Tech Take Live 5/9/2013
The cell phone industry looks the other way as theft becomes an epidemic. Experimental Air Force X-51A WaveRider aircraft goes hypersonic. And the new...
May 9, 2013
Marc Rogers, Allison Barrie
The cell phone industry looks the other way as theft becomes an epidemic. Experimental Air Force X-51A WaveRider aircraft goes hypersonic. And the new...
May 9, 2013
Marc Rogers, Allison Barrie
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Good morning today I am from Los Angeles 1 o'clock Audi is what a busy day it was yesterday right we had a big guys -- hearings -- areas trial of course Edwards winning on the -- -- verdict in Philadelphia so.
Quite a Newsday around the country today or take some of those news -- items as well as of course -- -- questions put them altogether protect take for this half hour at the end.
We also have some of our gadgets for Mother's Day coming up -- you have a lot momma gadget yet or present yet we've got a few ideas for you here gonna highlight for room and if we have Tom might -- got a couple of more.
Some things you can find right now -- stores the mom might like -- your wife might like coming up.
For for Mother's Day this week and if you haven't.
My father kind of forgot about us and he was trying to debate with me saying it was next week and as -- now now it is this week and you better do something pretty soon.
I'll whip that we're gonna start off something that maybe mom has dealt -- and that is.
Cell -- that it's becoming obviously an epidemic around the world -- of course his phones continue to get better -- carry more of your information.
-- better cameras iphones of course are -- something it's very desirable for thieves I've cell -- that has become a real problem mark Rodgers is principal.
Security researcher -- look out look out dot com is the website he joins us from San Francisco right at night -- right now to talk about some of the issues.
With cell phone -- market for joining us.
Thank you remarks.
You know what the media sometimes can play things up we can.
Think it's always an epidemic we -- we throw that word around a lot some times -- -- without necessarily.
Really looking hard hard the numbers but cell -- that it is significant problem.
Yes yes it's a it's a big problem.
And it's -- it's it's exacerbated by the fact that cell -- so desirable ever wants them but -- makes -- easy to sell.
When you talk about that -- Leo I think I guess is it because I mean they're become more affordable with the same kind of become more powerful not only the other operate a couple years ago the iPhone really kind of controlled the Smartphone market but now.
You see that there would be Smart because my father in effect for the first time went from a flip phone to a Smartphone.
I'm so act as these phones progress as they get more -- become really little computers -- galaxy of course it.
One of our one of my colleagues here discuss the new galaxy and and says -- it's like a little computer in my pocket it's it.
It's something that I could -- dreamed of five years ago I assume as these things continue to get more advanced the problem gets that much more difficult.
It does put.
I don't think the power of the phones is necessarily drive in the theft problem the moment is the value of the -- That there may hold a lot of are -- easy to shift so criminals -- to target them.
You're right though that is gonna become warmer problem in that -- as we use these funds more -- more for personal information.
Loss of our information as you can become almost as -- -- -- -- -- -- the -- -- found itself.
Before into some of the tips for consumers.
There there are some things out there right now you know manufacturers.
We're trying to improve anti theft technology of course apple has the find me ability where you can taken.
On your computer your iPad or iPhone you can you can really track all of your devices.
But that up again only kind of helps you find out -- your device may have gone if you're crowded area sticking it to the -- street corner whether there's fifty people -- -- who you know has your phone so.
What are some of the things that some of these companies are doing with the and I -- abilities.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Quite a lot of different things -- people pushing right now to try and -- from from theft.
We ourselves have a product which can be installed on.
Apple devices and on android devices which helps you look -- your phone but.
That's not necessarily gonna solve the problem from theft because.
I wouldn't advocate people trapped in their phones down and going and accusing people -- -- -- -- that's more ritual from law enforcement.
But the things I think they're gonna help with with -- theft.
Looking at the ways in which phones can be rented an -- -- -- comparable.
I am looking in the ways of actual enforcement can be helped to track the phones down so they can deal with the problem.
Before talk about what -- can do we put together some some tips at home for those watching for viewers.
Who might be interested in an -- insuring they can secure their phones.
And it may sound like Dolly is just my thoughts in my pocket but really think about the places that you can lose -- and have a lot of friends -- have lost obviously it's very frustrating.
-- contacts -- your phone numbers on there it.
Port information first also a password protected data very simple but I have a lot of friends LeBron who do not do that I can't believe it.
