Google, like Samsung, is eavesdropping on your private conversations

If you use Google Chrome, you could be subject to eavesdropping by Google.  Similar to what Samsung’s TVs are doing, the Chromium browser listens to conversations in the vicinity of your laptop, PC, or tablet, and transmits it back to Google.  Ostensibly, this is part of the “Google Now” voice activation feature of Chrome.  Privacy […]

Don’t Buy A Samsung Smart TV Till You Understand The Threat To Your Business And Personal Information

The fine print offered by Samsung regarding their new Smart TV is something you need to dwell on. Not only does the TV recognize your voice, but it will record your conversations even when you do not know you are being listened to. Additionally, this information will be used by Samsung. And, according to their […]

The New Samsung Galaxy A5

The video below is provided by Pocketnow and features the new Samsung Galaxy A5 at the Consumer Electronics Show. The A5 is a 5-inch full HD super AMOLED display with the Android 4.4 KitKat and Samsung’s custom interface. Watch the Pocketnow video here. Related articles Samsung Rumored To Show Galaxy S6 During CES 2015 (geeky-gadgets.com) […]

Federal Government and Private Sector Enterprise Ramifications for a Samsung Purchase of Blackberry

On January 14th, Reuters broke an exclusive story purporting to have information that Samsung Electronics was in advanced talks to purchase Blackberry for ~$.75B.   If true, such a deal would surely represent a game-changer for mobile security conscious government and private sector enterprises. Samsung has a strong impetus for purchasing Blackberry.  Not only does Blackberry […]

Highlights from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

The video below is provided by CNET and covers various electronics at the Consumer Electronics Show. It is an early highlights review, but had enough interesting foreshadowing we wanted to bring it to your attention.  CNET’s Donald Bell and Bridget Carey run through the show highlights. Watch the CNET video here. Related articles Consumer Electronics […]

Tis the Season for Wearables Releases

On August 28th, Samsung and LG announced their latest generation of smartwatches in separate press releases. The Samsung report flaunts its Gear S, a smartwatch with a curved screen that measures a full two-inches long. Capabilities of the watch include providing notifications from social networking websites, GPS, improved S Health features, turn-by-turn directions, a touch […]