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Smartwatches: Coming Soon to a Cosmos Near You

This is a column I did for the BBC World Service, broadcast this week.  There’s been a lot of talk that the big boys — by which I mean Apple and Samsung — are about to launch so-called smart watches. … Continue reading

05. September 2013 by jeremy
Categories: BBC, Design, Devices, Hardware, Innovation, Interfaces, Phones | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Smarter smartphones for smarter people

This is a piece I wrote for the BBC World Service.. So, the iPhone 5 is here, and while it will sell well, probably better than any phone before it, there’s a sense of anticlimax: this, we are told, is … Continue reading

17. September 2012 by jeremy
Categories: BBC, Design, Devices, Innovation, Interfaces, Phones | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

The Real Revolution

This is also a podcast, from my weekly BBC piece.  While folks at the annual tech show in Vegas are getting all excited about a glass-encased laptop, the world’s thinnest 55″ TV and a washing machine you can control from … Continue reading

10. January 2012 by jeremy
Categories: Phones | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Real Revolution

Phishing Pushes Banking To Impose Transfer Limits

Internet banking takes another knock with news from AP that Germany’s biggest retail bank Postbank has imposed an online transaction limit . Germany’s biggest retail bank, Postbank, said Monday it was imposing a euro3,000 (US$3,860) limit on online transfers in … Continue reading

03. May 2005 by jeremy
Categories: Phishing, Security | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Wiretapping Your Way Into Credit Card Fraud

If you think the Internet is a scary place for stealing your sensitive bank data, try your local gas station. The Star Tribune in Malaysia reports that criminals there are increasingly intercepting the transmission of credit card data between the … Continue reading

13. March 2004 by jeremy
Categories: Scams | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment