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gdpr

How to Use GDPR To Stop Data Breaches Screwing You Over

You may just think of the GDPR as a privacy law. But you can use it to remove your sensitive data from company servers in anticipation of a hack.
Joseph Cox
7.16.18
Facebook

How to Ditch the News Feed Algorithm and Take Back Facebook

Facebook is better if you completely ignore the News Feed.
Jason Koebler
3.3.18
DIY

It Is No Longer Worth It To Build An Ethereum Mining Rig

Building an Ethereum mining rig hasn’t been worth it for months, and soon they will be completely obsolete.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.7.17
How Hacking Works

How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It)

The Wi-Fi Pineapple enables anyone to steal data on public Wi-Fi networks. Here’s how it facilitates two sophisticated network attacks and how to protect yourself against them.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.20.17
Right to Repair

How Hard Is it to Upgrade the RAM in a New iMac? An Investigation by a Noob

To save $600 on an upgrade, I immediately took a knife to my brand new computer.
Jason Koebler
10.24.17
DIY

How to Make the 'Delete' Key Actually Delete Files in MacOS's Finder

A simple, six-step process in order to make "Delete" perform the function printed on the key.
Jason Koebler
8.18.17
helpful hints

How to Look at Porn on iPhone Reddit Apps

We’ve got your back.
Louise Matsakis
7.13.17
how to

How to Determine If Solar Panels Make Sense for You

Channel your inner Elon Musk.
Kayla Matthews
1.2.17
Instagram

How to Easily Watch Snapchat Spectacles Video Glommed from Twitter and Instagram

Spectacles video posted outside of Snapchat can now be viewed the way they were meant to be seen.
Bryan Rose
12.9.16
Gaming

How to Make a Retro Game Console From Concrete

Mortar mix, Raspberry Pi Zero, and voila, a console for retro games
Grennan Milliken
12.4.16
Twitter

Hack This: Programming with the Twitter Firehose

How to automate your Twitter in less than 10 lines of code.
Michael Byrne
9.18.16
The Hacks We Can't See

The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked (Out of Date)

These are the basic steps you should take to keep yourself, and your data, safe online.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.2.16
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