Need to beat online censorship, but don’t have access to a VPN? Lantern, an open-source app that uses peer-to-peer connections to get around firewalls, may be for you. Lantern was launched by Adam Fisk, the man behind the now-defunct LimeWire file-sharing platform. Fisk said he first conceived of the idea for Lantern when working on […]
How private is Dropbox, the popular cloud storage and file syncing service? Not as private as it could be, for sure. But the platform’s developers have been taking steps recently to beef up the service’s security and privacy protections, namely by adding more robust authentication options. To Dropbox or Not to Dropbox? If you’re super-serious […]
Looking for a way to encrypt chats and enable off-the-record (OTR) communications using a fully open-source app? If so, ChatSecure might be a good solution. Read on for an overview of what the app does well and which limitations to keep in mind when you use it. Key Features ChatSecure is only one of many […]
When you are traveling — take it all offline. I review some of the best offline apps.