Bluetooth

  • LightBlue Bean+ Is An Arduino Board With Bluetooth Built-In

    LightBlue Bean+ Is An Arduino Board With Bluetooth Built-In

    If you’re anything like me you understand the power of Arduino but are stymied by limitations of education, imagination, or wireless connectivity to implement it into your own life. Thanks to the LightBlue Bean+, however, one of those roadblocks has been torn down. The Bean+ is basically an Arduino board that can be programmed via Bluetooth LE. Not unlike the Particle boards, this… Read More

  • The Kisai Link Is A Bluetooth Wearable That Hides The Geekiness

    The Kisai Link Is A Bluetooth Wearable That Hides The Geekiness

    As a slave to fashion, I have to look great all the time. But how can I do that when I have to wear so many amazing wearables? You can’t have fashion and electronics. Luckily, Tokyoflash has just the thing. Called the Kisai Link, this is basically a little Bluetooth dongle that you wear on your wrist. It notifies you of phone calls and messages via various blinking LEDs as well as… Read More

  • Aria Adds Gesture Control to Android Wear

    The Aria Lets You Control Your Smart Watch Without Touching It

    The Aria is an add-on band that measures movement in the wrist to control smart watches with finger gestures. Compatible with Android Wear and the Pebble Time, their module slots in to an existing band and lets you move through a watch’s interface without tapping the screen or using controls on the side of the watch face. Read More

  • The UDOO Neo Adds More Power To The Ultimate DIY Board

    The UDOO Neo Adds More Power To The Ultimate DIY Board

    The original UDOO board was pretty amazing. A merging of Raspberry Pi and Arduino, the system let you run a tiny computer on a single board as well as control electronic projects. It was a very geeky little tool and proved to be quite popular. Well, the UDOO is back and it’s a lot better. The new UDOO Neo includes a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino board, a 9-axis sensor, magnetometer… Read More

  • Equil Smartmarker Records Everything You Write

    The Equil Smartmarker Records Everything You Write

    It’s been just over five months since we checked out the Equil Smartpen, a gadget that let you record your notes and doodles to the cloud and even convert them to text. Today we’re checking out their new Smartmarker, which does the same thing but on any erasable surface. Read More

  • Apple Watch Sounding More Independent In Latest Leak

    Apple Watch Sounding More Independent In Latest Leak

    The Apple Watch will offer a lot more independent features than were previously announced, according to a new leak from the generally accurate 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman. The wearable is set for an official unveiling Monday, but Gurman’s report highlights some heretofore unknown features from sources with hands-on experience, including longer continuous and mixed-use battery life… Read More

  • WebOS Shambles Back From The Grave In LG’s Latest Smartwatch

    WebOS Shambles Back From The Grave In LG’s Latest Smartwatch

    LG has officially announced the Watch Urbane and the Watch Urbane LTE, two handsome wearables that they had previously announced at the end of February. Why should you care? Well, primarily because the Urbane LTE are bucking Google and instead are running webOS and is a fully-featured phone with NFC and a bigger battery. It’s almost as if WebOS, like the old man in the wagon, is calling… Read More

  • Swiss Watch Makers Announce An Activity Tracking System Designed To Hide Inside Fancy Watches

    Swiss Watch Makers Announce An Activity Tracking System Designed To Hide Inside Fancy Watches

    If you’ve been wondering how Switzerland was going to react to the coming of the Apple Watch, ponder no more: two smaller luxury watch companies, Alpina and Frederique Constant, have added electronic components to otherwise staid analog watches, essentially turning a fancy timepiece into a sort of mechanical Fitbit. The platform, called Manufacture Modules Technologies or MMT, is… Read More

  • CliniCloud’s Smart Stethoscope And Thermometer Let Doctors Check Your Vitals From The Cloud

    CliniCloud’s Smart Stethoscope And Thermometer Let Doctors Check Your Vitals From The Cloud

    We are getting that much closer to building the doctor’s office of the future right within our homes today. Digital health diagnostic tools startup CliniCloud has launched a line of Bluetooth-connected stethoscopes and thermometers that enable consumers to check their own vitals and have a doctor access them via the cloud. These digital devices can track things like your temperature… Read More

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