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Meet the Pwn Plug

The innocuous little device on the right is a company’s worst nightmare, unless they have sanctioned its use with their network. Called the Pwn Plug, created by a company called Pwnie Express, this innocent-looking contraption plugs into a network and is pre-loaded with an array of hacking tools that are intended to allow access to the network infrastructure. The Pwn Plug is designed for use...[Read More]

Meet the Pwn Plug

The innocuous little device on the right is a company’s worst nightmare, unless they have sanctioned its use with their network. Called the Pwn Plug, created by a company called Pwnie Express, this innocent-looking contraption plugs into a network and is pre-loaded with an array of hacking tools that are intended to allow access to the network infrastructure. The Pwn Plug is designed for use...[Read More]

Brain Pulse Music comes from Japan

If the Japanese aren’t creating devices to silence people harmlessly from a distance then they are working on new types of music that utilise brainwaves. Japanese artist Masaki Batoh has produced a music album, aimed at assisting victims of the earthquake in Japan, titled Brain Pulse Music. The music on the album is created from the brainwaves of people who survived the March 2011 earthquake...[Read More]

Brain Pulse Music comes from Japan

If the Japanese aren’t creating devices to silence people harmlessly from a distance then they are working on new types of music that utilise brainwaves. Japanese artist Masaki Batoh has produced a music album, aimed at assisting victims of the earthquake in Japan, titled Brain Pulse Music. The music on the album is created from the brainwaves of people who survived the March 2011 earthquake...[Read More]

Japanese researchers create SpeechJammer

A pair of Japanese researchers have come up with a device that they call the SpeechJammer. It is reportedly able to stop people from talking from a distance, without any physical effects on the person being silenced. The ‘gun’ that does all the work is composed of a directional microphone, a direction sensitive loudspeaker, distance sensor and laser pointer. It functions by recording a...[Read More]

Haptics tech demoed at MWC

Two companies, Immersion and Senseg, demonstrated advances in haptics technology at the Mobile World Congress this year. Haptics technology is a tactile innovation that gives users the impression that they can feel what is being seen on an electronic device. The technology has been around for some time, mostly utilising vibration or force feedback but both Immersion and Senseg have something new t...[Read More]

Angry Birds gets DIY slingshot controller

Rovio’s Angry Birds series has cemented itself in tech history by being one of the most downloaded and most played apps of all time and a group called mbed, which provides hardware and tools for microcontroller prototyping, have released a recipe on their online Cookbook that allows fans of the game to take their obsession with Angry Birds to the next level. Players who have mastered the art...[Read More]

Angry Birds gets DIY slingshot controller

Rovio’s Angry Birds series has cemented itself in tech history by being one of the most downloaded and most played apps of all time and a group called mbed, which provides hardware and tools for microcontroller prototyping, have released a recipe on their online Cookbook that allows fans of the game to take their obsession with Angry Birds to the next level. Players who have mastered the art...[Read More]

Russian mogul aims for robotic immortality

Dmitry Itskov, the founder Russian news service New Media Stars, has got a plan to make everyone immortal and he is hoping to achieve it some time in the next 30 years. His proposed project shares a name with the US Military’s recently announced Avatar program except the 31-year-old Russian is far more ambitious. His Avatar project is hoping to, within the next ten years, transplant a human ...[Read More]

Russian mogul aims for robotic immortality

Dmitry Itskov, the founder Russian news service New Media Stars, has got a plan to make everyone immortal and he is hoping to achieve it some time in the next 30 years. His proposed project shares a name with the US Military’s recently announced Avatar program except the 31-year-old Russian is far more ambitious. His Avatar project is hoping to, within the next ten years, transplant a human ...[Read More]

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