Your Bluetooth headphones could be spying on you

Along with the Spice Girls, Beanie Babies, and the Macarena, the ‘90s brought us wireless technologies which freed us from the mess of cables connecting our (desktop) computers to the internet and our headphones and speakers to our CD and cassette tape players.

Today it’s almost impossible to remember the world before WiFi and Bluetooth, technologies now so ubiquitous even our hairbrushes, juicers and coffee pod machines come internet-connected. 

In this episode of Huh? Science Explained, Petra Stock asks the ‘why’ in WiFi and pillages the details on Nordic cousin, Bluetooth.

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