People are gonna grab it only takes a second or two and it's gone.
Download an app with the ability to remotely lock and wipe your data apple has other other ones out there locate a lost or stolen phone on a Google -- for example snap a photo with locked cam which is also something it's very interesting effect that -- -- got a lot of popularity recently.
And do not take matters into your own hands so they actually.
The it -- from look out dot com you guys actually providing this but what's wrong with taking matters into your hands in some -- to say hey listen I saw this guy take my phone.
Why can't I go after.
I would love the federal could just -- for the person who have been found gravitated back but the problem is all of the people who -- -- Are willing to go to some extreme measures to keep the phones with the taking and we to go to extreme measures to take those funds.
So I wouldn't a series suggest that people should put themselves in harm's way for -- I think it's it's terrible to lose some and -- our book personal safety is much more important.
Now on the other hand if we're talking about an environment where you know you're a school and a phone does it isn't.
It's a relatively safe environment than real took -- to -- who has it is a great thing.
What what do you recommend look at dot com what it what can you guys provided we brought -- -- obviously because you are an expert in in this kind of Tampa Bay Area you obviously have a lot of background in.
What consumers can do what can you guys provide.
The advice we can give -- is pretty much.
Kind of in line with the advice you just -- -- If you make sure that you have a strong also put on the device than you can pretty much guarantee that no one's gonna get -- -- the postal -- of this on -- If you put software such as look out -- -- Apple iPhone or -- android device.
You got a pretty good chance of being able to track the device down -- means if you just misplaced it or if it's for now -- -- somewhere.
There's a hi Charles that is -- that you've -- to find it go back and get it.
Market to mature nor can access it and and coverage -- some of the risks.
What can the industry do what have they got to what can they do.
The industry has a lot of work to do but there -- a lot of opportunity for them.
If the if they focus on things like ensuring that serial numbers on devices can't be changed if they -- focus on -- across the entire ecosystem.
Ensuring that mobile phones which have been recorded a stolen can't be used in any market.
-- -- could destroy Russia the heart of the problem because if a -- can't cell phone and -- want to -- -- Well I -- into it -- -- -- -- some of the information the data here that was provided by our producers in New York.
On the SEC reporting that upwards of 40% of -- a major US cities now.
Involves cell -- a nation like the look out survey you guys that found the once -- people in the US have had a phone stolen.
We know that's a significant number.
You know 43 of respondents say they are most concerned about the -- the -- accessing their bank -- financial information.
That's amazing thing -- because so many.
Banks and financial institutions now have apps for you to quickly jump online you know take pictures of your account your check and and and put in your count.
There's a lot of ways and a lot of information that's on your phone now.
You could make the argument that your phone is more dangerous for consumer and their information than your computer.
-- -- I would agree so.
Part recent about it because of the saudis of the device.
It's a very small -- to face so usually people put in simple ways to access things and simple ways kind don't have to be put -- mean less secure ways.
That said if you do put on.
-- kind of recommended strong cross -- -- -- these devices.
Nowadays mobile phones are actually pretty robust so long as you follow the recommendations.
If you go to fully locked up -- and secured its can be incredibly difficult for a -- to gain access that they so.
Yet definitely -- mark Rodgers we appreciate your time.
-- as well and people that lost phones recently talked about a couple of things that they are concerned about number one is their.
Their photos you know the photos are kind of a big deal for so many people you lose your photo you are you know those photos and you -- backed -- up.
You're not get him back it's as if -- cameras being storm of course we have -- has come in now from isn't isn't anyone listening.
Don't cellphones have a Mac address -- the PC if so why then why can't stolen phones be completely made inoperable.
Isn't a Mac address associated with the telephone number mark do you and -- about that.
Especially the Mac addresses this important of his Asia and identify according and he which is like the phone's serial number right.
The the problem is beyond -- -- -- in some devices can be changed.
Back kind of insecurity around whether or not they can be relied on makes it very difficult.
That's said he is a great foundation to build some legal it is very difficult to change -- on me on there are only a few devices whether it can happen.
And if you do record -- down.
It's a pretty good opportunity for police to identify whether -- often has been stolen and -- a good opportunity for the operative to stop it from working.
Right mark Rogers principal security researcher at look out.
Odd look out dot com is the website you also can find him on Twitter at look out.
-- -- security for your post the post PC era.
You can download it -- take a look at yourself one of the companies out there that helps you protect your phone and as we're seeing with numbers numbers don't lie.
