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How to limit your child's Apple Arcade time and restrict games on iPhone

How to restrict and limit game play time on Apple Arcade on iPhone and iPad.

Apple Arcade is Apple's video game service that launched in the fall. A five dollar monthly subscription gets you access to tons of games, which can be quite addictive for youngsters and adults alike as we've seen with the recent Fortnite craze. If you don't want your kid playing games all day long or playing with other people online or making inn-app purchases, Screen Time will let you set these restrictions.

4 free filter apps to enhance your iPhone photography

4 free filter apps to enhance your iPhone photography

iPhone offers 9 filters that you can alter your photos with - Vivid, Vivid Warm, Vivid Cool, Dramatic, Dramatic Warm, Dramatic Cool, Mono, Silvertone and Noir. You can also tweak each one's intensity on a 0 to 100 scale, so you have quite a range of possibilities when you go to post-process your photos. While this may be enough for most people, if you are really into tweaking colors and textures in your photos, which is an art in itself, then the default array of filters probably seems a bit limited.

How to stop WhatsApp from automatically saving photos to your camera roll

How to stop WhatsApp from automatically saving photos to your camera roll on iPhone and iPad.

If you have friends and family that live abroad or that frequently travel, or if you frequently travel yourself, chances are you use WhatsApp for messaging. The app is by far the most popular messaging app in the world, especially outside of the U.S. If you use it you may have noticed that it automatically saves photos and videos to your iPhone Photo Library. While some may consider this a convenience, it is probably an annoyance to others. The app does this by default but you can stop it and manually save the photos and videos you want. Here's how to do it:

Need more charging outlets? Try the Anker PowerPort Strip PD 2 mini

Anker PowerPort Strip PD 2 Mini

Powerstrips are great for expaning the amount of AC outlets in your house or office, but with so many different devices taking up space, it is difficult to have the right combination of ports to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, FitBit, tablet, Nintendo Switch and so on. The Anker PowerPort Strip PD 2 mini is equipped with 2 outlets and 3 USB ports for powering a variety of different devices at once. It is great for expanding your charging options at home or for trips away from home such as vacations, cruises and in dorm rooms.

How to easily move all similar photos into an album on iPhone

How to move photos of the same thing into an album on iPhone and iPad.

iOS allows you to assign names to people in your photos, which the app can then use to group all pictures of that person into one album. The Photos app even has a default People folder to hold all of your individual people albums. But what if you want to group all photos of an object into an album? Maybe you want an album of all of your photos of cars or dogs. You can actually do this quite easily in most cases, or at least get a good start on it.

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