U.S. Government Conflicted on the Storage of Location Data on Smartphone


The recent Senate hearing related to user privacy and tracking information related to smartphones yielded more questions and shows a more confused American government where technology and civil rights are concerned than gave answers. The hearing, called by U.S. Senator Al Franken, was to discuss what cell phone users’ rights are and how that relates […]

President Obama an iPad 2 User


President Barack Obama, one of the most technologically-forward presidents in modern history, was recently photographed with the iPad 2 tablet and Apple Smart Cover. It’d be interesting to see and know what app(s) the president uses on his tablet, and more importantly how the U.S. government handles security with the tablet. Obama has never been […]

U.S. Army Says Troops ‘GottaBeMobile’


The U.S. Army is looking at ways to integrate mobile technology, like smartphones, into the personal arsenal of troops in war zones. Beyond Android smartphones and iPhones, the Army is examining ways to deploy the iPad, the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and pico projectors. With mobile technology in war zones, the army is […]