What Is This "Connected Appliance" Stuff All About Anyway?

What Is This "Connected Appliance" Stuff All About Anyway?

While much of the buzz at any Consumer Electronics Show revolves around the sexier kids in school — TVs, computers, cell phones — there is a quiet rumble surrounding the impending release of a horde of “connected appliances,” which is a blanket term for fridges, washers, dryers, dishwashers, stoves and ovens that communicate in some way with each other and maybe with the outside world. [More]

Playing Fun Name Games Could Jeopardize Your Secure Info

Playing Fun Name Games Could Jeopardize Your Secure Info

It could be funny and adorable when you join in on the “What’s your royal name?” or “Your porn star name would be…” shenanigans, adding your pet’s name or street name to your real moniker to achieve humorous ends. But by doing so, you could be giving up the goods to thieves. [More]