Delete your Google Home recordings, Clear wrong autofill entries

Tech Talk #106 – June 22, 2019 Delete your Google Home recordings If you have a Google eavesdropping device, I mean a Google Home product in your house, you probably know that Google Home is recording everything you say after the device’s wake word, which is usually “OK, Google.” Google’s default policy was to keep the collected recordings of you talking to your Google home for a long time. Like, forever. But why? The current

Smart speakers: how to protect your privacy

Tech Talk #62 – Oct. 14, 2017 Smart speakers: how to protect your privacy Smart speakers are voice-controlled WiFi-connected devices that are used as virtual assistants. They can look like a hockey puck, a large air freshener or a regular speaker. Amazon started things off with their Echo line and was successful enough that Google has entered the market with their Google Home devices.   The speakers work by listening for their wake word (Alexa