The new Fast Pair feature will allow users to quickly connect Bluetooth devices to their Android smartphones. It currently has limitations, but the feature is very similar to how Apple's AirPods work when pairing with iPhones.
Google November 1, 2017
Stock Android offers no option to know if your Bluetooth device is running low on battery. That changes now, as the the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL finally shows battery percentage levels of select Bluetooth devices.
Google October 24, 2017
The revamped Control Center is one of the best new features of iOS 11, which Apple recently rolled out to supported devices. However, the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth buttons do not work the way that most users would think they do.
Apple September 20, 2017
Security firm Armis says a newly identified Bluetooth exploit called 'BlueBorne' is putting almost 5.3 billion devices in danger of malware, including Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux devices.
Gadgets September 13, 2017
Google could soon support battery level indicators for connected Bluetooth devices on future versions of stock Android. While certainly good news, several phone manufacturers already support such a feature.
Apps/Software August 2, 2017
Bluetooth Mesh is set to become another smart home standard, but just to be clear, it won't replace Wi-Fi. It's not taking Zigbee, another mesh networking player, out of the game either.
Apps/Software July 19, 2017
Samsung has officially unveiled its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. One specification that can easily be missed by users is that the devices are the first ones to support Bluetooth 5.0 technology.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 31, 2017
The Nintendo Switch will not support Bluetooth headsets as indicated by some reports. Nintendo executives have confirmed that the console will not support anything other than wired headsets.
Gadgets February 24, 2017
The Wi-Fi-connected My Friend Cayla doll could be used by hackers to spy on children, so has been banned in Germany with parents advised to destroy the to
Security February 17, 2017
Windows has shared details of a tie up with wearable device manufacturers like Fitbit and Garmin, to improve Bluetooth connectivity support. This collaboration will aim to implement several new features in its Bluetooth services for Windows 10.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 16, 2017
Nikon launched the Nikon D5600 in Asian and European markets late last year. The company announced at CES 2017 that it will become available in the U.S. as well.
Digital Imaging January 8, 2017
After three months of delay, Apple's AirPods finally went on sale. The device pairs seamlessly with other Apple products, and can also be paired with non-Apple devices.
Wearable Tech December 18, 2016
Google Pixel and Nexus mobile devices are showing problems when pairing with various cars. Bluetooth connectivity issues might have to do with the hardware or software, and Google is investigating.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2016
Waze is looking to provide drivers with information on tunnels through the new Beacons Program. The beacons that will be installed will utilize Bluetooth instead of GPS, as the latter is unavailable in underground spaces.
Apps/Software September 22, 2016
Snapchat's latest move is arguably the biggest indication that the company is indeed moving beyond software and working on a physical device for augmented reality.
Wearable Tech September 6, 2016
Hasbro announced the upcoming release of the Furby Connect, which features LCD eyes and Bluetooth connectivity to make the toy pet more interactive.
Geek June 30, 2016
The SIG has disclosed that the next-gen wireless technology standard for Bluetooth, dubbed Bluetooth 5, will be introduced on June 16. The new specification will be two times the range and four times faster than Bluetooth 4.2.
Apps/Software June 11, 2016
It has two waterproof speakers, and it can provide up to eight hours of continuous sound.
Gadgets May 3, 2016
Complaints about the audio quality of iPhone SE Bluetooth have started filling Apple’s support forums. A large number of users found it impossible to make audible calls when hooking their 4-inch smartphones to cars or headsets.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 13, 2016
Reports of issues with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are cropping up. Some repoorted problems include an always-on Bluetooth, overheating and lag, to name a few.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2016
Zoom has announced a new Bluetooth tambourine, which boasts a long list of features, including the use of an accelerometer to detect exactly how the user is playing it.
Gadgets January 22, 2016
Audio-Technica unveiled its latest turntable at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas on Thursday, the AT-LP60-BT, which has Bluetooth capability for wireless playback.
