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moverio smart glasses from epson
2014-05-07 05:28:00

The newest competitor to Google Glass has hit store shelves. Epson released its Moverio BT-200 for $699.

Fujitsu To Implement Palm Scanning To Keep Smartphones Secure
2014-03-03 14:41:21

Biometrics is increasingly being used in keeping security on mobile devices and Fujitsu plans to put more than just a finger on security for its smartphones. In a statement, the company announced it plans to deploy palm-vein scanning to address security on its mobile devices.

Is Your Smart TV Spying On You?
2013-08-05 04:29:51

The recent discovery of a smart TV vulnerability that could allow the integrated webcam to be remotely activated and used to spy on unsuspecting families has some questioning the safety of these high-tech televisions.

Evernote Announces Month-Long Developer Training Program
2013-04-17 07:05:02

Evernote will be welcoming a handful of software developers to their Redwood City, California headquarters this October for a one-month long mentorship program, the company announced on Tuesday.

Is Samsung Also Making A Smartwatch?
2013-02-15 15:18:26

Tech website SlashGear recently discovered screenshots of what they say appears to be a new Samsung smartwatch.

Hashtag Among The Many English Words Banned By French Officials
2013-01-27 04:47:29

Attention Twitter users living in and around Paris, Marseille, and Nice: the government officials in charge of inventing French-language replacements for foreign-language words would like you to stop referring to the symbol used to tag your microblogging posts as a “hashtag.”

Internet Addiction Lands Teenagers In Jail
2013-01-07 04:20:57

Apparently, some teenagers REALLY love using the Internet. A 16-year-old California girl is being investigated by local police after she and a 15-year-old friend reportedly drugged her parents in order to get around a curfew preventing the two teenagers from going online after hours.

Android Even Postponed Due To Major Storm
2012-10-28 06:02:17

Google has postponed the Android event, originally scheduled for Monday morning in New York, due to anticipated inclement weather resulting from the "Frankenstorm," Hurricane Sandy.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.