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  • September 10, 2012
    Seen here stalking its human prey, a member of Boston Dynamics' army of 'Legged Squad Support Systems' (the grandchildren of Big Dog) prepares to move in for the kill. Allegedly the robots were programmed for DARPA to be able to follow someone for the sake of keeping up with t... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2012
    Using a tracking cookie, Google stores info based on your searches to better target ads at your ass. Aaaaaand now you can see what demographic (I'm a cat!) Google thinks you belong to by visiting their ads preferences site HERE. You can also opt out of the tracking cookie's u... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2011
    Don't lie -- you don't hate the meat packing! A New Yorker is filing for divorce after verifying his wife was cheating on him and not where she said she was by checking her location using the iPhone's new 'Find my Friends' app. Wait -- there's a 'Find my Friends' app?! *runn... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    Facebook just got outed for including (non Girl Scout) cookies that have the potential to track a user's movement across the interwebs even when signed out of the site. I...feel violated. Get it? I just sat on a dog toy! When Australian programmer Nik Cubrilovic first blo... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2011
    Police in Surrey, England have developed an iPhone app that tracks local officers so citizens feel a heightened sense of safety and security. Oooooooooor rob a bank on the other side of town. The app is totally well-intentioned. It's supposed to give residents a sense of secu... / Continue →
  • April 20, 2011
    Your iPhone constantly tracks everywhere you go and records the data on the phone (OUTSIDE AND IN ADDITION TO THE 'ALLOW TO USE MY LOCATION' GPS DATA), transferring it to your computer (and transmitting it to Apple) upon sync. It doesn't actually let you know its doing it, but... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2010
    So apparently Apple updated their terms of service and privacy policy (which you have to accept to continue downloading apps) yesterday to track your devices wherever you take them and use the information as they please. I probably should have taken a look before agreeing, but... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2009
    Want to know exactly where your "friends" are at all times? Well now you can, thanks to a Google Maps Mobile (and desktop) feature called Latitude. All you have to do is ask to borrow your "friend's" phone briefly, accept the invitation you discreetly send from your own, and ... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2008
    The "Find Me If You Can" lingerie line from Brazilian designer Lucia Lorio comes with a GPS-uplink unit inside so you can catch your woman jumping some other guy's bones if she's really stupid and don't know there's a brick-sized piece of electronic equipment conspicuously sewn... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2008
    Sound Chasers are little cars that ride on strips of vinyl records that have been cut and connected together to form a track, playing the music as they cruise along. Awesome idea, but they sound like a cacophony. Going a step further and actually making a track that produces ... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2007
    In the video above Johnny Chung Lee (from such videos as Spirit Fingers: Tracking Your Fingers With A Wiimote) shows you how to make a huge multi-touch display using a Wiimote and some infra-red LEDs. It's pretty impressive. And you know what else is impressive? The size of... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2007
    From the "Our Street Walkers Need to be Better Equipped" department come the platform shoes for prostitutes. Designed by the Aphrodite Project, these are the latest in greatest in hooker safety. The shoes have an audible alarm system, which emits a piercing noise to scare o... / Continue →