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Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

The Geopolitics of Oil Promotes Islamic Fundamentalism. Ben Affleck's Political Correctness Doesn't. Tell Sam Harris.

"But what about the billions in weapons we give to Saudi Arabia, the most extreme example of everything Sam Harris advocates against, doesn't this undermine..."<p>Straw Man!<p>Non Sequitur!<p>If those are your first impressions of the headline, or of this article, take a moment to look at the geopolitics of …

With This Tiny Box, You Can Anonymize Everything You Do Online

<i>Editors' note: Updated below with clarifications about Germar’s claims of Anonabox using “custom” hardware.</i><p>No tool in existence protects your …

How to read books from your local library on your tablet

I’m a voracious reader, and read between 80 and 100 books a year. Obviously, this is a habit that gets expensive so I’m always looking for legal ways …

12 Accessories to complement your HTC One (M8)

We’ve made your shopping less troublesome by handpicking some of the best HTC One (M8) accessories offered on Amazon — phone cases, screen protectors, phone stands, mounts, portable chargers, and battery banks. If cases is what you are looking for, we recommend you have a look at our best HTC One …

Operating Systems

This Wi-Fi Router Provides the Fastest Connection

After spending a total of 200 hours researching and testing over 20 Wi-Fi routers, plus analyzing reader comments and feedback, the $100 TP-Link …

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Whether you’re working, shopping or socializing online, your Web activity should always be private, secure and safe from hackers and identity thieves. With VPN Unlimited, you can count on total security online, across your devices, and with no compromise on speed or bandwidth.<p>VPN Unlimited lets you …

Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?

Cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels a fast-moving industry.<p>People lined both sides of Boylston Street, rounds of cheers going up as runners approached the end of the 2013 Boston marathon. Then white smoke plumed. Windows splintered. Fifteen seconds later, another …

Meet MonsterMind, the NSA Bot That Could Wage Cyberwar Autonomously | Threat Level

Edward Snowden has made us painfully aware of the government's sweeping surveillance programs over the last year. But a new program, currently being …

Iran's elite Guards fighting in Iraq to push back Islamic State

BEIRUT (Reuters) - In early July, hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral of Kamal Shirkhani in Lavasan, a small town northeast of the Iranian capital Tehran. The crowd carried the coffin past posters which showed Shirkhani in the green uniform of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps …

Iran's Culture Wars: Who's Winning These Days?

In Iran, hardline critics are waging a campaign against President Hassan Rouhani to limit his campaign pledge of opening Iran to more social and cultural freedoms.<p>The "culture wars" are as old as the Islamic revolution that swept conservative clerics to power more than three decades ago. The latest …

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