It is becoming an obviously 40% as an epidemic really in one in ten of course -- -- survey.
Has had a phone stolen mark they get majorities in -- -- we appreciate your time -- -- get vacuous more for security questions in the future weeks thanks for coming.
-- -- All right.
We're gonna break when we come back some great new technology in fact we have our -- us segment coming up a thousand Barry talking about some of the things that are out there these days we also war games really.
How is becoming a reality we also killer robots are some of the things that the US are using overseas that's coming up as well Jeremy Kaplan and if you haven't -- mom or your wife.
Are even Graham present yet for Mother's Day.
We have our into the day tech segment which we always pull out some of the gadgets that you -- right now on the market.
Affordable and usable at home that now might be something you get for mom coming up here for the weekend and -- say those few little later this half hour -- you have any question giving you one away like we just had someone do.
Foxnews.com right here on the chat you can now weigh in on Twitter as wells on FaceBook we will definitely give you shout out.
And try to answer questions stay with us.
Welcome back thirteen past the hour 10:13 AM out here on the west coasted just after lunch of course on the East Coast -- the -- -- a part of the country probably eating -- watching us.
Are we agree segment last last before last -- talking about cellphones that now we're getting into more of the military technology which of course.
If you watch just about every week we'll have a Allison -- on we'll also have on Jeremy Kaplan as well -- -- in New York this time talking about a supersonic and hypersonic.
You may see this.
Police has -- picture online -- and it looked like this story earlier this week it was pretty intriguing -- -- would be great to be able to get to London a matter of an hour to Allison joins us live right now in New -- talking about her latest articles on foxnews.com -- of course is a war games columnist foxnews.com.
And you can find her articles there weekly Allison -- good to see and not tell us about this yet I have actually no knowledge -- -- that I saw a picture online.
You present -- and you might think that in a -- -- you can you know I think you should let you know -- it's about.
On the -- and I have no idea I just saw a picture but I can't tell you anything other than if there was a picture and it's a fast jet and my my little brain at.
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We were talking by at times the speed of sound so this means that it would travel.
Just an incredible incredible -- you know we're used to sixty miles per hour -- -- highway.
This is sixty miles per second.
Minimum I'm assuming you're looking at potential from a ten -- plus with NASA has achieved a couple years ago they still hold -- the speed record in hypersonic speed.
Yeah it's it's -- exciting stuff.
Obviously military a lot of times our space for that matter will lead the way and -- commercial enterprises will come on along alongside.
I say mock fights -- right now to get people home -- may not realize you know -- -- past agendas what 500 miles an hour or so.
Spears soundness that was set -- always get the exact speed of sound southern something right.
Yet -- CB 52 behind and we talked about that together.
That's an awesome I aircraft and you're declared and that's -- 760 miles per hour so you're talking.
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Imagine that 3000 miles an -- you can be in New York in an -- yeah -- you know I don't wanna go that fast as I wanna feel the wind down wanna get a new Yorker windup or their wind up -- -- -- New -- going down wanna come home so would be nice to have a couple hours flight but to get to London and like.
Two and a half hours I'd -- drain on the awesome -- I think -- does that matter Greece.
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Does serious dilemma how realistic is this I mean this summer and we're gonna see I mean obviously said they -- -- -- got they've learned obviously achieved faster speeds in this and how how.
How realistic -- this.
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Very pivotal -- conducted on Friday it was kind of recorded earlier this week.
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I mean this is set so it is but they could mystique is that it's very possible and around the corner.
-- thousand -- the articles online right now but he's not conscious of course defense specialist Morgan columns for foxnews.com you can find her on Twitter at at.
Alison lowers and underscore -- you can see right there everything engine.
-- Boeing that's great article lot more details there are seeing -- right now on foxnews.com and I recommend you check it out.
Thousand thanks for joining us they -- again.
Are right before you -- Jerry -- -- up next before we go to get a couple of shout outs brie Anna Christie -- -- shroud Joseph costar and dale Courtney all watching and I appreciate you guys that tuning in.
Anybody has any questions or anything of course but any articles or anything you wanna see you can always -- is right here -- the chat foxnews.com live are also on Twitter on FaceBook.
Panetta to Jeremy Kaplan also kind of the same type of technology to Monsanto technology -- same kind of idea as a kind of topic.
Killer robots condemned in new UN report plus using technology as modern warfare.
