Added by Brian Mahony on July 27, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Turn on your iPhone and see who is at the door? Change your home security options on the road? Turn down the thermostat when on vacation? Entertainment options in the home that store and manage digital media is commonplace. We can download movies from the Internet on a television and play our favorite songs stored on our computers to listen on a stereo system around the house. Moving beyond entertainment, and exploring future options, companies like… Continue
Added by Ellen Veden on July 25, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments
Everybody needs an anti-virus and anti-spyware software product installed on each one of their home computers. Some prefer the basic paired down freeware version from the likes of AVG, Clam, etc. Most of us prefer to have the psychological benefit of knowing that someone is actually paid to keep up to date with the many threats in cyberspace. Being in the security business is a non stop night and day job – always staying abreast of the latest threats.… Continue
We continue our security round-up from CES with a look at other components that make up a full security system for the home. We start with Swann (www.swannsurveillance.com).
Added by Brian Mahony on January 16, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments
It happens almost every night. I just get comfy in bed and my wife asks me that dreaded question: "Did you lock up downstairs?" Uggh, time to go traipsing throughout the house, making sure the doors are locked, deadbolts activated.
Added by Brian Mahony on January 15, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments
We pay taxes to fund the local Police who help insure our physical safety and keep the peace. It would be great if there were an online equivalent to the local police, someone that you could count on to catch the bad guys. The distributed nature of the internet would require much more international cooperation than there is today in order to really take a bite out of internet crime. However, there is actually an organization, funded by your tax… Continue
Added by Michael Whalen on July 6, 2009 at 9:39am — No Comments
Now that we covered a few of the leaders in home security hardware, let's take a look at a couple of the players building software systems that link to the various monitoring devices in the home.
Added by Brian Mahony on January 18, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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Multiscreen video is now a reality that consumers enjoy every day. While it may not…Continue
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It is well known that social networking sites have become another attack vector for criminals who exploit information for the purpose of identity theft, fraud, or other crimes. It is very likely that these sites could also being used to gather intelligence of a different kind - military. On August third the US Marine Corp officially banned access to Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace.
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What to do with all those digital photographs? Sure, you want to look at them now and then. Sometimes you want to print them out and put them in photo albums the old-fashioned way. Other times you want to view them as a slideshow on the computer or TV. Or you purchased new digital pictures frames from vendors like Digital Foci and you enjoy a rotating cornucopia of memories. But at some point you want to share… Continue
Added by Brian Mahony on February 9, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments
Stories abound of pictures being ‘borrowed’ from online family albums or Facebook for various fraudulent purposes. There was the Massachussetts mother who found their child’s photo on a Craig’s list adoption scam and numerous cases of… Continue
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Here are some more robots for your viewing pleasure. The WowWee line up of family-friendly robots is truly amazing. Check out this short video overview. I had a chance to see the Robosapien in action too (play short video).…
Added by Brian Mahony on January 14, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments