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A new kitchen gadget, text forwarding, spam defense, and more-Tech Q&A

Want to stop those annoying spam texts? Kim Komando has all the answers. (Getty Images)

Stop Spam Texts

Q: I am now getting spam text messages on my phone. So annoying! They have to stop.

A: it is very Likely that you installed some app on your phone, just like the rest of us can read the app’s terms and conditions. Or, it could just be a computer in the production line of the messages by the tens of thousands of people. Right now, the spam text messages promising free gift cards, lower credit card interest rates, debt relief services, or for any other scams come to take over your cell phone. But the goal is the same: to steal your money. You can take action, if you know how to do it. Tap or click here for 6 more ways to robotext of spam messages.

Moving Forward Lyrics

Q: How do I forward a text message? It may seem simple, but it really isn’t.

A: On the iPhone, and the forwarding of the messages is actually quite simple: a “long press” with your finger on the screen, and you will see an option to forward it. In this way, there is no need to highlight it, copy it, and paste it to your message in a separate field. This is just one of the lesser-known tools that the iPhone has to offer, and some others, are hiding from the preview and send voice notes in place of the real words on a printed page. Think of the know-how to go on. Tap or click here to see the 12 texting tips, you don’t know that the iPhone would be able to do it.

Stop Stalking Ads

Q: When I try to look at something on a shopping site, I see ads for that product over the web. Is there a cookie or something that I can remove it?

A: no, You’re exactly right: “cookies” have been the singular reason for which you will be able to see ads that are tailored to your specific interests. Innocent as she is, this is kind of a “stalker ads” will be able to crawl out of people. The easiest way to prevent these cookies is anonymous web surfing; basically, don’t use Google and use a search engine such as DuckDuckGo instead. These services don’t come with all the bells and whistles, but they can be a way to make the annoying banner ads at the back. Tap or click here to see 6 ways to stop advertisers from following you online.

My Show Will Be Online

Q: I saw an excellent TV show the wire. It was no more than an hour. I thought you were doing the TV show was three hours long.

A: To make the three-hour show, and binge watch our massive archive of past programs, and do what I like to call the Komando Community. If you want to, you can also use the tone of the film is live, and you can watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from each episode come together as a team. And while you’re there, you can talk about the show, it’s the start of a blog, images, pictures, and much, much more. Don’t get me wrong, I am very happy that my show is still one of cable’s power, but the Komando Community is a great place for people who want to have the full experience. Tap or click here to watch my show Komando Community.

Gourmet Gadgetry

Q: My wife loves the tech and loves to cook. Any ideas for a Christmas present, she would really do it?”

A: You are asking the right person for you. As a foodie and wine lover, I find that kitchen gadgets are a few of my favorite kinds of tech to search for them, especially around the holidays. Each year, we are seeing a wave of exquisite, smart devices are part of the action, which is absurd, and most of them are in between. Imagine a household appliance that could whip up a perfect eggs, no matter what you want, then press the a button, and frittatas, or omelets, or both. It sounds like something out of “The Jetsons”? Other new devices, you can create gourmet soups and sandwiches, and a precise measurement of the ready-ness of your steak. Who’s hungry? Tap or click here for clever kitchen gadgets you didn’t know you needed it.

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Learn about the latest technology on the Kim Komando Show, the nation’s largest weekend radio talk show. Kim takes calls and gives advice on today’s digital lifestyle, from smartphones and tablets to online privacy and data hacks. For her daily tips newsletters and more, visit her web site at Komando.com.

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