Posts by tag: security

Gadgets December 10, 2013 posted by

Verifi P2000 Premium Fingerprint Reader – lock up your digital assets with a digit

Fingerprint readers are increasingly becoming a fixture on laptop computers. And why not? They’re a pretty secure and easy way to lock your computer against unauthorised access. However not every laptop has a reader built in, and there are lots of other computers which do not have them as stardard gear. Which means there must be a market for a 3rd party option, right?

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Verifi P2000 Premium Fingerprint Reader – lock up your digital assets with a digit
Awesome October 21, 2013 posted by

iPhone Self-Defense – 8 iPhone accessories that could save your life in a tight corner

Steve Jobs taught us one important thing about the iPhone. No matter what you can think of… “there’s an app for that!” But that doesn’t mean everything is solved by simply installing an app, there are other things an iPhone can do without software. Take for example self-defense… and NO … by this I do not mean using your iPhone as an ultra expensive hand-thrown projectile!

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iPhone Self-Defense – 8 iPhone accessories that could save your life in a tight corner
Bookmark This! July 13, 2012 posted by

Should I Change My Password maintains a check on your logins to keep you safe

There’s been a lot of scary news around recently related to hackers grabbing passwords from reputable sites. In the past few months alone, Yahoo!, LinkedIn, eHarmony and Facebook have all been compromised and user passwords stolen. This is not a problem, it’s an epidemic. The issue is unlikely to go away, but there are a few things you can do to protect yourself in case it happens to you.

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cool tech June 29, 2012 posted by

Theft Recovery Microchip lets you ‘chip’ your items to aid recovery after loss or theft

Tucking a microchip into a beloved pet is now a common form of identification across Europe and America. The tiny electronic tags are inserted into the fold of the neck where they can be accessed by generic scanners to deliver information about owners, treatment history and any other relevant facts. The success of the technology has apparently spurred on some enterprising folk to develop the same thing for ordinary non-living products, which is definitely an interesting and bold extension of the idea. 

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Bookmark This! April 26, 2012 posted by

Scrambls turns your browser into a cool encryption machine for private communications

Do you remember when you were small, and you invented your own private language so you and your best friend could chat to each other in the playground, and no-one would understand what you were saying? You didn’t, well you missed out big time. Of course, private languages are only for young folk, because we stop needing them when we get older. Or do we?

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Gadgets April 17, 2012 posted by

Cool EZSAVE LockDock HDD Dock keeps your data really really extra safe

There’s no such thing as too much security when it comes to your really important data, but unfortunately keeping our stuff safe is often too much of a hassle to bother with. This is especially true if you use an external hard drive dock for your data, which is something that more people are doing as a cheap and easy option for backup and archiving.

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