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Sprint begins to lock iPhone 4S SIMs from today onwards

11/11/2011, While other companies decide that 11.11.11 is an auspicious date, I guess the suits over at Sprint think otherwise. In fact, they decided that today will be the day when SIM locks will start to be placed on iPhone 4S models sold from today onwards, at...

Küat Racks Bottle Lock guaranteed to fool some

10/12/2011, How many of you out there get around on a bicycle? If you have answered in the affirmative, then surely you would know that keeping yourself well hydrated is of utmost importance. Most bicycles come with a water bottle holder on the frame so that you can...

Lockitron turns your phone into a door key

05/18/2011, We’ve seen our fair share of interesting locks and alarm systems around here, but until now we’ve yet to see an app used to unlock a door.  Apigy has released an app for smartphones called Lockitron. Used in conjunction with the Lockitron...

Send a text to open a door

01/24/2011, Are you the kind of person who is always leaving keys at home or at the office and constantly find yourself stuck out of the house? Well don’t worry, because traditional keys will soon be a thing of the past. Someone managed to build an unlocking...

Nintendo 3DS and its games to be region locked?

01/11/2011, There is spot of bad news going around for fans of the upcoming Nintendo 3DS. Apparently that console will feature a region lock associated with the cartridges and the console itself, similar to the system used in DVD players. This means that if the...

Kensington Introduces Its ClickSafe Notebook Lock

10/12/2010, If for some reason the average notebook lock is too complicated for you to operate (read: insert key and twist), perhaps the Kensington ClickSafe might be able to simplify matters a little more for you. The ClickSafe system fastens a small locking nub...

Yale Introduces Zigbee And Z-Wave Remote Locks

09/27/2010, If you think that regular locks aren’t good enough to protect your hoard of gold perhaps the fancy new locks that Yale is demonstrating at CEDIA might tickle your fancy. Yale has two models on demo, one of which sports a capacitive touchscreen....

USB Flash Drive Lock

08/12/2009, The USB Flash Drive Lock would probably be associated with luggage and travel at first glance, but upon closer inspection you will realize that it will be used to keep data in your USB flash drive secure as it prevents the drive from being inserted into...