In private browsing glasses - would this actually work?

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Juggernaut
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08 Mar 2014, 8:15 am

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08 Mar 2014, 11:33 am

Yes, it does work, but anybody else wearing similar glasses would see your screen.


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08 Mar 2014, 12:47 pm

[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=MgN4r1YufcI[/youtube]


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08 Mar 2014, 1:32 pm

Would funny to use this in a public place, steadily typing and clicking away, and having people walk by, see the blank screen, and think you are crazy.



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11 Mar 2014, 9:09 pm

It actually works by using polarized light. LCD monitors (see Wikipedia article here) have a polarized filter on them and the hack shows the removal of this filter and placing them on the glasses. If you have a set of polarized sunglasses or a polarizing camera lens, you may notice that you can see what is on the screen in one orientation, but rotate it 90 degrees, and you cannot see it anymore.


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12 Mar 2014, 6:25 am

How very interesting.