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Stolen Tesla Model S retrieved using smartphone app

Vehicle-location services can do more than help scatterbrained owners figure out where their cars are parked.

By November 3, 2015


Tech-savvy dolphin retrieves woman's dropped smartphone

A cell phone dropped into the Atlantic Ocean is returned to its owner by a helpful dolphin.

By October 2, 2015


Rattlesnake takes slo-mo bite out of a GoPro camera

What do you get when you stick your video camera into the face of a pointy-toothed snake? A snake-bit GoPro, of course.

By October 14, 2015


How to retrieve iCloud Keychain passwords on iOS

Use iCloud Keychain to create a password for you, but now you need it on another device? Here's where you can find it.

By February 12, 2014


Quickly retrieve past messages in Messages for OS X

You can use a quick keyboard command to scroll through previously sent messages in Apple's Messages application.

By February 12, 2014


Man dies after jumping into icy river to retrieve cell phone

A man drops his cell phone into the Chicago river, jumps over a railing to get it back, and ends up in the water. He dies. A woman who jumped in after him is missing.

By January 13, 2014


UK man tries to retrieve $7.5 million in bitcoins from dump

James Howells' digital currency was worth almost nothing when he got it in 2009. Now his 7,500 bitcoins are on a hard drive buried in a landfill.

By November 29, 2013


Lavabit to reopen briefly to allow former clients to retrieve data

Encrypted e-mail service linked to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will allow former clients access to their e-mail archives and personal account data.

By October 14, 2013


Man jumps from train to retrieve cell phone, hit by 2nd train

A man pulls the emergency cord because he's left his phone on a bench on the station platform. He either leaps or slips from the train and is seriously injured when another train hits him.

By October 9, 2013


Firefox dumps Google for search, signs on with Yahoo

Google's 10-year run as Firefox's default search engine in the US is over. Yahoo wants more search traffic, and a deal with Mozilla will bring it.

By November 19, 2014