Welcome to Michael’s Blog!

Welcome to Michael's blog. Michael Andrew, (aka Michael The Maven) is a freelance producer, photography instructor, tech innovator, and when needed, disaster aid specialist. Disclaimer: Michael is a participant in Bhphoto & Amazon affiliate programs that provides an advertising commission if you purchase through links on this website.


Viewing one post  |  view all recent posts

06.29.16         gadgetry  

Apple One Step Closer to Having Camera Disabling Capabilities


This is probably a fairly controversial idea. Apple has been awarded the patent to use infrared technology to shut down your phones camera whenever they'd like. The claim is to stop annoying concertgoer's or prevent people from filming sensitive places. Is this REALLY such a problem that Apple needs to make this extraordinarily intrusive step?

What do you guys think of this? How would you feel if suddenly your camera got shut off? Or would you pleased to see an annoying concertgoer get shut down? I'll guess we'll have to wait and see what actually becomes of this. If you want to read the whole patent you can check it out HERE.

blog stats
posts: 4,687
comments: 12,281
visits:
archive by month
2021:   january  february
2020:   january  february  march  may  june  july  august  october  november  december
2019:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2018:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2017:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2016:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2015:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2014:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2013:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2012:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2011:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2010:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2009:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2008:   january  february  march  april  may  june  july  august  september  october  november  december
2007:   january  july  august  september  october  november  december
Michael Andrew Lollipops | Photoshop Action SetNikon D7100 Crash Course Training Tutorial VideoBusiness Crash Course For PhotographersCanon Speedlite Crash Course DVDCanon 5Diii Crash Course Training VideoPaintballer ProDigital Photography Crash Course DVDMichael Andrew Maui Desktop WallpaperCanon 600EX-RT Speedlite Crash CourseBH PhotoPhotoshop Crash Course DVD Beginner LessonsNikon D5300 Crash Course DownloadAdvanced Photography Techniques Lessons DVDMaven Adapter - Sky Cam ConnectorCanon 6D Crash Course Tutorial Training VideoMA- Maui Screen Savers 2009Photography Lighting Crash Course