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Gadgets January 20, 2017

IS|CC – a simple solution to a privacy problem

In our connected lives, our privacy is easily violated and it often falls on the user to take steps to protect themselves. All of our tech is vulnerable, that’s the price we pay for connection but we can take some steps to preserve our privacy better. To that end, the IS|CC is a small and attractive solution to unwanted access through webcams.


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IS|CC – a simple solution to a privacy problem
sleaze tech January 20, 2017

Scam Alert – you might be giving your personal info away in this phishing scam

Autofill forms are so handy! Especially if you fill out a lot of things online. Shopping, newsletters, job applications, the list of things you need your name and address for online is long but autofill makes the job quick! Unfortunately, it can also be used to steal your personal information because we just literally cannot have nice things.


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Scam Alert – you might be giving your personal info away in this phishing scam
future tech January 19, 2017

Robots Are Taking Our Jobs – this firm is replacing employees with AI

We’ve talked about the automation of jobs on the site before. Most people are probably hip to gigs like “driver” being taken over by AI and retail workers replaced by automated kiosks but it goes much further. The Japanese insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is replacing over 30 employees with an AI.


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Robots Are Taking Our Jobs – this firm is replacing employees with AI
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Gadgets January 18, 2017

Sirius B Black Cherry – this tiny computer fits in your pocket

Are you a desktop fan but wish you could carry your PC in your pocket? And when you say this, you aren’t talking about a smartphone? Well the Sirius B Black Cherry is the pocket computer of your dreams. This PC runs Windows 10 and is small enough to sit next to your keys (but that’s probably not a great spot for it).


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Sirius B Black Cherry – this tiny computer fits in your pocket

Amazon Echo vs Echo Dot V 2.0 – can your life assistant really be digital? [Review]
Comments Off on Amazon Echo vs Echo Dot V 2.0 – can your life assistant really be digital? [Review]   Nov 24, 2016

Amazon Echo vs Echo Dot V 2.0 – can your life assistant really be digital? [Review]

The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot hands free ‘intelligent’ home controllers have been on the market for some time now, but with the new release of the Echo Dot Version 2.0 we thought it was a great excuse to check out some state of the art tech. Especially since Amazon is constantly extending the features of the Echo and the rather clever voice assistant called Alexa. Of course there’s no shortage of rivals – step up Siri, Cortana and Google...
Forest – grow trees and break your smartphone habit
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Forest – grow trees and break your smartphone habit

Putting our phones down can be hard. They’re little boxes of distraction filled with all of our favorite ways to procrastinate and they can come with us just about anywhere. If you have hard time putting your mobile device down, check out Forest, the app and web extension that lets you grow trees in your off time.

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