Security

toddlermonitor lets you know when your child opens their bedroom door

NEWS – I’m not a parent and don’t claim to know anything about raising children, but if I was a parent, I’d probably have every baby and kid gadget known to man for both safety and entertainment purposes. The toddlermonitor fits in the first category – safety. It’s a cute motion detector that hangs on …

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Beachsafe keeps your stuff secure and your phone cool

NEWS – Do you always worry that someone might mess with your stuff when you’re walking on the beach or swimming in the pool? Beachsafe is a portable lockable safe that you can use to store and secure your valuables when you’re not right there with them. It features a stainless steel cable, and a …

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Akita connected home Wi-Fi security watchdog review

REVIEW – The Internet of Things (IoT).  That’s the term applied to essentially all connected devices that bring us the ability to control various items via connected apps on our PCs, tablets, and phones.  As soon as we do that, we open potential doors into our networks for bad guys to hack in and do …

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Arcanus 55 Private Wealth Safe review

REVIEW – The Arcanus 55 Personal Wealth Safe (a.k.a. Privacy Paranoid Vault) is a combination of a sophisticated, encrypted 16 GB USB drive and a rugged, waterproof, electronically isolated vault designed to protect the USB drive and other small items. What is it? The Arcanus 55 Personal Wealth Safe (a.k.a. Privacy Paranoid Vault) is a …

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Here are a couple of inexpensive tips for covering up the cameras (or LED lights) on your devices

ARTICLE – I love my gadgets, but I don’t want to worry about the cameras on those devices getting hacked, so I cover many of them up. Am I paranoid? Maybe, but I know I’m not the only one concerned about this so I thought I’d pass on my tips to those of you who …

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SecureDrive KP hardware encrypted external portable harddrive review

REVIEW – I’ve been into computing for many years and I’ve collected a good amount of data that has to be kept secure. When the opportunity to review the SecureDrive came along, I figured this would be a good time to implement even better security than I previously had. What is it? The SecureDrive KP …

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Ankle bracelets, they aren’t just for criminals anymore

NEWS – Tampa Bay Monitoring out of Tampa Florida offers a monthly service that will let parents keep tabs on their teens by having them wear a trackable ankle bracelet just like the ones that people who are on house arrest might wear. No, I’m not kidding. Their service allows the choice of two different …

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Protect your medications or small valuables with the iKeyp smart, connected personal safe

NEWS – iKeyp was originally conceived as a small safe to protect your medications, but the designers quickly realized it could also protect your passport, jewelry, or other small valuables.  It’s sized to fit inside some deeper medicine cabinets, but you can use it on a shelf or in a drawer.  It’s also small enough …

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eBlocker Family anonymous surfing gadget review

REVIEW – Whenever I surf the internet or go”window shopping” or even look up something specific online, I notice that shortly thereafter, the items that I viewed pop up as ads on other websites that I visit. I soon realized that the ads “follow me” as a marketing tool that companies customize based on my online …

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