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Companies pledge more transparency on data collection
How to Get Video on Demand for Free
AVOD lets you control what you want to watch
Automatically Back Up Your Files on Any Device
Cloud services and external drives make it easy
How Fast Does Your Internet Need to Be?
Speedy connections are needed for life in quarantine
You can benefit from playing, but turn it off sometimes, too
From phone puzzles to fantasy adventures, here's why digital gaming is devouring the world
New systems promise safety, easy setup and allow for DIY home monitoring
Artificial intelligence, sensors help devices vacuum, wash windows and — someday — fold your laundry
Seeking to avoid COVID-19, some opt for high-tech exercise systems to get a workout
Technology could compete with Uber and Lyft
Lower prices, home charging make it easier to plug in
Devices reveal details about pup's activity, too
Trackers can keep tabs on furry items in hiding
FDA eases rules on treating animals via telehealth
Understanding how to video chat can strengthen relationships with grandchildren during pandemic
Instructions for joining and hosting meetings, muting, chatting, screen sharing and more
The pros and cons of Apple FaceTime, Facebook Messenger Rooms, Google Meet, Skype and Zoom
These added features can keep your heart healthy — and may detect early signs of COVID-19
Caregivers and their loved ones can use the new features on a watch that all ages like to wear
'Big Brother' tech helps adult children keep a watchful eye on aging parents from afar
The pros and cons of online health for those over 50
How to schedule your first virtual visit
Some simple tech and you’re there
What to expect when you are sick or well
Insurance payments may depend on where you live
AARP’s book offers steps to protect safety and privacy on your cellphones, computers, smart devices
AARP’s podcast series takes you into the minds of con artists, shows you how to protect yourself
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AARP-sponsored research outlines steps to take to deter scammers
Facebook Messenger posts tied to coronavirus news likely come from compromised accounts
Don't let a hacker spy on your cellphone text messages, laptop browsing and typing of passwords
World Health Organization cites 'infodemic' of dubious posts spreading misinformation
You've created a permanent record online for grandchildren that's out of their control
Here's how to use the new feature, available for app users and coming soon to web browsers
What to do (or not) about digital eyestrain, especially as you put in more hours on small screens at home
You don't have to be a student to take advantage of sales on laptops, desktops or tablets
Fend off aches and pains by investing in foot support, an upgraded mouse and keyboard or a standing desk
How to separate the professional and personal when your home becomes your office
Backaches, eyestrain and wrist pain are a danger when your habits with tech are too casual
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Members save on eye exams and eyewear
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From music trivia to Monopoly, these multiplayer pastimes can help keep isolation at bay
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Great home theater accessories don't guarantee clarity of picture, sound
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