Like Burner, Shuffle lets you purchase and use disposable phone numbers. But it also sells email aliases that forward messages to your real email account, and the costs of its services are shown in dollars (Burner uses “credits”).
(PG-13: Language) In his interview with Last Week Tonight, Edward Snowden also talked about passwords. He recommends using passphrases. The right passphrase is harder to crack yet more memorable than a random string of characters.
(PG-13: Language) “If we sacrifice our values because we’re afraid, [that means] we don’t care about those values very much.” Last Week Tonight talks to Edward Snowden and reminds us of the Patriot Act’s impending renewal.
Sesame has an idiot-proof installation process. Just tape it over a deadbolt with the supplied adhesive and you’re done. You can then activate it with its app, by a secret knock on your door or phone, or simply by having your phone nearby.
Similar to Homeboy, Arlo security cameras are completely wireless. They send video to a mobile app using your Wi-Fi network and have internal batteries. They’re also weatherproof so you can put them both in and out of your house.
Kuna is an alternative to standard outdoor lights. Aside from being a stylish lamp, it’s also a discreet security system. It comes with a webcam, a microphone, a motion sensor and an alarm that you can all control through a mobile app.
A wireless indoor security camera that mounts via a magnetic base and connects to your iOS or Android device over Wi-Fi. It has an alarm, a motion detector and a camera that takes 640×480 video. Video here. More here.
YouTuber bosnianbill shares this unusual lock and key system that involves a flexible key. The lock has a curved keyway, which the key shaft’s linked parts will slither into when it’s injected into the keyway. More here and here.
Entertainment and security in one remote-controlled egg. It has a projector with an adjustable lens, a camera, various sensors and a sound system. It maps your home so you can ask it to come to a specific room, or control it directly.
The Seatylock combines a bicycle saddle with a hardened steel folding lock, protecting both your bike and seat from theft, and removing the need to carry a separate U-bolt lock. Available in two saddle styles and numerous colors.
The Yerka Project aims to create a bicycle where the frame and seatpost work together to form a giant lock, making it virtually impossible to walk off with it, and eliminating the need to carry a U-Lock, chain or cable.
Korner uses door and window trigger tags and connects to its fob via your router. When a tag detects an intrusion, the fob emits an alarm and also alerts you through a mobile app. Indiegogo supporters pay no annual subscription fee.
A U-lock that apparently is impossible to pick. Its keyhole is hidden at all times, even when the lock is opened. It can still be destroyed and its key could be duped, but lock picking tools won’t work on it. Contact LockMan28 to order. Skip to 1:55.
Chui lets you remotely see and talk to the person at your door. It also has facial recognition, so it can tell you who is at your door and even let certain people in automatically. We wondered if a photo could fool it, but its makers say no.
Designed by Dennis Siegel, the RFID Bikealarm deters theft by emitting an ear-shattering 120dB alarm if it senses drastic movement. The owner uses a small RFID tag to wirelessly activate and deactivate the alarm.
This high-tech safe for firearms provides fast access to weapons, but only with an authorized fingerprint and/or an RFID ring or wristband. Sounds an alarm if moved, can be secured with a Kensington cable, and doubles as a USB charger.
A mobile robot capable of turning any surface into a screen, KEECKER is controlled via smartphone to run apps, browse the web, play games and music or capture 360° video. It also provides home analytics and security.
The popular Windows anti-malware app heads to mobile devices. It scans for spyware and trojans in apps and email attachments, shows you what private data your apps can access and suggests settings to increase security.
Security locks for the wheels, seats and other parts of bicycles. Each lock is composed of a nut and a screw cap with a three character combination lock. You can personalize the characters on the locks too.
A bracelet that’s meant to hold passwords and other personal info. It uses your heart’s activity as authentication and it can interact with a variety of devices using gestures or Bluetooth to personalize and secure them. More here.
It seems over the top at times, but you’ll probably be a little more paranoid after watching this creepy ad from Belgian bank Febelfin showing the ease and the lengths at which a creeper is able to steal your identity.
Like Lockitron, August is a Bluetooth-enabled door lock. It attaches to your existing deadbolt and will allow you to open the door without using your keys. It also lets you bestow access to other people without giving them actual keys.