If you regularly use public networks--such as those in airports or coffeeshops--to access the Net, you should know that your data is at risk. You should also know that private, commercial VPN services are available that will keep your data safe.
A security error in OS X 10.7.3 exposes passwords on systems with support for the pre-Lion FileVault home-directory encryption feature.
From TechHive: Glenn Fleishman isn't afraid of the big, bad Google Drive. But he thinks Google erred in not tightening its policies to match those of other cloud-based storage services.
Dropbox, the Internet-hosted file-synchronization service, updated its desktop, mobile, and Web app software on Monday to allow any file or folder stored in a user’s sync folder to be shared with other people via a Web-accessible link.
By enabling you to insert frequently used snippets of text, clippings are one of BBEdit's most powerful tools. In an excerpt from his ebook Take Control of BBEdit, Glenn Fleishman explains how to use clippings to save time and keystrokes.
Glenn Fleishman has seen enough of Mike Daisey's work to realize that his shows don't always conform to the truth. And that's why he dreaded the day of reckoning that came when This American Life retracted his story.
Glenn Fleishman thought Apple's iBooks and textbook announcements this week came off like a rerun of the pronouncements people have been making about technology and education for years.
Traveling for the holidays? There have never been more options for acquiring high-speed Internet access, whether you're staying at your old family home or a hotel.
GoDaddy may be backing down from its support of SOPA, but if you're irked enough to take your business elsewhere, senior contributor Glenn Fleishman explains how to transfer your domain name between hosting providers.
OpenDNS has released DNSCrypt, a preference pane that encrypts DNS lookups and so makes Web surfing and email safer.
Waze is a free navigation app for iOS that uses data from users to build its maps.
NetSpot is a remarkable aid in laying out even a small-home Wi-Fi network, using a Mac laptop as your wireless-survey tool.
McAfee Internet Security for Mac 2012 is a multipronged and easy-to-manage extra layer that doesn’t seem to slow my computer down one bit.