How To Encrypt Your Windows Hard-Drive With VeraCrypt

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In this final part of a three part series, we are now going to look at how to encrypt your Windows hard-drive using VeraCrypt. In part one, we showed how to make an ordinary encrypted folder and in part two, how to make a hidden folder within an encrypted folder. But now we’re going to […]

How To Transfer Files From One Google Drive Account To Another

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Google Drive has been around for a long time and if like me, you use Drive on a regular basis to store files, then it’s probably getting quite full by now. One solution is to buy more storage space. As a for-profit business, Google obviously prefers that you get your wallet out. But another solution […]

How To Add a Hidden Area Inside An Encrypted VeraCrypt Volume

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Last time, I showed you how to set up an encrypted volume on your computer using VeraCrypt. Today, we are going to go a step further and show you how to insert a hidden encrypted area inside an ordinary encrypted volume. Mind-bending, right? But Why Would I Want a Hidden Section? Apart from the fun […]

How To Set Up Your Own Twitter-Like Website Using WordPress’ P2 Theme

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A lot of people enjoy using Twitter, but like any social media network, there are drawbacks to using it. One is the lack of control over your data and privacy, while another is that you will lose everything if Twitter suddenly goes belly-up one day. That’s why, if you want to build an online community, […]

How To Use Slack As Your Second Brain

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These days, employees have so much to remember. Forgetting small details or overlooking critical issues can make all the difference between success and failure. I realized this when I was always having to look up the same information several times a day, or face-palming myself when I forgot an important meeting. That’s why an app […]

Create an Encrypted Container To Hide All Your Secrets With VeraCrypt

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Once upon a time, there was an encryption protocol called TrueCrypt. It was said to be totally impregnable with the FBI unable to break in. Then the TrueCrypt project was suddenly shut down and rumors started flying that the FBI had finally busted its encryption. TrueCrypt has now been replaced by VeraCrypt which, from the […]

The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Gmail Inbox

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If you’ve used Google products for some time now, you’ll know the procedure. They start something with great fanfare, get you heavily invested in it, then they pull the plug and shut it down. But some Google products are defying the odds in that they are actually thriving year on year. Google is pumping so […]

How To Download a Full-Size Version Of An Image From Instagram

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Instagram is rapidly overtaking other social networking sites as the place to post your photos of selfies, lunch, and belly button lint. But what if, when you are scrolling, you want to save a copy of an image? Unlike other sites, such as Facebook, it isn’t possible to right-click on an image and choose “Save […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Bitcoin & Bitcoin Wallets

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Any hallmark of a developed society can be measured by its currency. Throughout history, we started off with simple bartering. Then we progressed to banknotes and coins. As the Internet advanced its rapid pace, it was inevitable that the next stage of currency evolution was just around the corner. Of course I am talking about […]

5 Reddit Subreddits You Wouldn’t Believe Exist (Which Are Not Porn)

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Reddit bills itself as “the front page of the Internet” with communities (subreddits) on every conceivable subject. Reddit is the natural evolution of the old-style forums which dominated Web 1.0 and the voting buttons democratizes what gets seen and what doesn’t. The fact that you can start a subreddit on any legal topic means there […]