October 09

Spigen iPhone 7 Plus Liquid Armor Case

So, you’ve put down another wad of cash for an iPhone 7 Plus and are now happily playing Super Mario Run, or propelling yourself to selfie-dom with the upgraded telephoto lens. But like may smartphone owners you’re still faced with a familiar conundrum: covering your svelte new handset in a protective case, or risk letting daily collisions […]

August 10

Tile Bluetooth Valuable Tracker

It seems to cut across most language boundaries: the increasingly urgent patter of feet, the muttered profanities, the clatter of possessions being frantically emptied out of bags and raked through. Yep, the sound of the poor, hurried individual who has lost a set of keys, a wallet or some other vital item is instantly recognisable […]

May 07

DOJO by BullGuard

Intrusion Detection Systems have been around in the cyber security domain for some time now, but none have come in the form of a stylish coffee table addition as offered in the Dojo by BullGuard. The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming alive with eco-systems of wirelessly connected devices as part of our pursuit of […]

December 27

Avast Secureline VPN

Watch a group of people arrive in just about any coffee shop or hotel and within seconds you will typically observe smartphones being produced like 21st century pocket watches, as their owners distractedly try to find a Wi-Fi network available for connection. Make this observation in an area with poor cellular network coverage and you […]

Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive Feature Image September 22

Toshiba Encrypted USB Flash Drive

With their inherent losability and potential for eye-wateringly embarrassing misplacements of important data, USB drives perhaps haven’t earned a place in history as the most pro-security items of tech. The Toshiba Encypted USB Flash Drive aims to change that by ensuring that maintaining data confidentiality is as convenient as the storage itself. Strong AES-256 encryption […]

August 22

Future Crimes

If you are looking for a new technology read that is far more likely to keep you awake than put you to sleep, Future Crimes by Marc Goodman may be fit the bill nicely. This former FBI Futurist takes the reader on a comprehensive, witty, but ultimately disturbing roller-coaster ride through a wide range of exponentially […]

Spot Trace Feature Image Homepage July 25

Spot Trace

  If you travel frequently with a collection of expensive gear in tow, or simply have valuable assets you want to keep track of, the Spot Trace Theft-Alert Tracking Device may form a useful companion. This small palm-sized device can be placed on any item you wish to keep track of and tracked via the Globalstar […]

Blackberry Passport Feature Image 2 May 31

BlackBerry Passport

Its dimensions may not suit all tastes, but for the output-oriented doer more concerned with keeping a device safe and productive than being hypnotised by the latest games, the BlackBerry Passport may be just the ticket. With a jaw-dropping 4.5″ display allowing perusal of full-sized webpages, coupled with a capacitative keyboard capable of both typing […]

July 13

LaCie Porsche Design Solid State Drive

The regular backing up of files is one of the most basic tenets of protecting data against loss or corruption, but is still a practice many of us seem to overlook until some kind of nosebleed-inducing failure occurs. For those who want to get into the habit of taking back-ups – or simply want to […]

Blackphone Feature Image Sticky June 23

Blackphone

Security isn’t a topic ignored by any sane smartphone manufacturer that wants to stay in business, but the features for reducing a handset’s hackability can end up either being decided for the user without any real control over settings, or all-or-nothing affairs where a given feature is either active or disabled. For the smartphone security […]