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How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls<p><i>Update May 10th 9:30AM ET: This article was originally published on March 6, 2018 and has been updated to include video.</i><p>Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years, but over the last few months, it’s felt to me like there’s been a surge of …

Identity Theft

7 settings to change right away on iOS 11

iOS 11 adds a bevy of new features and interface tweaks to your iPhone (and even more changes for your iPad). After opening your new iPhone or upgrading your current iPhone, here are the settings to check or change straight away.<p>Do Not Disturb While Driving<p>Given the frightening number of drivers I …

Here’s How To Tell If You Damaged Your Eyes From Staring At The Sun

Read this if you're worried you broke your eyeballs.

Team Trump Targeted Immigration-Focused ‘The Walking Dead’ Fans As Part Of Its Campaign Strategy

President-elect Donald Trump may not like the media he so passionately rails against, but the reality television star turned politician wouldn’t be where he is today if it weren’t for the medium. Not only because <i>The Apprentice</i> and <i>Celebrity Apprentice</i> turned the New York real estate mogul into a …

Donald Trump

Incredible YouTuber slays classic rock covers with an instrument you've never heard of before

When you think classic rock, you probably think about Hendrix and his electric guitar, or Janis Joplin's haunting vocals.<p>You probably <i>don't</i> think of …

The Internet Of Things Is Still Hackable as Hell

This warning is as true now as it’s ever been: beware of cheap internet-connected gadgets.<p>Remember that massive DDoS attack that took down a major …

Internet of Things

Melania Trump: Donald Trump was 'egged on' into 'boy talk'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Melania Trump defended Donald Trump in her first interview since the Republican nominee faced allegations of sexual misconduct, calling those accusations "lies" and saying Trump was "egged on" into "boy talk" during a 2005 tape in which he made lewd comments about women.<p>"I believe my …

Donald Trump

Wait, Are the New Note 7's Overheating Too?

There’s no nice way to say it. The Galaxy Note 7 launch has been a complete disaster. After initially receiving favorable reviews, the Note 7 made …

Galaxy Note

Arnold Palmer, the Everyman 'King' of Golf, Dies at 87

Arnold Palmer — the pants-hitching, chain-smoking son of a greenskeeper who helped transform golf from an elite country club pursuit into a sport for the masses, winning every major honor the game has to offer along the way — died Sunday at age 87.<p>Alastair Johnson, chief executive of Arnold Palmer …

Golf

Don't Get An iPhone 7: Just Replace Your iPhone 5 Or iPhone 6 Battery Instead

The iPhone 7 is controversial and maybe even polarizing and it’s anyone’s guess as to how it will do sales-wise. The headphone jack’s demise is clearly a major consideration for potential buyers and the lack of one could put many people off. Aside from this, while it’s a faster, generally better …

Malicious smartphone apps turn your phone into tracking device

Be careful what you download.<p>Four apps available on the Google Play Store were spying on users in secret, according to research released Friday by Mobile security company Lookout. Running a malicious code that Lookout has dubbed Overseer, the apps could track your latitude and longitude and collect …

Samsung announces availability of replacement Galaxy Note 7s, tool to check if your device is recalled

In the wake of the official Galaxy Note 7 recall, Samsung has a serious problem on its hands. The Galaxy Note 7 has significant battery issues that …

Samsung pins explosive Galaxy Note 7 on battery flaw

A small manufacturing flaw in the Galaxy Note 7 battery may be the cause of a giant headache for Samsung.<p>The Korean technology powerhouse believes it's tracked down the reason why its flagship device has been exploding across the world, prompting a recall of more than 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s.<p>In …

Samsung sinks deeper into exploding battery quagmire as ‘Samsung 7’ blamed for car fire

In what must be the cardinal example for why quality assurance is important, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 battery issue keeps dragging on, and it’s now damaging the reputation of the Korean company’s entire smartphone line. The latest incident to be blamed on an overheating Note 7 is a car fire in Port …

