Bluetooth

Another Day Another Hack

Security Researchers Hacked a Bluetooth-Enabled Butt Plug

The quest for a secure wireless sex toy continues.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.17.17
walled garden

Apple Doesn't Trust You

It thinks it knows what you want more than you do.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.21.17
psa

Turning Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11's Control Center Doesn’t Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi or Bluetooth

And it’s a feature, not a bug.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.20.17
Internet Insecurity

Hackers Could Silently Hack Your Cellphone And Computers Over Bluetooth

Security researchers reveal several new bugs that allowed hackers to hack into cellphones and computers simply because they had Bluetooth on.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.12.17
accessibility

Toronto’s New Auditory ‘Beacons’ Will Help Blind People Navigate Downtown

They transmit navigation data directly to blind people’s phones.
Alison Motluk
9.12.17
toy

Hack a Furby to Rickroll Your Friends Through Its Creepy Eyeball Menu

YouTube user Jeija called Hasbro’s newest app-updated Furby software “a giant mistake.”
Becky Ferreira
1.22.17
Apple

​Apple Deleting the iPhone’s Audio Jack Is Good News for Marketing Companies

Bluetooth tracking beacons will become a lot more effective once everyone ditches their headphone jack.
Janus Kopfstein
9.23.16
short circuit

Here's What We Want the iPhone 7 to Look Like

Hands off our headphone jack.
Nicholas Deleon
9.7.16
Technologies

How Companies Are Using Technology to Make Workers 'Happy' in Their Crappy Jobs

Call center jobs are about to get a lot "friendlier," and maybe a lot more creepy too.
Mark Mann
9.5.16
short circuit

The Wearable Device That Changes Colors Every Time You Change Direction

Elements is a new 3D-printed, wireless, bluetooth-powered necklace that changes color every time you face a different cardinal direction.
Nadja Sayej
8.23.16
apps

It’s Up to Developers to Bring This Amazing Audio Wayfinding App to Blind People

Wayfindr's open standard will let developers world over have access to tech that lets the blind navigate their environment through sound.
Emiko Jozuka
5.13.16
short circuit

Galaxy S7 Users Are Reporting Problems with Wi-Fi

Numerous Galaxy S7 users in recent days have reported difficulty downloading over Wi-Fi.
Nicholas Deleon
3.28.16