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How to recycle your old electronics into Amazon gift cards

Changing your Amazon Alexa Privacy settings: Anytime you speak to Alexa, it records your voice and entire conversation. Amazon then stores those voice recordings forever, unless you opt to delete them in a more timely manner. A new year means you are probably enjoying new gadgets like smartphones, laptops and tablets. You’re also probably wondering …

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Move over, Siri. Apple’s new audiobook AI voice sounds like a human

Apple has developed a new feature within its Apple Books app – AI narrators. In addition to having actual people narrate audiobooks, the app now also offers you the option to have your books read to you by digital voices that sound like human narrators. What exactly is Artificial intelligence (AI)? CLICK TO GET KURT’S …

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How to stop facial recognition cameras from monitoring your every move

How to update critical privacy settings on iPhone? Apple’s got a new helpful feature called “Safety Check” that’ll guide you through what you’ve shared, with whom and how to revoke access. If you ever felt like someone was tracking you, be sure to review these settings. Are you concerned about facial recognition cameras monitoring your …

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What new hand-held thermal detectors can see when pointed at you and your home

While thermal cameras can be used for positive reasons, they can also be used in the wrong hands, which means surveillance all around you is getting more in-depth. If you had your hands on a smartphone and that smartphone is then photographed by a thermal imaging device, it will show infrared spots on the smartphone …

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