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Kevo iPhone Lock
Kevo iPhone Lock
Kevo iPhone Lock

Kwikset Kevo iPhone Dead Bolt Lets You Unlock Your Door with Touch

The Lockitron is probably the easiest DIY solution for those looking to automate, for lack of better words, their front door's deadbolt.  It simply fits over the existing lock (on the inside) and using a motor and Bluetooth sen...
 
News Stories
 
burglar-blaster
burglar-blaster
burglar-blaster

Burglar Blaster Detects Home Intruders, Fires Pepper Spray

A number of years ago, at CES, I was introduced to the ADS, otherwise known as an Area Denial System. It was an array of tasers, that could for lack of better words tase the sh*t out of a group of people if they presumably trie...
 
Security
 
EyeVerify Brings Eyeprint To Mobile Devices
EyeVerify Brings Eyeprint To Mobile Devices
EyeVerify Brings Eyeprint To Mobile Devices

Eyeprint Scans Eyes To Secure Mobile Phones

Barcelona, Spain -- Displayed at the 2013 Mobile World Congress, Eyeprint is a new application currently in development by EyeVerify. The mobile application uses a device's front or rear facing camera to capture a unique image ...

 
Editor's Pick
 
Esacpe Ring
Esacpe Ring
Esacpe Ring

This Titanium Escape Ring Has a Built-in Hand Cuff Pick and Saw

Pay a visit to TJ, otherwise known as Tijuana and you might find yourself hog tied before you can reach for your cash and pay off your would be assailants.  The result?  A seemingly long ride in the back of unmarked pickup head...
 
News Stories
 
Golden-i Headset-1
Golden-i Headset-1
Golden-i Headset-1

Golden-i Augmented Reality Glasses Turn Police into Robocops (video)

The chances of this chick actually being a real police officer (in the UK) are slim at best.  But that falsehood aside, the Golden-i device is sure to make crime fighting, saving lives, or just about any job easier. Using an on...
 
Military
 
selectaDNA
selectaDNA
selectaDNA

DNA “Bullets” Tag Criminals So They Can Be Found Later

Criminals getting away? Mark them with DNA! Selectamark, a British security company, has unveiled its SelectaDNA High Velocity System, designed to help police and military mark potential suspects when an arrest is not possible ...

 
Household
 
SimpliciKey-1
SimpliciKey-1
SimpliciKey-1

SimpliciKey iPhone Controllable Deadbolt Hands On

I'm anxiously holding my breath for the Lockitron.  It's a cheap solution that will add an iPhone controllable deadbolt to my front door.  And best of all, it doesn't require me to remove the entire lock and install a brand new...
 
Android
 
Swann ADS-440 SwannEye Camera main
Swann ADS-440 SwannEye Camera main
Swann ADS-440 SwannEye Camera main

Swann ADS-440 SwannEye Camera Review

A video camera that can be used for surveillance needs to be designated for that purpose: trying to adapt a webcam or other camera can be an exercise in futility. That’s especially true today where mobile devices like smartphon...
 
Cell Phones
 
Doorbot
Doorbot
Doorbot

DoorBot: The iPhone Smart Doorbell

They're a myriad of wireless security cameras that could be installed to monitor my front door.  But alas they all require a power source, something I'm not willing or talented enough to install.  So what's a fledging security ...

 
Household
 
Hidden-Air-Vent-Safe-1
Hidden-Air-Vent-Safe-1
Hidden-Air-Vent-Safe-1

“Breaking Bad” Vent Safe is Yours for $260

Cutting a hole in your wall is generally a big no no.  Just go ask your wife or landlord and we can virtually guarantee shaking heads.  If you have none of those aforementioned responsibilities, along with a stockade of small g...
 
How Tos
 
Print
Print
Print

How To Not Get Ripped Off at an ATM Machine (how to)

We're not sure how many people get taken for their hard earned cash at ATMs, but regardless, you're better safer than sorry right?  That being said, you can take what appears to be some very rudimentary precautions next time yo...
 
Household
 
Lockitron Keyless
Lockitron Keyless
Lockitron Keyless

Lockitron iPhone Keyless Entry Works with Your Home’s Preexisting Deadbolt (video)

[GR]D1L3o88GKew[/GR] A keyless entry system for your home always meant an extensive, and cumbersome install process.  Generally speaking you have to remove the door's entire locking system, which requires some esoteric knowledg...