Why would you want to hide your IP address? As you know, the IP address of your computer serves as a form of its identification on the Internet. Those who know your IP address (your Internet Service Provider, hackers, spies, websites you visit) can identify your location and monitor you activity online. In fact, your ISP (Internet Service Provider) can see all websites you visit, videos you watch, who you email, what you download and upload. The websites you visit can see your IP address and keep logs on your browsing habits. Not to mention hackers, who can use your […]
Very soon, any Facebook user you haven’t blocked will be able to search for your name and find your Facebook profile. It’s Google for people and you’re just a result. Only no one would know that this is a big change by the way Facebook describes it in its blog post. Ho-hum, just “finishing the removal of an old search setting,” says chief privacy officer Michael Richter.
Here’s how it used to work: under the setting “Who can look up your Timeline by name?” users could control whether they could be found by selecting Everyone […]
iOS 7 includes even more gesture-based navigation shortcuts than ever, and that means, if you master them, you can navigate your apps, peek at information, and general get things done faster and more easily than ever before. Whether it’s glancing or navigating back at your list in Mail or Messages, swiping up Control Center or down Notification Center, moving through your Safari history, or flinging away tabs or entire apps, with iOS 7 gestures, all the shortcuts you need are literally at your fingertips. Here’s how to use them:
1. Calling Control Center and Notification Center […]
A smart TV, sometimes referred to as connected TV or hybrid TV, describes a trend of integration of the Internet and Web 2.0 features into television sets and set-top boxes, as well as the technological convergence between computers and these television sets/set-top boxes (Wikipedia). According to the definition, it is technically possible for your smart TV to get a virus. But is it a potential threat in the future or there is a chance it can get infected today?
How realistic is it?
I know what you are thinking. Yes, my smart TV is […]