Thanks to shifts in movie release patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the movies nominated for 2021’s major awards, including the Oscars, are easily accessible for home viewing. Here’s how to stream the 2021 Academy Award nominees. Of the eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards (taking place April 25, 2021), only one, the historical drama Judas and the Black Messiah , is unavailable to stream (at the time of writing). Table of Contents The Father Mank Minari Nomadland Promising Young Woman Sound of Metal The Trial of the Chicago 7 The Father Anthony Hopkins anchors this intense drama as the title character, a man suffering from dementia and overwhelmed by everyday life. Director Florian Zeller adapts his own stage play, which takes the unique approach of telling the story from Hopkins’ character’s perspective. As his well-meaning daughter (Olivia Colman) … [Read more...] about How to Watch the 2021 Oscar Best Picture Nominees
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Email was invented in 1971 and has changed very little since then. In that time, it’s managed to become a major security risk to individuals, governments, and private companies around the world. This might explain the rising popularity of so-called “secure email” providers. So what exactly makes secure email different from regular email? What Is Secure, Encrypted Email? Secure email is essentially regular email with a few security enhancements on top. The technology behind the scenes is ultimately the same, which means that you already know how to use a secure email provider. You still send messages to named addresses with an @ and a domain, and you still get plenty of spam. For that reason, anyone can call themselves a secure email provider. There’s no dictionary definition, and most major email providers like Gmail and Outlook would also consider themselves “secure” despite falling short of the mark. Most providers who use the term to describe their service go much … [Read more...] about What Is Secure Email, and Should You Switch?
Mozilla Thunderbird recently integrated OpenPGP right into the main application. No add-ons are needed for email privacy. OpenPGP’s world-class encryption is easy to set up and use without additional software. Thunderbird and OpenPGP Version 78.2.1 of the Thunderbird email client has support for end-to-end encryption (e2ee) built right in. This integration means you no longer need add-ons like Enigmail . Thunderbird uses OpenPGP for encryption, which is a free, nonproprietary protocol. Based on the freeware versions of Phil Zimmerman’s Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), it’s now very much its own thing. Thunderbird’s OpenPGP integration allows you to encrypt a message. Then, only the people you want to read your message will be able to do so. It also lets you digitally sign a message so your recipient can be confident the message hasn’t been altered in transit. OpenPGP uses the principle of pairs of public and private (or “secret”) encryption keys. To use OpenPGP, you … [Read more...] about How to Use OpenPGP Encryption for Emails in Thunderbird