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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 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 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

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Some iOS 8 users report sluggish Wi-Fi, shorter battery life

Every new version of Apple's mobile operating system seems to trigger complaints, and iOS 8 is no exception.

By September 22, 2014

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Qualcomm: Snapdragon makes for more secure smartphone kill switch

The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.

By September 15, 2014

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What does it mean to 'Powerwash' a Chromebook?

As a new or potential Chromebook owner, odds are you've come across the term "Powerwash" a time or two. But what does it mean?

By August 28, 2014

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014