Sunday, February 22, 2015

More Stuipid Ideas in Consumer Electronics

Tom's Hardware reports that a new Barbie records your child's conversations with the doll and saves them in the cloud---here is the article.  Doesn't anyone in the consumer electronics industry know how to spell privacy?

Friday, February 20, 2015

Stupid Ideas in Consumer Electronics

Samsung's Smart TV seems to have been not so smart after all.  A variety of press reports indicate that Samsung's user agreement allows them to share voice input with third parties.  Reports also indicate that voice data is being transferred to the cloud in an insecure manner.  One of the several good reports on this topic comes from Tom's Hardware.