In a press conference this morning, Amazon officially announced their new tablet – Kindle Fire. Months of speculation – including this post by yours truly – have led up to this release by the online retail and services giant. Continue reading
Like all things technological in nature, the first prototypes are large and often unwieldy so it is no surprise that the Wireless Aerial Surveillance Platform (WASP) drone is nearly six feet in length although it cost a mere $6,000 to build. It can sniff and intercept Wi-Fi and mobile phone signals while simultaneously launching denial of service attacks. I will give it less than 24 months before the same capabilities can be found in a delivery mechanism one-fifth the size with the ability to remain aloft for over three hours. Whether it would be used for true cyber-terrorism or garden variety industrial espionage, this heralds a new era of hacking.
Attending a team meeting (and posting) from 30k feet = #winning. #Gogo in-flight wi-fi never ceases to impress me.
The next-gen #tablet war goes head-to-head – “Site-loading speed battle 2: Motorola #Xoom vs. Apple #iPad 2” http://ow.ly/4fHXb
CNet is very bullish on the Kindle 3 – “Hands-on review of the Kindle 3” http://ht.ly/2tlXf #gear