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iPhone theft down by 40% in San Francisco, 25% in New York thanks to Activation Lock

The introduction of Activation Lock was credited by the FCC in December as the main factor behind the reduction in iPhone-related theft, and new data …

Every Winner Of Best Rap Album Grammy Award Over 22 Years - XXL

Many Grammy Awards ceremonies have come and gone. There were a lot of great moments. Kanye West shut things down with his two performances. And then, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Perfect storm: How Apple vacuumed up all of the profit in the smartphone business

That Apple scored an $18 billion profit last quarter — the highest of any public company on record — may not have been the most important storyline in smartphone world last month. Apple also grabbed almost all of the profits made in mobile devices — full stop.<p>The equities research firm Cannacord …

Mobile

What iPhone customers really want next from Apple: fewer bugs

Apple is known for making well-built, beautiful products that “just work,” but lately they’ve been met with grumblings that the usually intuitive software is not living up to Apple’s standards. It sounds like Apple is planning to address this with iOS 9, the next iteration of its mobile operating …

Gorilla Glass maker unveils plans for sapphire-like phone screen

While the iPhone 6 didn't have the sapphire glass display some pundits were expecting, the makers of the Gorilla Glass displays covering Apple's …

Welcome to New York: the city of dreams in the 70s and 80s – in pictures

Camilo José Vergara has spent four decades documenting the changing landscapes of US cities. In the second of our three-part series, Vergara captures New York City at street level, from the rise of the World Trade Centre in Manhattan to kids on a stoop in Harlem

Apple employee: We're working on something that will 'give Tesla a run for its money'

Last week we reported on a mysterious Apple van making its way around San Francisco.<p>After writing about how the van could be used for a self-driving car , we got an unsolicited email from an employee at Apple about "vehicle development" at the company.<p>This person said Tesla employees were "jumping …

iOS 9 Leak Reveals Apple's 'Huge' New Focus

What do you want from iOS 9? Well the chances are about 50% of you are about to have your prayers answered.<p>Fascinating news from industry pillar 9to5Mac reveals Apple’s next generation of iOS will break from its tradition in recent years of cramming in new features and functionality and instead …

iOS

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

Dull for iPhone Will Keep You Endlessly Entertained

Dull, an app for iPhone that makes it easy to endlessly consume content, today launched an update to gamify online surfing when you’re bored.<p>The app makes it easy to subscribe to streams of things that are interesting to you — think GIFs, news stories, funny videos, music — and scroll through them …

App Store

Apple And Samsung Join Forces For The iPhone 7

Following reports at the end of last year that Samsung’s manufacturing plant in Austin was working on the early batches of A9 system-on-chips (SoC) for the presumptively named Apple iPhone 7, it appears that the South Korean manufacturer will be the lead manufacturer for most, if not all, of the A9 …

Mobile

See World Famous Photographs Recreated in a Studio

Making of 9/11, 2013. Original photo by Sean Adair, 2001.<br>Cortis & Sonderegger<p>1 of 6<p>Variously described as "a sludgy image of the grey Rhine under …

110 reasons to buy the Apple Watch

A lot of people are excited about the expected launch of the Apple Watch in April. But there are also still enough people who don’t see the point of having another gadget – a wearable, with questionable battery life – when they’ve already have an iPhone in their pocket.<p>An often heard argument goes …

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Pirate Bay back up after December police raid

The Pirate Bay made a defiant return Saturday, seven weeks after a police raid shut down the infamous file-sharing website.<p>The site, which allows users to download television shows, movies, games and other files, had been down since December 9. Two weeks later, a temporary homepage went back up …

Why People Love To Lease Their Cars: 100 Good Reasons Per Month

It’s no mystery why leasing is popular again, and why leasing isn’t just for luxury cars any more: it’s because the average monthly payment for many ordinary cars is about $100 per month cheaper.<p>According to Experian Automotive, the average monthly lease payment for a Honda Accord recently was …

Great Depression

The 10 Sexiest Neighborhoods in America

<i>By Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Jeremy</i><p>We already told you about the sexiest neighborhoods in the world. And while strolling the beaches of Ipanema sounds just dandy this time of year, the cost of a plane ticket to Brazil -- or any of those other places -- does not. But hey, we're the melting pot of …

Florida

Seven Destinations for an Exceptional Easter Family Trip

<b>With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.</b><p><b>1. ARGENTINA</b><p><b>Get up close to Iguassu Falls and spot rainforest wildlife.</b><p>You can't fail to be captivated by these dramatic waterfalls, as the Iguazu River cascades down from …

Extreme body modifications: Piercings, tattoos and implants on show in Caracas - Telegraph

An American In Cuba - Part IV

<i>This is part IV of a V-part series on my experiences in Cuba. Read Part I, Part II, Part III.& Part V</i><p>Today we are going to check into the Melia Cohiba, part of a Spanish chain of hotels I love in both Bali and Madrid.<p>Cousin Ofelia feeds us precious eggs for breakfast, then as we wait for our …

Apple reduces the amount of storage iOS updates require

Apple started pushing a iOS update to iPhones and iPads on Tuesday. It’s a small bump to version 8.1.3, so it won’t completely revamp your phone. …

Can You Survive Five Days on the Amazon?

I picked up a book called '1000 places to visit before you die' today and discovered one of my recent trips had made the cut, specifically my excursion down the Amazon River.<p>I had, in fact, done the trip twice.<p>For those of us used to ease and access of freeways, it may be difficult to imagine what …

Apple Watch: novelty or necessity?

The launch of the Apple Watch will propel smartwatches into the mainstream, but will they ever be more than a gimmick, asks Sophie Curtis<p>Apple's long-awaited Watch is scheduled for <b>launch in the spring</b>, and the hype around wearable technology is reaching fever pitch. Analyst firm CCS Insight …

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Pediatrics

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

5 Super-Intimate Sex Moves

Because the closer you two are, the hotter—and better—your orgasm will be<p>There are a lot of things that can bring you and your S.O. closer together: apps designed specifically for couples, vacations for two, candle-lit dinners. But nothing does the trick quite like a long, sensual romp between the …

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

Guide Books

10 Thoughts Every Woman Has After Mind-Blowing, Phenomenal Sex

At least, before round two starts<p>Most sex is pretty damn good to begin with. That said, every once in a while, you have an encounter that is so set-the-sheets-on-fire awesome that it pretty much makes your brain explode. If any of the following thoughts run through your mind after the fireworks …