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Links 1 through 10 of 45 by Angela Alcorn tagged gadgets

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Excerpt: "A British tabloid revealed today that Apple has filed for a patent on a system for disabling the video camera on an iPhone or iPad when its user attempts to film a concert or other interdicted live event. This is a much more threatening development than most may realize."

"On their past record, can there be any doubt of Apple’s willingness to quietly slipstream this technology into a future release of iOS, leaving its victims unaware that their ability to record a police action or a political demonstration is now conditional on whether the authorities have deployed the right sort of IR flasher to invisibly censor the event? "

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Dr Gardner-Stephen says his device actually incorporates a compact version of a mobile phone tower into the phone itself.

"So using the WiFi interface that is in many phones today that you would normally use for internet or that kind of thing, we are actually carrying voice over that, but in a way that doesn't need to go back to a central repository anywhere," he said.

The signal between phones is limited to a few hundred metres but by adding more devices and small transmitters the range can be expanded to cover a much bigger area.

Dr Gardner-Stephen says the system could provide an instant mobile phone network in a disaster.

"With Haiti what was actually observed was that their mobile phone network and their landline phone network was essentially knocked out for the first 48 hours after the earthquake," he said.

"It was really about a week before it was back to the point where people could fairly readily make calls.

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“Texting and I.M.’ing my friends gives me a constant feeling of comfort,” wrote one student. “When I did not have those two luxuries, I felt quite alone and secluded from my life. Although I go to a school with thousands of students, the fact that I was not able to communicate with anyone via technology was almost unbearable.”

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