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04.10.14
Piper packs security cam, home automation hub into one slick package
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04.10.14

Piper packs security cam, home automation hub into one slick package

Webcams were one of the forerunners of the current Internet of Things boom, allowing smartphone-toti...

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02.27.14
British spy agency reportedly collected millions of webcam images from Yahoo users
02.27.14

British spy agency reportedly collected millions of webcam images from Yahoo users

Britain's surveillance agency, GCHQ, hasn't fared much better than the NSA these past several mont...

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02.10.14
'Fish on Wheels' frees your guppy from the tyranny of the tank (video)
02.10.14

'Fish on Wheels' frees your guppy from the tyranny of the tank (video)

A company called Studio Diip has created a motorized go-cart. For fish. Though "why" is the first...

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01.30.14
Waterloo Labs uses paintball guns to make automated works of art
01.30.14

Waterloo Labs uses paintball guns to make automated works of art

Waterloo Labs is at it again, but instead of concocting eyeball-controls for Italian plumbers, it'...

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12.20.13
Researchers find a way into MacBook cameras
12.20.13

Researchers find a way into MacBook cameras

A few years ago, while on Skype, I asked a friend why his camera was dark. He replied that he had...

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12.18.13
Study proves that you can secretly hijack an older Mac's webcam
12.18.13

Study proves that you can secretly hijack an older Mac's webcam

If you believe common wisdom, it shouldn't be possible to take over most webcams without alerting...

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10.10.13
Dropcam Pro launched with better optics, dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth for $199 (hands-on)
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10.10.13

Dropcam Pro launched with better optics, dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth for $199 (hands-on)

Before 2012, Dropcam was a software outlet famous for integrating its camera tech into other peopl...

By N. Lee,   10.10.13
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02.28.13
Apple patent application reveals a camera with built-in privacy filter
02.28.13

Apple patent application reveals a camera with built-in privacy filter

It feels a bit strange to report on a webcam privacy shade as if it were a novelty: various produc...

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01.07.13
SwannSmart ADS-450 WiFi Network Camera: Review and giveaway
01.07.13

SwannSmart ADS-450 WiFi Network Camera: Review and giveaway

As part of our coverage of home automation and security devices that work with Mac OS X and iOS...

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