Keep your webcam covered until you need it. You don’t need anything fancy. I’ve been using this simple folded paper technique for years.
It’s no secret that you shouldn’t recycle a computer with all your data still on it. Here’s a low-tech way to ensure the stored information is unrecoverable by anyone else.
If you’re the least bit concerned about privacy, you should definitely remove the hard drive from your notebook computer before dropping it off for electronic-recycling. Here’s how to remove the hard drive from a MacBook Pro – mid-2009.
Which pocket digital camera is the best? That’s easy: the one you have with you. My personal choice is an iPhone 4S because I always carry it with me. And if I want to ensure a steady shot, I use a tripod and remote shutter release. This is how I set it up.