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Carlos Enrique Perez-Melara has just made the FBI’s most wanted list of cybercriminals.
He was charged back in 2005 for creating and selling a malware program, which documented messages as well as keystrokes on infected computers. Dubbed the ‘Lover Spy’, Carlos sold it on the premise that people could use it to monitor their spouses and significant others.…Read More »
Using a PIN on your cell phone is a great way to secure you phone, data, and apps from hackers but research has found that your PINs may not secure your phone and apps as much as you think. Rather than keeping your passwords from getting into the hands of hackers, researchers have found that — by using your phone’s microphone, speaker, and camera — it’s easy to figure out what your PIN is.…Read More »
Tired of losing your glasses? Phone Halo is a new way for you to keep from losing your glasses.
The new tracking device is attached to the ear piece on your spectacles and works by connecting to your smartphone. This creates a proximity based network to let you know when your glasses are too far from your phone.…Read More »
The magic of the 21st century is its immersion with technology. Technology is a wide term in itself. It now covers almost every aspect of human life. Since the beginning of 21st century, we have witnessed a landslide in innovative technology.…Read More »
Researchers are looking for a new way to power stationary bots by utilizing something we all produce every day — pee. The idea is to power these bots with urine that is pumped through the bot via the use of an artificial heart.…Read More »
During Samsung’s Analyst Day, the South Korean company also made a presentation regarding their future product plans. One area of the presentation had to do with their plans for the displays on their devices, specifically the resolution increases that they intend hit over the next couple of years.…Read More »
The Chinese suppliers for Dell and several other large computer companies have been accused of violating labor rights in four factories that are located in both the Jiangsu and Guangdong parts of China.
The Danish group DanWatch, paid particularly close attention to Dell in their report, because the company is a major supplier of computers to the Denmark government.…Read More »
3D printing is still something that is not a mainstream consumer product. While there are lots of affordable 3D printers on the market, the fact that you have to learn to use software such as CAD to effectively make models makes it somewhat limiting.…Read More »
Hey, it’s winter time right now, and Jack Frost is aiming for all the exposed sections of your body. At a time like this, many folks are forced to choose between listening to music or protecting their ears from the cold with an earmuff.…Read More »
Google has Google Glass, Samsung has the Galaxy Gear and Apple is undoubtedly working on a smartwatch. Every major tech company has some sort of wearable device these days, so it’s no surprise that Motorola is working on their kind of wearable tech — sort of.…Read More »
Milton Keynes, a town in the UK, will be getting driverless cars by 2015. According to the UK’s business secretary, Vince Cable, the town will have a fleet of 20 “pods” that can accommodate two people and travel at a top speed of 12 miles per hour.…Read More »
Disney and LucasFilm have finally given Star Wars: Episode VII a release date. The J.J. Abrams-led film will hit cinemas worldwide on December 18th, 2015, the companies announced. Casting for Episode VII is currently on-going, and the film will begin shooting in spring of next year.…Read More »
The City of Los Angeles is accepting proposals for free citywide WiFi. That’s right, after months of batting around the idea, LA is moving forward.
Creating a city wide network is not going to be a quick, simple project. In fact this project will require fiber cables to be ran to every residence, business, and government building in the Los Angeles city limits.…Read More »
The popularity of the online currency that is Bitcoin continues to be one the rise, despite recent setbacks, and is now acceptable in China.
Thanks in part to this popularity in China, the price of the Bitcoin is rising as well.…Read More »
I envision a robot revolution. You heard it here first.Read More »
The economy is still on the ropes, so buying a new car is pretty tough right now. However, don’t be too hard on yourself because there’s a car out there just for you, well, assuming you’re not interested in driving with a passenger.…Read More »
A new study suggests that video games may actually be good for your brain. The research was done at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Charité University Medicine St. Hedwig-Krankenhaus. Try saying that five times in a row.
During the experiment, participants were to play Super Mario 64 for half an hour a day.…Read More »
We’ve always known that there is a chance of an asteroid hitting Earth in the distant future, but we weren’t completely sure of how high the risks were, until now. Well, guess what? We are actually 10 times more likely to be attacked by an asteroid than what we previously thought, according to new research.…Read More »
Who doesn’t have trouble getting out of bed? Well there is nothing like waking to the display of how many days you could potentially have left on this spinning rock. There is a new Kickstarter campaign to create an alarm clock that will do just that.…Read More »
Your smartphone is not as secretive about your life as you may think. Get it alone with a group of police officers — or anyone else that has the relevant knowledge — and it’s going to sing like a canary. That’s right, your phone may be used to tell officers who you talked to, what your texts say, and even where you’ve been.…Read More »
In recent times, people have been witnessing a new growing trend for wearable gadgets. From Apple’s iWatch to Google’s Glass, more and more news of upcoming wearable gadgets keep flagging the technology arena. One such project which has imbibed the essence of innovative technology is the Pebble smartwatch.…Read More »
After CNET discovered the existence of Google’s mysterious barges floating near San Francisco and Portland, many speculated they were data centers and then said they would eventually be turned into fancy retail showrooms for Google Glass. While Google has since claimed responsibility for the barges, they’re not quite revealing what their exact purpose is.…Read More »
Paranoia is a bad thing. Unless you are right. Too bad this lady isn’t.Read More »
Tech folks will love this. Should make for better coffee, too.Read More »