Should you sync your family’s calendar to your refrigerator or have it display photos? Samsung believes you should. They also think you need cameras that display the food inside, to help during shopping. Sure, these features can make life easier, but how would you feel about someone accessing this information? What could a stranger do if he knew you’re out of the house tomorrow night?
If you've been rambling around Second Street in San Francisco's South of Market tech hub recently, you might have seen an unusual sight - a tall young Australian walking along with and open laptop connected to a mysterious knobby white stick.
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook does it. So does FBI director James Comey. Should you?
What they do is cover up their laptop webcams - sometimes with just a piece of opaque tape - blocking scuzzball computer hackers from activating the built-in cameras and spying on them, perhaps in their bedrooms.