Android Hacked to be a Garage Door Remote

Brad Fitzpatrick has hacked his HTC G1 Android smartphone to use it as a secure remote which can open his home's garage door as he gets close to it. Using Wi-Fi, the cellphone automatically fires up an HTTP request to his home server as soon as it's near enough, which triggers the opening as well as other functions in… » 11/17/08 3:40pm 11/17/08 3:40pm