If you haven't heard, Google Glass is a wearable computer with a glasses-mounted display. Glass displays information in a smartphone-type, hands-free format allowing users to interact with the Internet using natural language commands. Glass will run on Android 4.0.4 and higher. It can send and receive data, so apps can be interactive. Google's mission is to produce a … [Read more...] about Will Google allow Porn Apps on Google Glass?
Interests are a key indicator of personality traits and outside the world of cyberspace, interests help people interact and find common ground. On Facebook, you can "like" something to indicate your interest. There are those users who never 'like' anything and those who seem to 'like' everything. Does that matter? Does a Facebook “Like” reveal anything about a … [Read more...] about Why it Matters What You (and Your Teen) “Like” on Facebook
Introducing a new type of advertising, now popping up on your Android device everywhere: madware. Madware, a new type of mobile device adware, is unknowingly installed by users who download free apps infected with it. Madware proceeds to pop-up while users are in their calendar, looking at a photo album, or when using a ringtone. There’s one type of madware that forces you to … [Read more...] about Introducing “Madware,” Now On Your Android Device
Angry Birds, one of the most popular game apps ever, lets you take out frustrations vicariously by flinging digital birds at pigs. But, it isn’t as innocent as may seem. In addition to wasting time, the app has been known to store personal info such as location to target specific ads at you. And it’s not alone. In fact, the FTC recently randomly reviewed 400 Android and iOS … [Read more...] about Your Child’s Privacy Has Flown the Coop
It's that time of year. Time to make resolutions. This year, resolve to protect your child (more). Parents are concerned that their child can access pornography or other unsuitable Internet content on the home PC, laptop, smartphone, and/or tablet. This includes downloading malicious apps or using inappropriate apps. Most parents think their child spends too much … [Read more...] about This Year, Resolve to Protect Your Child (More)