Galaxy Note

Some iPhone 7 pre-order customers report improved estimated shipping/delivery times

Ahead of Apple’s retail launch of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus tomorrow, many customers that pre-ordered the device are reporting that Apple is moving up shipping estimates as it expects to deliver many orders earlier than previously expected.<p>As highlighted by several 9to5Mac readers and many others online, …

Samsung officially recalls Note 7 after US agency weighs in

It's official. If you've still got a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, you've got to hand it over.<p>The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday announced an official recall for all Note 7 phones sold in the country before September 15. The group said "consumers should immediately stop using and power …

What ‘Imagine’ Tells Us About Our Perception Of John Lennon And His Abusive Past

The first birthday present I can remember was <i>Rubber Soul</i> on cassette. It was the 1980s, and I remember this gift so vividly because I had to receive a new copy of <i>Rubber Soul</i> every few months. Cassettes, as you might recall, had a short shelf life, and I would spend hours rewinding and replaying my …

Airlines have no idea what to do when people are sexually assaulted on flights

Dana T. had never felt more excited about her life.<p>In April, she'd landed what she calls her "dream job," working in sales at a global travel company. Like every other employee, she would need to attend training at the company's headquarters in Cologne, Germany.<p>So on May 7 she arrived at the …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies on Netflix you have to watch in your …

Paramount Pictures

Former Trump adviser: Melania speech not plagiarism, because that requires 'intent'

The portions of Melania Trump's speech alleged to have been copied from Michelle Obama's convention address eight years ago do not meet the definition of plagiarism, former Donald Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo said Tuesday — including proof of "intent."<p>"I think that where you might need to …

Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

Trains

11 Hilarious Melania Trump RNC Speech Memes (Photos)

The internet roasts Donald Trump’s wife after she is accused of plagiarizing Michelle Obama<p>Melania Trump is facing heavy criticism due to claims she …

Michelle Obama

Jesse Williams Just Won The Melania Trump Hashtag Game

Everyone else: Delete your account.<p>After Melania Trump was accused of plagiarizing Michelle Obama’s speech at the Republican National Convention, Twitter went off using the hashtag #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes, attributing some of the world’s most famous lines to the former model.<p>And Twitter never …

The Tiny Irish Island That Will Welcome American Refugees

Inishturk, Ireland, has a population of 58 and its people—according to a widely circulated Internet rumor—have offered refuge to any Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. This charming documentary by MEL Films, <i>Make Inishturk Great Again</i>, takes us to the sparsely inhabited …

Here’s the software that could have saved Melania Trump from her plagiarism debacle

Donald Trump’s campaign co-chair mentioned TurnItIn.com in an interview today.<p>Last night at the Republican National Convention, Melania Trump, wife of presumptive nominee Donald Trump, gave a speech that bore an uncanny resemblance, as critics almost immediately pointed out, to a speech given by …

Donald Trump

All 13 STAR TREK Films Ranked From Worst to Best

The <i>Star Trek</i> franchise will have had a whopping 13 feature film entries over 36 years. That’s not a small number–only the James Bond series has had …

Science Fiction

Original to Enterprise: 50 Years of 'Star Trek' Crews

<i>After its original run,</i> Star Trek <i>became far more than a TV show as new generations made marks on the Galaxy.</i> Newsweek <i>looks back on the cast and crew</i> …

New Galaxy Note 7 Leaks Challenge iPhone's Meanest Feature

Samsung is going to put pressure on a number of smartphone manufacturers with an expected increase of storage on the upcoming Galaxy Note tablet to 64GB. With many flagship handsets starting at a restrictive 16GB, the Note 7 could reset the baseline expectations of consumers to a much higher and …

Rape Survivor's Son Petitions The NCAA To Ban Violent Athletes

"The truth is that some rapists and criminals just happen to possess outstanding athletic ability."<p>A sexual assault survivor and her son are petitioning the NCAA to ban athletes who commit violent offenses like rape and domestic abuse.<p>Since going live on Change.org Tuesday, the petition has …