Tech freebies, Facebook to keep track of and secure the gadgets to be discussed in this week’s Tech Q&A
Facebook To Keep Track
Q: I have heard it said that Facebook is following me when I go shopping in the shops right now. How can I stop this? It is annoying and intrusive.
A: Facebook is in, along with the real shops, so it is not just the gathering of information from your browser, but your real-life activities. It is also known as the “off-Facebook activity, and it is already in use by chain stores, such as Macy’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Fortunately, you can opt-out, if you know how to change the settings. Tap or click here to stop Facebook from watching you.
Data Breach Alerts
Q: can I learn about data breaches until it is too late to do anything. Is it possible to get ahead of the game.
A: If you do not know when a data breach occurred, you will struggle to keep up with updates, patches, new security measures and damage-control. That’s one reason why I have to distribute an exclusive free email newsletter about Fraud & Security Warnings, users will receive a notification by e-mail at the time, we learn about a violation. You can also sign up for a host of other newsletters, but for the Fraud & Security Alerts are sent only when there is a problem. The advantage of hacking, viruses, and phishing scams, regardless of when and where they occur. Tap or click here to sign up for my free breaking of the safety, security, and data breach notifications.
Walt Disney+, and Apple TV for Free
Q: are All of these streaming services are confusing to find for me. I just want to have a look at the big shows, and it is not spam. How do I try out these cost-free services and, in particular, Disney, and+ AppleTV+?
A: Tech companies are fighting for the allegiance and the aid of a tried and true tactic is to lure new customers with free stuff. Yes, there is always a catch to freebies, and the reward is well worth it if you are eligible for. For example, if you are a Verizon customer, then you can get a year of Disney-no charge. I’m going to show you how you can get your hands on the hottest, streaming services, smart speakers, and even smart-home-tech-free of charge. But you have to hurry, this agreement will not last very long. Tap or click here to see the 7-tech, freebies, to is now, before it’s too late.
Protect Your Tech
Q: With all of the gifts of the tech this year, but I’m worried about hackers and fraudsters. How can I be sure that my new tech has been properly secured? Or am I just paranoid?
A: This holiday season, millions of people will rush out to their devices, and the creation of an account, and log on to their new gifts. They were so eager to fire up their tablets, phones, and streaming gadgets, and the virtual assistants is that they have completely forgotten about all of the settings of the security system. Some apps and devices such as smart Tvs, are well-known to be insecure. Others, such as a smart speaker, it can lead to a substantial archive of voice recordings before you even realize that you have to do it. Tap or click here to see 10 essential steps for protecting your new piece of equipment.
The Retrieval Of Lost Texts
Q: I made a huge mistake. I just deleted a bunch of messages, but I need to get them back. It Is even possible to get this text back?
A: If you’re an iPhone user, you may be able to dig in to your iCloud, and to find out the missing information, or you can use the restore to factory defaults, and resets your phone to an earlier date. This can take some time to complete, and you will have to predict if these messages are to be deleted. You could also lose up-to-date information so that you will have to decide how many of these posts are worth it to you. But if you have an iPhone or Android, you can also use certain apps to keep the messages even after you have deleted it. Then click here to recover your deleted text messages.
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