From encrypted instant messengers to secure browsers and operating systems, these privacy-enhancing apps, extensions, and services can protect you both online and offline.
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Ad-blockers harm the internet economy. But they can also help save your privacy. Which do you value more?
Telstra took a major step in its Digital First strategy today, with the opening of its Sydney digital transformation centre, where the company's digital team will come together with its other business units to design and build new digital tools.
The company added to its MobileFirst portfolio with development tools, preconfigured apps for verticals and more design studios.
The HTC One (M8) ticks most of our boxes: design, build and performance are all excellent, there's no app overload, and HTC Sense is improving with every iteration. Battery life could be better and some of the camera tools may seem unnecessary, but overall it's a winner.
Appurify Mobile Platform includes tools for addressing performance issues and flawed design early in the mobile development process, and offers data to address them.
Third parties are now offering tools to help users manage their privacy settings, but does this highlight that Facebook and others aren't doing a good enough job?
One US spy program had been approved, but only with careful considerations to privacy, but once the NSA began using it, they ignored the rules designed to protect the innocent.
Officials say new designations will allow the programs to compete for funding.
Updated: Microsoft is phasing out some of its Expression family of design tools for Windows and Windows Phone. So what's Plan B?
ZDNet's panel discussion threw up several interesting talking points such as the importance of reviewing analytic tools, the need to convince employees to adopt such tools, and user privacy.
Building a PC should be easy. Design great hardware, add an operating system and any specialized tools that your hardware needs, and delight the user. So why do some PC makers insist on screwing things up?
Web design frameworks can be useful tools but be wary of adding too much bloat to your website app.
Adobe has packaged up a suite of tools and services — some existing, some new — aimed at helping web designers and developers create rich standards-based content for multiple platforms.
Google is still figuring out the right balance between delivering useful tools to customers and preserving user privacy.
Start-ups and device makers alike are creating tools to help non-designers launch their own mobile-phone applications. Rather than feel threatened, smart designers see a new market.
The weaknesses in web design tools and processes are being exposed by responsive web design. But until a truly native web design tool arrives, there are ways to ease the transition
Industry players stress need for holistic mobile security regime, safeguarding everything from network and data to devices and apps installed on them.
Redmond's new tablet uses same desktop and RT versions of Windows 8, offering "horrible mishmash" of both worlds, says research firm Ovum.
Complexity arises as merchants with little knowledge of security enter market and vendors not focus on safeguarding technology, thus making standards for mobile payments a necessity, PCI exec notes.
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