Bose has launched a pair of wireless earphones that don’t plug into your canal and cut you off from the outside world, but clasp onto the side of your ears like cuffs. The Ultra Open Earbuds promise both all-day immersive listening and awareness of sur… Continue reading Cuff-like open earbuds aim for awareness/immersion sweet spot
If we want to enable an authenticated connection via BLE the passkey method seems like a good idea. A 6-digit PIN is generated randomly on one device and has to be entered on the other – these 20 Bit of entropy should be a reasonable count… Continue reading Why does Bluetooth Low Energy Secure Connections with Passkey Entry check the Passkey bit by bit?
If your Bluetooth speakers or headphones keep beeping on your Windows 11/10 computer, this article will help you fix the problem. This issue is irritating because it worsens your music experience. Bluetooth speakers or headphones keep beeping on Window… Continue reading Bluetooth speakers or headphones keep beeping on Windows 11/10
I know about Wi-Fi geolocation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wi-Fi_positioning_system), but I’ve never gotten a clear answer on whether or not there is anything similar with Bluetooth. The scenario is someone uses a wired connection (Wi-F… Continue reading Can bluetooth expose laptop location? [closed]
I’m reading "Guide to Bluetooth Security" by NIST (available here). At page 22 (page 33 of the PDF), they describe the Secure Authentication scheme. From what I can understand, both the devices compute the same value, then they s… Continue reading Doubts about Bluetooth Secure Authentication
A friend of mine has a Xiaomi redmi 12 plus (MIUI 14.0.3) got non-stop notifications like the one attached
Translated as: "(device) will appear on devices linked with (gmail account)"
Whenever they tried to click somewhere else… Continue reading Is this a bug or malware? What to do to get rid of it? [closed]
It’s a story we’ve heard many times before: if you want to get your data from the Domyos EL500 elliptical trainer, you need to use a proprietary smartphone application that …read more Continue reading Hacking BLE to Liberate Your Exercise Equipment
If someone hacks into your WiFi and comes through an unlocked networked and knows your password and IP address and learns the specs on all your devices, the computer and cellphones, the smart TV, are all these devices now compromised forev… Continue reading Needing information on cyberattack that occured [closed]
Readers of a certain vintage no doubt have pleasant memories of drive-in theaters, and we are chuffed to see that a few hundred of these cinematic institutions endure today. While …read more Continue reading A 360° View of a Classic Drive-In Speaker
When looking at the piles of cheap RGB, Bluetooth-controlled LED strips you can find for sale just about anywhere these days, integrating them into a home-automation setup is very tempting. …read more Continue reading The Dark Side Of Hacking XMas Lights, Literally