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3 Important Facts You Should Know About Apps

Most people have a smartphone these days. It’s not just a luxury item anymore, it offers many features that can make your life simple and more convenient, and it’s one of the best investments you could make into optimizing your daily life if you don’t have one yet. At the heart of each smartphone’s ecosystem are all the apps we use on a daily basis. And while the great variety of free solutions in the app store can seem very enticing, it also comes with some strings attached that people rarely stop to consider.

The truth is that apps are not really your “friends”. They’re not made by people with your best interests in mind in most cases, even apps that are explicitly marketed as such (like self-improvement apps – in fact, they can be major offenders). If that sounds weird to you, read on – there is a darker side of the app market that you might be completely unaware of.

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Using Proxies for Email Protection

Web proxies have been around for some time now. They can be used in many different ways and come with lots of variety. Even so, many businesses and professionals still don’t understand what they are about. Before we get into that, let’s first explain what proxies are.

Proxies are web servers that act as gateways between the internet user and the address they interact with. Simply put, when you connect online using a proxy, all of the information goes through the proxy before reaching its final destination.

Proxies act on behalf of the user – they are the buffer zone between you and the internet. But what actually happens when you go online, and how is it different when using proxies? Here’s what you need to know.

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