June 19, 2014, 6:00 AM —
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This week Amazon finally unveiled its long rumored smartphone, the Fire. It features something they call Dynamic Perspective, a head tracking system using four front facing cameras in the corners of the phone. Using those cameras, the phone can figure out exactly where your head is facing at all times.
The Fire uses this technology to dynamically adjust what you’re looking at on your phone (pictures, maps, etc.). Sounds neat and all but, being the glass-is-half-empty guy that I am, I immediately thought of the bad ways in which this technology could be used. But, I’m probably just being a worrywart, right?
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