privacy

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

Linux phones need to succeed and it isn’t just about privacy

Android and iOS may be the mobile platforms today but there have always been attempts to push other horses into the race. Most of them

Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too

If you can’t get over the hurdle of giving away a bunch of personal information to sign up for blockchain-based payments, that’s fine. Brave’s browser

Google Nest Hub doesn’t have a camera, but it can now sense your presence

One of the perceived advantages the Google Nest Hub smart display has over its Amazon and Facebook-made counterparts, is the absence of a camera. For those privacy-concerned

Purism Librem 5 Linux phone delayed a bit due to CPU thermal problems

Making smartphones is hard business, especially if you’re not a giant like Samsung or even someone smaller like Motorola. It becomes even more difficult when

How to personalize your Windows 10 PC

Your PC isn’t merely a tool; it should feel like an extension of who you are. What makes your house your home? Is it the furniture?

Echo Show 8 adds 3rd smart display with Alexa Food Network tie-in

Amazon already has a few smart displays in its line-up, but Alexa is getting another screen to play with in the shape of the Echo

Lenovo Yoga C and S series laptops to arrive in the Philippines, priced

First launched at IFA 2019, the Lenovo Yoga C and S series of laptops have found its way in the Philippines and are now available

Facebook Portal+ review: Do the plusses outweigh the minuses?

There’s something interesting we’ve noticed about the Facebook Portal and Portal+ compared to other smart displays: nobody seems to want one. Our parents, our siblings,

Android 10 Features: The biggest new features and how to use them

Android 10 Features: Dark mode, gesture navigation support for foldable phones and more The launch of Android Q Android 10 is now right around the corner, with

Android 10 Features: The biggest new features we’re most excited about

Android 10 Features: Dark mode, support for foldable phones and more Android 10 appears to be right around the corner, with Google now having released

Smart assistants may have made us more lax about privacy

There’s probably little debate that AI-powered smart assistants have become very useful. They started out as good fun but without much utility and have sometimes

Logitech Zone Wireless headset review: Optimized for open workspaces

Logitech’s Zone Wireless headset is designed to address a specific situation: open offices. This design trend might be great for collaboration, but it can be

How to get Amazon to delete your Alexa recordings, and stop them listening in to your Alexa chats

Amazon Alexa customers worried about their privacy can now choose whether or not contractors listen to the recordings of their exchanges with Alexa.  Currently, Alexa

Purism Librem 5 open source Linux phone latest news, official specs, release date, price and where to buy

Purism released the final specification of Librem 5 on its website and said it would go on sale in the third quarter of 2019. Librem

Android Q Features: The biggest new features we’re most excited about

Android Q Features: Dark mode, support for foldable phones and more Google’s fourth Android Q beta is here, and you can download it right now

Amazon Admits It: Alexa Never Deletes What You Say

A U.S. senator demanded Amazon disclose how long Alexa holds onto voice recordings. The answer will not make you comfortable. If you’re worried that Alexa knows everything

Our favorite hidden features in iOS 13

Big features like Dark Mode may make headlines, but these small touches make iOS 13 a joy to use. Dark Mode. Privacy enhancements. All-new Maps.

Echo Show 5: All you need to know about Amazon’s new Google Nest Hub rival

The Echo line has a new family member. Amazon has unveiled the Echo Show 5 – and no, it isn’t the fifth iteration of the

Amazon’s big privacy push includes deleting Alexa recordings by voice

Amazon is enhancing its privacy features for Alexa, its smart assistant technology, making it easier to delete audio interactions in the face of growing user

Huawei Mate 20 Pro users can still install Android Q − but we wouldn’t recommend it

Huawei Mate 20 Pro users can still install the Android Q beta, despite all of the uncertainty surrounding Huawei’s relationship with Google and its continued