Drones obviously Jeremy who would change in the Google glasses you -- -- Last week -- yeah we're talking with the flip side of technology which isn't always something positive reality was talking to one of the great advances -- military technology to potential for these incredibly super fast jets and and that.
Engines and whatnot.
-- another look at futuristic technology there's been a lot of talk about drones especially but beyond that there are a lot of autonomous robots that have been developed for military purposes.
And as the UN report that's coming -- may twenty ninth from Human Rights Council.
What exactly the repercussions are looking at the ethical ramifications of having such robots.
He's got a listing because there were reports -- -- coming -- a little bit late -- are just like whether she said they've been doing this for years and years.
So it's kind of if -- yes -- worrisome that the UN -- is only now would just thinking about this we have these killer robots already.
It's been great -- the -- I have a couple examples in fact we always talk about drones -- thinks about drones but -- a bunch of other things beyond just those flying planes.
For example the US failing system which is carried on some of the ideas class cruisers which automatically detects and destroys any incoming planes.
The Israel the system called heartbeat which is another autonomous weapon in the UK has terrain and it's.
South Korea has some actual robots to patrol the border looking for people and that's really.
Pretty darn close to the terminator things that we think about as being like a horrible ramifications of robots so anyway this -- on the map the UN is gonna discuss this may twenty ninth.
Hopefully passing resolutions really think about should we.
Control the output of these things do we need so many killer robots.
-- they have star award the Star Wars.
Cartoons of my nephew watches I mean they have -- everything's you know mechanical robot driven.
-- I -- the aegis system on the ships that those things are impressive minute they've run a couple of practice rounds force when we've been out there at -- with them on on the destroyers -- -- of -- remarkable stuff and it's great -- it works but there are some ramifications to it.
We went to the senate to jasmine Jones according Cingular and someone's -- in on -- hang up on right now odds had.
Jerry I I guess my question is this -- -- -- you know it is this really the future army is on the were I mean obviously we're seeing drones and drones down the size of of bugs that can.
I detect sound exactly pictures and we -- story on that last year.
I ate this up and it's really going to be in a featured an ideal candidate at a mobile.
Robot army or is this of the gets kind of have some things that are really comes down is still being able to have an -- And humans.
Well I think it's a very realistic future I frankly I think it's a very realistic present worried a lot of ways doing all of this stuff already not just -- the US but us America and -- us humans a lot of for countries party equally heavily invested in robotics.
The drone program has really been -- -- -- to everyone but we know realizes the amount of autonomous control a lot of our -- already has the -- -- program is the perfect example of that is really.
It's missiles that are shooting -- off of votes but they have a lot of self control what these ships can have over these missiles.
And at a certain point that just becomes a row but it's not that typical picture -- might think of but it really is a robot.
And so should a robot be controlling missiles that can shoot down.
Potentially awful lot of other things you know not just the incoming drones but planes overhead or something like that really -- -- we stop and think about it.
We see some of the size fiction movies.
Depicting these possibilities of the robots go crazy of course and humans have to fight back -- to regain control what's in that kind of stuff.
And it -- -- some and you know the fact is we -- already testing so many different.
Pilotless planes as it is we have a lot of other you know robotic type systems that can go and -- everything from detect bombs to defuse them so.
It is something to watch out for Jimmy Caplan appreciate your time -- we can't -- you could but I'm more on Jeremy article online right now.
-- -- -- technology under foxnews.com you can follow them at.
FX and cytec I think there's killer robots condemned in the new UN report they Jeremy and you know what we're still bomb that you become a lasting until with the -- glasses.
Alcohol and actually -- promise.
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Jerry in New -- appreciate your time thank you -- so we now have all we have about 56 minutes left and it Jameer Allison for that matter anybody hasn't -- mom are Gramm.
We got a couple ideas here boy we didn't highlight for different things each week and -- we have time we'll say another one.
Restore for the Kobe travel -- -- we hear plugged in I was charging it up.
We show this -- -- last week and we wanted to charge up the -- like turn this novel come back to this in the Kobe tablet one of the many tablets that are out there right now.
Welcome it is the second -- -- powers up meantime we've got -- a couple of other things here first of all we go from the -- tablet I have my list here over to the -- bit zip.
Now this -- left in the package still.
But it's one of the many different lifestyle trackers out there and everything from watches.
22 these smaller little things you runner's shoes is when her as a clips and clip on.
