Christopher Landwehr

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Google CEO: people won't 'collapse in terror' when someone uses Glass in a bathroom

Google CEO Larry Page has again moved to reassure consumers over the privacy implications of Google Glass. Speaking at the company's annual shareholder meeting, Page told investors that privacy fears will fade as people begin to integrate wearable technology into their lives, noting "it is not that …

In Response To PRISM, Anonymous Leaks DoD Documents

Following news of the NSA’s data-mining program which taps into Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple servers, among others, the network of internet activists known as Anonymous have released a collection documents online which detail the existence of an “intelligence-sharing network.” The …

Why the NSA Prism Program Could Kill U.S. Tech Companies

Spying on foreigners could create a terrible blowback to the U.S. economy. Has it really come to this?<p><b>Within 24 hours, the leak of two documents</b> has revealed a vast network of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance operations that were authorized by FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) …

Why the Xbox One is scaring gamers

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>In the two weeks since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, gamers have raised some questions about its latest-generation …

Softbank reportedly eyeing T-Mobile as backup plan to Sprint deal

Softbank's plan A is still a $20.1 billion deal for Sprint, as it looks to enter the US wireless market. But, with stiff competition from Dish in the effort to acquire the black and yellow carrier, rumors are that it's keeping one eye on T-Mobile. You know... just in case. According to a report …

Your Arduino Is In My Android Device! UDOO Mixes It Up With An All-In-One Solution

For most beginning hardware hackers, Arduino is hard and Linux/Android is easy. The folks at UDOO, a Kickstarter project that ends tonight, aim to solve that by mixing the best of both worlds. The UDOO device contains an ARM processor (dual or quad core) as well as an Arduino microprocessor. This …

The digital-wallet business is rough — just ask Google

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Today, a report from Businessweek showed the cracks in one of Google’s most spirited and cutting-edge products. …

GameStop President Tony Bartel Promises 'Seamless Transition' Of Xbox One Used Game Sales

Microsoft has finally revealed its plans for Xbox One when it comes to the playing of used games, the digital distribution of titles and the sharing capabilities of games. As GameStop President Tony Bartel told me immediately after the Xbox One reveal, the next gen console will play used games. But …

Google bans Glass from shareholder meeting

In an ironic twist, Google has decided to ban Glass from their annual shareholders meeting. Like so many bars and other establishments ahead of them, Google fears Glass may be a bit too invasive. If they were hoping to avoid controversy in Mountain View with regard to Glass, they failed.<p>To be fair, …

Android News

PayPal mistakenly informs users they've won 500 euros in a comedy of errors

Most of us who receive an email stating we're lucky winners of 500 units of cash money from PayPal might brush it off as a phishing scam. But what happens if the email looks legit? And what if PayPal was genuinely running a promotional campaign offering that amount to 10 random people each day, as …

Who’s Telling The Truth About PRISM? Computer Security Expert Gene Spafford Weighs In [TCTV]

Between the reports this week about that the U.S. National Security Agency has been mining personal user data from some of the world’s biggest Internet players through a project called ‘PRISM’, to the government’s defense of wide scale data collection for security reasons, and finally the outright …

Xbox rumors postmortem: What was right, what was wrong and what was missing

The time for guessing and speculation is over. This week, Microsoft revealed the Xbox One, the next-generation of its gaming console set to be released later this year.<p>Over the last year or so, many outlets uncovered information believed to be about the console. Some of that information came from …

Maximize Your Office Space With A Corner Desk

Finding the space for a home office is not always easy. Most of the time you don’t have a spare room that you can turn into an office so you have to …

Cozy Designer's House Decorated With Artistic Taste

Designer Marta Badiola decorated this amazing house in San Sebastián, Spain, for herself, and so we see her artistic taste and preferences. She …

Interior Design

Find Your Style: 20 Classic to Contemporary Kitchens to Add to Your Inspiration Board

It's probably a good thing that I'm a renter. Because if I wasn't, I'd actually have to decide on a kitchen design. And with all of the options out …

Stylish and Affordable Kitchen Countertop Solutions

Today at Decoist, we explore the wonder of countertops. Better yet, affordable countertops! If you’re making a series of updates in your home and …

Must-See Small Cool Homes: Week Two

The second week of Small Cool turned up the heat, featuring a whole new batch of amazing homes, all under 1000 square feet that are full of …

5 Modern Landscaping Essentials for a Stylish Yard

Don’t you love the clean-lined look of a yard with modern landscaping? Like so many design lovers, I’m trying to create a contemporary feel in my …

Call of Duty: Ghosts clip offers a brief look at the game in progress, teases reveal

Infinity Ward released a brief teaser for <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> that features a look at the game in an early design state.<p>The video, which you can watch here, was posted via Vine and loops approximately five seconds of footage. Following rumors and a leaked promotional poster, <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> was …

Microsoft details its two-part console reveal for the next Xbox

The next Xbox console will be revealed in two stages, said Microsoft's interactive entertainment chief of staff Aaron Greenberg on the latest Major Nelson podcast.<p>As was previously announced, the first stage of the reveal begins May 21 in which the company will unveil its next-generation Xbox …

Five Things To Watch For During Microsoft's Xbox Announcement Tomorrow

At 10 AM PDT tomorrow, Microsoft will announce its next generation Xbox mere weeks ahead of E3, where such a reveal would normally take place. It’s an effort to get on equal footing with Sony, who premiered the PS4 months ago, and presumably there’s so much to talk about with each system, that two …

Xbox 720: what’s to be expected at tomorrow’s announcement

This week Microsoft is heading in to an event that will almost certainly reveal the next-generation gaming console code-named Xbox 720. While the …

Living Rooms

Google’s pure-Android Samsung Galaxy S 4 to be US-only

Samsung’s clean-Android version of the Galaxy S 4, announced by Google at I/O last week, will only be available in the US the company has confirmed, …

Android News

Google Glass creators talk of final consumer device release

As Google’s first wearable computer Glass edges in past its initial run of devices, members of the general public begin to ask: when will the device …

Google Glass

Android 4.2.2 firmware leaks for Galaxy S3, brings Galaxy S4 features

<i>A leaked Android 4.2.2 firmware for the Galaxy S3 surfaced online. Features like a new Settings UI, a new lockscreen, and more are coming to the Galaxy S3 in the future.</i><p>It’s no surprise that Samsung is planning to bring some of the software features launched on the Galaxy S4 to the Galaxy S3. The …

Android News

The man who 'nearly broke the internet'

The day Sven Olaf Kamphuis parked his huge orange Mercedes van with its German numberplates outside Bar Javis, in the Catalan town of Granollers, the …

Xbox 720 prototype secrets leak: TV, DVR, streaming, AR and more

An Xbox TV, a console piggy-backing on your cable box, DVR functionality, streaming gaming, and augmented reality have all been topics of Microsoft …

Televisions

Tuesday’s Clearwire Vote a Key Moment for Sprint, but Won’t Settle Things

Sprint’s bid to acquire network operator Clearwire is up for a shareholder vote Tuesday, but the deal’s fate remains uncertain.<p>While Sprint already …

Wall Street

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update leaks with Galaxy S 4 features

Samsung’s Android 4.2.2 update for the Galaxy S III has leaked, bringing Galaxy S 4 functionality to the older smartphone, though the official …

New software brings face detection to stores and streets for $40 a month

Cara is a cheap, privacy-conscious tool that works on any standard webcam<p>If you run a website, you have access to a potential wealth of data about your visitors: their location, gender, approximate age, and maybe even their names, with the help of a simple cookie. If you run a retail store or a …