LG this week announced that Smart Video eye recognition will be coming to the LG Optimus G Pro. As part of an upcoming "Value Pack" software update, the feature will be made available for select future LG premium smartphones.
The Smart Video technology utilizes the front-facing camera to track the viewer's eyes to automatically control playback of videos. For example, looking away from the phone will cause the video to pause and returning your gaze will resume the clip.
If you've been eager to get a glimpse of eye scrolling in the Galaxy S4, Bloomberg has a reality check for you.
The New York Times, citing sources, earlier this month said the latest version of Samsung's flagship smartphone would include technology to monitor users' eyes and translate that motion into action: "For example, when users read articles and their eyes reach the bottom of the page, the software will automatically scroll down … Read more
Rumor Has It is back, and just in time for one of the hottest product releases this year.
Of course you can't have a huge product announcement without miles and miles of rumors surrounding it, and that's where we come in.
Special guest co-host Casey Newton helps me weigh in on all the rumors: will it come in different colors? Will it include eye-tracking software? Will it be unbreakable? We won'… Read more
With the amount of sensitive personal information contained on a computer, having one lost or stolen can be a major problem. MacTrack for Mac provides a number of features to protect information and help recover a lost or stolen computer, all at a reasonable price.
Available as a free trial version with a 14-day usage limit, the full program requires a $9.95 fee for operation past that time. MacTrack for Mac installed smoothly, although it required a full system restart in order to function. After the reboot, the program made us enter a valid e-mail and new password. If … Read more
Many recording programs come with a messy interface and a lack of support. This isn't the case with n-Track for Mac. This software makes an effort to offer a user-friendly interface and support for simultaneous recording from multiple 16-bit and 24-bit sound cards.
Available for free for the first 40 days, the program costs $49.00 to buy. The installation is easy and quick, and the program doesn't take more than 174MB once installed. Once you open the program, you'll notice a clean and easy-to-comprehend interface divided into different segments. In the preferences you can choose the … Read more
A new bill intended to grant more privacy protections to Internet users was introduced today by U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller.
Dubbed "Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2013," the bill would make it law for all Web browsers, online companies, and app makers to give users a choice of opting out of being tracked online, according to The New York Times. Advertisers and data brokers commonly track users to collect information on sites visited, search queries, purchasing patterns, and more.
"The privacy of Americans is increasingly under assault as more and more of their daily lives are conducted … Read more
Real Racing 3 (iOS | Android) is the best in the popular auto racing series so far, with real-world cars, tight controls, and amazing graphics, but some people still may be turned off by the game's somewhat intrusive freemium model. In fact, this game would have been a CNET Editors' Choice if EA had stuck with the one-time purchase model of the first two games in the series.
Real Racing 3 delivers the most realistic racing experience available on a touch-screen device. Everything from the car models and textures to the lifelike physics as you speed around real-world tracks fully … Read more
Do you care who sees what Web sites you visit, what software you own, and other personal facts that intruders can extract from your PC? Did you know such information includes not only browser tracks but also the updates, queries, and information-sharing activities of every piece of software that contacts the Internet, with or without your permission? And did you know that many so-called system cleaners don't clean all that data? They leave behind traces that, over time, can even accumulate into system-slowing clogs. Anti Tracks Free Edition from Giant Matrix not only erases browser and Windows tracks but … Read more