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Smartphone Pictures Security Risk Verified True Video

In consumer forum, Gadgets on August 19, 2013 at 20:27

There is a Video that one takes with a Smartphone poses a security risk as it reveals your location details and other data.

The YouTube video has gone viral and there are reports that this news item is a Hoax.

I checked and found that this is not a hoax.

The information seems to be authentic,

As I am a non technical person, I advise caution.

Story:

Original Story:

Warning” If you, your kids or grand kids take pics from your phone—WATCH THIS!

This is truly alarming – please take the time to watch. At the end they’ll tell you how to set your phone so you don’t run this risk!

PLEASE PASS THIS INFO TO ANYONE YOU KNOW WHO TAKES PICTURES WITH THEIR CELL OR SMART PHONE AND POSTS THEM ONLINE.

I want everyone of you to watch this and then be sure to share with all your family and friends.

It’s REALLY important info, about what your posting things on your cell phones can do TO YOU!!!

Too much technology out there these days so beware………..

PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO WATCH THIS VIDEO, AND TAKE THE RECOMMENDED PRECAUTIONS.

If you have children or grandchildren you NEED to watch this. I had no idea this could happen from taking pictures on the blackberry or cell phone. It’s scary.

http://kyeos.wordpress.com/2013/05/10/warning-if-you-take-photos-with-your-cell-phone/

Verification article. at http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/smartphonepix.asp

Movie Made With Atoms By IBM Video

In Science on May 1, 2013 at 20:20

In a breakthrough scientists have just produced the first e film , shot by moving ‘Atoms!!

What we see in the film is 100 Million times larger than the original!

Movie made of Atoms.

What you see are individual Atoms.

Story:

Scientists at IBM have just unveiled the world’s smallest stop-motion film — certified by Guinness — one made by moving individual atoms. What you’re seeing is 100 million times bigger than the original elements.

For Star Trek fans, the team also unveiled several franchise-inspired images made with atoms, including the USS Enterprise, the famous logo and the “live long and prosper” sign.

Why? To prove that they can and in the process show off the fun side of science, according to Andreas Heinrich, a principal investigator at IBM Research in California who led the effort.

“We think that that’s exciting and that will drive normal people’s interest in (asking) what is this. What are atoms? Why are we here? What happened? All of these questions that we want people to ask,” he told NBC News.

Smallest stop-motion movie
The movie, “A Boy and His Atom,” depicts a boy named Atom who goofs around with an actual atom during 242 single frames of stop-motion action filled with dancing, a game of catch and a trampoline romp. :

Source:

http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/futureoftech/worlds-smallest-stop-motion-film-made-individual-atoms-6C9670052

Cell Phone To Control Prevent Gas Fire’Leakage. Video.

In Gadgets, India on November 17, 2012 at 19:13

As both husband and wife work, people often tend to forget switching off the Gas Cylinder.

Even while at Home they often do not switch off the Gas Cylinder Off.

The Gas Fire is something that can nor be easily controlled or doused.

A Physics Teacher from Vellore,Tamil Nadu,India has invented a Gadget to switch off the Gas Switch off by remote.

A Cell Phone is connected to Circuit Board, which is connected to the Gas Switch.

Samsung Mobile_jpg.

Samsung a 877.

When one wants to switch off the Gas , all one has to do is ring up the Cell Phone that is connected to the Gas Switch and the The Gas is switched off.

Watch.

Ack:Sathiyam TV.

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Mobile Terror ,Beware

In consumer forum on September 20, 2012 at 17:19

 

I received the following forward  from my brother;s son , a couple of days ago. I thought it was just routine.

 

Then I have received this from my friend and phone calls from some of my acquaintances.

 

I am reproducing the message for it is better to look foolish than to be sorry.

 


This happened in Mumbai…….

I cannot stop myself from sharing this with all of you. It all started when I received a call from someone claiming that he was from my mobile service provider and he asked me to shutdown my phone for 2 hours for 3G update to take place. As I was rushing for a meeting, I did not question and shutdown my cell phone.

After 45 minutes I felt very suspicious since the caller did not even introduce his name. I quickly turned on my cell phone and I saw several missed calls from my family members and the others were from the number that had called me earlier – 3954380.

I called my parents and I was shocked that they sounded very worried asking me whether I am safe. My parents told me that they had received a call from someone claiming that they had me with them and asking for money to let me free. The call was so real and my parents even heard ‘my voice’ crying out loud asking for help. My parent was at the bank waiting for next call to proceed for money transfer. I told my parents that I am safe and asked them to lodge a police report.

Right after that I received another call from the guy asking me to shut down my cell phone for another 1 hour which I refused to do and hung up. They keep calling my cell phone until the battery had run down. I myself lodged a police report and I was informed by the officer that there were many such scams reported. MOST of the cases reported that the victim had already transferred the money! And it is impossible to get back the money. Be careful as this kind of scam might happen to any of us!!! Those guys are so professional and very convincing during calls. If you are asked to shut down your cell phone for updates by the service provider, ASK AROUND!

Your family or friends might receive the same call.
Thanks Ramu,Prasad.

 

 

 

 

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