Category Archives: Technology

Stop Your Smart TV From Spying on You, and More

Posted in Five for Wednesday, by Joseph Sullivan on February 8, 2017 10 You may have heard that TV manufacturer Vizio has been fined $2.2M for tracking what users were watching and then offering that data to advertisers. No other TV companies have been found to be doing the same, but just in case, here’s…
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A Gentle Reminder About Always-On Voice Devices; How To Save The Internet

I can’t think of better adjectives than those already used in this article about a Burger King ad that’s meant to trigger your Google Home hub and Android phone: “horrible, genius, infuriating, hilarious, and maybe very poorly thought-out.” Just a gentle reminder that Google’s and Amazon’s voice assistants are always listening. On a slightly more […]
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A cut above the rest: The 5 best robotic lawnmowers

Humans waste an ungodly amount of fossil fuels and time mowing their lawns. Robotic lawnmowers are an easy, green way to save you time and minimize your carbon footprint. Here are our favorite robotic lawnmowers on the market. The post A cut above the rest: The 5 best robotic lawnmowers appeared first on Digital Trends .
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One of These Magic Rings is Available for Pre-Order

The wearables market seems to have cooled off quite a bit. But the Token Ring – which can open car doors, remember your passwords, and has some impressive security features – may heat things up again. I believe our own Chad Curry has previously written about this, but it’s so cool it bears repeating: the […]
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Stayawhile is like a long-term Airbnb for 21st-century nomads

The advent of modern society has not made the nomadic lifestyle disappear -- it just made it change its look. Just ask New York-based startup Stayawhile, a company that means to provide "medium-term housing." The post Stayawhile is like a long-term Airbnb for 21st-century nomads appeared first on Digital Trends .
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