Audio January 7, 2016
In partnership with Qualcomm, First Response has announced a Bluetooth-enabled pregnancy test that can connect to the user's smartphone and offer her tips on what to do next.
Gadgets January 6, 2016
Caseco has released an updated version of its Blu-Toque beanie, called the Waterproof Blu-Toque. The device is able to connect to most recent phones and can handle itself in the rain.
Gadgets January 6, 2016
The first Bluetooth router is here, and it will set you back a cool $100. The device can have up to 22 Bluetooth devices connected to it at the same time, and it extends the Bluetooth range more than 30 times.
Smart Home January 6, 2016
The Blink-Board is an electric skateboard that separates itself from much of the pack with the addition of Bluetooth connectivity.
Fitness/Sports January 4, 2016
Priced at $149, the Klipsch R6 In-Ear Bluetooth headphones are designed to synthesize noise-cancellation technology with comfort. They will be available for purchase on Dec. 10.
Wearable Tech December 10, 2015
Lowe's has launched the second generation of its Iris smart home system, which focuses on a mobile experience.
Gadgets November 16, 2015
The Bluetooth SIG announced exciting updates for the Bluetooth standard. In 2016, Bluetooh will be two times faster and quadruple its range, better positioning itself as the backbone of the rapidly-growing IoT.
FUTURE TECH November 12, 2015
Master & Dynamic has announced a new set of Bluetooth headphones that boast a number of great features, however perhaps the most striking is that they have a range of four times the industry standard, coming in at 100 feet.
Gadgets November 10, 2015
In honor of the late Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard, the speaker company Boombotix has created a speaker that not only celebrates the impact of the rapper-comedian, but also includes a posthumous, unheard ODB track produced by former collaborator RZA.
Movies/TV Shows October 27, 2015
Some of the best parts of the 'Star Wars' franchise have to do with sound. Now you can experience them in the most Jedi way possible.
Gadgets September 30, 2015
GoPro announced the new more affordable Wi-Fi-enabled HERO+ camera that will be released October 4 for $199.99.
Gadgets September 28, 2015
We try out Jaybird's new wireless earbuds.
Wearable Tech September 4, 2015
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have developed a new way of transferring data that uses the human body's magnetic fields to transmit data while using an extremely small amount of energy.
Gadgets September 2, 2015
Google’s new Wi-Fi and smart-home hub OnHub, which allows users to prioritize devices for the fastest Internet speeds when needed, is now available for preorder.
Gadgets August 18, 2015
Jaybird has announced the second generation of its BlueBuds X Sport headphones, called the Jaybird X2 heaphones. These earbuds have been completely redesigned to offer maximum comfort and better audio quality.
Gadgets August 12, 2015
Just because your wireless speaker is waterproof doesn't mean your smartphone is. However, Drifter is a new waterproof speaker that doesn't require a smartphone to play music.
Gadgets August 11, 2015
The mCookie - Microduino Studio’s next generation modules - allows people of all ages to invent and produce electronic creations.
Gadgets August 6, 2015
When Mike North broke his leg, he was dissatisfied with his healing options. Instead of using a run-of-the-mill walking cast, he decided to create his own custom-made model — equipped with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and sound system.
Wearable Tech July 31, 2015
Saent's Bluetooth button blocks distractions and doubles as an input device.
Gadgets July 30, 2015
In celebration of its 60th anniversary in Canada, KFC is giving away a few Bluetooth-enabled photo-printing chicken buckets.
Internet Culture July 29, 2015
Motorola's introduction of the Moto Hint last year came with a lot of problems. Now it appears that the company has fixed some of those issues with the launch of a new-and-improved device.
Wearable Tech July 20, 2015
Need a new mobile keyboard? It doesn't get much more portable than this.
Computers July 14, 2015
A Kickstarter campaign has been started for a Bluetooth headset called Dot, which is being touted as the world's smallest Bluetooth headset. The device comes at a time when tech is needing to be increasingly portable and wearable.
Gadgets July 8, 2015