A summary of Today’s Geek Squeaks‘:
Squeak #1: If you are looking for a level of protection when browsing the internet, then you may want to use (install) “the new” Web of Trust (WOT). WOT warns users about websites with potential issues. I have used WOT for years; BUT, one problem with WOT was that some sites, honest in nature, were being improperly rated. “The NEW WOT” is to change that. If you don’t know what WOT is, check it out (see below);
Squeak #2: Now this is something to really think about. The same cable that we often use to connect to a computer to charge the phone could be compromising your data; especially, if it is not your computer you are using. Please read the article below from TechNewsWorld (see below);
Squeak #3: If you are into assisting others on their computers, then you need to check out TeamViewer. I use the FREE version of TeamViewer to provide remote support and actually have it setup on my home network to access the desktops on all my PC’s (see below); AND,
Squeak #4: Today’s featured tech product is something that is very cool and is an example of the future. It is a smartphone enabled deadbolt, called KEVO (see below)…
Plan on seeing a lot more of Geek Squeaks’, featuring a round-up of tech products, news, software, apps, wallpapers, articles, you name it; from my favorite tech web sites… I just plain love tech!
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Web of Trust – Rating Feature Is Completely Revamped
Web of Trust (WOT), a crowdsourced website reputation service with over 90 million global downloads, has announced a new version today. The renewed WOT significantly enhances the user experience with improved visibility to reasons behind website reputations.
The new WOT prompts users to provide specific reasons for their website ratings. Users rating a site are requested to select at least one reason – labeled as a ‘category’ – to explain their rating… READ MORE
LockedUSB Keeps Devices Safe While They Charge
LockedUSB is a small firewall adapter that plugs into a USB charging port. The smartphone cable plugs into the device, securing data lines and preventing automatic data syncs from taking place… READ MORE
TeamViewer – All-In-One Software For Remote Support
TeamViewer is a simple and fast solution for remote control, desktop sharing and file transfer that works behind any firewall and NAT proxy… GET IT HERE
With Kevo Your Smartphone Literally Becomes a Key
With Kevo, your Smartphone is now your key. No more fumbling for your keys. Keep your phone in your pocket or purse and just touch the lock to open. No Smartphone? No Problem. Enjoy the same touch to open convenience with the fob… CHECK IT OUT HERE