Entries by dsilver

A New Era of Frankensoftware Is Upon Us

LAST WEEK’S ANNOUNCEMENT that Apple intends to make it easy for developers to create Mac variants of iPhone appsbecame something of a matter of semantics. Would it ever merge the two operating systems? Are the apps being ported to macOS? They’re certainly not being emulated. But Apple’s move signals a larger trend in consumer tech. Big-name device makers are looking closely at […]

Avoid Getting Tracked as You Browse the Web

As privacy barriers have gradually been eroded online, it’s become harder and harder to keep control over what you’re revealing to the websites you visit when you open up a web browser. For many users now, revealing who you are is just an inevitable consequence of being on the web and using apps, but if […]

The Importance of Data Security

Why Data Security is of Paramount Importance Data security is critical for most businesses and even home computer users. Client information, payment information, personal files, bank account details – all of this information can be hard to replace and potentially dangerous if it falls into the wrong hands. Data lost due to disasters such as […]

Strong Passwords Are Vital

Passwords are the currency of the Digital Age. People use passwords to log in to email accounts, online games, bank accounts, credit card accounts, online forums, social networking sites, and every other password-protected corner of the Internet. In order to remember and keep track of all the logins of their lives, a lot of people […]