Tag Archive: Private


At an event in New York City today, Instagram announced Instagram Direct, a new feature that allows users to share private photos and videos with their friends and loved ones. It will be baked into the existing Instagram app for… Read more ›     

Want to know where you frequent the most? Your iPhone is set up in iOS 7 to track your location, and it also aggregates this information deep in the Settings app. To find out where you are most often–or at…

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Transporter Sync: A $99 Private, Local Dropbox

Imagine Dropbox. That was easy, right? Now imagine that instead of having all your files stored on some NSA-bait server somewhere on the internet, those files are instead stored on a hard drive of your own. And yet they’re still…

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How to Use Private Browsing with Safari for iOS 7

Safari icon for iOS Private Browsing is an optional Safari browsing mode that causes no data from the browsing session to be saved, this means no cache files, cookies, or browsing history will be stored or collected in iOS, making for a fairly anonymous session on the client side. It’s a popular browsing choice for a wide variety of reasons, and it’s now easier to use on every iPhone, iPad, and iPod  [Read More...]

  Cell phone numbers are a direct path that often lead straight to us, regardless of where we are or what we’re doing. And once we’ve given someone our number, they have it for good. And if things go south,…

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Mac-President-ObamaWith a new story concerning the extraordinary lengths the U.S. Government is seemingly taking to spy on its citizens’ digital lives hitting the news every day now, President Obama met Apple CEO Tim Cook and a number of other tech executives to discuss government surveillance. In the wake of the NSA PRISM scandal, in which [...]

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breatheriPhoneAnyone who’s ever worked from home knows that sometimes you just have to get out away from your home office and change things up. If you don’t like hanging out at coffee shops, or paying for a co-working space though, there’s a new iPhone app called Breather that offers short-term access to clean, classy office [...]

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Fun Game: Organic Farming On Your Own Private Island

Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a casual, light game for you to play in your free time. This week, gamers will spend a zany break managing a farm on their own tropical island. Download it and try the free one hour demo now Hobby Farm (time management) – You’ve mustered the courage [...]

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Path Update

Path is a social network for our more private groups of friends and family, distinguishing itself from services like Facebook and Twitter in two ways. One, it’s not on any website, as it’s only accessible from your iPhone or iPad. Two, while it can be connected to those services, it does not have to, allowing you to keep things as private as you’d like, depending on the number of people you  [Read More...]

videosafe2

Last year, I told you about Picture Safe, a great app that lets separate, group, organize and password protect any iOS device photos you want. It’s an app that I’ve used since then to keep photos that I want to keep privately archived on my iPhone.

Just a couple weeks back, though, when I launched the app, I got a notification to upgrade to Video Safe 2, an app by the same  [Read More...]