• Talk Private To Me: Free, Worldwide, Encrypted Voice Calls With Signal For iPhone

    Talk Private To Me: Free, Worldwide, Encrypted Voice Calls With Signal For iPhone

    Rejoice, O lovers of privacy! For Open WhisperSystems has released Signal for iPhone, which gives any and every iPhone wielder the power to fully encrypt their calls against prying ears — and is completely compatible with OWS’s time-tested and well-liked RedPhone for Android. Read More

  • Signal smoke detector really lets you know when it's time to replace the batteries

    [photopress:signaldet.jpg,full,center] Smoke detectors save lives, but only if they’re working properly. This detector, called Signal and designed by one Matthew Jobson, opens up and basically slams an anvil over your head, reminding you to change its batteries. A simple idea, to be sure, but one that could help, oh I don’t know, someone like me. About a month ago my carbon… Read More

  • Cali Lewis reviews Signal for iTunes

    Good old Cali “It’s not syphilis” Lewis takes a look at Signal for iTunes on GeekBrief TV today. The poor lady has some sort of weird allergy, which is why she’s using gloves, but apparently their conductive so she can use Singal for the iPhone, a browser-based iTunes control that lets you pick music and movies via the touchscreen. We also get a shout out, which makes… Read More

  • Signal Software Allows iTunes Control From iPhone

    A new piece of software from Alloysoft now allows you to control iTunes, Winamp, or Windows Media Player via the iPhone. It’s called Signal and it works using WiFi to send, well, signals to your computer over the ‘net to control playback of your music and movies. Live updating is included so you know which song or video is currently playing if you’re not near your computer. Read More

  • AIRcable Extends Bluetooth Range To 20 Miles

    Supposedly this $129 dongle will bump the average 30 foot range of Bluetooth to an astonishing 20 miles. Although the included hardware will do just fine at about half a mile, it looks like you are going to need a pretty serious external antenna to reach the advertised range. With ten times the transmission power of a regular Bluetooth transmitter, the possibilities are endless. Use on… Read More