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7 tech freebies, Facebook tracking, secure gadgets, and more: Tech Q&A

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Tech freebies, Facebook tracking and secure gadgets are discussed in this week's Tech Q&A. Q: I heard that Facebook is tracking me when I shop in retail stores now. How can I make this stop? A: Facebook is partnering with actual stores, so they're not just collecting data from your browser but your real-life activities. This practice is called "off-Facebook activity," and it's already in use by retail chains like Macy's and Dick's Sporting Goods.

Tech Q&A: Smart data plans, deflecting spammers, resume makeovers and more

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File photo: In this Sept. 16, 2016 photo, a customer compares a jet black iPhone 7, right, with her iPhone 6 at the Apple Store in Chicago.

How to tell if someone read your text

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How can you tell if someone has read your text message? As the way we use our phones has changed, our cell plan requirements have changed too. Odds are, you're paying more than you need to. Tap or click here for a comparison of the best low-cost plans for seniors from the four major carriers. With annoying robocalls and scams filling up our call log, carriers are finally stepping in.

How to stop your devices from listening to (and saving) everything you say

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File photo: This product image provided by Amazon shows the Amazon Echo. Yes, voice technology is amazing. You can ask your phone a question. You can talk to your speaker system and book an Uber. With the right setup, your voice can lock the doors, dim the lights and change the thermostat.

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A

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This April 25, 2019, photo shows the thumbs up Like logo on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Q: Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. A six-pack is riding on your answer!