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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.

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It takes more than a factory reset to delete the data from your Android phone . In this tech-news roundup, learn what files were recovered on 20 pre-owned smartphones bought off eBay. If you want to make sure your old data can't be found by the next owner, we have a few tips on the best way to completely wipe your Android device.

And I hope you're not hungry, because this episode also explains the food-project craze sweeping Kickstarter, all thanks to a man who just wanted to whip-up some potato salad.

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Android factory reset doesn't delete all data