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Tor Browser 7.0 works harder to protect your anonymity on its own

The latest update for privacy-minded folks' favorite way to surf the web should make others' attempts at tracking what they do even more difficult. The Tor browser's 7. 0 version introduces a sandbox feature that, according to an interview on the Tor blog, should "make life a lot harder" for people …

How to automatically import new music into iTunes

So, say you have a Dropbox folder that keeps your media files synced across all your machines. Wouldn’t it be super-convenient to have iTunes import music from the Dropbox folder automatically? Also, just double-clicking the media files to import them to iTunes doesn’t sound too much work at first, …

Why I Don’t Work With Startups Anymore, Never Will Again, and I’m OK With It

Let’s get this straight. A lot of people keep asking me why on Earth I’d stop working with startups. <b>They’re frigging AMAZEBALLS!</b><p>Yes, it’s a rush. And …

Social is dead: What 146 startup pitches showed me about the next wave of tech companies

Over the past two weeks, I have listened to 146 startups pitch in rapid-fire succession at demo days for Y Combinator and 500 Startups.<p>Of those startups, probably five or six will emerge as the next Airbnb, Dropbox, or Reddit. The founders of the next billion-dollar startup have probably run …

Startups

Amazon’s $5 Dash Button Already Hacked To Do Other Stuff Beyond Giving Amazon Money

Need something to spark a bit of creativity this week? How about a super clever hack for Amazon’s $5, single-purpose Dash buttons?<p>The Dash buttons were originally meant to serve as a quick way to reorder household goods you order often (Order a lot of laundry detergent? Stick a Dash button on your …

Fotokite Phi Is A $349 Drone On A Leash That Needs No Pilot, Just A GoPro

Drones are the future of photo journalism, but the problem is you usually need a dedicated pilot. Unless you have a Fotokite. It’s a quadcopter on a retractible dog leash. Strap a GoPro to it, and it automatically records whatever you’re doing at the end of its tether while automatically hovering …

Drones

Confide, The Self-Destructing Messenger, Goes Live On Desktop

Confide, the app that lets you send self-destructing messages, is now transitioning to the desktop.<p>Confide launched 18 months ago as a mobile app on iOS and Android, offering users the chance to send messages to each other that are only readable a few words at a time. When the user tapped on …