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One day Google, Apple, and Microsoft will all merge to become...
All your base are belong to us!
Nest was founded in May 2010 by Tony Fadell, who led the team that created the first iPods and iPhones, and software developer Matt Rogers.
A guy who has 3 houses and one near my work, comes in for a few beers whenever he gets in town because it takes a few hours to get the house warm, having one of these would be great in his case. Get off the airplane, turn the heat on, 3 hours later arrive home to a warm house.
Let me get this straight....
Buying a remote controlled smoke alarm is not advised since it MAY have a hidden microphone and camera, however it's perfectly fine to buy a smart phone or a notebook where no-one makes a secret that they IN FACT have a mic and a camera plus a GPS locator and what else?
Logic....? I mean...IF paranoid then please do it right, not halfass
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Paranoid schizophrenic: "yeah man, the FBI and Google is totally gangstalking me, they have shady people following me around, and my new 'smart' microwave was acting all weird, I think Google already bought the company too.
Friend: "Oh really, where did read about Google secretly installing stuff on microwaves?"
Paranoid schizophrenic: "my iPhone"
More seriously, the FBI & NSA must love Silicon Valley. They convinced the world's population to self-bug (smart phones) and describe all their interactions with associates (Facebook). I mean, the Stasi had to WORK to get that information.edit on 14-1-2014 by mbkennel because: (no reason given)