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How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere you've been, Google Maps is always tracking your location, and Facebook has built a detailed character profile of all its users.<p>By following these five …

Maps

Los Angeles County coroner resigns amid body backlog

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County's coroner is resigning after only 2 1/2 years, saying understaffing left him unable to do the job amid …

Los Angeles County

We're Going to Miss the Mitsubishi Evo, And So Should You

One last drive in the Mitsubishi Evo reminds us of why this car is so damn good.<p>You'd be forgiven for wondering why anyone would make a fuss about the Mitsubishi Evo Final Edition, let alone buy one. It's based on an eight-year-old econocar from an automaker that's constantly on the brink of …

How to create perfectly sized iPhone and iPad wallpapers

Anyone who knows me in real life would tell you I’m a bit of a wallpaper nut when it comes to my iPhone and iPad. While I can normally get my fix via Google image search, that sometimes doesn’t cut it. Sometimes I come across a photo that isn’t sized correctly. Luckily, as long as you know iPhone …

Tutorials

Use This Secret Code to Help You Improve Your iPhone Signal

Who knew.<p>A secret iPhone hack has emerged that makes seeking out solid signal easier by showing you how good your connection is in a number rather than an antiquated bar chart system. It's surprisingly simple; you just need to enter a secret code to pull up your iPhone's Field Mode tool.<p>The code …

iPhone

Here's What To Do If Your Phone's Storage Is Full

Step one: Don't panic.<p>3. Delete Safari browsing history (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Safari</b> > <b>Clear History and Browsing data</b>, then scroll down to the bottom, tap <b>Advanced</b>).<p>4. For Chrome, open the Chrome app, tap the menu icon, tap <b>History</b>, then <b>Clear browsing data</b>.<p>5. Keep only recent texts (<b>Settings</b> > <b>Messages</b> > under</b> …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Minimize your everyday carry with this leather iPhone 6s wallet case

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon If you're one of the millions who've spent hundreds on a new iPhone recently, you can rest assured that you've got yourself a …

Best ways to store photos in the cloud

Those high-quality snaps and videos you take on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad can pretty quickly eat up all of the available storage space on your …

Apps

10 hidden iPhone tricks that will speed up your phone and extend your battery life

Whether you have a brand new iPhone 6s or an older model from several years ago, there are two things we can pretty much guarantee are true: you wish …

Apps

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Is Variable Twin Scroll Turbocharging the Answer to Future Turbos?

Here's how it works.<p>Turbocharging technology has come a long way, becoming more and more efficient with time. <i>Engineering Explained</i> goes in depth to explore a new type of turbo that BorgWarner showcased at SEMA.<p>While the tech for a variable twin scroll turbo has been in existence for ages, it's now …

Apple's Patent Pending 7000 Series Aluminum Invention used in the new iPhone 6s comes to Light

When Apple introduced the iPhone 6s on September 9, 2015 they pointed out in their press release and on their iPhone design page that they had …

23 iPhone-only apps that will make your Android friends jealous

It may not be fair, but it's a great perk for iPhone users, and it means there's always something new to try.<p>You can enjoy the best news and weather apps, exclusives from Instagram and Adobe, and the most beautiful game we've seen this year.<p>In these 23 iPhone-only apps, you are guaranteed to find …

Britain launches airstrikes hours after Parliament backs ISIS bombings

<b>(CNN) —</b> British fighter jets have taken part in their first airstrikes in Syria, hours after UK lawmakers voted in favor of bombing ISIS strongholds there.<p>"RAF Tornadoes have just returned from their first offensive operation over Syria and have conducted strikes," a spokesman for Britain's …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Climate change already forcing world's birds towards poles, says report

The world’s birds have begun flocking towards the earth’s north and south poles and upwards to higher ground as climate change begins to transform their habitats, a new report has found.<p>One quarter of 570 bird species studied globally have been affected negatively by climate change, while 13% have …

Habitats

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs iPhone 6S Plus

Samsung and Apple undoubtedly dominate the global smartphone market and they are responsible for some of the most popular mobile devices out there. There has been no shortage of accusations of copying and “inspiration” from either camp, but with Samsung doing away with a couple of key features, and …

Phones

Kurds launch offensive to take Sinjar from ISIS

<b>Sinjar, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Plumes of smoke blackened the sky above Sinjar as Kurdish forces, backed by intense coalition air support, tried Thursday to take back the northern Iraqi town from ISIS.<p>The operation includes up to 7,500 Peshmergas -- the Kurdish military force -- who are attacking the city …

Middle East

Choice is Everything in Black Ops 3 Campaign Mode

There are at least four variants of melee attack in Black Ops 3. One, a Halo-esque swing of a rifle's backside. Two, a guileless yet honest straight jab to the face. Three, an electrified open-palm strike to the heart. Four, a Mortal Kombat-inspired plunge into a robot's chest (whereupon the player …

Titan Fall

The iPhone 6S: How Is It Different?

Apple's latest smartphone is here. Should you buy it?<p>The new Apple iPhone 6S, released in September 2015, follows the company's distinct "Tick-Tock" pattern when it comes to smartphones: refresh the phone’s look one year ("Tick") while improving internal specs, features and adding an "S" to the …

Mobile Technology