Renters insurance is so affordable, not having it is a huge financial risk. While your landlord’s home insurance may cover damages to the structure you live in, it won’t cover any of your belongings. Renters insurance costs an average of $180 a year, making it an incredibly affordable policy. To find the best renters insurance […]
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What a week, huh? It doesn’t particularly matter which week you’re watching this, even — I’m sure it was a week. Thankfully, we have hilarious pet videos to distract from everything else going on in the world. Like this one, featuring a tiny pup with a big electric charge.
In this short but sweet video, a chihuahua-yorkie mix gets a fuzzy rubdown from its owner, causing wild static hair. While I can’t take a ruler to this dog, her hair stands almost as tall as her legs. She resembles a blonde porcupine afterwards, but she doesn’t seem to mind at all. She shakes it off and continues her business. Let us all be like this por-chihuahua. Read more…
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After tech behemoths like Twitter moved to ban Trump and thousands of other far-right accounts, millions moved to apps like Signal and Telegram for their encrypted messaging services.
There’s one rub, though: Telegram, unlike Signal, doesn’t have end-to-end encryption by default.
End-to-end encryption means that only the message sender and receiver can read the message. Even the server that hosts it, such as Signal or iMessage on Apple devices, can’t decrypt and read what someone wrote. If those servers were ever hacked, hackers wouldn’t be able to read the messages, either. It’s safe to say, then, that end-to-end (e2e) encryption is an imperative element to secure messaging. Read more…
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Investing is all about balancing risk and reward. Many investments that offer potentially great rewards, such as stocks, come with tremendous risk, particularly in the short term. The risk of losing 40% of your investment value — as what happened after the 2008 crash — in a single year is enough to make many people […]
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The growth in the online personal loans industry has made it easier than ever to apply for a loan online. Gone are the days where you had to make an appearance at a physical branch in order to get a loan, since you can now submit all relevant documentation by applying for a loan online. […]
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Whether you noticed or not, the annual Consumer Electronics Show did happen this year.
CES 2021 took place in January, even with the COVID-19 pandemic that’s gripped the world for the past year and a democratic crisis in the United States that garnered most of the spotlight (and rightly so!). Instead of packing thousands into a convention center in Las Vegas, tech companies and journalists enjoyed the all-virtual tech conference from the comfort of their homes.
Despite the change in format, CES 2021 managed to deliver plenty of fascinating trends and glimpses into the future of technology. From normal advancements like prettier TVs to more timely innovations like smart masks, here’s what went down at CES this year. Read more…
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Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or you’re assembling an emergency go-bag, a heavy-duty headlamp or flashlight is a useful tool in which to invest.
From flashlights that double as emergency radios to inflatable solar-powered lanterns, here are 15 useful lights on sale as of Jan. 16.
Emergency Multi-Function Radio and Flashlight
This powerful flashlight works triple duty as a flashlight, an AM/FM/weather band radio that will catch the NOAA weather broadcast 24 hours per day, and an onboard battery to charge your USB devices. And since it’s self-sufficient, drawing power from solar panels or the built-in hand crank, you won’t have to worry about recharging. Get it for just $28.99 (regularly $89) and save 67% for a limited time. Read more…
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As part of his efforts to set an agenda in motion when he takes office, President-elect Joe R. Biden outlined a $1.9 trillion relief package to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and the current economic dive. Some of the most notable points Biden addressed last night include expanded jobless benefits, rental assistance and a paid sick […]
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SAVE 82%: A three-year subscription to CyberGhost VPN is on sale for £1.99 per month as of Jan. 16, and includes an extra three months for free.
Hackers are getting smarter and viruses are becoming more sophisticated, and it’s up to online security services to respond to these developing threats. Fortunately, services like CyberGhost VPN are constantly updating their products to provide you with a better experience.
CyberGhost VPN has just launched the CyberGhost 8 app, with an updated design, fast WireGuard protocol, and better all-round performance. Everything you know about CyberGhost is still packed in the latest version, just with a few extras. It’s also on sale, so this could be the best time to invest. Read more…
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