Amazon announces new Kindles

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

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WASP drone: the next chapter in cyber-terrorism

WASP drone: the next chapter in cyber-terrorism || “DIY Spy Drone Sniffs Wi-Fi, Intercepts Phone Calls” http://ow.ly/5VBfX

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.

WASP drone

Super WiFi is coming to rural communities

Super WiFi is coming to rural communities || “IEEE brings white space internet one step closer, we almost felt a twinge” http://ow.ly/5OxVG

Eye-Fi is completely cool, even despite the odd moniker

Image representing Eye-Fi as depicted in Crunc...

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Eye-Fi is completely cool, even despite the odd moniker – “Marry Your Camera to Your Mobile With This Wireless SD Card” http://ow.ly/4yRB4

Attending a team meeting (and posting) from 30k feet = winning.

Gogo Inflight Internet logo

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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

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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

CNet is very bullish on the Kindle 3 – “Hands-on review of the Kindle 3” http://ht.ly/2tlXf #gear

The Kindle 3.