Internet browser for TVs

Hillcrest Labs has developed a special television web browser called Kylo. The application was created specifically to view web pages on large TVs, and there are many features that make it easier to use, such as on-screen keyboards and customized fonts and icons.

Many people use their computer as a home entertainment center by connecting it to their computers and watching movies or surfing the web. Traditional web browsers do the job perfectly when used on computer monitors, but slightly worse if the monitor is replaced by a TV.

That’s why Hillcrest Labs has developed Kylo, ​​a dedicated web browser, just to browse web pages on large TVs. The application provides a comfortable distance view and additionally has a customizable font, cursor and icon size to maximize the visible surface while eliminating all task bars, buttons, and indicators.

The user has a variety of options, the ability to zoom in and out of the picture, easy selection of selected items, and even a screen keyboard to eliminate the physical keyboard. Of course, if someone is attached to it, can still use it, because the application is compatible with both the keyboard and the mouse.

Kylo browser is fully free.

Internet Things can be used for surveillance

US intelligence chief James Clapper, in a hearing before the US Senate, said that devices belonging to the Internet Thief category (IoT) could pose a threat to users. Intelligence agencies are in a position to use them for surveillance of people.

More and more equipment belonging to the so-called. Things that are devices that have wireless connectivity to communicate with the Internet. One might think that such devices have the same benefits, since a communications system integrated with smart circuitry can be very helpful, allowing remote monitoring of a sleeping baby or controlling energy consumption or home lighting.

The truth is that such equipment can also pose a threat, allowing surveillance of people who use it. This was confirmed by US intelligence chief James Clapper during a Senate hearing. In his opinion, this type of device can be used by intelligence agencies used for eavesdropping, tracking, surveillance and even search for targets for recruitment. Although he did not name any agency that could use such methods during his work, he clearly made clear that this was all about, of course, after the information revealed by Snowden is not a big surprise.