As wearables flounder, Google struggles to dispel Glass ‘myths’

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I have not hidden the fact that I’m yet to be sold on the idea of wearable tech. A post about smartwatches failing to take off lead to some interesting discussions, and many people leapt to the defense of watch 2.0. Judging from the comments, it seems that there is some love for wearable devices, but it still doesn’t appear to be translating into sales. It’s not just wearables fans who are quick to defend the honor of their beloved […]

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Information stored in glass houses won’t be protected by Samsung locks

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Samsung is a powerhouse. Driven by an endless list of new technology and features, it has consistently dominated the consumer electronics market. Where once it was no more than a footnote in the mobile industry, Samsung is now the number one player (by volume) for smartphones. Particularly impressive about Samsung’s success in the mobile device market is the fact that it has built its business on Google’s Android software. The company’s real strength remains its ability to create compelling consumer […]

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This drone can steal what’s on your phone

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Hackers have developed a drone that can steal the contents of your smartphone — from your location data to your Amazon (AMZN, Fortune 500) password — and they’ve been testing it out in the skies of London. The research will be presented next week at the Black Hat Asia cybersecurity conference in Singapore. …Read the full story HERE

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Apple hurries to correct gaping Wi-Fi security flaw

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Apple officials announced this weekend that a new security update is available for many customers who could be victimized by a security flaw that lets hackers easily infiltrate their iPhone or iPad when the device is connected to a public WiFi connection. …Read the full story HERE

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Apple’s Deafening Silence On ‘GoToFail’ Security Flaw

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On Friday, Apple quietly issued an update for iPhones and iPads that fixed a big problem: encryption wouldn’t stop an attacker on the same network from intercepting sensitive information sent during banking sessions, email sessions or Facebook chats. …Read the full story HERE

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Mac users warned against using public Wi-Fi networks

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Security experts have advised companies to ban employees using Mac laptops to connect to public Wi-Fi networks, including those at the RSA Conference this week, until Apple releases a patch for a serious vulnerability that can be easily exploited in a man-in-the-middle attack. Read the full story HERE

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Computer scientists demonstrate ‘contagious’ airborne WiFi virus

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LIVERPOOL, England, Feb. 25 (UPI) — British scientists have demonstrated a “contagious” airborne WiFi virus that can infect WiFi networks as efficiently as the common cold spreads between humans. …Read full story HERE

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Europol warns users of WiFi hotspot security risks

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Europol, the law enforcement agency for the European Union, is warning that people should exercise extreme caution when using WiFi hotspots when out and about. Citing an increase in the number of “man-in-the-middle” attacks on such connections, the head of Europol’s cybercrime division, Troels Oerting, said that public WiFi connections are being used to “steal information, identity or passwords and money from the users who use [them]”. The advice is to not necessarily stop using public networks, but to avoid using […]

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Automotive WiFi Security in News (Again…)

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Recently, the team at Teardown.com engaged in a discussion regarding a Forbes.com article, which argues that a connected car can be easily hacked by a small hardware device….. Read full story HERE

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We at Aimless Wanderings want to help assist the local humane societies find homes for their older cats. An older cat is harder to find a forever home, by taking the fees away from the adoption we hope to make their stay in the shelter as short as possible.

These fees range between $40 and $70 dollars, as we are looking to sponser the older ones of the group. The Humane Society we are currently working to help is the Conway Humane Society you can find the site and there current list of furry residences at

https://www.conwayshelter.org/pages/adopt_cats.html