Siri Hacked to change channels, power TV off
Previously, we saw how Siri could be hacked to remotely start a car. Well you can add another to the list of cool stuff Siri can do (when hacked). Vimeo user toddtreece has cleverly found a way to change channels on his TV by simply talking to his iPhone 4S. The hack involves using a proxy to send commands to an Arduino microcontroller on a local network via a TCP socket. The program schedule info is then scraped from a tv listing website, and the requested data sent to the phone. Watch the video below to see how this nifty setup works. Gotta love it when Siri says “I changed the channel for your lazy ass“.