Safety

iSAVE: Airbags Attached To The Outside Of Cars

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/isave.jpg" /> I am not sure if this is a good way to protect pedestrians, but a team of Japanese researchers developed them: airbags for

Rash Of Traffic Accidents Blamed On 'iPod Oblivion'

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/ipodobl.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/apple/">Apple</a>’s <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ipod/">iPod</a> has be

Shock study: Adult Web sites are filled with malware

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/virusss.jpg" />Wow, who would have guessed that visiting adult Web sites would be dangerous to the health of your computer? I mean, of al

TSA: Your iPad should make it through airport security without hassle

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ipadtsa.jpg" />Good news for <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ipad/">iPad</a>-owning travelers: the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.

2.5 percent of the population can drive and use their phone at the same time. That means 97.5 percent can't.

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/thestig.jpg" />A new study from the University of Utah suggests that a very small percentage of people are able to drive safely while u

It's all well and good to demand secure electronic medical records, but when has your data ever been secure in the first place?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/medicalrecords.jpg" />Pretty much spot-on, this. There's an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal that argues that Americans should badger Con

TSA to track your cellphone signal to improve airport security waiting time

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/airport.jpg" />The Transportation Security Administration, ominously known as the TSA, wants to be able to track your cellphone while y

Is Wikileaks trying to destroy America? (No.)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/wikileaks1.jpg" />Just hilarious. Apparently the U.S. intelligence community thought Wikileaks so odious that it labeled it a "potential

The Lab vs. The Real World: product testing is hard

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/tech-support-lol.jpeg" />Unless you've been living under a rock for the last couple months, you know that Toyota has had problems with su

Should we even bother going after cyber-criminals?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/cybercrime.jpg" />At what point do you stop trying to track and prosecute cyber-criminals? Obviously, you can't let criminals run around

A first? Muslim woman refuses to submit to airport body scan, not allowed to board flight

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/ukbodyscan.jpg" />It finally happened. A Muslim woman in Manchester refused to submit to a <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/body-sc

Be careful when handling that iBuyPower laptop!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/ibuypower.jpg" />Whoa. It seems that our amigos over at Laptop Magazine had a bit of a run-in with an iBuyPower laptop, and that nasty li

The madness continues: Paris airport installs full-body scanning machines

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/paris.jpg" />Another international airport has adopted those full-body scanners that have proven to be <i>so controversial</i>. Paris' Ch

This hand sanitzer uses plasma, for cleaning

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/plasma.jpg" />The New York Times highlights the development of a new type of hand sanitizer, primarily developed for hospitals, that uses

For your protection: In the UK, if you refuse body scan you won't be allowed to board airplane

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/ukbs.jpg" />You're certainly familiar with those <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/12/29/prepare-yourself-for-more-and-more-full-bo

Armatix handgun can only be fired by someone wearing the correct watch

<img title="gun" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/gun.jpg" />This seems like a really good idea. A German company called Armatix has developed a handgun that can only be fired

Nationwide no texting law goes into effect for buses and commercial trucks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/otto.jpg">Newsflash: Sending text messages while driving is dangerous. There’s really no safe way to send a text while behind the wheel

Claim: Millimeter wave body scanners wouldn't have stopped Christmas plot. Why bother with them, then?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/scanner.jpg" />Not to alarm y'all, but those <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/12/29/prepare-yourself-for-more-and-more-full-body-s

Post-foiled attack TSA regulations put into place: Go to the bathroom early and often

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/tsaregs.jpg" />Owing to last week's "bomb attack bid" on a U.S. airliner, there's going to be a whole lot more security at airports. You

America the beautiful: Mother calls 911 because her kid was playing GTA past bedtime. Yeah.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/911videogames.jpg" />Gotta love cops. A woman in Boston got mad at her 14-year-old son for being up at 2:30am playing <i>Grand Theft Auto
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