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Mozilla's Lightbeam creates a visual map of the tracking cookies deposited on your PC by the sites you visit.
Keep your location to yourself; block people in Phone, Messages, and FaceTime; give Safari trackers the boot; and see a link's URL before you follow it.
The social network's recent privacy recalculation prevents excluding your profile picture, cover photo, and other formerly hide-able information from search results.
Customize the lock screen, close apps quickly, swipe to access e-mail options, and make text easier to read.
It often pays to wait before installing new versions of your system software and applications.
ProtectedText lets you store your text on the company's encrypted servers, which the company itself can't decrypt -- no registration or other ID sharing required.
Starting over with a fresh copy of Apple's media-player software requires uninstalling several programs besides iTunes itself.
Devise a fake you that is close enough to the real you for friends to recognize, but that doesn't disclose personal information to strangers.
Get more work done in less time -- and with fewer interruptions -- by doing a quick system check and making a few simple, straightforward tweaks.
commentary The FCC, with a new chairman and a full complement of commissioners now on board, needs to act with dispatch to adapt its regulations to the new marketplace realities of the digital age.