How to secure your Android web browsing

It makes sense to take the time to encrypt any data travelling across free Wi-Fi networks, so here’s how to secure your browsing on Android.

Protecting your online identity

A few months ago a small add-on for Firefox and Chrome was released. Called Privacyfix the add-on is designed to check and update your privacy settings for various online services including Facebook and Google. I had always been vaguely aware that Facebook is the internet’s Mac Daddy of privacy violation but even so the results…

Windows 8 tips and tricks – part 1

  Starting with ‘Start’ Let’s begin with the large Windows-dappled elephant in the room: the ‘Start’ menu is gone. If it’s something you were attached to (emotionally or otherwise) it would be rather nice to have it back. We have our very own APC Fix8 tool which helps automate the installation of either Classic Shell…

How sites get hacked

What do the following companies have in common: Sony eHarmony LinkedIn and Formspring? They’ve all had their password databases hacked and released in the past year either publicly or to the hacker underground. A common factor among hacked sites is exposure of a database directly to the internet. While this is never a good idea…

Western Digital WD TV Live review

There’s an awful lot to like about the WD TV Live. It’s widely available is simple enough for your parents to use doesn’t cost much and gets the job done. The WD TV live isn’t loaded with a massive amount of features. It has a simple remote two USB ports and the ability to stream…

Best Apps for Windows Phone, October 2012

photo2cloud Back up your precious memories in the cloud. Price: $0.99 | By: Neologics S.N.C. | Available at: www.windowsphone.com photo2cloud allows you to back up your photos in full resolution to SkyDrive Picasa Flickr Dropbox and/or Box. The power in the app lies in its ability to back up different albums to different accounts or…