Kevin Poulter

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How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Here's why Google's Chromebooks are so awesome

And soon, they're getting a huge update that'll let them run Android apps.<p>Here's why Chromebooks are so great, and why you'll probably want to buy one soon.

This website shows how long it would take for a hacker to break your password

Using data benchmarks from Intel and the password cracking tool John the Ripper, the site gives an eye-opening view for average users wondering whether they may have a strong password.<p>Many people still resort to weak passwords, which hackers can easily guess using free software tools like John the …

11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cuba

One writer discovers a country of dizzying contradictions.<p>In the words of a local artist and friendly guide I met on a recent trip to Cuba, “The only way to understand Cuba is to be irrational.” The island nation is a place of paradoxes: one where you're at once in awe of Havana's history and …

Show, don't tell: How video is swamping the internet

<b>Asked what inspired him to write the cult 1979 hit single Video Killed the Radio Star, songwriter Trevor Horn said it came from the idea that "video technology was on the verge of changing everything".</b><p>More than 35 years later, it's digital video - particularly on mobile - that is changing …

Airbnb Unveils Their Most Wish-Listed Properties

One of them has a Pirates of the Caribbean theme...<p>This week, Airbnb released their list of the world's most desirable properties selected from their roster of almost two million listings in over 190 countries. Surprisingly, the list proved that less is more as some of the site's most unexpected, …

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