Tag Archive: Personal


Get buff and stuff with the $200 PowerBlock Personal Trainer Set

Crush your goals.

Amazon has the PowerBlock Personal Trainer Set on sale for $ 199.99, which is $ 75 off the average price. It has excellent reviews and this price is the best in history.

If you’re part of the huge amount of people that set fitness goals for your New Year’s Resolutions, this set is perfect for you. You’ll get a pair of adjustable dumbbell weights that can adjust from 5 to 50 pounds in 2.5-pound  [Read More…]

Build your own personal cloud with the $170 Qnap TS-328 NAS system

Attached to the network.

The Qnap TS-328 3-bay Diskless Personal Cloud NAS Storage System is down to $ 169.99 at Woot. This same NAS device sells for around $ 229 at several places like Amazon and Newegg. It goes for even more at other retailers. This is the best price we’ve ever seen. Avoid the $ 5 shipping fee by using your Amazon Prime account.

The Qnap has an ARM quad-core 1.4GHz processor, 2GB DDR4 RAM, two  [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…]

Create your own personal cloud with the $118 QNAP TS-231P 2-Bay NAS

A new low price on an entry-level NAS.

The QNAP TS-231P Personal Cloud network-attached storage device is down to $ 118 at Newegg. This price was matched at Amazon where it quickly sold out. It’s available for $ 119 at B&H. It normally sells for over $ 170, so today’s sale makes for a significant saving.

NAS systems let you create your own media server at home. If you have a lot of digital music and movies,  [Read More…]

Google+ leaked personal details, will be shut down

Many have long suspected that Google+ was in its final days, but almost no-one could have predicted it would end like this.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Alphabet Inc. announced that it would cease operations for consumers after it was revealed that the social network revealed personal information for hundreds of thousands of users. The information was available to third-party developers between 2015 and March 2018.

As part of its response to the incident, the Alphabet Inc. unit plans to  [Read More…]

Apple said it makes the most personal mobile OS, which is just absurd

The operating system that won’t let you set Waze as your default map is trying to call itself the most personal operating system. Riiiiiiight…

The yearly Apple Event where we see the new iPhone X-mas announced and Jony Ive reinventing the polygon is here, and it kicked off with the most ridiculous claim we’re likely to see out of Cupertino to date: “iOS isn’t just the most advanced mobile operating system, it’s the most personal.”

Once you’re  [Read More…]

T-Mobile customers may have had their personal information leaked

T-Mobile customers may have cause for concern, as it is possible some of your personal details were accessed recently. T-Mobile has released a statement regarding the incident which occurred on August 20. On the day in question, T-Mobile’s cybersecurity team detected the breach and promptly shut down the attempt to access any unauthorized information and informed the authorities.

What was accessed

The good news is, according to the statement your social security number, financial info, and password were not accessed. The  [Read More…]

T-Mobile gets personal with customer support and teams up with Pandora

No more robots for T-Mobile, the Un-carrier is getting more personal with their support. From now on when you call T-Mobile in need of help you’re going to get a real human being. Not only that but T-Mobile promises no more run around by being bouncing around the call center.

Team of Experts

Traditionally when you would call for support you would get a robot or bounced from person to person, hoping to find someone who could solve your problem.  [Read More…]

Google Maps gains more personal exploration tools

Google on Tuesday announced an update to its Google Maps app for mobile devices. Available now, it provides more accurate and useful information.

The refreshed Google Maps will provide users with trending lists curated from local experts and by way of Google’s algorithms. Now it’s easier than ever to find the best burger joint in a particular area.

Speaking of which, you can use Google Maps to track your personal progress as you  [Read More…]

Does Google collect too much of our personal info?

Let’s talk privacy.

Just about everyone has a Google account. If you use YouTube, Gmail, or just own an Android phone, chances are you’ve got one. A Google account is almost essential these days for doing anything online, but as we all know, a heap of personal data is collected and saved by the company.

This doesn’t matter to some folks, but for others who want to keep their information as private as can be, it can  [Read More…]