It doesn’t seem too long ago that the closest you could get to wearable tech was a Casio calculator watch. Since the advent of devices like the Fitbit and the Apple Watch, though, most of us have started sporting upgraded wrist wear that does more than tell time–these wearables count our steps, monitor your sleep patterns, and keep us connected to the digital world 24/7.
Driving while distracted is dangerous and has been an issue since the Secretary of Transportation made it his mission to put a stop to this very dangerous behavior. There are currently 39 states, plus the District of Columbia that have a ban on texting while driving. An additional 10 states plus Washington DC ban handheld cell use while driving. Distracted driving has been attributed with causing over 3,000 deaths in 2010 alone.
et with the introduction of such innovative technology, what’s being considered in terms of cybersecurity safety? As infotainment and connected services/internet features are more intricately wired into automotive systems, what’s to prevent malicious hackers from taking control of the steering wheel and simply driving it off the road?
If you have an Xbox One or are planning on upgrading to the Xbox One S, you probably know that finding compatible gaming headsets is…challenging. Xbox doesn’t really accept third party headphones without a lot of fuss, and even many of the wireless models still require a connection to the controller, at minimum.