If you're like most Internet users, you've probably created several accounts that you never use and have even forgotten about. You can use the emails about the updated privacy policies as a reminder to clean up your accounts.
How safe are your online accounts? It's important to use a different password for each of your accounts. A breach in one account puts any other accounts that use the same password at risk as well. Check if your email addresses have been used in any data breaches using SpyCloud. Once you submit an email… Continue reading Account Safety
I recently came across this great website for creating backgrounds that you can use in your online profiles or accounts. Create your own unique background on the website. Create your own here. Cool Backgrounds shared as part of the Side Project Collective who are responsible for many great, free projects on the web. They welcome… Continue reading Create a Cool Background
When you pin a screen on Android, it keeps the screen open on top of everything else on your phone and deactivates the phone's buttons. You can even activate a setting to require the unlock pattern to unpin. This is handy to limit access to other data and apps on your phone if you borrow it to someone.
Castbox for Podcasts Castbox lets you listen to podcasts no matter what platform you're using. If you're switching platforms, you may be looking for a new podcast player. Castbox lets you create an account so that you can listen to your podcasts on any device. This is very useful if you're switching mobile phone platforms.… Continue reading Castbox for Podcasts
Do you know how the Internet works, or what WiFi stands for? Learn this and more from this handy infographic from Frontier Communications.
Spectre and Meltdown are two massive security vulnerabilities found in smartphone chips. If you have any devices with a processor, you're likely affected by these vulnerabilities. Desktops, laptops, cloud computers, smartphones and some internet of things devices are all affected. The vulnerability makes use of a feature of modern processors, called speculative execution. Security experts do… Continue reading Spectre/Meltdown