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What’s Blocking Privacy and Security?

The Nuts and Bolts of Taking Security Seriously So you’ve been to the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation – EFF and you seen what you need to do. You’re going to quit using email as much as possible and choose a messaging service instead. A messaging service with end to end encryption. You will probably need more than one

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Affinity Designer Text Manipulation

Working with Text in Affinity Designer Sometimes when you’re working on a design you need text to be manipulated to change the overall shape of it.  Let’s change the shape where there’s a word and you want to have a wavy line at the top of the text or the bottom of the text. One possible way of doing this

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Learning to Code with Swift

Best Way to Use Time During Lockdown I was listening to a podcast the other day and the guy on there was talking about his application and how he got to learn to code for iOS. This was Alex Hay who is the guy responsible for Toolbox Pro. I found it amazing to find out he hasn’t been coding for

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DavidAllenWizardgold

How to Track Movies, TV Shows and Books

Satisfy your desire to be a movie critic. Don’t just watch the TV Series or watch the movie, write about it and give a rating. I like to use Day One to keep my reviews privately, you could publicly comment if you like.
Which are the best apps to keep your reviews. What should you use to keep a list of movies you want to see?

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Apple Watch
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DavidAllenWizardgold

iOS Update 13.3.1 – Terrible!

When is an update not an Update? When things get worse instead of getting better. With iOS 13.3.1 Apple introduced behaviour making the use of the iPhone and Apple Watch worse.
Not smooth right from the first minutes of the update. Stuff was happening which shouldn’t have. It settled down by the next day but still there were changes I don’t like.

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Easy Text Encryption Everywhere

Encrypt the text you want to send in an email or messenger app. Email is insecure and you need to take steps to protect your digital identity. Paranoia Text Encryption is so easy to use and it is available to use on all platforms including in a web browser. It also performs steganography.

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Threema Secure Message app
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DavidAllenWizardgold

Safest Messenger App – Threema

Threema app for secure messages with end to end encryption is the best of the bunch technically. It’s inexpensive and well worth having and using if your privacy and security are paramount.

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Onion Share
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DavidAllenWizardgold

How To Move Files With OnionShare

Send and Receive Files Securely.
Using OnionShare is one of the most secure ways to send and receive files. Easy to set up and use. Your recipient doesn’t need OnlyShare, only the Tor Browser.

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Good and Geeky Book about ENCRYPTION on Amazon.

Learn More about PGP
& Securing Your Emails

This is a practical book with links to videos to show you how to do it. I also will work with you. Send me an encrypted email and I will send you one back,

Got any questions? let me help you become proficient in encryption of your communications

Click on the book to see this in the Amazon Store.