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Using the Tor browser on a smartphone

Using the Tor browser on a smartphone

On: Sunday, 29 August, 2021
Like certain dog breeds or brands of German cars, the Tor browser has become guilty by association in the eyes of many people. The actions of a malignant minority are enough to tarnish an entire brand, and a similar fate has befallen the To...
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A beginner's guide to USB-C cables

A beginner’s guide to USB-C cables

On: Saturday, 21 August, 2021
Since they first entered our lives, mobile phones have always been supplied with cables. Initially, these were purely used to replenish the battery. Then, as dumb phones gave way to smartphones, cables became a way to transfer media files. ...
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A beginner's guide to Android

A beginner’s guide to Android

On: Wednesday, 18 August, 2021
If you’re not technically minded, the science behind smartphone operating systems can seem complex, and even unfathomable. That’s particularly true for the Android operating system, which runs in mildly revised forms across numerous han...
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A beginner’s guide to Bluetooth

A beginner’s guide to Bluetooth

On: Wednesday, 11 August, 2021
Bluetooth has become an indispensable component of modern smartphones. Intended primarily to connect a device with wireless peripherals, its uses have expanded to areas as diverse as data distribution and smart home security. In this beginn...
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Do telephone area codes still matter?

Do telephone area codes still matter?

On: Wednesday, 28 July, 2021
Before the 1980s, the phrase STD had a far more innocent primary definition. The Subscriber Trunk Dialling system enabled people to place and receive phone calls without needing a switchboard operator to connect them. Different regions were...
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