A Simple Trick to Protect Your PIN From Thieves With Thermal Cameras

Thermal cameras were once expensive and bulky hunks of equipment that very few people could get their hands on. No longer. With FLIR's new iPhone case thermal imaging cameras are now both affordable and incredibly discreet, which means that evil-doers can use it to see the thermal signature your fingers leave on a… » 8/28/14 11:54am 8/28/14 11:54am

Techie Visa Card Features Buttons and Screen to Generate CCV Dynamically

In the interest of thwarting credit card theft, Visa is testing some pretty interesting card technology with a handful of European banks. Using what appears to be Visa's mutant hybrid of a credit card and a pocket calculator, users can enter their PIN into the card itself and have a security code generated on the… » 11/11/08 3:35pm 11/11/08 3:35pm

Newman's Cool Man MP3 Player: Pin it to Your Uniform For Extra Flair

If you haven't quite reached your flair quota, or you are hopelessly stuck in the 1980's fashion-wise, you will probably love the Cool Man MP3 from Newman. The device features and OLED display, support for MP3 and WMA, a built-in microphone and most importantly, a high-tech safety pin that puts high-tech holes in your… » 6/05/08 7:00pm 6/05/08 7:00pm

Toyota and Nissan Make Drinking and Driving a Little Harder (It's…

Both Toyota and Nissan are trying to come up with a technology in their cars to make drinking and driving impossible. Nissan is thinking of requiring a really long PIN for drivers to enter before their car starts, and Toyota is thinking of placing breathalyzers somewhere in the cabin. Both are interesting, but may not… » 9/15/06 9:31pm 9/15/06 9:31pm