internet privacy

What the Tech? Are Your Voice Assistants Affecting Your Privacy?

By now there’s a virtual assistant in most homes (and hands) with Alexa devices, Siri on iPhones and iPads, and “Hey Google” on Android phones and Google devices. All of these devices have microphones so are they listening to you all of the time? In short, yes. The always-on devices and assistants are constantly listening for their ‘wake word’. Amazon’s…

What the Tech? See the Scores of Gadgets That May Be Spying on You

If you’re shopping for yourself or someone else this holiday season, you’re going to find some great deals on electronics. Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and Target are all selling smart home gadgets at their lowest prices ever. There’s a reason some of those gadgets are so cheap: they’re collecting data on users and selling it to other companies for marketing…