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How to Advocate for Data Privacy and Users’ Rights

Your Facebook is no longer a naked-to-the-public firehose of information about your family and social life. Your mobile phone is as do-not-track as...

The Best VPNs to Protect Yourself Online

In my testing over the years, Surfshark has consistently had some of the best speeds of any VPN I've used. Yes, it is...

When the Big One Hits Portland, Cargo Bikers Will Save You

But then we had a kid, and after her first birthday we enrolled her in daycare. As I flipped through the parent handbook,...

You’re Not Stringer Bell, but You May Still Need a Burner Phone

Even if surveillance overreach (abortion bounty-hunting, police use of face recognition) doesn't make you want to ditch your smartphone for something less connected,...

BeReal Basics: How to Use the ‘Unfiltered’ Social Media App

A French social media platform launched by Alexis Barreyat in 2020, BeReal recently reached the top of the free download charts on iOS,...

What, Exactly, Is the Metaverse Standards Forum Creating?

Rather than focusing on what the metaverse means in a future-prediction sort of way, the Metaverse Standards Forum is designed to focus on...

How to Remove Your Personal Info From Google’s Search Results

Google announced on April 27 that the public can now submit removal requests for additional Google Search results containing personal information. The company...

BeReal Basics: How to Use the ‘Unfiltered’ Social Media App

A French social media platform launched by Alexis Barreyat in 2020, BeReal is attracting dedicated users on US college campuses after gaining popularity...

Are You Being Tracked by an AirTag? Here’s How to Check

When the AirTag launched in 2021, Apple’s Bluetooth tracker with ultra-wideband was lauded as a step toward the future of augmented reality and...

How to Shop More Ethically This Holiday Season

Major online retailers are alluring, with perks like two-day shipping, the option to try on at home before paying, and the convenience of...

The Best VPNs to Protect Yourself Online

Tor is free.How We PickedVPN providers like to claim they keep no logs, which means they know nothing about what you do using...

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