iSpy: Yet Another Reason To Keep Your Mobile Messaging Tasteful

As if there wasn't already enough concern over losing your phone and giving a stranger complete access to your personal life, a team of researchers have developed a program called iSpy that can read what's being typed on a smartphone's screen from up to sixty meters away. So you may not even see the person who's… »11/05/11 5:00pm11/05/11 5:00pm

Butt Kits, Drone Planes and Sneaky Light Switches Are All It Takes To Be a Secret Agent

Being a highly trained, super-secret secret agent is a super-hard secret to keep. Best-case scenario: no one ever finds out how awesome you really are because you're so concerned with maintaining a Joe Normal public persona. Worst-case scenario: you blow your cover and are forced to spend the rest of your days as a… »7/28/11 3:59pm7/28/11 3:59pm

The Wi-Fi Location Data Google Collects From Your Phone? It's Tagged With a Unique ID (Updated)

The WSJ's headline—"Apple, Google Collect User Data"—borders on art, but the real point of note from the piece as it attempts to corral and make sense of the sprawling issue of cellphone location data is that when Google collects data about nearby Wi-Fi hotspots from your phone, that data is apparently tagged with "a… »4/22/11 10:07am4/22/11 10:07am

Infiniti's Around View Camera System, When Looking Out Your Window Just Won't Do

Infiniti's unreleased 2008 EX35 has lots of fun new features like self-healing paint and automatic folding rear seats. It even has something called the Around View camera system. It basically works just like those backup cameras that started showing up a few years ago, but now you can see to the right, left and… »9/17/07 3:40pm9/17/07 3:40pm