If your child, or someone you know, received a My Friend Cayla doll, a Furby Connect doll, a Q50 children’s smartwatch, or a Sphero BB-8 droid (or quite likely one of a number of other toys or devices aimed at children, and that connect to the Internet via Bluetooth), that device – and thus the child who plays with it or uses it – is at risk of being hacked, personal data stolen, and even a hacker talking to the child, all because of unsecure Bluetooth connections.
Last week at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC), Apple announced that its new WatchOS 3 would include an app to remind you to breathe. Yes, really.
It turns out that the much awaited Apple Watch malfunctions and doesn’t work if you wear it with a tattoo! Being dubbed #TattooGate, one might be surprised at just how many folks sporting tattoos have also ordered Apple Watches. The inked are apparently a market segment that Apple failed to consider when designing the Apple Watch.
With today’s announcement of the new Apple watch, with all of its nifty functions, features, apps, and functionality, some people are wondering whether they can use an Apple iwatch with an Android phone. The short answer is “no”, but there are ways that you can still get the functionality of an Apple watch while using an Android phone.
Has Microsoft been spying on the Google searches of Internet Explorer users in order to use the data to enhance their own Microsoft Bing search engine, to make it more competitive with Google? According to Google, who claims to have caught MS watching their own IE users, tapping their Google searches and using the information gleaned from those searches to make their Bing searches more accurate.
“Now Available – the Worlds First GPS Locator that Locates Your Child… Not Just the Device” touts the ad copy. The device being referred to is the Num8 children’s wristwatch, by Lok8u (get it? “Locate You”), and it is a GPS watch that allows you to track your child wherever they are.