What the internet looks like if you block Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple:

Life Without the Tech Giants (Gizmodo)
Tech’s Frightful Five: They’ve Got Us (NYTimes)
Which Tech Giant Would You Drop? (survey with feedback) (NYTimes)

Google account security settings, privacy checkup

Top Network Attached Storage for the home and office (techradar)

Open the location a photo was taken on Google Maps with these Windows tools (Ghacks, Nirsoft)