Telegram: An alternative to Whatsapp

https://medium.freecodecamp.com/why-i-asked-my-friends-to-stop-using-whatsapp-and-telegram-e93346b3c1f0#.dbqtua3iw

Ah well .. forget the rest of the article..

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Apart from Jesus, one of the other things I get enthusiastic about is “Telegram”.  “Telegram is a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed.” (Telegram.org).  Think of it as an alternative toWhatsapp with better security and a number of cool extra features. Continue reading

LG Smart TV ‘unauthorised spying’ – BBC News

“LG is investigating allegations that some of its TVs send details about their owners’ viewing habits back to the manufacturer even if the users have activated a privacy setting.” (BBC)

I’m not suprised by this too much, but still shocked.  Makes a real case for buying the simplest hardware you need, with as few bell and whistles as possible.

“Just because I’m paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re not [spying on me].” Continue reading