Sunday, May 27, 2012

War on Piracy is hurting the legitimate consumer

This post started life as a rant towards Samsung for breaking my blu-ray player with a firmware update in Jan-2012. But this one event has made me realise how damaging the war against piracy is on the innocent legitimate and paying consumers. I will interject my tale with other examples.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Win your privacy back... with TOR, DuckDuckGo and others

When you are watching a spy movie and the agent is trying to track someone on the Internet. Only to be foiled by the Nemesis' protecting his anonymity by bouncing his traffic around the world, making it impossible to trace. This is not just the thing of fiction. Its called Tor. Its real, free and open source...

This blog post will cover why you should use services like Tor, Duck Duck Go or others to protect your privacy and hopefully discover that it isn't wrong to want to keep some of your life private and not feel like a criminal.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Top Andoid apps that a power user would use

Here are the Android apps I use and roughly how I configure them...

Disclaimer: My phone is a rooted HTC Sensation  with a ICS rom called Revolution HD and all prices quoted are at time of posting.