Tag Archive: safer


Have a safer drive with the $8 Anker Magnetic Car Mount

The team at Thrifter is back with a must-have car mount to help keep your eyes on the road instead of your phone!

There’s an easy, inexpensive way to keep an eye on your GPS app while driving without making it dangerous for yourself and those around you. Anker’s Magnetic Car Mount is now on sale for just $ 7.99 when you enter promo code YTXCPYKJ at checkout to save $ 2 off its current sale price.

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Here’s why sideloading apps is safer with Android O

Sideloading apps is safer than ever with Android O.

Android has always had a default restriction on installing apps that didn’t come from a first party app store. Apps from Google Play or a manufacturer’s store like Samsung Apps are deemed to be more trustworthy and safe, so they are considered first party app stores, but apps you downloaded from the internet or from another marketplace are not. While the setting was easily disabled, this was the first line  [Read More…]

The $29 Premium PC Power Bundle: 10 apps to make you safer, smarter, more productive (Deal of the Day)

It’s spring which means it is time to get the lawn in order, clean out the home and garage, and generally get things together. Why not use the whole concept of spring cleaning and apply it to your computer? Our Deal of the Day is a bundle of top rated selling computer software. With ten potential titles in […]

Keep your house safer with ASMO Charger (Review)

If I would run a poll asking how many of you leave their chargers plugged to the outlet after your charging duties are done, I’m pretty sure I would get a pretty high number. It’s such a common thing to do that you probably don’t think about it that much. However, there has been multiple […]

Google introduces reCAPTCHA Android API to keep mobile apps safer from bot abuse

Adding reCAPTCHA functionality is but another tool for Android developers to keep their apps secure.

Machine learning and security were big themes at Google I/O, including making the Google Play Protect service more visible to users. In a recent post on the Android Developers Blog, Google has announced the first reCAPTCHA Android API as part of Google Play Services.

If you’ve spent any time on the internet over the past 10 years, you’ve surely run into Google’s  [Read More…]

Enjoy a lifetime of safer, anonymous web browsing with $39 VPNSecure bundle (Deal of the Day)

If you pay attention to cyber threats, you know they are more commonplace with every passing day. We employ thousands of government employees for the NSA and even they can’t keep our information secure from hackers. Hell Russia has done what it can to impact the US election. Throw in some malware or threats like […]

Encrypt your family: How to send safer, smarter messages

I just wanted my family’s messaging habits to be a little more secure. And the move was easier than I expected.

Nothing scares a parent more than letting their kid roam free — even just a little bit — online. I’m under no illusions that my daughters won’t run into something nefarious at some point, be it adult content, or a phishing scheme, or cyber-bullying. For the most part that’s all part of growing up. It’s just digital now, wherein  [Read More…]

Enjoy a lifetime of safer, anonymous web browsing with $39 VPNSecure bundle (Deal of the Day)

If you pay attention to cyber threats, you know they are more commonplace with every passing day. We employ thousands of government employees for the NSA and even they can’t keep our information secure from hackers. Hell, depending on who you ask, Russia has potentially done what it can to impact the US election. One […]

All about Android’s new, safer way of logging into apps

Android can now read 2FA codes over NFC and Bluetooth.

Google added support for wireless U2F cards in a developer version of Google Authenticator back in December. There was an unofficial demo at the Github website that showed how it would work (but it didn’t actually work) and the folks at Fidesmo, a company that sells U2F cards, found the APIs buried in the Google Authenticator app. We knew that something would be happening and we just  [Read More…]

Enjoy a lifetime of safer internet browsing with this $39 bundle from VPNSecure (Deal of the Day)

If you pay attention to cyber threats, you know they are more commonplace with every passing day. We employ thousands of government employees for the NSA and even they can’t keep our information secure from hackers. Hell, depending on who you ask, Russia has potentially done what it can to impact the US election. One