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Ring Always Home Cam – Features, Tech Specs, Privacy Implications, & More

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Although not slated to hit the market until later this year, Ring’s newest innovation in home security equipment could rock the competition if their Always Home Cam proves worthy. A camera-equipped, smart-home drone that flies inside your house to keep tabs on your home for security. Concerned about privacy? Always a valid concern with smart home technologies. The Always Home cam won’t be buzzing inside your home 24/7, but still begs to question just how much control you’ll have over it. Our experts dig in.

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Credit Card Fraud: How To Prevent And Report It

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Credit card fraud is the most common form of identity theft, and the incidences of this type of fraud have been steadily increasing. Between 2018 and 2019, reports of credit card fraud went up 72.4%. Anyone who has a credit card should be aware of the fraud that can occur and how to handle it when it happens…

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Best Encrypted Messaging App: Signal vs Telegram vs WhatsApp vs iMessage vs Viber vs Wire vs Wickr & More

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We’ve all seen it happen to politicians and celebrities: texting and social media posts can wreak havoc on your life if your “private” messages, photos or other shared content fall into the wrong hands. If you want to message without it coming back to haunt you — or you need to share totally confidential info — it’s a no brainer to use an encrypted messaging app…

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Our Experts Pick The Best RFID Wallets, But Do You Really Need Them?

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Credit, debit, and ID card technology is extremely advanced. With most cards, radio waves transmit your information for quick transactions; some can even process payments without contact. However, having that technology can put you at risk. Electronic pickpockets are out there just waiting to get their hands on your information, but can they get it without even putting their hands on your wallet? Our experts analyze RFID wallet technology and bring you the best wallets.

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