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After hack, Target offers year of free credit monitoring

Looking to recoup burned customers, the big-box retailer offers affected shoppers credit monitoring from Experian -- worth $191.<p>Tens of thousands of people likely received a conciliatory e-mail from Target on Wednesday. In an effort to temper the repercussions of its massive data breach, the …

Identity Theft

Watch A Woman Run A 5K In 4-Inch Heels

Photographed by Kava Gorna.<p>You know how some women boast about being <i>so</i> comfortable in their heels that they can actually run in them? Of course, they …

Shazam Updated To Add Smarter 'News' Feed: Offers Artist Updates, Friends' Tags

The Shazam "Friends" feed is now called "News." You can check out all the latest happenings based on what you’ve been Shazaming.<p>Get updates when …

iOS 7's Most Common Bugs (and How to Fix Them)

No operating system launch is without a few bugs, but it seems like iOS 7 has had more than it's fair share of blunders. From iMessages not working …

How to remove someone from the blocked list on your iPhone or iPad

You can totally block callers and errant iMessagers that make you angry or spam you with BS. But if you accidentally block someone you didn't want to …

Trouble Using iOS 7? Here Are 15 Tricks To Make The Transition Easier

Apple sold 9 million iPhones over the weekend and 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7 already. This means that iOS 7 is the fastest software upgrade in history. When Apple released iOS 7 to the public earlier this month, it was met with a lot of criticism.<p>Many people believed the changes in …

8 Glittering Rings To Make Part Of Your Everyday Collection

If there is one thing you can never have enough of, rings definitely take the cake. Now that stacking rings and midi bands are so popular, the …

Bands

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

While your iPhone's new operating system comes with plenty of advantages, iOS 7's not without its drawbacks. Battery life just ain't quite what you'd …

iOS 7 - Battery Life Improvement Tips

Five tips for the new Camera app on iOS 7

Apple has redesigned the Camera app for iOS 7, adding new features and navigation options. Here's how to use them.<p>There isn't a single app or screen left unchanged in iOS 7, and the Camera app is no exception. From the way you navigate through the app, to the new option to use live filters when …

Mobile Photography

Five quick iOS 7 mysteries solved

What's that blue dot? How do I quick-delete e-mail messages? Here are the answers to these and other puzzlers.<p>Some aspects of iOS 7 are pretty clear -- swipe up to access Control Center? Got it -- while others, not so much.<p>In fact, I suspect that after installing the new OS (or buying a new iPhone …

iOS

iOS 7 bug lets you call any number from a locked homescreen (video)

You can expect three things every time a new iOS version comes along: fresh aesthetics, features and, by the looks of it, ways to bypass a locked screen. In iOS 7's case, this is the second security flaw unearthed since it's launched: An iPhone user named Karam Daoud recently discovered that you …

7 unexpected features in iOS 7

In my final post in a three-part series, I have put together a list of unexpected or hidden features I've found in iOS 7.<p>My review of Apple's iOS 7 went up Wednesday morning, but since then I've been writing posts about what I think are the seven best and seven worst things about the new mobile …

Apps

20 Apps That Look Great on iOS 7

20 Apps That Look Great in iOS 7<p>Perfect Weather<p>SPG: Starwood Hotels & Resorts<p>Clear<p>Camera+<p>Twitterrific<p>Pocket Casts<p>PCalc<p>Cobook …

Here's How Apple's Fingerprint Technology Works On The iPhone 5S

The fingerprint system, dubbed Touch ID, will let you unlock your phone by simply placing your finger on the home button.<p>We've broken down how the system works.

Touch ID

How to talk to Siri the right way

Apple's "gal Friday" works pretty darn well once you master the mechanics of working with her. Here's how.<p>Siri has been a controversial figure (incorporeal though she may be) since she made her debut nearly two years ago, adding much-needed voice-powered automation to iOS but sparking controversy …

Siri

10 Lesser-Known People Who Were The First To Accomplish Things

Beatings the odds.

Military