5 apps that keep you safe while traveling [Tech Travel Tips]


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Apps can make your trip safer and easier.
Photo: TripMode

tech travel tips At home, you can pretty much trust your own Wi-Fi network, and you kind of have to trust your cellular provider. But as soon as you fetch up at a hotel, airport, Airbnb rental or coffee shop, you risk everything.

Short of leaving your MacBook or iPhone out on the table while you visit the bathroom at a hacker conference, using public Wi-Fi is just about the worst thing you can do with your devices when you travel. Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself — and they’re cheap and easy.

9 awesome Mac apps cost less than ever, but not for long [Deals]


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These nine apps add a range of new functionality to your Mac.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

The flagship Mac App bundle is back, packed with nine top-shelf apps for creativity and productivity, including PDF Expert, TripMode and AfterShot 3.

Right now, you can get the whole bundle for the lowest price ever. But after today, the price will go up by $1 every day until Saturday.