Overall, 37 products were branded with a “Privacy Not Included” warning label, including well-known items like Amazon Halo, Dyson Pure Cool, Facebook Portal, Hamilton Beach Smart Coffee Maker, Oculus Quest 2 VR Sets, Ubtech Jimu Robot Kits, and Roku Streaming Sticks. … [Read more...] about Beware these spying gadgets this Black Friday
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These days, they want to deliver direct person-to-person payments, and furthermore, to get into the retail payment space, although you are still more likely to be able to pay online with this service than at the checkout counter. This is due to the lack of support for NFC with PayPal’s app, and only a handful of retailers jumping on the bandwagon to accept PayPal has hampered efforts to date. … [Read more...] about Best mobile payment apps in 2021: for contactless payments
You could build glasses that were audio based. I think, though, that everyone has in their head this picture of what glasses are going to do for you. The question is, when do we get that true AR imagery imagery? Sure, there could always be intermediate things that pop up. Did you ever hear of smart typewriters? In the '70s, as microprocessors were developed, they started to make typewriters where you could have a little LCD window that would let you edit the last few lines. When you made a mistake, you could actually go back and fix it. And that was a big business. The reason I bring it up is that smart typewriters were successful, they were a big business category, and no one has ever even heard of them these days. Those intermediate things, people will do them. Focals by North was a good example of someone doing what I would call an intermediate product of limited capability. But I want to get to that thing where you see it, and you go off and you write the articles that say I've … [Read more...] about Facebook’s VR-AR visionary on what comes after the Oculus Quest 2
One issue we have with both phones is the lack of onboard storage as standard. The default 64GB model feels miserly and outdated, and you’ll soon fill that up if you take a lot of photos or like to keep a large media or app library to hand. The provision of 128GB and 256GB options is all well and good, but the former should be the entry point by now. … [Read more...] about iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 mini: how much does size matter in the Apple ecosystem?
WTF?! The pandemic has turned remote working from a desire (for some) into a necessity. But while working from home has its perks, there are negative aspects. To address some of these elements, car-maker Nissan has come up with a concept that could make working remotely a lot more… remote. The increasing power and portability of modern laptops allow us to work pretty much anywhere: coffee shops, park benches, planes. Nissan’s Caravan NV350 Office Pod Concept expands on that idea by letting people take the the office with them, kind of. … [Read more...] about Take the office into the wilderness with Nissan’s concept vehicle