Tech Q&A: Deleting data forever, fighting robocalls, finding secret cameras and more

I want to give away a few of my old devices. How do I make sure that the data is deleted and cannot be recovered?

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Meet the PowerWatch: World's first body heat-powered smartwatch

It’s time to throw away that charging cord; Matrix Industries, a Silicon Valley materials company whose mission is to harness wasted energy, has begun to ship its first smart watch, the PowerWatch, powered entirely by body heat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/09/meet-powerwatch-worlds-first-body-heat-powered-smartwatch.html

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Huge specs leak tells us everything about Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google is less than a week away from telling us all about its new toys, but there’s still plenty of info left to leak ahead of Google’s October 4th press conference.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/28/huge-specs-leak-tells-us-everything-about-googles-pixel-2-and-pixel-2-xl.html

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If data is the new oil, are tech companies robbing us blind?

Data is the new oil, or so the saying goes. So why are we giving it away in exchange for free email and better search results? And should we be entitled to any of the money it generates?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/26/if-data-is-new-oil-are-tech-companies-robbing-us-blind.html

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Walmart will deliver groceries to your fridge while you're out

Hate putting away groceries?

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The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right away to experience some of the things Apple has been working on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/21/ios-11-hidden-tricks-absolutely-need-to-learn-right-now.html

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Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update?

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Windows 10 users can still ‘opt-out’ of updates by turning Windows Update off altogether. Can you get away with doing so, without risking major security problems?

The post Should Windows 10 Power Users Shut Off Windows Update? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255686-windows-10-power-users-shut-off-windows-update?source=Computing

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Microsoft Dumps Mobile References, Declares AI Top Priority in 2017

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Microsoft has effectively announced a pivot away from mobile and towards AI and deep learning in its latest 10-K filing. But is this a rebrand or a serious attempt to tackle the nascent AI market?

The post Microsoft Dumps Mobile References, Declares AI Top Priority in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253615-microsoft-declares-ai-top-priority-2017-dumps-mobile-references?source=Computing

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Is SaaS Slipping Into the Legacy App Abyss?


Everywhere you look, organizations are shifting their software acquisition preferences and policies away from traditional, on-premises legacy applications to a new generation of on-demand SaaS solutions. Although I was an early advocate of SaaS, I’m becoming concerned that many leading SaaS vendors and their enterprise customers are taking actions that significantly compromise the fundamental value of SaaS. As the old adage goes, “the more things change, the more they remain the same.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84654.html?rss=1

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Internet pokes fun at name for combined AOL-Yahoo

If you merge the letters from AOL and Yahoo, take a few away, and add a “t,” you have Oath, which is what Verizon is planning to call a new entity combining the two companies after its acquisition of Yahoo is complete.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/04/internet-pokes-fun-at-name-for-combined-aol-yahoo.html

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The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer

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Blow away those digital cobwebs

Your computer could use a spring clean just as much as your house. Here’s how to tidy up the clutter and keep your machine running smoothly for the year ahead.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/spring-cleaning-your-computer?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available

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Officially, Microsoft stopped giving away Windows 10 six months ago. Unofficially, it’s still readily available.

The post Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/242419-windows-10-free-upgrades-still-unofficially-available?source=computing

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iPhone 7 will solve two of the three biggest problems with iPhones

We’re now just two short days away from seeing Apple unveil its next-generation flagship smartphones, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/06/iphone-7-will-solve-two-three-biggest-problems-with-iphones.html

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