December 18, 2017

Cat tail cushion

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Sometimes, all you need in life is a cat tail cushion Pet this Qoobo and watch its tail react. By Richard Lai, From engadget You may not instantly recognize the name “Yukai Engineering,” but you may have already come across its earlier products like the Necomimi brainwave cat ears or the Bocco “family robot” at […]

How to tell if the CIA hacked your smart TV

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Earlier today, Wikileaks dropped a massive collection of CIA documents related to the group’s espionage efforts and the tools at its disposal. iOS and Android devices were high on the list of hackables, but also included was smart TVs — more specifically, Samsung smart TVs — which can be hacked […]

Travel tech accessories

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10 must-have travel tech accessories By Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. A station for CLEAR, a service where users can jump to the front of […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

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From BBC Apple said its lightning connector could be used instead, which would make room for other components. It will also promote the use of wireless earphones, and has released a set of its own called Airpods. The firm said it had taken “courage” to take the step. However, it risks annoying users who will […]

Gadget of the week

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By Brittany Vincent From engadget This intelligent tape measure may be the world’s smartest The Bagel tape measure project is currently up and seeking funding via Kickstarter. Regular tape measures are so last year. Forward-thinking creators (and anyone who needs to measure anything) should turn to Bagel, the “smart” tape measure. It also looks vaguely […]

This little USB necklace hacks your computer in no time flat

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From Techcrunch Quick! The bad guy/super villain has left the room! Plug in a mysterious device that’ll hack up their computer while an on-screen progress bar ticks forward to convey to the audience that things are working! It’s a classic scene from basically every spy movie in history. In this case, however, that mystery device […]

You can carry a privacy-minded wireless hotspot in your pocket

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By Jon Fingas From engadget Devices like the Safeplug can deter companies and governments from snooping on your devices at home, but they’re not much good when you’re on the road. That’s where the PORTAL (Personal Onion Router To Assure Liberty) project comes into play. Load the customized firmware on to certain travel hotspots (some […]

iNews Briefs

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OffshoreAlert reports Cayman’s Bryce Merren should plead guilty and is requesting extension of time From OffshoreAlert: Cayman’s Bryce Merren ‘should plead guilty’, says counsel August 04, 2014 – Cayman Islands resident Bryce Merren, who has been criminally indicted on three counts of cocaine trafficking and money laundering, will be advised by his counsel to enter […]

Northward Prison intercepts more contraband

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Prison Officers at Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Northward continue to battle with the threat of contraband being smuggled into the prison system. Four pounds of ganja and six bottles of rum were recently discovered inside the prison perimeter, in addition to a cellphone and a USB charger. Supervisor of Security & intelligence Maxine Spalding […]

Kickstarter launch for Neil Young’s PonoMusic high-res service

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By Pete Hayman From What HiFi Just days after details started to emerge from the US about PonoMusic, a Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation of the high-resolution music service backed by musician Neil Young has started. And it seems that the opportunity to reserve a PonoPlayer – the firm’s high-res music player – has […]