For years, a backdoor in well-liked KiwiSDR product gave root to challenge developer

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A spectrum painted image made using KiwiSDR.
Enlarge / A spectrum painted picture made utilizing KiwiSDR.

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KiwiSDR is {hardware} that makes use of a software-defined radio to watch transmissions in an area space and stream them over the Web. A largely hobbyist base of customers does all types of cool issues with the playing-card-sized units. For example, a person in Manhattan might join one to the Web so that individuals in Madrid, Spain, or Sydney, Australia, might hearken to AM radio broadcasts, CB radio conversations, and even watch lightning storms in Manhattan.

On Wednesday, customers discovered that for years, their units had been outfitted with a

Elago’s Siri Distant case has room for an Apple AirTag tracker

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Apple’s new Siri Distant arrived with no built-in locator chip, so Elago has created the subsequent neatest thing: the R5 silicone case with a slot for Apple’s new AirTag tracker. In keeping with Elago, it encompasses a “THICK LAYER OF PREMIUM SILICONE,” which is so dense it might probably solely be expressed in caps.

The $14.99 worth doesn’t embrace the price of the $29 AirTag, nevertheless it does promise to place an finish to misplaced Siri remotes, particularly when you personal an iPhone fitted with UWB to allow precision monitoring. It prices much more than comparable AirTag instances accessible on

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