How to stop specific notes from uploading to iCloud and prevent them from syncing to all your Apple devices

iCloud stores your notes and syncs them wirelessly to all your Apple devices. As a result, a note you create in the Notes app on your iPhone immediately syncs to your other iPhone, iPad, Mac, and vice versa. However, there are situations and some types of notes that you might not want to upload to iCloud and be available everywhere. For example, you may not want to clutter the Notes app on all your devices with some not-so-important notes. Or, it may be a note of a random shopping list that you only want on your iPhone, or a quick sketch you only wish to have on your iPad. To

Install Specific Package Version With Apt Command in Ubuntu

Want to install a specific version of a package in Ubuntu? You can do that ‘easily’ in the following manner: sudo apt install package_name=package_version How do you know which versions are available for a certain package? Use this command: apt list –all-versions package_name In the screenshot below, you can see that I have two versions of VLC available and I use the command to install the older version: Install specific versions with Ubuntu Sounds like a simple task, right? But things are not as simple as they look. There are several ifs and buts involved here. This tutorial will cover all the important aspects of installing a specific program version

How to hide your Instagram stories from a specific someone

Instagram roughly has 1 billion monthly active users and that number may just keep climbing. The gram has introduced various new features in the past few years to make it even more addictive. In this very direction, Instagram had also launched the Stories feature. The best part of this feature is that you can keep posting without it staying on your profile forever. Stories pop up on top of your Instagram feed and you can scroll through them horizontally to view all the posts. Your friends and family can just click on your story to view it. However, there are some instances where you don’t want a particular someone to

Windows 11 Focus Sessions feature lets you focus on specific tasks

It would seem that Windows chief Panos Panay is on a roll with teasing new Windows 11 features. Just yesterday, he posted a short video about a new Snipping Tool. Today, he introduced something called Focus Sessions. While it was only a brief teaser, the feature looks pretty interesting. Focus Sessions starts off with Microsoft To Do integration, so you can pick a task from your to-do list to work on. You can also set how long you want the session to be. And since there’s Spotify integration, you can pick music that you want to play during your Focus Session. Another first look from the team…#FocusSessions on #Windows11 coming

2 Ways to Hide Calls and Messages From Specific Contacts

People have some contacts on their phone whose calls and messages they don’t want anyone to see. All the texts and calls show up on a screen and if someone has the access to your phone, it’s hard to keep conversations a secret. But to your rescue, there are some third-party apps that hide your calls and messages from specific contacts. We also tell how to hide WhatsApp messages and calls from specific contacts. Also, read | Top 5 Free Apps To Hide Photos, Videos On Android Hide Calls and Messages From Specific Contacts Table of Contents There are many Android apps that let you hide your calls and messages,

Microsoft Announces Specific Xbox Series X & S Pre-Order Start Times on September 22

While the launch of pre-orders for the PS5 has been just a touch messy, Microsoft is making sure that the Xbox Series X and Series S don’t run into the same issues. Today the manufacturer announced precise pre-order start times on September 22 for a long list of retailers in various regions. You can read them all below. United States (8AM PT): Microsoft Store, Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart, Target, Sam’s Club, Newegg, and other participating retailers Canada (8AM PT): Microsoft Store, Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, EB Games, The Source, and other participating retailers UK (8AM BST): Microsoft Store, GAME, Amazon, Dixons, Currys PC World, Argos, John Lewis, Smyths Toys,

You can now broadcast messages to specific Google Assistant devices or rooms

While you could broadcast messages throughout your home to all Google Assistant devices, Google is now enabling you to target specific devices or rooms. It’s part of a few new features Google has introduced for the Back to School period. Another is the ‘Family Bell’ which means you can create a schedule for alerts…like a school day. It’s rolling out in English in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, and India. The best Google Home and Nest Hub deals It’ll be most useful for virtual learning – and there’s been a lot of that going on in 2020 – but you can use it for any kind of schedule. So you

How To Update A Specific Package In Ubuntu

How to update a specific package in Ubuntu; apt-get upgrade to specific version. Using one of the apt-get upgrade options “apt-get install –only-upgrade”, users can apt-get update only one repository. They can easily update a single package in Ubuntu. Update A Specific Package In Ubuntu You just need to do apt-get install –only-upgrade . This will upgrade only that single package, and only if it is installed. If you wish to install the package if it doesn’t exist, or upgrade it if it does, you may leave out –only-upgrade. For example, to only upgrade Brackets on its own do: sudo apt-get install –only-upgrade brackets or sudo apt-get dist-upgrade brackets or

How to enable automatic Reader View for specific websites in Safari on macOS High Sierra

You can set up specific websites with Reader View in Safari for macOS High Sierra. Reader View on iOS and macOS for Safari puts a filter on websites that removes all videos, photos, advertisements, and other media, so you can focus on just the reading part. In macOS High Sierra, you’ll be able to select specific websites to always appear in Reader View, so you don’t have to manually enable it every time you visit your favorite websites. The customization allows you to toggle Reader View on or off for websites you have visited that support the feature (though most sites support Reader View, not all of them do). Once