Amazon Echo: Is Privacy Dead?

Amazon Echo

Amazon decided to surprise everyone with the announcement of the Amazon Echo – a talking, listening piece of electronic furniture. Say what? Akin to Siri and Google Now, this cylindrical speaker is always ready to answer any questions. Hello Alexa You wake it up by saying “Alexa” and then you can get it to do all […]

Gadgetry: The State of Smartwatches

Smartwatch Roundup

With IFA 2014 behind us (the global trade show for consumer electronics ), this is the perfect time to reflect on the releases and announcements made this year. Chances are anything you hear about after this will be in the 2015 basket of goodies. There are some big newcomers, and by big I mean small. […]