Love locks, often seen on bridges and other places where keys can be showily discarded, are now sold as keyless consumer products [Amazon]. But as you doubtless suspect, you can open one of these things with a tiny shim and about ten seconds. The lockpicking lawyer explains how to get the job done for real: "welded shut."
"It's almost worthless as a security device," he says, slicing through it like a cucumber. READ THE REST
After many, many attempts at making a viable prototype, Shane's "unpickable" Stuff lock was able to thwart a professional locksmith picking and using a bump key. It's a really great overview of the mechanics of how deadbolt locks work. Now Shane is planning to send it to The Lockpicking Lawyer to see if he has… READ THE REST
The LockPickingLawyer easily opens this Yale Y500 Combination Key Access padlock with just a sliver of aluminum from a soda can. READ THE REST
We all live for those moments when we can upgrade our tech. The anticipation from unboxing a new phone, laptop, or tablet gives us an endorphin hit like no other. Of course, most of us don't have the financial resources to trade up all of our tech at the same time. Thankfully, you can reoutfit yourself… READ THE REST
For a majority of online users, video is king. The quality and impact of a strong visual can make all the difference. But once you couple that fantastic video clip with inferior audio, everything falls apart. A Hollywood-caliber film with horrible audio becomes almost unwatchable. Even on a video conferencing call, users can get away with… READ THE REST
For the past two years, app developers have slowly been warming to the advantages of SwiftUI. Much like its other offerings, Apple sought to make this app development arena a be-all, end-all solution for creating across the wide range of Apple products. While every new approach has its growing pains, SwiftUI has spent the 20… READ THE REST