Thu
27
Feb
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Would You Buy A Smartphone That Self-Destructs?

Boeing is reportedly working on a new smartphone capable of self-destructing if lost or stolen. Reports suggest the device will be targeted at people -- like politicians, law enforcement officials, and corporate executives -- who store lots of ... sensitive information on their smartphones. At this point Boeing's smartphone, which is simply called "Black", is at the patent filing stage. If it eventually heads into production, the device will run a variant of the Android operating system (OS). It's expected Black will feature USB, HDMI, and SIM storage and will support various ... (view more)

Thu
27
Feb
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'Directory Monitor 2.7.0.1', and 'SyncDroid 1.1'

Directory Monitor 2.7.0.1 Keep tabs on your most important directories with Directory Monitor. This program immediately notifies you (in real time) if any changes are made to your directories. Directory Monitor can even display the users and ... processes behind those changes. http://www.deventerprise.net SyncDroid 1.1 Sync up all of your favorite Android devices with SyncDroid. This handy program allows you to easily recover your contacts, instant messaging history, emails, music, videos, bookmarks, and other items that could be lost when a device goes missing. http://sync-droid.com/ (view more)

Thu
27
Feb
John Lister's picture

Study: One in Six Say Internet is Bad For Society

A newly-published study shows fifteen percent of online Americans believe the Internet is a bad thing for society. The study also found most users generally think the Internet is a good thing in terms of benefitting themselves. The study comes from ... the Pew Research Center, which regularly surveys the public about the use of and attitudes to online services. Its latest survey came to mark the fact that the World Wide Web was created 25 years ago, in March 1989. (Source: pewinternet.org ) Although the Internet itself (I.E.: the physical connections between computers) has been in existence for ... (view more)

Wed
26
Feb
John Lister's picture

Kaspersky Targets Windows Phone with 'Safe' Browser

Security firm Kaspersky has released a special web browser for Windows phones aimed at blocking unwanted threats. The browser, "Kaspersky Safe Browser for Windows Phone" app, is available to download free of charge from the official Windows Phone ... Store. The main security feature is to block web links that may take a user to a harmful site. This isn't just sites that house malicious software that could damage a phone, but also "phishing" sites. (Source: kaspersky.com ) A phishing site is one that is set up to look like the real website of a legitimate company, for ... (view more)

Wed
26
Feb
John Lister's picture

Google To Make It Easier To Quit Mailing Lists

Google is adding a 1-click link for Gmail users to stop unwanted marketing messages. But the system won't work in all cases, especially when it comes to dealing with the worst spam offenders. The new service works along the same lines as the ... unsubscribe link which many legitimate websites use in their bulk email messages. More often than not, however, the unsubscribe link is often difficult to find. Typically, it's buried at the bottom of a lengthy email that the recipient didn't want to read in the first place. Another problem is that the unsubscribe link isn't always a one- ... (view more)

Wed
26
Feb
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'USBLogView 1.12', and 'DesktopSnowOK 2.55'

USBLogView 1.12 This tiny utility runs in the background and instantly records all details associated with any USB device plugged into your system. Displayed information includes event time, device name, description, device type, serial number, ... product name, etc. http://www.nirsoft.net DesktopSnowOK 2.55 Are you one of those people who just can't get enough of winter? DesktopSnowOK adds a little winter magic to your system by placing a series of charming little snowflakes on your Windows desktop. This program features low CPU usage and is customizable. http://www.softwareok.com ... (view more)

Tue
25
Feb
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'Puran Wipe Disk 1.2', and 'WifiInfoView 1.35'

Puran Wipe Disk 1.2 Getting rid of an old computer? You'll want to be sure that all of your personal information, including login and password information, is all wiped before you do that. Puran Wipe Disk is capable of wiping out everything on your ... hard drive and makes sure that nothing can be recovered. http://www.puransoftware.com WifiInfoView 1.35 As the name suggests, WifiInfoView scans all of the wireless networks in your immediate area and then displays information related to those networks. Displayed data includes signal quality, maximum speed, router model, and router name. http ... (view more)

Tue
25
Feb
John Lister's picture

Mozilla Plans to Release $25 Smartphone

A popular tech firm plans to offer a smartphone that costs just $25. The offering will initially be aimed at poorer countries, though could spread to more countries if the idea proves to be successful. The $25 phone is from Mozilla, the company best ... known for making the Firefox browser. Mozilla has created its own Linux-based operating system to run on the phone, which supports many commonly used smartphone features. $25 Smartphone Boasts Impressive Hardware By most definitions, the classification of a smartphone is the ability for the user to download and install software programs onto the ... (view more)

Tue
25
Feb
Brandon Dimmel's picture

Windows 8 Update Makes Using Keyboard, Mouse Easier

Microsoft has announced that it plans to release its first major update for Windows 8.1 this spring, and it's called "Update 1". The biggest improvement, according to the firm, is that Windows 8.1 will become easier to use with a mouse and keyboard. ... Microsoft's first significant update to Windows 8 was Windows 8.1, which was released last fall. Windows 8.1 Update 1 expands upon that, and has been rumored for a spring 2014 release for some time. To date, however, Microsoft has said very little about what's included in the package. Windows 8.1 Update 1: Easier for Mouse, ... (view more)

Mon
24
Feb
Brandon Dimmel's picture

'QuickGamma 4.0.0.2', and 'MultiObfuscator 2.0'

QuickGamma 4.0.0.2 Did you just buy a brand new PC monitor? Set it up quickly and effectively with QuickGamma. This freeware program is designed to help you calibrate a monitor. It's a handy tool because many monitors are not optimized for your home ... environment right out of the box. http://quickgamma.de/ MultiObfuscator 2.0 MultiObfuscator is a professional cryptography tool. It can help you protect your most sensitive information using unique layers of security and obfuscation. MultiObfuscator is completely free and suitable for highly sensitive data storage and transmission. http:// ... (view more)

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