privacy

iPhone batterygate settlement can now be claimed by eligible users

A little over two years ago, Apple faced one of its highest-profile scandals that wasn’t related to privacy, security, or even monopoly. It was, instead,

Purism Librem 14 brings hardware kill switches to a bigger laptop

Recent events have put privacy-conscious people in a dilemma. The need to protect their privacy from both corporations and governments has become even more critical

Android 11 security and privacy changes you need to know

Although Google loves to talk about how it uses the latest AI and machine learning technologies to power its anti-malware systems, Android’s security and its

HP Envy 13 (2020) Review

The Envy’s affordable price makes it a great option for students The HP Envy 13 (2020) is an absolute bargain of a laptop, sharing just

Apps that track location. Is it ethical? And, how does it work?

Location tracing apps have not been just introduced in the market. They are here for the past couple of years, since the time when powerful

Android 11 Beta now available

Google has announced that Android 11 is now open for beta testing for early adopters and developers. Android 11 aims to introduce performance optimizations and

Google Chrome completely revamps security and privacy controls

Google is revamping the privacy and security options for its popular Chrome browser with a greater focus on simplicity. Outlined in a blog post today, Google is

OnePlus apologises for turning off the OnePlus 8 Pro’s coolest feature

The much-talked-about ‘X-ray’ mode on the OnePlus 8 Pro has caused quite a stir. The camera filter gives users X-ray vision, to some extent, and

Why the new Microsoft Surface devices don’t have a webcam shutter

Microsoft has one approach to webcam privacy. HP and Lenovo have another. Microsoft’s Surface cameras may now be among the best around, one of many

Google Drive gains an important security feature on iPhone, forgets Android exists

Android once again takes a backseat to iOS. If you’re an Apple user who uses the Google Drive app to share files, a cool security

HP’s new Chromebooks have two features every laptop needs

HP has revealed a set of new Chromebooks, and while the Chrome OS notebooks may be intended for business, features like being able to clean

MIUI 12 officially announced

Alongside the new Mi 10 Youth, Xiaomi officially unveiled its latest custom Android user interface – MIUI 12. It’s still based on Android 10 but brings

Dynabook Portégé X family welcome 14 and 15.6 inch laptops

Laptop sales have risen considerably in the past months as people around the world prepare for a new Work From Home world order. While many

Tesla Model 3 in-cabin camera is for robotaxis but there could be more

Cars equipped with cameras facing outward is nothing new and is used for all kinds of safety and object-detection purposes. Cars with built-in cameras facing

Kangaroo Privacy Camera Review

If privacy concerns are preventing you from using a smart security camera to monitor your home, check out the Kangaroo Privacy Camera ($79). This reasonably

New iPad Pro gets a clever privacy feature from Apple’s MacBooks

Apple quietly added a new privacy feature to the latest iPad Pro, borrowing a MacBook security feature to help prevent eavesdropping on its 2020 tablets.

Great Alternatives for Google Apps

We are all aware that Google is a great company. No doubt about that. But it’s also no secret that the company is harvesting data

The Kangaroo Privacy Camera has a lens that turns opaque when you’re home

When its lens turns solid gray, you’ll know that Kangaroo’s Privacy Camera isn’t watching you and that its microphone is switched off. If you’ve ever

Purism Librem Mini is a privacy-focused Linux mini PC

It seems that we have gotten past the obsession with dongles that gave rise to small HDMI PC sticks. Thanks to the popularity of set-top

Somfy Indoor Camera Review – A privacy focussed indoor camera

Being in a house of two with no pets, I am not a big fan of indoor cameras, they are a bit wasted on me

OVPN 2020 review: An excellent VPN with a focus on privacy

Sweden-based OVPN is an excellent choice for speed and privacy. Plus it supports Netflix. The first time we reviewed OVPN, it was a bit disappointing.

Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 now available for direct purchase

Google’s first attempt at a “pseudo AR” eyewear may have been too far ahead of its time. Google Glass as a consumer and even an

Fast Charge: It’s over for the smartphone – we just don’t know it yet

Feature stagnation, unjustifiable stratospheric pricing and rising issues with privacy, addiction and mental health spell doom for the smartphone. We’re entering an era of smartphone

FastestVPN review: A surprising upgrade for 2020

FastestVPN is a surprising little service. It’s very affordable, makes the right privacy promises, and now works with Netflix. Last time we looked at FastestVPN

Garmin Tactix Delta smartwatch has a kill switch and stealth mode

A rugged privacy-centric smartwatch was revealed today: the Garmin Tactix Delta. This Garmin Tactix Delta smartphone was built to military standards MIL-STD-810 and rolls with

HP Elite Dragonfly G2, Spectre x360 15 promises power and security anywhere

CES may be painfully scheduled right after the New Year’s festivities die down but it is also the perfect opportunity for companies to put their

Lenovo ThinkCentre M90a AiO and Creator Extreme display lead CES 2020 desktops

Lenovo is making a big play for your desktop, with a new ThinkCentre M90a All-in-One and a bevy of displays for CES 2020, including the

There is no “simple trick” to privacy

As 2019 draws to a close, if the past twelve months – indeed, the past decade – have taught us anything, it’s that you can’t

Phone location tracking is frighteningly real: how to protect yourself

A new report reveals something that we probably already know, perhaps in jest. Corporations are out to get us and our privacy is pretty much

Rolls-Royce debuts Privacy Suite and Cullinan Black Badge

Black-ops mega-SUV and $1.6m Phantom Extended Wheelbase flagship arrive in Australia Chauffeurs have been handed a lifeline by Rolls-Royce, which focusses on back-seat business with