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Android factory reset doesn't delete all data

A new report provides a wake-up call for Android users looking to protect their data, and potato salad dreams continue to grow for the quirky Kickstarter that is inspiring other food-related projects.

By July 8, 2014

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Android factory reset doesn't delete all data

A new report provides a wake-up call for Android users looking to protect their data, and potato salad dreams continue to grow for the quirky Kickstarter that is inspiring other food-related projects.

By July 8, 2014

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Perform a factory reset on your Chromecast

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to revert your Chromecast back to its original factory state.

January 23, 2014

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How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Here is how to wipe your personal data from a mobile device the right way before trading up to a new model.

By November 25, 2014

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How to factory reset a Mac

If you are selling or donating your old Mac, be sure to secure your data and properly set it up for the new owners.

By October 10, 2013

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How to encrypt an Android 5.0 Lollipop device

Devices shipped from the factory are encrypted by default, but what about the devices you upgrade from a previous version of Android? We have the answer.

By November 17, 2014

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How to update your Nexus device to Android 5.0 Lollipop right now

Don't want to wait for an update to hit your device? Here's the easiest way to do it yourself.

By November 12, 2014

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​Google on Android Lollipop security: Set it and forget it

Google's lead security engineer on Android thinks you shouldn't have to be a tech whiz to keep your phone secure.

By October 28, 2014

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Android and Chrome may come together, but don't expect changes yet, Google says

As Google gets set to release its newest Android devices, CNET sat down with some of the division's head team members to chat about security software, screen sizes and getting users to update their gadgets.

By October 26, 2014

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How to use the Google Software Removal tool in Windows

Not sure if you have a malicious toolbar or extension messing with your settings? Check out this tool from Google to investigate what's going on with Chrome.

By September 29, 2014