable to move political ads to junk folder on iPad, yahoo mail IMAP. When attempting, the junk folder is shaded, and not available. I am constantly “unsubscribing”, but then receive another. Any help most appreciated!

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Apple User Help

Does the scp command on mac not respect the -l (limit) option?

I’m fiddling with scp on mac and it seems to me like the -l option doesn’t work; though I’m also (perhaps more) open to the idea that I’m just misunderstanding or misusing something. I’m not trying to solve a problem that requires limiting the bandwidth of a transfer so I don’t need alternative suggestions, I’m […]

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Apple User Help

Messages app signs in and then signs out

I have tried resetting NVRAM, deleting plist files, removing IDS credentials, and signing in and out of iCloud.

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mac command-line deduplicate files using reference directory only with identical filenames

Of many file-deduplication commands/scripts for the command line. I can’t find one that . . Works on mac (high sierra). Employs a reference directory, with recursion. Flags only duplicates with identical names. rmdupe –sim –verbose /rmdupTest/ produced an error stat: illegal option — c corrected by installing coreutils. rmdupe also works recursively, with a reference […]

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Unable to install telegram using homebrew

apple@apples-MacBook-Pro ~ % brew list telegram Error: No such keg: /usr/local/Cellar/telegram apple@apples-MacBook-Pro ~ % brew info telegram telegram: 7.3,211334 (auto_updates) https://macos.telegram.org/ Not installed From: https://mirrors.ustc.edu.cn/homebrew-cask.git ==> Name Telegram for macOS ==> Description Messaging app with a focus on speed and security ==> Artifacts Telegram.app (App) ==> Analytics install: 2,478 (30 days), 8,012 (90 days), 27,366 […]

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Apple User Help

What is up with IP address? Getting bizarre results

I’m trying to limit my teenage son’s access to certain websites (like Discord) during school hours only. The only solution I’ve found is to use something like https://www.dnsfilter.com. They require our public IP. But while playing with different DNS settings, I’m getting bizarre results for our (dynamic) IP and confused what is causing this. If […]

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What does iOS “Preparing Update…” mean?

When my iOS has an update it downloads then spends a long, long time "Preparing Update…" before completing the install. Generally tens of minutes and often longer than half an hour or so (haven’t precisely measured). If I disconnect from WiFi it pauses. What is iOS doing during this "Preparing Update" phase and why does […]

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Lightning-3.5mm adapter causes device to act as if remote button is continuously pressed

Since late last year (I forget exactly when), I’ve had a bizarre issue with my Lightning-3.5mm adapter (A1749, from Apple). When I plug it into my device (iPhone XS), and plug in a set of bog-standard wired EarPods w/ remote+mic, the device acts like I’m pressing the main button on the remote. It opens Siri, […]

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How to stop autocorrect from putting a space after it corrects a word

If I type something like "Helko" and press the "Hello" button that shows up on the bar above my keyboard, it will add a space, leaving me with "Hello ". If I wanted to type "Hello." then this is frustrating, because now I have to delete the space before adding the period. Is there any […]