10 apps for privacy and secure communication

10 apps for privacy and secure communication

With all the recent news about privacy violations, user data requests, gag orders and the like, it is useful to know that there are tools to communicate in safer ways. I can’t say that they are bullet-proof, as I’m not a security analyst, but at least you... PRISM Break: A list of resources for privacy and freedom

PRISM Break: A list of resources for privacy and freedom

With the recent news scandal about the NSA surveillance program code named PRISM more people is starting to question their use of cloud services thinking about their privacy. I’ve talked about free network services and ugly cloud stories but this is the ugliest...

Protect your personal information privacy with GPG encryption

Political scandals have always been about leaked information. Don’t you wonder why sensitive data has been passed around in clear text on the leaked cables that Wikileaks has been making public, while your latest SpongeBob Blu-ray or DVD disc is encrypted with... Paying for a text editor

Paying for a text editor

Lifehacker published an article about how a plain text code editor called Textastic rivals the famous Textmate in features with a lower price. I find this kind of articles a bit funny when the “fathers” of almost all text code editors are Emacs and Vi,... Free & Open source web based Google Reader alternatives

Free & Open source web based Google Reader alternatives

Google has announced that they are terminating the Google Reader application. I’ve written before about the risks of depending on web services, and well, for those users of this service, it is time to look out for options. At least they play nice and thanks to...