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25 cities where crime is soaring

Violent crime is a broad designation consisting of the most egregious infractions — aggravated assault, robbery, rape, and murder. According to the FBI, there were 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the United States in 2016. While the crime rate has fluctuated slightly in recent years, …

Crime

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

Apple Photos 101: How to Hide Images & Videos from Your iPhone's Camera Roll

While it may not be an obvious feature, Apple actually built a way into iOS that lets you hide specific pictures and videos in the Photos app that …

I've used the iPhone for 10 years and these are my favorite tips and tricks

Senior Video Producer Matt Stuart explains the 10 tips and tricks every iPhone user needs to know. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>I've been using the iPhone ever since it came out, one of the biggest problems with it, is there's no instruction manual. Apple doesn't provide a manual for the …

How to Share Your Calendars From iPhone and iPad

You can share the calendars on Apple iOS devices with other people, privately and publicly.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

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

Whoa! This unusual (and risk-free) hack can free up hundreds of megabytes, or maybe even a couple gigabytes.<p>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 …

Magic

A College Student Hit a Police Car While Taking a Nude Selfie

Did we mention that she had been drinking?<p>Miranda Kay Rader, a freshman at Texas A&M University, was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly hitting the back of a parked police car while taking a nude Snapchat photo, according to an affidavit obtained by mySA.com.<p>When Bryan Police Officer John …

Teen taking topless selfie crashed into patrol car, police say

Technically Incorrect: A Texas A&M student is allegedly trying to send a topless photo to her boyfriend via Snapchat when, oh.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>"Don't judge," they say these days.<p>With this tale, it'll be hard not to.<p>Police …

Texas A&M

How to check your Uber rating

Uber gives its drivers the ability to rate their riders. In case you were wondering, here's how you find out your rating.<p>If you use Uber enough, you're bound to have a bad experience that made you give your driver a low rating. Maybe your driver keeps getting lost, maybe the car is dirty and …

Autonomous Cars

Get Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi on Flights and Bypass Paywalls

In-flight Wi-Fi is wonderful. The price to use it on the other hand, not so great. There are a few methods to get free access, but these two are …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

iPhone

olloclip Announces Newly Designed Lens Sets for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Today olloclip announced the release of three new lens sets for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: the Core, Active, and Macro Pro. The all-new design delivers …

Mobile Photography

Secret keyboard shortcuts: Speed up your typing!

How do you take your iPhone keyboard skills to the next level? With these typing tips!Apple popularized virtual, multitouch keyboards with the …

Apple iOS 10 Has 25 Great Secret Features

Apple iOS 10 is here and the case to upgrade is a strong one thanks to a multitude of major new features. And this case gets even stronger given all the secret features iOS 10 also hides beneath the surface…<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating operating system</i> …

iOS

30 Best Siri Tips and Tricks

Routers

Hidden Tips for Mastering iOS 10

Apple's iOS 10 has arrived. These tips will help you make the most of it.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Use VLC Player on iPhone to Download YouTube Videos

Earlier we informed how you can download YouTube Videos to iPhone with the help of a file manager application. Now we have another way to do it. We …

Apps

How to unlock your iPhone's secret emoticon keyboard @(・●・)@

You probably didn't know there's secret keyboard hiding in your iPhone with access to more than 100 emoticons.<p>After a few taps in your Settings — no …

Drive safely with these iPhone or Android device car mounts from $5 (Reg. up to $20)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>TechMatte via Amazon is discounting a couple of its car mounts for iPhone and Android devices. All together, we have four …

Android News

Make Your iPhone Faster With This One Simple Trick

For as long as iPhones have been around, Apple’s company line has been that its mobile operating system, iOS, does an excellent job managing the …

Old iOS device? These iOS 9 features will work just fine

If you want to use the new gee-whiz features of iOS 9, like Picture in Picture to FaceTime with your significant other while you write a paper in Pages, or you want to Slide Over a Twitter app to keep track of all the goings on while you surf the web, you’re going to need a newer device.<p>However, …

IPad Air

Director Seymore Butts Tells You the Truth about What Really Happens in Porn| Men's Health

And that’s a good thing. As a director, I <i>hope</i> that’s what viewers are thinking when watching one of my movies. I plan, cast, shoot, direct, and edit them specifically to induce those type of thoughts. I create fantasies.<p>The problems start when viewers forget that these are fantasies and lose …

The big password mistake hackers are hoping you’ll make

You’re smart.<p>You don’t use passwords like the perennial <i>123456</i> and <i>qwerty</i>. Or even slightly better ones, like <i>Cassie86</i> or <i>Cubs1908</i>. Because <i>you put some</i> …

Teaching Lessons of White Supremacy in Prime-Time: Blackrifice in the Post-Apocalyptic World of the CW's The 100

The main problem with the CW's <i>The 100</i> is a reliance on blackrifice to advance the motivations of the white characters in the narrative.<p>So, in <i>The 100</i>, the Earth has been devastated by nuclear war. 12 space stations that were orbiting the planet came together, Voltron like, into one huge station in …

25 iPhone tips you'll wish you knew all along

App Store

These AirPod Covers Hook To Your Ears, So They Won't Fall Out

Apple's wireless earbuds, known as AirPods, are a fantastic tool to help you make calls, listen to music, and control your audio all without having …

Forget Cover Letters - Write A Pain Letter, Instead!

If you haven’t been on a job search lately, consider yourself lucky. The job market is no picnic. Most large and medium-sized organizations use brutal and talent-repelling automated recruiting sites with keyword-sorting software that sucks all the human life out of your application or resume.<p>Cover …

Olloclip for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus review

Olloclip is now available for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. And not only has the 4-in-1 lens system been completely redesigned for the new …