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Find Which Applications Phone Home with VirusBarrier X6

Worried about rogue applications or spyware "phoning home" with your private data? Turn on VirusBarrier's Anti-Spyware feature, and it will alert you to applications that attempt to connect to remote servers. Once you know which apps are phoning home, you can block or allow each individually, and you can even block or allow specific ports for each application, to ensure that your private data stays private.

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FunBITS: Pedometer++ Tracks Your Steps on the Cheap

Want to track your activity level, but don’t want to shell out for an expensive fitness tracker? You may already have one in your pocket, embedded in your iPhone, and all you need to access it is a free app.

 
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