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Phone battery myths and tips

Like us, your lithium-ion battery is dying. Follow these tips to keep it going longer.

Digital Security for Freelancers and the rest of us

Staying safe with your devices doesn’t have to be complicated.

Passports | Face-recognition

Passports: Is facial recognition the future?

TripLingo: Fixer in your pocket

TripLingo: best travel app ever? battleface blogger Sarah Gayer explores how a little technology can make the travel experience more human. Who's His and Hers? I...

How to stop email tracking

269 billion emails get sent and received every day. Nearly 40% of them are tracked. Here’s why email tracking is scary, and how to stop...

Emoji in social media

Where do I need to be careful about emoji in social media? Lots of places. That friendly wave, peace sign or heavy metal symbol can...

Doxxing | How to protect your identity online

What is doxxing? It’s become the weapon of choice for everyone from internet trolls to anti-fascists, but what is doxxing and how can you protect...

BlueBorne the Bluetooth Bug

BlueBorne is a bug targeting Bluetooth users. Out of 8.2 billion Bluetooth devices, 5.3 billion are vulnerable to attack. Needless to say, Google freaked. BlueBorne sneaks...

SecureDrop | safety for sources and whistleblowers

SecureDrop is an end-to-end encrypted communication system that uses Tor to link journalists and their sources.

Internet Info Heist Part Two | Fight back!

In October 2016, the US Federal Communications Commission passed privacy rules banning sales of customer browser histories to advertisers. The measure was meant to...

Internet Info Heist | Part One

You may think that your internet history is protected. But from whom? Big biz is eroding personal privacy rights for monetary gain in the...

TalktalkBnb | Talk and travel for free

There’s a new free platform that connects travellers with host families to practise language. TalkTalkBnb allows travellers a glimpse of real local culture whilst...