I’ll show a sweet vintage dress, but this, too: Be careful with gadgets! They listen to your conversations to collect your data! Maybe you use one of them. Check it out!
Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of their smart TV, it uses voice feature – it listens to what is said and share it with Samsung or third parties, it says. Nuance is the company that changes speech into text, Samsung has confirmed to the BBC. (Read more here.)
It’s not only Samsung! LG TV and smart televisions with internet download programs and films from Netflix or BBC iPlayer. Experts say that internet brings information to you, so also takes it out. Xbox games consoles listen to all, too. Smart TVs have cameras for facial recognition. Jawbone has an electronic wristband to monitor your exercising/sleeping patterns, and share it with the company.
I’ll share more devices at the bottom! Now, a break, the lovely green vintage dress!
Now, more warnings, as promised!
* Have you seen the adverts that appear next to emails? Google’s Gmail reads your emails, sent and received, and works out which goods you might want to buy.
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