Tag Archive: Data


For just $19 you can have a lifetime of data recovery for your PC

It’s the start of a new year and, for a lot of us, that means resolutions. We bet you know folks who have resolved to de-clutter their homes, offices, and lives. Some people want to get a better hand on their digital files, organizing and backing them up. Be careful, though, if you’re not cautious, you may lose some of your more important items.

There are a lot of digital media that we keep track of, including receipts, pictures of  [Read More…]

Your carrier is still selling your location data to the wrong people

Nothing you can do can prevent your carrier from selling your live location data for the right price. And that price is a lot cheaper than you might think.

Your location is worth about $ 300, according to an in-depth study by Motherboard.

The website followed a tip and after a convoluted series of events and $ 300 changing hands, it was able to correctly pinpoint a phone’s location without asking for any consent, because carriers are  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile is introducing higher data plans (and higher prices)

It had to happen eventually.

One of the things that makes Mint Mobile stand out against the competition is its unique pricing structure; instead of paying for one month of service at a time, you buy months in bulk. Each plan comes with unlimited talk, text, and 2G data, and you simply select your 4G data allotment and bulk amount — three, six, or twelve months at once — and pay a lump sum that’s sometimes even  [Read More…]

Samsung’s $24 Bar Plus 128GB USB 3.1 flash drive keeps your data safe

Nothing’s going to stop your data.

The Samsung 128GB Bar Plus USB 3.1 flash drive is down to $ 23.74 thanks to a price drop to $ 24.99 and a 5% off on-page coupon. Only the Champagne Silver version has the 5% off coupon, but you can also get the Titan Gray version for $ 24.99. Considering this drive normally sells for around $ 33 and often much higher, this is a nice deal. It’s a match  [Read More…]

Facebook gave Microsoft, Amazon, and Netflix unfettered access to user data

In its latest controversy, Facebook let tech giants read users’ private messages without their consent.

Facebook was hit with a maelstrom of controversy this year, and it doesn’t look like things are about to get better for the social network. A new report by The New York Times states that Facebook provided the likes of Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify unrestricted access to users’ data.

The publication says it interviewed over 60 people, including “former employees of  [Read More…]

Keep your data safe with these refurb CyberPower battery backups on sale

A fistful of datas.

Woot has a selection of five different factory reconditioned CyberPower battery backups on sale. These are all refurbished by CyberPower and come with either a 90-day warranty or a full year depending on the model you buy. The prices are also some of the lowest we’ve seen. Remember to use your Amazon Prime membership and save $ 5 on shipping.

The least expensive option is the CyberPower CP625HG UPS System for $ 39.99.  [Read More…]

Google+ faces another data breach, shut down moved up four months to April

The new leak exposed personal info for 52.5 million users.

A little less than two months ago, it was announced that Google+ would be closing its doors to consumers in August 2019 following a three-year-long data breach. Now, Google’s revealed that it’s moving that date up to April 2019 thanks to, you guessed it, another data leak.

The bug that caused for this new round of leaked data was only around for six days (November 7 –  [Read More…]

Fit 256GB of data onto this tiny $40 SanDisk USB 3.1 Flash Drive

Fit this tiny drive anywhere.

SanDisk’s 256GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive is down to $ 39.99 on Amazon. That puts more than $ 15 off what this drive normally sells for. Other capacities are on sale as well. The 128GB version is down to $ 22.99, which is only a couple bucks above its lowest ever and the same price as its USB 3.0 little brother.

This is just one of several potential storage solutions  [Read More…]

Marriott data breach exposed personal information for 500 million people

Names, email addresses, card info, and more was exposed for millions of people.

By now, you’ve probably heard about the recent Marriott data breach. It’s a story that’s been making the rounds like a crazy, as it should seeing as how it’s one of the worst corporate data breaches to ever happen.

Whether you’re a concerned Marriott customer or just want to stay informed about what’s going on, here’s everything you need to know.

What happened

On  [Read More…]

Vault Bundle: Safeguard your browsing, passwords, devices, and data for just $10 a month

With 2019 right around the corner it’s time to look ahead to starting things anew. You’ve got but a few weeks to iron out that New Year’s Resolution. Why not resolve to be smarter and more secure with your digital life?

If security and peace of mind are primary goals, you’ll love the current bundle we’ve got in the AndroidGuys Deals Store. Instead of purchasing or subscribing to multiple services and spending hundreds of dollars at once, this “Vault” bundle  [Read More…]