Security
 
 
 
Household
 

Unbreakble Umbrella Will Beat Your Ass (video)

[GR]bO8G5zsQohg[/GR] You won't believe your eyes, but this guy 'tight ropes' the umbrella (I'm talking all his weight), slices a watermelon in half in one swing, and beats the piss out of a heavy bag. Apparently the Philippines...
 
Computers
 

Auto Locking Computer Proximity Sensor

If you often fall victim to coworker computer harassment (aka they IM your girlfriend and say utterly unbelievable things) then remember to lock your computer when you leave your desk.  The TF2000 Proximity sensor does all the ...

 
Security
 

RFID Makes Its Way Into Luggage

According to Digital Trends, for the next 6 months London Heathrow Airport and Emirates Airlines are testing RFID tagging to track luggage. Not just for internal airport use, the traveler will also receive text message updates ...
 
Computers
 

Journalistic Integrity or Paranoid Device?

If you’ve got the paranoid itch, then you might want to invest in one of these. The Teleport 2.0 is essentially a dongle that connects your phone to your computer via USB. The included software (Windows only) does the rest, rec...

 
Security
 

Another Personal, Internet Based Alarm System: InGrid

Yesterday I wrote about Alert Me. Well, I guess the folks at Ingrid are ultra diligent because they contacted me today with their offering. It turns out InGrid is far more affordable (kits range from $129 - $399 and they offer ...
 
Security
 

The Internet Alarm System for Your House: Alert Me

Alert Me sounds like a good idea, but the reality of it is that it's flawed. First let me tell you what it is before I start trampling all over the product. Alert Me is essentially a water downed alarm system for your home (aka...

 
Biometrics
 

New Fraud Protection:Voice Recognition Credit Card

I just stumbled across this while reading this month's issue of Popsci. Have you ever worried about a crook snagging your card and ordering high end goods over the phone? Well, the Beepcard contains a prototype paper-thin speak...
 
Camcorders
 

Hi-Jack a Wireless Camera with this Device

We don’t know where the use for this device would come into play, but where there’s a will, there’s a way. The Wireless Camera Hunter and Viewer scans commonly used wireless video frequencies and then ‘locks into the source’ fr...

 
MP3
 

Pod Safe Protects Syncing and Charging

Manufactured of PolyCarbon Abs (hard plastic) the Pod Safe attaches to the docking portion of your iPod preventing syncing and charging, and can only be removed if the correct code is entered on its rotary dial.  Attaching the ...
 
Cell Phones
 

MicroSD Payment Card

We keep hearing about ‘contactless’ payment with cell phones – you know, walk up to the kiosk, wave your phone by the register and be on your way. One of the challenges, or so it would seem, would be waiting for the rollout of ...

 
Cell Phones
 

Smellaphone

Head of Bell labs, Jeong Kim, said today that phones will soon be able to smell us.  We’re thinking security implementation, and why not use a widely adopted technology as a test bed?   According to Hankooki Times, Bell Labs is...
 
Mods
 

Home Brew Phone Bug

We loves us some snoppin’ at GadgetReview. We’ve seen a few phones that blur the lines between spying and home security, but this home made device is probably all espionage as it transmits the user’s telephone call via FM frequ...