Apple Can Now Unlock Your Car and Listen to You Washing Your Hands

(Activist Post) Among some of the more disturbing features revealed at yesterday’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference keynote were the additions of CarKey – a feature that is going to allow some BMW owners to unlock their car with their phone – and an app on your watch that literally listens to you wash your hands and reminds you if you haven’t washed them for long enough.

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Smartphone Dependency as a Predictor of Loneliness and Depression

(Nikki Harper) If you’ve got teenagers, you probably know how hard it can be to separate them from their smartphones. Statistically, 95% of 17-20 year olds use smartphones [1] and parents might be forgiven for thinking that a good number of those actually have their phones attached to them via some kind of technological umbilicus.

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Samsung Warning: Do Not Discuss Personal Information In Front Of Smart TVs

(Awareness Act) In the past, people didn’t worry much regarding their private information, other than making sure they shredded important financial documents, or documents with their social security number. Fast forward to modern times, where each of us have households full of smart electronics, equipped with cameras, microphones, and endless possibilities of privacy invasion.

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