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Skylock is a solar-powered smartlock for bikes

Skylock is a solar-powered smartlock for bikes

| May 29, 2014

Startup Velo Labs has come up with a smartlock that lets you share your bike with friends and family. Skylock connects to your Smartphone, letting your friends unlock the bike through a companion app on their Smartphones. Skylock allows for easy bike sharing Skylock shows you where your bike is on a map on your phone, so it’s […]

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Watch Your Privacy app reveals Big Brother’s surveillance cameras

Watch Your Privacy app reveals Big Brother’s surveillance cameras

| April 24, 2014

We might rationalize that mass surveillance is for the greater good, but, at the same time, a network of surveillance cameras put in place to spot crimes we didn’t commit can feel invasive. If you own Google Glass, though, you can do something about it. A third party Google Glass app, Watch Your Privacy, allows […]

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Cloak: An app that helps you become anti-social

Cloak: An app that helps you become anti-social

| April 3, 2014

As social networks take over our lives, living virtually seems more important than ever. However, for those who feel overwhelmed by the surplus of social networks and want to avoid bumping into virtual contacts in real life, there’s hope. Cloak, an app with the tagline “Incognito mode for real life,” helps you go undercover when […]

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Apple opens doors for an app that tracks covert U.S. drone strikes

Apple opens doors for an app that tracks covert U.S. drone strikes

| March 6, 2014

After repeated rejections coupled with discouraging remarks from tech giant Apple, Metadata+, an app that provides drone strike alerts has finally made its way on the market, becoming the newest entrant in the Apple store. Developed by Josh Begley, an NYU graduate student, the app notifies user of every reported drone strike by the U.S. […]

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