Top Stories

Researchers say this technology could be the key to people taking hurricane warnings seriously

October 10 at 1:53 PM Thanks to immersive technology, it’s never been easier to set foot inside a hurricane without getting wet. Last month, a Weather Channel video using mixed reality technology demonstrated the effects of storm surge on an ordinary American neighborhood. The simulation — which is being used again with updated forecasts as […]

Emerging Tech

Drop that iPhone! Researchers suggest limiting kids’ screen time to 2 hours a day

Apple’s late co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs controlled how much his kids used screen-based technology. So did Microsoft’s Bill Gates. But how much of our concern is well-founded, and what impact does screen usage really have on the younger generation? Researchers from Canada have attempted to answer that question with a recent analysis of […]

Uncategorized

Researchers found no evidence your phone is secretly recording you. But they did find that some apps secretly record your screen

A new study out of Northeastern University did not find any evidence that your phone secretly records you to serve targeted ads – a longtime conspiracy theory. But the researchers did find at least one case in which an app sent screen recordings and screenshots to a third-party mobile analytics company. The study had limitations, […]