Purism Librem Mini is a Freedom Friendly Home Server or Desktop

Purism’s laptop computers start at $1249, so a mini desktop that starts at $699 but gives you all of the same security features is a welcome addition.

Be careful about buying refurbished Chromebooks

When buying a refurbished Chromebook, be aware that some things might not work even after a hard reset.

Android was the most vulnerable OS in 2019, but things are improving

A total of 414 security vulnerabilities were reported for the Android operating system in 2019, higher than Debian Linux, Windows 10, and Ubuntu.

Google is making private WhatsApp group chats discoverable by indexing invite links

By indexing the invite links to WhatsApp group chats, Google is letting anyone join a private conversation with just a random keyword search.

A $99 Chromebook is so much better with Gallium Linux installed

Chrome OS is okay if all you need is a web browser, but upgrading a Chromebook to Gallium Linux turns your Chromebook into a much more powerful, serious computer.

Top VPNs of 2019

Just like keeping your home secure from intruders, you want to ensure your virtual data is safe.. We’ve compiled a list of the top VPNs in 2019!
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Android phones are now harder to crack than iPhones, says forensic expert

Forensic experts say that modern Android phones are now harder to crack compared to iPhones.

Privacy-focused email service ProtonMail banned in Russia

ProtonMail, the privacy-focused email service that is favoured by journalists for its security measures, has been banned in Russia.

The UK and the EU won’t ban Huawei, against warnings from the US

Both the United Kingdom and the European Union have allowed their networks to acquire the necessary equipment from Huawei in their 5G infrastructure

Apple’s 10.2-inch iPad and several Amazon products are on sale right now

These are some of the best deals available on Amazon.com right now. You can find the new 10.2-inch iPad and more interesting products

FBI needs Apple’s help to unlock a mass shooter’s iPhone

The FBI is trying to get help from Apple to unlock a password-protected iPhone that belonged to the shooter of the Naval Air Station in Pensacola Florida

$600 off the 15-inch MacBook Pro and more exciting deals on Amazon

Today’s Amazon deals include a 15-inch MacBook Pro, a smart lock for your home, and an all in one camera and printer from Polaroid

Facebook may not integrate WhatsApp and Instagram because of the FTC

It seems that Facebook may soon start its WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger integration, but the Federal Trade Commission may want to think otherwise
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Counterfeit Xiaomi products worth INR 13 Lakhs seized in New Delhi

One of the worst thing to get in this day an age is a counterfeit products, it is very dangerous for users as these products are not of good quality.
3D Sonic Max

Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max fingerprint scanner is large enough to identify two fingers at once

Qualcomm unveiled, at the ongoing Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019, its next-generation fingerprint scanner, dubbed 3D Sonic Max.

Samsung to reportedly abandon Qualcomm ultrasonic fingerprint scanners

According to a recent report, Samsung could very well ditch Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint scanner for next year’s flagships.

Top 5 Uses for a VPN in 2019

You’ve heard it before: using a VPN can not only protect your…

OnePlus 3 and 3T get their final updates

As per the OnePlus’ software maintenance schedule, October 2019 security update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T will be the last scheduled updates for these models.

Pinebook Pro Review: A $200 laptop that’s only for cool people.

A Chromebook alternative where you don’t have to install Linux yourself? And it can also run Chromium OS or Android off an SD card? Sign me up!
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Mate 30 Pro delay won’t affect the launch of the Huawei P40 Pro

The launch of the new Huawei P40 Pro is still going to take place in the first quarter of 2020, and maybe without the limitations of the trade ban

Why are we still using phone numbers?

Often if you take a logic-based critical look at something that society has long taken for granted, you might see that it really doesn’t make sense in modern society.  It may have made sense many years, or decades, or centuries ago, but it clearly doesn’t make any sense today. In the age of the internet, phone numbers are another one of those things.

Exploit uncovered to allow permanent iPhone jailbreak

The bootrom exploit is dubbed checkm8 (checkmate) and is apparently not only permanent, but also unpatcheable.

The Privacy Friendly Librem 5 is now shipping (for cool people)

If you’re getting concerned about how much of your privacy is sucked up and used by the likes of Google, Apple, Facebook, etc., you probably should be. The Librem 5 smartphone aims to give control back to the user.

Hong Kong protesters should be smarter about their messaging apps

Hong Kong protesters have been seeking out new ways of communicating without government intervention. Here’s a potentially much better option compared to the messaging apps that they’ve been using.

A new Android ransomware emerges and it could be serious

There’s a new Android ransomware that encrypts most of the information on your smartphone and asks for a ransom in order to decrypt it.