We set passwords, passcodes, secret patterns, face recognition, and all that jazz just to protect our personal details from other people. However, despite all our efforts, we are still not entirely safe.
Did you know that your smartphone knows you so well it’s scary? Here are eight creepy things your smartphone quietly knows about you.
1. The places that you have been to.
Your phone tracks every step you take and forms conclusions about your travel patterns enough to know where your home, school, and work are.
2. What you told Siri
Siri can be helpful in a lot of ways because she is built to “understand you better and recognize what you say.” However, she also remembers everything that you tell her from the manner in which you articulate your words to the patterns in Siri searches.
3. Your IDs
4. Your passwords
It’s convenient to save our passwords every time we log into an app or a website on our smartphones to avoid having to type it multiple times. These sites store your information, which is pretty creepy if you really think about it.
5. All the messages that you sent
Deleting a message is just a click away. Unfortunately, completely erasing it off the planet is not that easy. If you watch crime and investigation documentaries, then you’ll know that the authorities can still track your deleted messages. Meaning, it’s never gone.
6. Informations you shared to Google
Google has access to everything since you link your phone to the technology company.
7. Your travel plans
Since your phone knows where you go and when you’re going to arrive there, it can, therefore, track how fast you’re going in your car.
8. All the information you’ve given to your apps
Apps and sites want to track everything you do that can help them learn more about you and throw up better-targeted advertising – where you go, what you search for, what you’re interested in. And since you filled up your personal information, it is automatically stored.
Mark Zuckerberg Loses $15 Billion Within 24 Hours
It’s a terrible day for the Facebook CEO.
Mark Zuckerberg must be a having a really bad headache right now. According to recent reports, the Facebook CEO has lost over $15 billion in a single day after investors “dumped shares” because of the social media giant’s “slowing sales growth.”
According to a report by USA Today, the loss impacted Zuckerberg seriously that he dropped from #4 to #6 of Forbes’ world billionaire’s list. While a net worth of $67.1 billion still isn’t so bad, Zuckerberg is now officially out of the top 5.
Mark Zuckerberg dropped from #4 to #6 of the world’s billionaires list.
You Can Flood-Proof Your Home With This Door Dam
Flood protection made easy!
Flooding is always a serious problem that can cause damage of properties and even the loss of lives. Fortunately for us, many of today’s great thinkers are devising solutions to address the problem.
For example, we’ve heard about the Topmix Permeable concrete which is designed to absorb 4,000 liters of water in a minute’s time. On top of that, we’ve also seen Netherlands’ massive Maelanstkering, a storm surge barrier almost the same size as “two tubular Eiffel Towers, toppled over.”
While those are unquestionably effective and amazing, the masses couldn’t help but wonder: What can we do to flood-proof our homes if our communities do not have these technologies? ...
Embarking On The Future With Toyota’s Revolutionary Boat
A futuristic approach to going green.
Global warming and climate change issues are being the buzzwords lately. Because of this, going green and being environment-friendly is becoming the new trend.
In participation of Toyota Motor Europe, Energy Observer launched in 2017 at Saint-Malo, France. Their aim and vision is to make hydrogen as the key to accelerating energy transition.
Energy Observer is the first autonomous eco-friendly hydrogen-powered vessel.