At the Black Hat security conference later this week, an Australian security researcher will reveal a method for wirelessly unlocking a car with nothing but some radio equipment and ingenuity. It's not an easy hack, and there are a lot of caveats. But it's certainly a lot easier than it should be. See for yourself.
Reader Cory Lykins likes the benefit of remote start for heating up your car during cold winter months, but he's not so keen on the price or the waste of gas, so he came up with his own solution using a wireless light switch, an extension cord, and a ceramic heater.