Holy crap. This is for real. I just ran the software and found the secret file on my laptop, detailing where I've been over the past year, including lots of details of where I visited in Vegas last year during the Netroots Nation conference, where I've been to in DC, and Chicago. It even shows you, over time, where I've been.
Read the rest of the article, and the update here.
Also, it has come to the attention (finally) of major media that Michigan State Police are also using a program that can extract every single piece of data off of a cell phone, including deleted texts and phone numbers, etc., in less than two minutes, and they've been doing it at traffic stops since 2008! More in this piece as well.
Total H/T to AMERICAblog for these stories.