A2DP

  • Samsung S8500 becomes first Bluetooth 3.0 approved handset

    Samsung S8500 becomes first Bluetooth 3.0 approved handset

    There is nothing more satisfying than claiming to be the first at anything, and so far this week, Samsung must be pretty happy with itself. After announcing its plans to mass produce AMOLED touchscreens, the first to include built-in touch functions, Samsung’s S8500 will be the first consumer handset to feature Bluetooth 3.0. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group, or SIG, has approved version… Read More

  • Review: Yubz MAGNUM Bluetooth speaker

    Review: Yubz MAGNUM Bluetooth speaker

    Bluetooth is one of those funny technologies that has an awful lot of potential, but with very few actually useful implementations. Bluetooth headsets are no longer cool. Bluetooth mice and keyboards are quickly becoming the de facto devices for this technology. What else is there? Well, friends, I'm here to tell you that the YUBZ MAGNUM is nearly perfect Bluetooth gadget. Read More

  • Brando brings A2DP stereo Bluetooth functionality to the iPhone/iPod

    Brando brings A2DP stereo Bluetooth functionality to the iPhone/iPod

    For $62 you can now stream music from your iPhone/iPod to your A2DP enabled headphones. Hmm. Me thinks you should save that money and put it towards a high quality set of over-the-ears or in-ear buds. Read More

  • Sidekick LX getting A2DP

    Sidekick LX getting A2DP

    I’m beginning to wonder whether or not I really want to switch back to the Sidekick after spending the last few months with the Curve. I can’t handle these tiny upgrades that should have been there to begin with. Nevertheless, Sidekick LX owners will be getting A2DP during the next OTA says Hiptop3. Read More

  • Lossless Bluetooth Audio By 2008

    Lossless Bluetooth Audio By 2008

    If you use a Bluetooth-enabled audio device to listen to music, you might be interested to know that the files that stream from point A to point B get compressed along the way. So if you have an MP3 file (that’s already been compressed once), it gets smooshed down again as it flies through the air with the greatest of A2DP ease. That’s why Bluetooth audio gets a bad rap. A… Read More

  • Sony's Bluetooth A2DP MicroHiFi

    Sony's Bluetooth A2DP MicroHiFi

    Sony’s CMT-U1BT is the first player from Sony (that we’ve seen) to feature A2DP Bluetooth 2.0 specifications, which means you can stream audio to the device from across the room. You can either use an A2DP-enabled phone or a PC with an A2DP-enabled dongle – either way, you don’t need to be directly plugged into the receiver. If you’re lacking an A2DP device, you can… Read More