An Introduction To Online Privacy Tools: Part 2

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This the second article in our series "An Introduction To Online Privacy Tools" (see the first part here). Install a VPN (Virtual Private Network) Using a VPN or "virtual private network" is the best way to make your internet activities private. Until recently, VPNs were mostly used by companies to secure their employee's network connections. There are now VPN services designed for personal use. When you are connected to a VPN, all the data leaving your computer is encrypted. This makes … [Read more...]

An Introduction To Online Privacy Tools: Part 1

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There are many reasons to seek privacy on the internet. These days, we have ISPs monitoring our connections, corporations tracking and consolidating our information across multiple websites. We have governments and other institutions routinely monitoring our internet activities. We have hackers, identity thieves and criminals attempting to access our computers and steal our personal information. Basically, internet privacy should be of interest to everyone. Even if you feel you have "nothing … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Gaming Headphones Of 2011

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Gaming headphones are designed exclusively with the gaming enthusiast in mind with an integrated microphone and noise isolating features. Headphones for gaming allow for a more immersive experience to improve upon the game. These top-rated headphone were selected based upon studying reviews on CNET, Crunchgear, PCWorld, and Digital Trends, as well as user reviews from Amazon and Newegg.   Sennheiser PC 350 Collapsible Gaming Headphones ($175) Top Review Sources: Digital … [Read more...]

The Top Rated Point-And-Shoot Cameras Of 2011

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20

Canon PowerShot S95 Digital Camera ($338) Top Review Sources: CNET: 4 out of 5 stars, Excellent; highest marks for features and image quality Digital Camera Review: Editor's Choice; 4.5 out of 5 stars Amazon: Top Rated, average 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 259 customer reviews Consumer Reports: Their highest rated point and shoot camera The Canon Powershot S95 tops the list of best point and shoot digital cameras on most camera review sites. With a full set of features and … [Read more...]