These apps are the biggest oversharers on your phone
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by Kim Komando
1w ago
I talk a lot about how most apps default to sharing your data with advertisers and marketing companies. But some share your personal info with other people by default.  Yeah, no, thank you. Let’s end this today. Here are the most common app oversharers on your phone and how to get them to stop. Click here to read full story ..read more
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8 Google Maps tips to ease your holiday travels
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by Albert Khoury
1w ago
Have you done all your holiday shopping? We’ve got you covered if you’re having trouble finding the perfect gift for that special someone. Tap or click here for 10 great gift options to spoil your favorite person. December is flying by, and you’re probably making holiday travel plans. Whether you’re flying or driving, it always helps to be prepared. Click here to read full story ..read more
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You can blur out your home in Google Maps and Apple Maps – Here’s how
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by Charlie Fripp
1w ago
Google Maps changed the way we navigate unfamiliar cities. But it’s more than just a navigational tool. Tap or click for 10 ways to use Google Maps you never thought of before. As the service evolved, Google unleashed hundreds of vehicles with massive 360-degree cameras onto the streets of the world. By stitching together millions of photographs, Google launched Street View, which gives you the ability to go down to street level and see it from the ground. Click here to read full story ..read more
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3 map apps that are better than Google if you have multiple stops
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by Kim Komando
1w ago
© Alexey Boldin | <a href="https://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-smartphone-map-gps-navigation-app-screen-female-h-driver-sitting-car-holding-black-mobile-smart-phone-image45561396"> Dreamstime.com </a> When you get in the car for a trip, work meeting, or run an errand, it’s never as simple as traveling from Point A to Point B. Sometimes, there are also points C, D, E, F, and G. To make matters more complicated, the route you take could mean a massive difference in time and money. Google Maps does this, but it isn’t easy to set up. As we’ve reported, there are issues w ..read more
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See what the home you grew up in looks like now and other Maps tricks
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by Kim Komando
2w ago
I grew up in New Jersey, right next to a state park. I still remember riding my bike all day like it was yesterday. Oh, and the time I threw a snowball at a police car and hit the cop inside. That was bad. Get smart, actionable tech news and tips like this daily in your inbox. Join 500K folks and get the Current. It’s free! Click here to read full story ..read more
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These apps are the biggest oversharers on your phone
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by Kim Komando
1M ago
I talk a lot about how most apps default to sharing your data with advertisers and marketing companies. But some share your personal info with other people by default.  Yeah, no, thank you. Let’s end this today. Here are the most common app oversharers on your phone and how to get them to stop. Click here to read full story ..read more
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Smart tech life hacks to save you time and keep you safe
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by Kim Komando
7M ago
Smart tech life hacks to save you time and keep you safe When you work in tech, the questions never end. One I get over and over again: “Kim, was my computer hacked?” Maybe. There are tell-tale signs someone or something has compromised your system. Click here to read full story ..read more
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The lists that show everything Google knows about you
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by Kim Komando
9M ago
Big Tech companies make it their business to get close and personal with you. Google is an especially ardent admirer. It knows more than some of the people closest to you. Weird to think about, huh? It goes far beyond where you live, your age, interests and favorite stores. We’ve got the goods on three lists showing some of the data Google collects. Click here to read full story ..read more
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5 Google Maps, Apple Maps and Waze tips and tricks you need to try
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by Kim Komando
1y ago
The convenience of GPS apps comes with a downside. Here’s how to see years of details everywhere you’ve used Google Maps. It’s a bit startling to see it all in one place. There are more private options. DuckDuckGo’s navigation service uses the framework of Apple Maps without all the tracking. Tap or click here to see how it works. Click here to read full story ..read more
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Use Google Maps? How to see everywhere you’ve been
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by Charlie Fripp
1y ago
Google’s Maps is a fantastic tool for exploring the world. You can even see shipwreck sites on Google Maps, including the Titanic. Spending countless hours browsing through neighborhoods thousands of miles away is easy. But the fun comes at a price. If you have location data turned on for your iPhone or Android device, Google Maps tracks your every move. This can have more implications than you realize. Click here to read full story ..read more
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