Tag Archive: Safe


Stay connected and safe with this $25 dashboard mount for your phone

Whether you use your phone for navigation or music while driving, this is an essential accessory to keep you as safe as can be.

In an ideal world, nobody would use their phone while driving. In the real world, this simply isn’t the case.

While there’s never any excuse for checking Twitter, texting, or watching YouTube videos while on the road, you might need to use your phone for turn-by-turn directions, answering an incoming call, or controlling  [Read More…]

Verizon introduces Safe Wi-Fi VPN for public networks, new prepaid promo

Public Wi-Fi networks are always a risky ordeal. You’re sending all of your data over an unsecured network, and if anyone wanted to intercept that data, it really isn’t that hard. Most people don’t think about it, but it’s a substantial security risk.

Verizon is trying to combat that with a new feature called Safe Wi-Fi. This feature is basically a VPN that is only enabled when you connect to public Wi-Fi networks. A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, encrypts  [Read More…]

Is it safe to use third-party charging accessories with your phone?

For the most part, the answer is yes.

As a general rule of thumb, we recommend charging your phone with the cable and power brick that come included with it out of the box. These accessories were designed specifically for your phone, and as such, will generally offer the best experience possible.

However, if you happen to lose them or just want a second charging setup without spending an arm and a leg, there are a number  [Read More…]

Keep your stuff safe with one of these $10 BFULL 10L waterproof dry bags

Today only, Amazon’s offering the BFULL 10L Waterproof Dry Bag in your choice of 3 colors for only $ 9.75. These typically sell for $ 14. Black and orange are currently add-on items that will ship with orders over $ 25, but as of press time, the blue bag is available to buy without the add-on restrictions.

These bags received positive customer feedback from the handful of users that left reviews. The bag promises to be tough and  [Read More…]

Is Android P Beta 2 safe to use as a daily driver?

Yes.

Google announced the first Android P Developer Preview build back in March for the Pixels, and at I/O the company expanded the beta program to include devices from seven third-party manufacturers while rolling out Developer Preview 2.

DP2 was the first Android P public beta build (with DP1 considered the alpha build), and earlier this month Google rolled out DP3, the second beta build. DP3 is an important build as it includes final APIs and the  [Read More…]

How to stop your PlayStation 4 from starting up in safe mode

Time to get back to your normal PlayStation 4 menu

Sometimes choosing options that could change your console entirely can be anxiety-inducing, especially when PlayStation’s Safe Mode has, not one, but two options for initialization. You also may have come across the problem where your PlayStation won’t stop launching in safe mode. Take a deep breath, we’ve got some advice to get you out of Safe Mode and back to your games and streams!

What is safe  [Read More…]

FastestVPN: A lifetime of safe, secure Wi-Fi activity for just $34.99

This well-trusted VPN service offers you a lifetime subscription that will provide you secure connection, total online privacy, and strong protection of your personal data. This license affords you access across five devices at one time.

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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?

The Chrome browser  [Read More…]

3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018

You don’t need to be afraid of your kids using the internet.

Surfing the internet is not in and of itself a dangerous act, but much like the chain letter emails of our forefathers, it can be easy to get lost when you’re inexperienced. Younger users tend to live in apps instead of the browser, but that doesn’t always guarantee safety. If you’re concerned about leaving your child unattended on the internet, we’ve got a few tips for  [Read More…]