Tools Review

5 Tools That Can Permanently Destroy Your Data For Every Major OS

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These days every single person generates data at an unprecedented rate. Worryingly, much of it goes into the cloud which takes it out of your hands and into that of large corporations. You simply have to hope that their policies and security measures are good enough to entrust your data to. But what about data […]

Use These 4 Chrome Plugins To Encrypt Your Gmail Messages

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If you use Gmail, you already have built-in encryption as your emails travel across the Google servers. Gmail uses S/MIME to support enhanced encryption and it will also encrypt your outgoing emails when possible. Gmail’s encryption doesn’t protect your email once it reaches its destination, though, and that limitation is a serious one. If you […]

Use an Old Web Cam To Monitor Your Property for Free

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Webcams are everywhere these days, including on the computer or mobile device you’re probably using to read this. If you have an old device around the house, you can repurpose its webcam into a surveillance tool for your home or business. If not, you should be able to find an old webcam nobody’s using, or […]

4 Useful Tablet & Smartphone Benchmarking Tools

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Tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the main daily computing device. In fact, for people who aren’t PC gamers or who don’t need to use an office suite, there are few reasons to own a laptop or PC these days. In a pinch you can even use something like the Samsung DEX and turn your […]

What Should You Look For In a New Modem Router?

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Shopping for a good router has become quite a challenge, given the many options in the market today. It’s even more challenging for buyers looking to buy their very first router. Take all the jargon you will find in the box. What does it all mean? Do you find yourself asking “What wireless router features […]

The Best 4 Alternatives To Google Chromecast

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One of the primary reasons a Google Chromecast alternative is sought after would be the lack of a standalone graphical interface and operating system. Anyone who currently owns a Chromecast can attest to the need to rely on other devices for control and management, like a PC or smartphone. Another, and likely the biggest reason, […]

Does Faster RAM Matter? – 2400MHz vs 3000MHz & Better

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It seems RAM is getting faster every day, but does faster RAM matter? Does it make sense to buy 3000MHz or is something like 2400MHz good enough? Let’s take a look at what higher frequency RAM actually does for your system and whether it’s worth buying or not. Once you have finished reading, you will […]

Block Websites For Free With Parental Control Software

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Since the internet found its way into our homes, there has been a new avenue through which our children can be exposed to inappropriate content. Your children are only a click or a tap away from violent or pornographic content. Before the advent of smartphones and tablet there was usually only one PC in the […]

The Best Apps To Monitor Internet Usage

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There are quite a few tools available to the general public that can help you monitor your monthly internet usage limit. Seeing as unlimited plans are not considered the standard in the United States, these tools can be seen as almost necessary to avoid overspending.  Most users are unaware of how much data they’re using […]

The Best Virtual Private Networks Compared Side-By-Side

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Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are more popular than ever before – and easier to find, too. VPNs let you access the Internet through a secure connection and greatly increase safety when browsing online and accessing personal information. But the benefits don’t just stop there. Through the use of a VPN, you can: Bypass region-specific […]