Anywhere you want to on your belt I -- on in your pocket powervu wanna do it it's really interesting is looked at that thing.
It's up -- -- 95 most of about the same price was so cool about it is is its tracks activity food sleep watercolor.
Calories distance steps body mass -- It wirelessly -- to Mac -- PC or your portable phone whatever you happen to set it up with.
Are coming in multiple colors and -- tap control had a pretty good -- -- battery power.
What -- -- about as -- small and it could have some that are out there that are a little bit.
Tedious if you will of a bigger than to carry around us and here you can literally clip -- -- -- forget about it.
A fact -- remind yourself of power -- -- -- to -- -- but one the ones out there called -- bit zip.
One of the more impressive ones we've seen a -- -- right now -- fit but dot com but other places as well 5995 something affordable for mom.
The next one is a T -- active right now.
I see this on some of the onto some TV shows.
And they -- -- want to check out I have to say this thing is impressive.
It's a 1099 dollars so it's a little more expensive maybe you wanna spend it depends how we know where you are.
What's so great about -- mom likes to cook this thing is great you can cook two pounds a French Fries with one little -- of oil.
It's -- -- always something like 90s%.
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-- a dishwasher safe and what's really cool about it too is if if you're an Oprah wonderfully and -- fan.
She wasn't paid to endorse this thing.
Pursue an on line and talked about on TV as well about how much he elected as he loves this thing for cooking so.
One of the cool devices out there to cook the T fall active -- 299 dollars -- confinement various prices even some cheaper ones on line.
If you have one of those discounts from for example from best buy one of those places.
You can even get a cheaper than -- 199 if you buy -- online.
-- at most places and then two more things where it once one is the calorie -- back to his second.
This was the crops this press Korea now.
This thing is pretty darn cool I will say it's me it's more expensive maybe than than some people will spend her mother on Mother's Day however.
Obvious you're somebody she likes coffee to go to the whole time I mean think about it adds up after awhile you have a -- -- expensive coffee for five times a week.
Talking about fifty dollars a month at least this thing is.
Depending on where you look 599 do you find cheaper if you look closely they actually puts higher operating keep the -- and Russian side grinds and makes it for you right -- front.
You can get this thing it's got electronic controls that I put filter system carts and actually filter the water to make for the coffee takes one -- as well.
Steaming hot water nozzle.
-- -- steaming arms as steams the milk for you -- arm what you see in the stores.
A copy being -- I mentioned and automatically eject the coffee being ground which I love it right here.
So on this one here called this grocery are from crops and at a popular -- -- do -- -- the Kobe tablet.
And for some reason McCain -- turn on the -- assignment actually is it really cool product.
But yeah that's going on -- -- and -- around but that's my fault.
But what's -- cool laser summary tablets out there right now if you don't want drop a lot of money for one of the nicer a nicer one of the more famous tablets I would say.
-- we have a lot of really good products -- -- Kobe TV at home that I purchased on their but other coach practicing more airports now this one is a great little tablet.
It's -- it's affordable.
Various price that it had a priceless right here but there's somewhat -- a price on the saying it's tough to basically you know to give you one price do you find I'm all over the board online.
As this thing signs on everything from one -- give gigabyte of ram and a touch screen.
I've browsed a web YouTube all that kind of stuff its android hasty in my connect with their loved seeing -- TV -- HDMI input.
An export and -- out output as well.
-- -- kid kennels built in front facing camera microphone expandable memory that's huge for me because.
The pop iPad which I love does not have expendable memory lets you divide the external wireless tragedy showed -- few weeks ago this one has made it many -- -- put right in the in.
They can expanded up as much as you want.
The -- a card you can find but this is really impressive.
Being -- charges to it we've we've been.
We've what we've found so far -- touch screen you see a slight but everything else one of the ones out there you can -- again this one from Kobe various crisis and that's it for today.
-- -- -- The express a -- the Kobe tablet.
As well as the fit -- -- summit basically fine out there and we got other things a lot to -- you look at some of our previous episodes you can see some of the things we've highlighted it's you still find mom.
Some really cool things before it's too late.
Appreciate you wanted to -- Allison -- this marked dornin is joining us.
As well as Jeremy and if you have any questions giving you want to -- and shows who has seen the future and -- us on FaceBook Twitter -- -- me it's we are right here on the chat.
We do we -- your ideas and in your maybe some of the things over the gadgets you wanna see on the -- -- joining us again this week we'll see you next Thursday.
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