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Ask LH: How Do I Turn Off Facebook Notifications On My iPhone Calendar?

Dear Lifehacker, Is there a way I can stop getting Facebook birthday notifications from showing up on my iPhone and email calendars? They appear every day without fail at midday and it’s super frustrating, if nothing else. I’ve tried looking onto the individual calendars and can’t seem to find a way to disable Facebook sending its birthdays onto them.


Pokemon GO Gets Battery-Saver Back On iPhone, Lets You Change Your Nickname

It’s no secret that Pokemon GO destroys your battery, so it was weird when developer Niantic pulled the battery-saving feature from the iOS version last week. Thankfully, it’s back now alongside the ability to change your nickname. There’s also a new nearby feature that’s being tested out for a small subset of users.


ACTIVEx Coordinates Your Group Workouts

iOS: Workout buddies are a great source of motivation, whether they’re at the gym with you or keeping in touch from afar. A new app, ACTIVEx, lets you create goal-oriented groups with friends or strangers, and even has a button to whip up a quick group workout.


The New Apple TV Remote App For iPhone Adds Siri Support

iOS: Apple launched their new remote app for Apple TV yesterday, with support for features on the current fourth-gen model, like using Siri and playing games.


VisualRuler Uses Your Camera To Measure Real World Objects

iOS: Sometimes you need to get a quick measurement of something and you probably don’t carry a ruler around, but of course, there’s an app for that. VisualRuler gives you a decent estimate of an object’s dimensions using your phone’s camera.


Simple Habit Offers Easy, Five-Minute Meditations You Can Do Anywhere

iOS: We’ve discussed the topic of paid meditation apps before, but Simple Habit is a new option that offers simple, five-minute meditations designed for specific needs or times of the day. They help you relax, help you regain focus or help you soothe a troubled mind.


How To Play Pokemon GO In Landscape Mode On The iPhone

If you hate that you have to play Pokemon GO in vertical mode on your iPhone, this landscape mode workaround is super easy to do.


iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Is Clunky, But Available Right Now

iOS: iOS 9 has been jailbroken for a while, but the smaller software iterations have been relatively untouched. Now, a clunky, Windows-only and Chinese-language-only jailbreak is available for the newest iOS operating system.


Last Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from last week.


Perceptive Tester: Can You Spot The iPhone In This Photo?

Believe it or not, there’s an iPhone laying somewhere on this carpet. You don’t need 20/10 vision or extraordinary detective skills to spot the handset — all that’s required is patience and a bit of squinting. (We’ve also included the solution for those who can’t find it.)


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