Tag Archive: Keep


What to do with a broken phone to keep your data safe

Can I protect the data on my broken phone?

We try to make sure everyone knows the things they can do to make sure they know how to keep their personal data safe on an Android phone. What you do with the information is up to you, which is how it should be because only you know how valuable you think your personal information is.

But not every answer is simple. A question I hear a lot:  [Read More…]

What is Chrome ‘Site Isolation’ and how does it keep me safe?

Chrome’s Site Isolation feature is a brand new way to keep your web session more secure, but you’ll need to enable it.

The web is a scary place. There are scams, malicious links and other vulnerabilities hiding everywhere. Most users don’t see this because of protections built-in to their web browser or email client, and with Chrome 63, Google has brought another key feature to keeping users safe: site isolation.

What is site isolation?

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Keep your browsing ad- and tracker-free with X-VPN

It’s 2018 — if you aren’t using a VPN already it should definitely be on your list of goals for the New Year. Whether you’re annoyed with the proliferation of ads online or are concerned with how websites, ISPs, or other entities might be tracking your browsing habits, setting up and using a VPN has never been easier.

There are a ton of VPN options out there, but the best offer a wide range of virtual servers to choose from,  [Read More…]

9 apps to keep you calm and relaxed in 2018

Feeling a little stressed about returning to our busy life after the Holiday season? We bet you’d love to prolong the blissful, relaxed state you enjoyed during the mini-holiday and the good news is that you most certainly can. If one of your New Year’s resolutions has to do with living a more stress-free existence, […]

From the Editor’s Desk: A reminder to keep CES announcements in context

It’s good to remember that just because something is newsworthy doesn’t mean it’s going to be a real-world product.

Amazingly, CES 2018 is less than a week away. Though the “show” doesn’t officially open until January 9, the press will be heading to Las Vegas this week and the news will start pouring out this coming weekend before CES has technically started. Heck, you’re going to start seeing CES announcements in the first couple days of January,  [Read More…]

Keep your internet browsing encrypted with VPNSecure, now 91% off

Banking information. Mortgage payment history. Your important documents. Nearly all of your life is online these days, and while convenient that can be scary. There are tons of people out there who are looking to do malicious stuff, and we need to be sure that is in the back of our brains at all times. While you can’t avoid using the internet (in most cases), you can ensure that it is a secure connection when you do use it.

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Keep your kids occupied with an Amazon Fire Tablet for as little as $30

These are the best tablet deals around!

If you’re still looking for a great gift to give your kids, an Amazon Fire Tablet may be just the one you are looking for. With options starting at just $ 30, you can’t go wrong with one of these. They give your kids access to a variety of apps and games to play, and you can use FreeTime Unlimited to give them access to these without having to pay for each  [Read More…]

Win this contest and keep your home safe with the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt!

We’ve teamed up with Schlage to give away two sets of Sense Smart Deadbolts and adapters!

Schlage has updated their popular Sense Smart Deadbolt with Android support , allowing millions of new users the opportunity to unlock their front doors with a tap — or a code. This is a great product for those who frequently open their homes to friends, family, or temporary guests and understandably want to keep that access secure. The brand also announced the new  [Read More…]

This $39 30000mAh portable charger will keep your smartphone powered up for days

The Thrifter team has another deal — this time on a gigantic battery charger down to a great low price!

The Aukey USB-C 30000mAh portable charger is down to $ 38.99 with code AUPOWER8. This charger has predominantly sold for around $ 50 since its release earlier this year. Aukey releases a lot of coupon codes, which can be hard to track, but there have not been a lot of direct price drops on this charger ever before.

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Keep some Texan pride on your home screen with these wallpapers

Texas is a big state with a big heart.

We believe in helping our neighbors, in opening our doors and our hearts to anyone in need. We believe that we are stronger together, and in times like these, we know that our fellow Texans will band together to help. Whether you call the Lone Star state home or not, whether you’ve ever sampled the amazing cuisine at Port Aransas or dreamed of the stars at Space Center  [Read More…]