Lilbits: A Tomagotchi for Hackers, Pixel 4a coming Aug 3, and iPhone 12 not coming in Sep

The Flipper Zero is an open source toy/hacker multitool designed to be a wireless button/controller, signal analyzer, RFID key card, or Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) security key, or universal remote control. It also gets its name from the animated dolphin character that “grows” as you use the device. The developers of the Flipper Zero call […]

Some mobile games use your phone’s mic to hear what TV shows you’re watching

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook doesn’t use your phone’s microphone to listen to your conversations and then show you targeted ads. But it turns out that some other mobile apps are doing something pretty close. The New York Times reports that there are more than 250 Android games, and some iOS apps as well, that […]