Tag Archive: Data


Store 128GB of important data with SanDisk’s $26 Ultra Fit USB Flash Drive

Transport documents quickly and keep your files secure with this USB flash drive.

SanDisk’s 128GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive is down to $ 25.99 at Amazon while supplies last. This limited time deal saves you $ 5 off its average price and marks the lowest it’s ever dropped. It regularly sells for up to $ 38.

This high-speed USB 3.1 flash drive features read speeds up to 130MB/s. You could  [Read More…]

Deal: Get 2 months of free unlimited data from MetroPCS

MetroPCS is introducing a new special offer that will net you 2 months of free unlimited data free! All you need to do to take advantage of this limited-time offer is to sign up for a new account and make 2 payments on a $ 50+ plan. After that, you’ll get two months of unlimited talk. text and data free.

Here’s the breakdown:

Bring your number to MetroPCS Sign up for a new account and make 2  [Read More…]

Google’s making it easier to understand and manage user data it collects

These changes will go into effect May 25.

Over the past couple weeks, you’ve likely gotten emails from a number of website and apps you use regarding updates to their privacy policies. Europe will soon launch its new General Data Protection Regulation (aka the GDPR) to give people more rights over their online data, and Google recently shared all of the steps it’s taken to ensure it complies with the new law.

First and foremost, Google’s updating  [Read More…]

Samsung just gave Yahoo! another chance to play fast and loose with millions of users’ data

There are three billion reasons why Samsung allowing Yahoo! apps on your phone is a bad idea.

In a perfect world, allowing three billion user accounts to be hacked would mean a business is forced to shut down and its assets shared with the victims. In the real world, it means the people in charge of it are able to sell for huge amounts of cash and the new owners can force their way onto your brand  [Read More…]

Learn to fend off hackers and would-be data thieves and only pay what you want!

As more and more companies move completely online, cybersecurity has never been more important. There is so much personal data online, and many organizations house the valuable and sensitive personal data of countless thousands, which means that cybersecurity professionals are incredibly valuable and the first and last line of defense against would-be data thieves and hackers.

Learning to become a network administrator, as well as the ins and outs of network security is a huge step forward in your IT  [Read More…]

Instagram’s ‘Data Download’ lets you save all your content offline

Available now on desktop, coming soon to Android and iOS apps.

Earlier this month, Instagram announced that it was working on a tool to allow users to download and save offline copies of their data. Today, that tool is being launched as Data Download.

Data Download is rolling out to Instagram now, with access currently available on the web and coming soon to the Android and iOS apps. You’ll find Data Download within your privacy settings, and  [Read More…]

Up to 87 million Facebook users’ data was shared with Cambridge Analytica

The social network also outlined 9 ways it’ll keep data more secure in the future.

It’s no secret that Facebook really let “you know what” hit the fan over the last couple weeks. The company’s been under fire for sharing millions of its users’ data with research firm Cambridge Analytica, and according to a post on the Facebook Newsroom, the number of people that were affected is bigger than originally reported.

Facebook had originally estimated that around  [Read More…]

MIUI 9.5 lets you restore data from a previous Android phone — and that’s a big deal

MIUI finally lets you restore data from a previous Android phone linked to your Google account.

The Mi Mix 2S is the first Xiaomi phone to come with Oreo out of the box, and it has a slew of new features that make it stand out from previous Xiaomi flagships. I talked about the hardware changes in my preview of the device, but there’s plenty to talk about on the software front as well. MIUI 9.5 now  [Read More…]

Under Armour says data breach compromised 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts

Leaked data includes usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords.

Athletic apparel brand Under Armour announced that a data breach exposed details of over 150 million MyFitnessPal users. The leaked data includes usernames, email addresses, and hashed passwords, but government-issued identifiers like social security numbers and driving licenses were not compromised as the app doesn’t collect that information. Similarly, credit card numbers were not leaked.

MyFitnessPal first detected the intrusion — believed to have occurred sometime in late  [Read More…]

Deal: BYOD to Boost Mobile and get a free month of unlimited data!

If you’re in the market for a new phone plan, Boost Mobile may have just the thing.

There’s a deal on a great BYOD plan at Boost Mobile! For just $ 50 a month, you’ll get unlimited talk, text & data along with streaming (in standard definition) and 8GB of mobile hotspots. Act now and you’ll get a full month of unlimited data free. Offer ends April 5, 2018

How this deal works:

New Boost Mobile customers  [Read More…]