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RetroShare – All In One Encrypted Communications

With Retroshare you can establish encrypted connections between you, your friends and family. You create a network of computers which provide various distributed services on top of it: forums, channels, chat, mail, file sharing… Retroshare is fully decentralized, and designed to provide maximum security and anonymity to its users beyond direct friends. Retroshare is entirely […]

Change your Device DNS

The Domain Name Systems (DNS) is the phonebook of the Internet. Humans access information online through domain names, like encrypt-the-planet.com. This makes it a lot easier than trying to remember server IP addresses to access websites. DNS translates domain names to IP addresses so browsers can load the website or resources. When you buy a router, buy […]

Uninstall Android Bloat Apps Without Root

Anytime you buy a new phone from a vendor it comes loaded with bloat apps you cannot remove. You may be able to disable some of them but they still remain taking precious space on your phone. This tutorial will show you how to remove those apps without having root privileges on your Android phone. […]

OPNsense – Open Source Firewall and Routing Software

Added to our list of Home Network Security Devices and Appliances is the OPNsense firewall. This is an open source, easy-to-use and easy-to-build FreeBSD based firewall and routing platform. OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with […]

Crypto Hardware Wallets

If you are serious about holding crypto assets you should consider using a hardware wallet for better security and peace of mind. You can also view our  Swiss Bank Account in Your Pocket article for other secure means to have and hold your crypto assets. Hardware wallets do not physically store your coins on the […]

Copperhead OS Flashing Service & OS license Sales

Copperhead OS has opened their flashing service for their OS on specified devices. They are still in the process of licensing their OS for individual sales and should be forthcoming as an option to purchase, download and install the OS yourself. When this happens, we will be providing our detailed flashing instructions as seen for […]

Google Chrome Browser Alternatives

This is a list of Chromium based browsers which are mainly open source projects. If you are interested in getting rid of your Google Chrome proprietary browser and seek a higher level of privacy, one of these browsers might be the answer for you. Chromium Chromium is an open source project. Some of the code […]

Fortigis – Home Network Security Device

A newly added device to our list of Network Security Devices and Appliances page, is the Fortigis home network security device. Fortigis is raising funds by a current Indigogo campaign to bring the devices into market production. Fortigis describes their device as: A cloud-enabled privacy & security wireless VPN router that checks, controls and manages who […]