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10 things you didn’t know about Chick-fil-A

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

3 unusual ways to find your misplaced phone

Unless you're willing to lash it to your forearm, chances are good your phone is going to go missing at some point. I don't mean lost or stolen, though that's always a possibility; rather, phones have a way of falling out of pockets and into couch cushions. Or bouncing onto the floor and under the …

Gear & Gadgets

This weird trick can free up gigabytes of space on your iPhone

It seems like iPhone storage is always at a premium, especially if you have an entry-level model with just 16GB -- an economic necessity for many an iPhone owner. It's the rare person who doesn't know the pain of trying to download a new app or snap a few more photos and seeing the dreaded "not …

iTunes

Add 32GB of storage to your iPhone or iPad for $34.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>What's the storage situation like on your iPhone these days? It's pretty inevitable that the …

Clark Howard

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Man taking selfies with gun fatally shoots himself, police say

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Perhaps it began as fun.<p>In Concrete, Washington, a 43-year-old man and his girlfriend were taking selfies while holding a gun.<p>Chief Chad Clark of the Skagit County Sheriff's Office confirmed to me that the …

Avegant Glyph: Headphones for your eyes (hands-on) - CNET

I slipped the nosepiece on, adjusting the focus on the eyepieces. Sitting by the window on New Jersey Transit with a pair of headphones pulled down over my eyes, I was astonished more people weren't staring at me when I lifted them to show my ticket to the conductor. But that's the weird thing with …

It's time to kill the cable box with apps

When he introduced the latest version of Apple TV, CEO Tim Cook said "The future of TV is apps."<p>I think the cable box of tomorrow should be an app, too.<p>If you want the breadth of programming, ease of use and access, especially to live sports, that a cable subscription provides, your only choice is …

Grading the streams: The pros and cons of five popular services, from Spotify to Tidal

Here's a subjective rundown of five of the most popular services available in America, based on the experiences of one full-time listener.<p>------------<b><br>For the Record</b><b><br>Jan. 18, 10:18 a.m.:</b> This article misspells singer Tanel Padar's first name as Tanal and incorrectly gives the name of the band …

$56 motion-detecting security camera streams HD video to your phone

Home surveillance cameras are great, but not if you can’t see the video they are capturing — so get one that offers HD resolution. The Crenova C100E …

Fights You’re Having That Are Completely Normal

No one's denying that non-stop fighting is bad news. But if you're bickering over these 10 topics, it's hardly time to file for divorce. In fact, our experts say, it's simply time to join the club.<p><b>1. The "what should we do tonight" fight.</b><p>Says Michael Boman, LCSW and marriage expert, "Most couples …

Siri Remote Commands to Use While Watching Video on Your New Apple TV

- Dec 29, 2015<p>If you found a new Apple TV under the tree this holiday season, you’re likely still exploring all it can do. So, we’re going to share …

Why I'm leaving Spotify after six years

Spotify changed the way I listen to music. When I joined the service in 2009, I had maybe 4GB of music on my laptop at any given time, and a 2GB Sony MP3 player that I rotated my collection on. I now have an ever-expanding online library that amounts to the equivalent of 80GB, and near-constant …

5 awesome things only Android owners get to do in Google Maps

But I have an iPhone, which means I can't use the app to its full potential. I miss out on some awesome Google Maps features that are only available on the Android version of the app.<p>Here are five things Google Maps owners with Android can do that iPhone users can't.

Android News

$438M in unclaimed funds lying dormant in North Carolina — check for your name here!

(Thinkstock)<p>×<p>$438M in unclaimed funds lying dormant in North Carolina — check for your name here!<p>(Thinkstock)<p>North Carolina state officials say there …

This is the last crazy airplane-landing video you ever need to see

Thrilling airplane videos are a popular genre online. We were wowed by the Boeing 787 Dreamliner shooting into the sky during a near-vertical takeoff. We gasped as an Airbus slid onto a runway while buffeted by powerful crosswinds. We couldn't look away as a small Piper Cherokee merged into car …

Google Chrome update can drop data consumption by 70 percent

Internet usage is becoming increasingly prevalent on smartphones, and last January Google helped out users on a bandwidth budget by introducing a Data Saver mode. Now, following competition from fellow browser Opera, it's beefing up its compression capabilities.<p>The Californian electronics behemoth …

How to delete some or all of your Safari browsing history on iOS

Yesterday, I showed you how to cover your holiday-shopping tracks on Amazon. If you use Safari to shop for gifts on an iOS device, then you wouldn't want your browsing history to spoil a holiday surprise. Thankfully, it's easy to delete individual sites or larger time blocks from your Safari …

TrackR Atlas maps your home to help you find your stuff

Misplace your keys? Cat hiding from you? TrackR's new plug will help you find what you're looking for.<p>In 2014, a Santa Barbara-based startup called TrackR crowdfunded almost $1.7 million dollars to manufacture TrackR Bravo, a $29 Bluetooth beacon designed to help you track your stuff. The idea was …

Google Voice Search Gets Smarter, Now Understands Complex Questions And Their Meaning

If voice-based assistants are to become the primary way we interact with our devices now and in the future, then Google has just upped the ante in the battle between its own voice search functionality and that of rival mobile assistants like Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana. While Google’s app …

Face-slapping alarm clock refuses to let you sleep in

Simone Giertz describes herself as a professional maker and robotics enthusiast. She also acknowledges a special expertise in crummy robots. Her latest project is the stuff nightmares are made of. It's a mechanized alarm clock that uses a fake arm to smack the sleeper awake.<p>The Wake-Up Machine is a …

25 unusual things you can clean in the dishwasher

If your dishwasher is just cleaning dishes, then it isn't living up to its potential. There are many things you can safely wash in a dishwasher.<p>Any of these listed items can go through a "normal" wash cycle, unless otherwise noted.<p>And, of course, use common sense when cleaning nonconventional items …

10 genius ways to use aluminum foil for more than just baking

Chances are, you're not relying on aluminum foil wrapped around your TV's rabbit ears to improve your signal anymore. But that doesn't mean it has been relegated solely to kitchen duty.<p>Aluminum foil is something everyone has in their kitchen, and it has a very long list of uses around the house, …

Cleaning

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

16 pieces of future tech that are probably in your home right now

There are plenty of hints about the future of technology hiding in your home, car and smartphone. For example: An expensive novelty in the 1980s, home robots are seeing a modern resurgence, thanks to the Roomba and similar automated devices. As robotics tech improves, our little mechanical friends …

New free movies available in November 2015

The underrated Crackle.com is adding plenty of new titles in November. The biggest one may be the 2005 version of "King Kong" starting Jack Black and Naomi Watts. It's got a Metacritic score of 81/100, so if you haven't seen the Peter Jackson version of the giant ape, maybe you should.<p>"Glory" is …

Woman files six-figure lawsuit against 12-year-old nephew over hug

NEW YORK -- A New York woman is suing her nephew after the excited 8-year-old's hug allegedly caused her to fall and break her wrist.<p>Jennifer Connell …

Dashcam captures plane calmly merging with rush hour traffic

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Oh, it was close enough to the airport, wasn't it?<p>And how tidily it slipped into traffic.<p>Still, for one driver pootling in the Orange County, California, rush-hour traffic it was still quite a sight. There …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …