When I wrote about Black Hat Oculus at the beginning of the month, I loved the concept, but was not a fan of the game’s weird, headache-inducing visual style. That’s why I was happy to read about Clandestine today.
I’ve been driving around a Super Motard motorcycle for the last six months, and let me tell you, it’s extremely loud, so loud that my neighbors have asked me to start it outside the courtyard where it’s usually parked.
There are plenty of robots roaming around these days, but researchers have developed a robot that is designed to be the sneakiest robot out there. It uses background noises to mask its actual presence, which is pretty amazing.
The ready availability and widespread usage of surveillance technology is enough to drive most level-headed people paranoid. Drones, hidden and visible security cameras, sensors, communications tracing systems… they’re all around us and at any given moment, they could be used to track your whereabouts and monitor your every move.
Do you work in an office that still allows you to access Facebook? If you do, then check out this awesome stealth way of looking up on your news feed. It makes your feed look like an Excel spreadsheet.
A company called Eltics has developed a stealth suite that can cloak “military vehicles, combat helicopters and even entire naval surface ships,” rendering them “invisible to thermal imaging surveillance sensors, targeting systems or missile seeker-employing thermal sensors.”
I sit at a computer much of the day and always thought I was a pretty fast typer. But apparently, those pesky painted letters on my key caps are actually slowing me down. Thankfully, there’s a new keyboard that gets rid of the tiny bit of extra drag that those characters put on my tapping fingertips.
The Das Ultimate Keyboard is completely blank.
VidaBox, makers of some very nice home theater / media center PCs has announced that they will be releasing their STEALTH media center PC tomorrow.
The VidaBox STEALTH is a well-appointed HTPC that’s just 3.6″ tall in a slick black anodized case that feels more like a piece of high-end audio gear than a computer.