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Everyone is caught up in the BYOD revolution, and the flexibility it brings mean more people are emailing from anywhere using whatever gadget they have on them.
Unfortunately it seems that technology is as much an enabler for stupidity as it is for mobility, as research by survey site OnePoll.com found 70% of Brits have sent messages to the wrong person.
People are working on their phones more often than they used to, and this seems to have led to an increase in autocorrect changing the meaning of your sentences for its own sick pleasure.
One in three people have had messages jumbled by autocorrect to mean something totally different than intended, and one in 10 people have been fired for sending emails or text messages to the wrong recipient.So please people, just because technology enables us to do things quickly and more effectively does not mean you can stop checking to make sure you're emailing the right person - we're sure your significant other doesn't want to read about your boardroom proposals.
But use of the unmanned aircrafts backfired on an Australian business earlier this week when using the robots to take pictures of a neighbourhood for a billboard advertisement.
Unfortunately it wasn't until the billboard was posted that the company realised the pictures contained images of a resident sunbathing topless in her garden.
Well known utilizer of overhead imagery, Google, also has plans to develop drones with the initial focus of Project Wing being medical support and disaster relief.
At least Google has the decency to blur people's faces to protect their privacy.
As mobile use becomes more popular, so do mobile related injuries. Although the intelligence of phones is increasing, the intelligence of users is a different story.
We've all been there - walking down the street checking important emails and looking up just in time to avoid walking in to the person headed towards us.
Except not everyone does the looking up part, as according to survey by device warranty provider SquareTrade, 86% of Brits have fallen, stumbled or walked into a lamppost as a result of mobile phone use. Around 20% have been injured by someone else using their phone, and one participant even admitted to walking into a shop window while using a phone.
Doctors are predicting an increase in these kinds of injuries in the future as both the older and younger generations start using distracting gadgets as well.Apparently smart phones do not necessarily have smart users.
An ARM-Powered robot will soon attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the fastest time solving a Rubik's cube.
The robot, which is named The CUBESTORMER 3, uses an ARM-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 in order to analyse the Rubik's cube and instruct on how next to turn the cube.
Unfortunately, the record is likely to spark a family feud as the previous record of 5.27 seconds is held by the robot's predecessor the CubeStormer II.
"We are very confident the robot will break the record," said Dominic Vergine, head of corporate responsibility at ARM, "The new robot can think three times faster than its older brother."
The record attempt will take place at the Big Bang Fair at the NEC in Birmingham on Saturday March 15.
Picture the scene: you're sitting at the dining table on Christmas Day and you're faced with a tough decision. Turkey, or technology?
According to a survey by What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, 49% of UK adults would ditch the Christmas poultry in favour of TV, mobiles and surfing the net.
Not everyone is lacking in Christmas spirit though, as 27% of those surveyed couldn't live without a juicy turkey and 23% admitted that they couldn't have a Christmas without presents.
Andy Clough, brand editor at What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, said: "The fact that many would be willing to trade the traditional turkey and even presents for tech once again indicates that we are a nation of technology addicts."
A techy toilet which is controlled via an Android app has a hardware flaw meaning that it can be controlled by any phone with the application.
The My Satis toilet, manufactured by Japanese firm Lixil and retailing at nearly four grand, allows the user to play music from their smartphone through speakers in the toilet base, as well as tracking the users bowl movements as a health check.
Other features including flushing, lifting the toilet seat and sprays can be controlled via the smartphone app.
But owners have now been warned that a flaw in the app's hardware could mean that the toilet could be open to attack.
Trustwave's Spiderlabs security experts have revealed that the pin code to connect the toilet to the app via Bluetooth for every model is set to 0000, and can not be reset. Any phone with the My Satis app could connect to the toilet.
The toilet uses bluetooth to receive instructions via the app, but the Pin code for every model is hardwired to be four zeros (0000), meaning that it cannot be reset and can be activated by any phone with the My Satis app, a report by reveals.
Just think of the mischief you could play with your mates loo?
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