Show newer
Taffer boosted
Taffer boosted

Affordable Internet and wireless prices? Not if Rogers buys Shaw. Stop this dangerous sale before it’s too late. Sign the petition: NO Rogers-Shaw buy! openmedia.org/StopTheBuy-tw — via @OpenMediaOrg@Twitter

Taffer boosted
Taffer boosted
Taffer boosted

- you pay hundreds of dollars for a thing that is ✨SMART✨
- it works well for a while
- the company releases an update and DEMANDS a subscription fee to keep using your device the same way and somehow thinks u will be into it??

this shit should be illegal

twitter.com/Gizmodo/status/137

Original tweet : twitter.com/internetofshit/sta

I've got everything set up on my new laptop except backups; Duplicati is being extremely flakey for some reason, stopping part-way through backups, corrupting its database, etc.

Going to give the former CloudBerry a try, see how it behaves. Finding a Linux GUI backup client that supports Backblaze B2 is hard, everything is "enterprise" focused.

Taffer boosted
Taffer boosted
Taffer boosted

Loving Support: This Man Brought His Xbox To The Delivery Room So His Wife Could Watch Him Play ‘Assassin’s Creed’ While In Labor ogn.theonion.com/loving-suppor

Taffer boosted
Taffer boosted

After months of stalling, Google finally revealed how much personal data they collect in Chrome and the Google app. No wonder they wanted to hide it.

Spying on users has nothing to do with building a great web browser or search engine. We would know (our app is both in one).

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

Taffer boosted

Password managers are our recommended way of securing your hundreds (thousands?) of online accounts. If you use LastPass, who were exposed for having 7 trackers within their Android app, make sure you tweak these privacy settings (doesn't apply to iOS).

forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

Restoring a Duplicati backup from my NAS to make sure my backups are good. I've got a new machine on the way and need to verify my safety net.

I should try one from B2 as well, I suppose.

Taffer boosted

I am unabashedly a fan of Rob Zombie. Rolling Stone says of “The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy”:

Offers the same disco-metal dreck he’s been peddling for 30 years.

I say, bring it on and turn it up!

Taffer boosted

Privacy when gaming is often an afterthought, but it doesn't need to be. @kingthor shares simple steps you can take to protect your privacy on popular consoles, including how to limit data collection and how to mute the PS5's always-on microphone. 😱

nytimes.com/wirecutter/guides/

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

How come nobody told me that there was a version of DownThemAll! that works with modern Firefox? So handy for Humble Bundles...

Taffer boosted

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox are kaiju. Pass it on.

Taffer boosted

RT from Chris Welch (@chriswelch)

Just got served a legit commercial while updating the apps on my LG OLED TV.

This isn’t the future I signed up for.

Original tweet : twitter.com/chriswelch/status/

Show older
Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!