Cuff-like open earbuds aim for awareness/immersion sweet spot

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

Why does Bluetooth Low Energy Secure Connections with Passkey Entry check the Passkey bit by bit?

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?