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Facebook, lose my digits: Here's how to unlist your phone number

A phone number can mean much more when it’s stored on Facebook’s servers – even if you only provided it to help secure your account.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Meet Google Fi, the new kid on the block for cellular service

Fi is a compelling, wallet-friendly service. But before you try this dark-horse carrier, here’s a brief rundown of its pros and cons.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Travel tech: Cruising with this gadget on your vacation can make for much smoother sailing

Princess Cruises sees small, wearable disc as the key to making your on-board vacation less of a hassle. Columnist Jennifer Jolly puts it to the test.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Alexas, stop fighting! This house is big enough for more than one voice assistant

Live in a multi-device household? That can spell disaster when they all respond to the same command. But a solution appears to be on the horizon.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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College admissions scandal: Graduate of Olivia Jade's L.A. prep school hits back

A 2001 graduate of Olivia Jade's high school says it paved way for success, provided scholarships for low-income kids and teacher even adopted her.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Samsung's Galaxy S10 is here. But can it usher in a new era of wow for smartphone buyers?

Samsung’s S10 line kicks off a new year of phone launches hoping to invigorate sagging sales. Are people bored with tech’s “next big thing?”            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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'Pac-Man,' 'Space Invaders' and classic video games get extra lives at home, on mobile

Seeking 'Space Invaders,' 'Pac-Man' or other retro video game fun? You can play on your TV, phone, computer or an almost full-sized Arcade1Up cabinet.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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South Koreans still eat a million dogs a year, but changing attitudes have cut demand

A decline in demand for eating dogs in South Korea is being driven by changing attitudes about dogs, and dog meat. But the practice still persists.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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MWC highlights include affordable smartphones, not just foldable ones

Economically priced smartphones on display at the MWC Barcelona did not make big news, but they should be a good news for customers.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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We asked 2 senior citizens to file taxes on mobiles devices. You won't believe the results

Tackling taxes can be daunting. Tech tools can make things a lot easier, whatever your age.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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The new phones are coming: The real-world impact of foldable screens and 5G

Foldables represent the next generation of mobile computing devices. By 2023, your current smartphone may look and feel like a technological dinosaur.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Las Vegas will test whether NASCAR's big bet on new aerodynamic package pays off

NASCAR continues on a somewhat futile, somewhat vital journey to encourage the best racing possible. This year’s theory: Slower can be better.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Why a USB-C headphone adapter can’t amount to jack

What's worse than carrying an adapter to use your old wired headphones with a new phone or tablet? If that dongle turns out to only be decorative.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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How to crack ‘Crackdown 3’: Strategies to winning the game

Whether you’re playing on Xbox One or a PC, we have tips, courtesy of Joseph Staten, Senior Creative Director on the title at Microsoft Game Studios.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Denny Hamlin hopes Daytona 500 win erases doubts, fuels resurgent NASCAR campaign

After his first winless campaign in 13 full-time seasons in the Cup Series, Denny Hamlin put some questions to rest by winning the Daytona 500.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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5 fun, free smartphone games to beat the February blahs

These iOS and Android virtual getaways won’t replace a beach vacation, but these fun and free digital diversions might just be what the doctor ordered            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Is your computer hurting you? Check out these ‘ergonomic’ tips

You're spending about two-thirds of your awake time using screens. Here are some tips to make your tech time more painless.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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African Americans face greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease than whites

African-Americans are more than twice as likely as whites to be afflicted with Alzheimer's or dementia, research shows.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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5 reasons to get 'smart' about your thermostat: What you need to know about Nest, Ecobee

Smart thermostats save money and are kinder to the environment. They also offer a level of convenience that most of us have never imagined before.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Autonomous cars? Not yet. Digital cockpits, assisted driving the latest auto tech focus

Automakers and tech companies are shifting toward valuable, practical, and safety-focused enhancements to the driving experience.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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15 amazing Google tricks you never knew before now

Most users don't even realize how much power they have with a simple browser, thanks to Google's many features and tricks.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Boom boxes, mix tapes and instant cameras as hot new tech? Yes, it's actually 2019

Why were so many boom boxes straight out of the '80s everywhere? Turns out some of the most popular new tech launching this year isn’t so new at all.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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8K TVs show the tech industry indulging in a bad habit

One of the bigger developments in TV tech at CES, 8K televisions, shows the downside of focusing on what you can build instead of what you should.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Boom boxes, mixtapes and instant cameras as hot new tech? Yes, it's actually 2019

Why were so many boom boxes straight out of the '80s everywhere? Turns out some of the most popular new tech launching this year isn’t so new at all.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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Revved up for the best automotive tech at CES 2019

Many of the world’s biggest car makers exhibited at the annual mecca to Las Vegas, which serves as a glimpse into the future of technology.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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CES 2019: 10 tech toys I’d totally buy

Here are 10 tech gems we mined from among the 4,400 exhibitors in Las Vegas for the massive consumer tech show.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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CES 2019: The robot revolution (for real) and untearable pantyhose are finally here

Robots are everywhere at CES this year. Some help tackle travel, others will get you where you’re going, and one, well, just wants a little love.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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We got a peek at the KB Home ProjeKt, the smart house of the future. Here's what we found.

KB Home ProjeKt is a first-of-its-kind marriage of smart systems and Jetsons-like tech, built with over 400 gadgets working (mostly) in harmony.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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CES 2019: The robot revolution (for real) and untearable pantyhose

Robots are everywhere at CES this year. Some help tackle travel, others will get you where you’re going, and one, well, just wants a little love.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
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We got a peak at the KB Home ProjeKt, the smart house of the future. Here's what we found.

KB Home ProjeKt is a first-of-its-kind marriage of smart systems and Jetsons-like tech, built with over 400 gadgets working (mostly) in harmony.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Special for USA TODAY, KB Home ProjeKt