Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.
New option helps former iPhone users remove their phone numbers from Apple's messaging system to fix a vanishing text message issue.
Lost your iPhone? Don't fret. CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to disable Apple Pay and erase all of your old data.
Even though a thief isn't likely to have your fingerprint, it's still a good idea to disable Apple Pay when you lose an iPhone.
Facebook's privacy controls are present but may not be set to your liking. Take control of who can tag you in pictures, posts, and places.
Not fond of random apps being recommended to you on your iPhone or iPad's lock screen? CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to disable one of iOS 8's creepiest features.
When you're talking with friends, family, or coworkers, the last thing you want to be annoyed by is an advertisement.
iOS 8 is so smart it recommends what app you should be using based on your location, or not, depending on your preference.
Netflix added a feature that lets you make movie and TV recommendations to friends. Learn how it works and how, should it get spammy, to turn it off.
Learn how to disable videos from playing automatically in your Facebook news feed for both the mobile app and on the desktop.