We’re very comfortable with our own Internet usage at work or at home that it’s easy to adopt those same rules on a public network. The following is a list of places to be sure to not take your Internet privacy for granted, as there is possible danger lurking and waiting.
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Most of us know that piracy is illegal, but when it comes to download torrents, people are confused whether it is legal or illegal. What we will discuss here is what makes downloading torrent legal or illegal and what could possibly get you in trouble, in addition to some words about privacy with regards to torrents.
Google Reader is closing down pretty soon. If you are still searching for a new home for your feeds and you prefer a self-hosted solution, then Tiny Tiny RSS is the best choice for you.
When the news that the NSA are keeping records of your phone calls and web data transfers broke out, people start to worry if they are really safe online and some of them switched to Tor to protect their privacy online. The question is, is Tor really safe? Does it really protect you from the NSA’s clutches?
YOURLS is a useful web service that helps Internet users access frequently visited URLs from a single page. This enable the user to quickly find and open the desired URL without having to navigate through a bunch of bookmark menus.
LinkedIn has recently introduced two-step verification to protect users’ privacy and data. If you are having trouble enabling it for your account, follow these simple steps.
Screensiz.es is a very useful website that contains a huge database of screen sizes for different Smartphones, tablets and monitors that are currently available in the market. This type of service is typically useful for web developers who are designing responsive apps that will work across various screen sizes.
ScissorsFly is a useful service that allows users to save web clippings from any webpage. Users can save images, text, portions of web pages and their ScissorsFly account. The web clippings can then be printed or shared via Email, Twitter or LinkedIn. Users can even browse the clippings shared by other ScissorsFly users and save their clippings.
Fargo is a web-based note taking application which allows you to synchronize your notes with Dropbox. You can also share your notes with a public URL.
Peer discovery is an essential part of the BitTorrent protocol. It’s how its downloads happen so quickly: You connect to multiple people, and each of them upload a little piece of the file to you. This article explains how the whole BitTorrent DHT peer discovery process works.
You probably have seen a threatening message from ransomware. So what is ransomware and how is it dangerous? This article explains it all.
There are plenty of Google Reader alternatives, but if you are looking for one that look just like Google Reader, CommaFeed is the one for you.
WebversusWeb is a very useful online tool that gives you detailed information about your competition when it comes to search engine optimization.
Animated GIF Maker is a very handy online utility that helps users create GIF files with few simple clicks. All you need to do is select the size of the GIF image you want to create, select the transition speed and upload the pictures.
MultiPlx is a very useful RSS reader that allows users to read their favourite websites in a simple and clean interface.
Google Drive vs Office Web apps: You probably have heard of both of them. We’re going to put them head-to-head and see which one takes home the trophy.
Do you loathe creating passwords because you cannot remember them right after you created it? However, most people don’t realize that it is actually very easy to crack passwords. Here we will unveil the various password cracking methods used by hackers and how you can protect yourself.
The web browser is the most used piece of software on most of our computers, and there are quite a few of them vying for our attention. In this web browsers comparison guide, we will show you the features of the various popular browsers and which one is the best for you.
Cookies are a major part of what makes websites work. However, there are certain aspects about them that could be used maliciously, particularly in the case of third-party cookies. We will dive into the differences between first- and third-party cookies and examine how they act maliciously on some websites.
You don’t necessarily need an application to unzip files in your computer. For those zip format that your computer doesn’t support, you can easily use an online tool to unzip it. Here are some of the best online tools to unzip files and decompress archives.