Cops

  • Help, iPod jailbreaker, call the police!

    Help, iPod jailbreaker, call the police!

    If you’ve jailbroken your iPhone or iPod touch with little to no regard for the law, maybe it’s time you reconsider your evil ways. Apparently, jailbreaking your iDevice will get the cops on your back if you’re not careful. Read More

  • CoolCop keeps cops… well, you can probably figure the rest out

    CoolCop keeps cops… well, you can probably figure the rest out

    As weird as this apparatus looks, I'm gonna go out on a limb and say that it's actually not a bad idea. The $50 "CoolCop" is basically a length of vacuum-like hose that goes from a car's air conditioning vent on one end and clips to a police officer's bullet-proof vest on the other end. Those vests are hot, I tell you! Well, I don't tell you, actually. Not much need for a blogger to wear a… Read More

  • Even more distractions for drivers: A touchscreen steering wheel

    Even more distractions for drivers: A touchscreen steering wheel

    Spanish car-tech newcomer IFR Automotive has created a whole slew of distractions by allowing for the driver to control a whole host of functions. Not happy with the pitch, roll or yaw of your car? IFR wants to help. With the ‘Unidrive’ system, you can also change the parameters for the rev limit, valve timing, power output, steering assistance, ABS, noise valve, brake balance, ride… Read More

  • Is that an MP3 player in your pocket or are you just happy to bust me for lying on the witness stand?

    Is that an MP3 player in your pocket or are you just happy to bust me for lying on the witness stand?

    A teen being investigated in connection with a murder secretly used the MP3 player in his pocket to record an interrogation that the detective working the case swore under oath never took place. I’ve always wondered whether or not detectives searched suspects before locking themselves in an interrogation room. You’d think they’d at least check for weapons but who knows, maybe… Read More

  • T3 Scooters Wants Cops To Dump Segway

    Slightly less dorky, yet simultaneously more dorky than the Segway scooter, the T3 Series scooters are looking to win the hearts and feet of cops everywhere. The T3 is a scooter with three wheels, LED system, GPS, glovebox and rechargeable battery. Its battery can be swapped out in the field in case the officer forgot to plug in last night, and costs around $1,200-$1,800 for each battery. The cost… Read More