Bluetooth

Snapchat joins the Bluetooth SIG, fueling hardware speculation

Snapchat has given observers another reason to suspect it might be working on hardware – the social network company joined the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) according to the Financial Times

Finally, a Bluetooth speaker that matches my axe and flannel

There's no shortage of portable Bluetooth speakers out there, but lord are a lot of them ugly. What I need is something that will not look amiss sitting on a stump next to me while I hew a yew in my r

Sony’s new $500 in-dash receiver looks like the best value for Android Auto and CarPlay

Sony’s XAV-AX100 in-dash car stereo system might be the best way to get your hands on Android Auto or CarPlay without plunking down a fortune for a new car. The new receivers will retail for $49

Devices could recycle radio waves instead of transmitting them with new ‘interscatter’ technique

If we're ever to have things like smart contact lenses and permanent brain implants, one of the things we need to figure out is the power problem. Those devices need energy for collecting, processing

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Jabra is all talk with its Halo Smart Bluetooth earbuds

At $80, the Jabra Halo Smart is in a bit of a gray area. It’s hardly what the majority of users would call “cheap,” but it still comes in well below other wireless offerings from companies like

Jaybird’s Freedom headphones bring Bluetooth earbuds a step closer to mainstream

And as rumors continue to swirl around the end of the headphone jack as we know it, such a play couldn’t come at a more opportune time for Jaybird. The company is arguably as well positioned as anyo

The Fluance Fi70 speaker is worth the money, but maybe not the space

I own a lot of Bluetooth speakers. And I’ve played with even more. From powerful models from Bose and Libratone down to your basic Jawbone and the Amazon Echo. While each has its own specific st

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 th

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 jus

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 ban

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

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

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 officia

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 th

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 elect

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-co

How Connected Cars Have Established A New Ecosystem Powered By IoT

Not long ago, after you bought a new vehicle, the manufacturer had very little contact with you for years until it was time to sell you another car. The Internet of Things is changing all that. The Io

The Bluewire Is A Bluetooth Headset That Can Record Your Calls

Journalists, PR folk, and anyone else who needs to keep accurate copies of phone calls should check out the Bluewire, a new Bluetooth headet that just launched on Indiegogo.

The Apple Watch Shows Up In The iOS 8.2 Beta Bluetooth Menu

Apple has a new beta for iOS 8.2 out today, and the software contains a hint that suggests it could launch publicly alongside the Apple Watch. The mention of the Apple Watch is found in the Bluetooth
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