Posts by tag: security

Bookmark This! March 27, 2012 posted by

Wireless Network Watcher keeps an eye on your WiFi network connections [Daily Freeware]

It’s pretty easy for someone who’s determined to hack into your WiFi network nowadays, even if you think you’re safe with WPA encrypted password protection and all the rest. WEP security is all but useless, and yet people still rely on it to keep others from accessing their wireless LAN. The annoying thing is that anyone camping on your bandwidth costs you money, as well as using up your bandwidth allowance, which is a double whammy, let alone the security issues.

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Bookmark This! March 21, 2012 posted by

XXClone creates a safety clone of your Windows installation in case of emergencies [Daily Freeware]

There are few things more frustrating or annoying than having to try and recreate your hard disk after the original has died for whatever reason. It’s not just the fact that your whole life has probably disappeared, photos, email messages, social networking data, but there’s the added hassle of scrabbling around trying to find all the original program disks, or downloads so you can reinstall all the important stuff as soon as possible.

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Bookmark This! March 13, 2012 posted by

Security Kiss lets you browse the web anonymously, easily and for free [Daily Freeware]

There are times when it’s useful to pretend you come from another country when you’re online. Like you’re trying to watch a clip of a Jon Stewart show from outside the USA, or you’re trying to catch up on a BBC show from New York. There can be even more pressing reasons, such as avoiding arrest for surfing to a ‘freedom’ site if you live under a repressive regime in a developing country.

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Gadgets March 5, 2012 posted by

Spy Camera Glasses you can actually get away with wearing?

I’ve lost count of the times I’ve wished I had a camera handy to shoot a scene while out and about. Even a short walk around my urban neighborhood can reveal loads of opportunities, ranging from cute animals and funny advertising to strange people in odd poses – and either the moment passes too fast for me to get my phone camera out, or I’m too embarrassed to stand there and click away. Now if only there was a way…

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