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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dropcam Pro Wireless Camera

Whether you’ve got a business, property or shiny new car you’d like to keep a watchful eye on, technology has been making this peace of mind ever more attainable with the evolution of wireless video cameras. The Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Camera comes equipped with a raft of features that make for both ease of […]

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Carry On

  It has been said that sacred cows make the best burgers. In his latest book Bruce Schneier fires up the grill and demonstrates that this charming little adage can be applied as aptly to the realms of tech security as anywhere else. The collection of essays in Carry On: Sound Advice from Schneier on Security cast a […]

May 05

Philips Hue Wireless Lighting

If you’re the type who travels frequently and frets over an empty looking household appealing to thieves, then this luminous contribution to the “internet of things” may be of interest. Bulbs in the Philips Hue Wireless Lighting set can be switched on and off manually or at preset times throughout the day using the downloadable Hue app, which […]

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Cloak

Ambrose Bierce once quipped that the telephone “abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.” In a similar manner, social networks are a great way to keep in touch and have fun, but also have the drawback of allowing that special category of “non-friend friends” (ex-partners, irritating co-workers, stalkers etc) […]