Another day, another new internet scam. Our October issue is full of tips to help keep you safe and secure online.
Jetson Tech and Green Bubbles • Readers responded to two of our more opinionated opinion columns from the September issue.
Here’s Why Craigslist Still Looks the Same After 25-Plus Years • Craig Newmark’s explanation of the site’s evolution (or lack thereof) is surprisingly simple.
Curious About Starlink’s ‘Best Effort’ Tier? Early Users Give Rave Reviews • Speeds can be slower than what Starlink usually offers. But for rural users with few options for high-speed internet, the Best Effort tier is a huge improvement.
4 Things We Didn’t Get With the iPhone 14 • Rumors were rife in the lead-up to Apple’s iPhone 14 launch event. While the new phone lineup is impressive, we still have a wish list of features we’ll be holding onto for next year.
Twitter Won’t Get Better: It’s Time to Shut It Down • As an explosive whistleblower report demonstrates, Twitter can’t stop disinformation on its platform. It’s time to roast this bird.
Apple Watch Series 8: The Goldilocks Option • The best Apple Watch for most people
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: Standout Design • The phone for people who don’t want to stare at their phone
Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED: Innovative PC Design • Futuristic folding PCs get big—really big.
ioSafe 220+: Pricey but Near-Indestructible NAS • Both fireproof and waterproof
Kaspersky Standard: Top Lab Scores • Awash in security features.
Crunchyroll: Expansive Anime Library • It’s a one-stop shop.
12 Ways to Be More Secure Online • Follow these tips to protect the security of your devices, your data, your internet traffic, and your identity.
That Text You Got for Someone Else? It Was Really Meant to Hook You • Don’t be a victim of the so-called ‘misdirected text’ scam, in which someone tries to trick you into responding so that they can ask you for money or get you to click on a malicious link.
PSA: Stop Using In-App Browsers Now • TikTok’s in-app browser is a privacy nightmare, but it’s not the only one to watch out for. Beware of other popular app browsers, which could be recording everything you type.
Global Threat Actors Use the 'Great Resignation' to Target Job Seekers • Looking to get out of offices and adopt the remote-work lifestyle? A pair of cybersecurity experts at Black Hat warned that nation-state criminals may try to scam you with phishing links.
Caught in a Sham Romance: How to Spot Online Dating Scams • What red flags should you look out for when entering the wild world of virtual romance?
Essential Apps for Ironclad Online Privacy • Another day, another data breach. Sidestepping trackers and protecting your personal information might seem like a hopeless task, but these top privacy apps can really make a difference.
What’s the Most Hated App in Your State? • Electronics Hub analyzed geotagged tweets about cryptocurrency, dating, entertainment, money transfer, and social media apps and found that some are universally disliked.