Bluetooth news stories - Page 3
Sleek and seamless conference calling is now within reach
This phone will optimise your conference room with the power of the Android 5.1 operating system...
Get me out of this car! NZ Airshow averts traffic disaster by utilizing built-in Bluetooth
We all know the frustration of travelling to and from major events, this is how the Royal New Zealand Air Force avoided a traffic disaster...
Game changer: New Aussie start-up tech translates conversations in seconds
"It's an absolute game-changer for the global translation market, offering significant potential for both commercial and social benefit."
Move over UE Boom, there’s a new (actually old) kid in town
Bose has recently introduced its new range of Bluetooth speakers, that shares the cylindrical shape of arguably the market dominator, UE Boom.
Hands-on review: Kanex MultiSync travel keyboard
The Kanex MultiSync Bluetooth travel keyboard is a comfortable, slim, and portable travel keyboard that can sync with up to four simultaneous devices.
Hands-on review: MYNT smart tracker - never lose anything again
The MYNT is on my Christmas list, and with all its amazing specs, you’d be well placed to have it on yours.
Hands-on review: Sony MDR1000x Bluetooth Headphones
Sony have an impeccable sense of timing. Almost straight after Apples headphone socketless iPhone 7 launched, their new Bluetooth headphones arrived.
Grumpy tech guy: Apple, this isn't courage - it's arrogance
You see, exaggeration is one thing. Using emotive twaddle to bullshit loyal customers is another altogether.
Air NZ 'pioneers' gate-to-gate Bluetooth for passengers
As of July 21 last week, Air New Zealand customers can now use Bluetooth devices 'gate to gate' on all its domestic and international flights.
Guess who's back with Bluetooth: Furby's had a makeover
It seems these days 90s trends can't be rehashed fast enough as generation Y grows up - and it seems Hasbro has jumped on the bandwagon too.
Scenic beauty & road safety: Bluetooth alerts to help rental car drivers
Bluetooth technology to deliver safety messages will be used to educate rental drivers as they drive along the Christchurch to Queenstown route
Unable to buy a round because you "forgot your wallet?" No excuses now
Ever gone to the bar when it’s your turn to buy a round of drinks and realised you’ve left your wallet at home? A new innovation will change this.
Hands-on review: Sony SRS-XB3 Bluetooth Speaker
The Sony SRS-XB3 Bluetooth speaker is a good quality, USB-chargeable, compact, multi-layout Bluetooth speaker built for bass.
Hands-on review: Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Deadbolt
This is an ideal product and finally delivers on what you'd expect in an electronic lock. Now I want one.
Hands-on review: BenQ Trevolo Bluetooth speaker
Where other makers have opted for simplistic designs, BenQ pushed the boat out when it came to the Trevolo Bluetooth speaker.
Hands-on review: iLuv Bluetooth Aud Mini Speaker with LED Light Show
I’ve tried a lot of Bluetooth speakers and many are almost identical. Finally, I’ve found something completely different.
Toshiba targets wearable market with new Bluetooth devices
"As the market for wearables continues its rapid expansion, users are increasingly demanding low-power communication capabilities built into devices."
Hands-on review: Neo Smartpen N2
The Neo Smartpen N2 proudly claims to bridge the gap between paper and digital. Artists, writers, scribblers will find this a welcome addition.
Hands-on review: UE Boom 2
If you like making sure you have a soundtrack for your summer travels, the UE Boom will make your plans a lot easier.
Internet of Things
New WiFi standard faces growing challenges
A new WiFi standard is facing a difficult path to adoption in the already crowded Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity space.
Locationing tech boosting customer retention and retailer revenue
Today’s retailers face the same challenge - shoppers have so many choices, with the competition always just a few keystrokes away, any time of the day
The human body at the core of new wireless communication tech
New wireless communication technology that works by sending magnetic signals through the human body is on the horizon.
Retailers to spend billions on IoT technologies
According to Juniper Research, retailers will spend an estimated $2.5 billion on hardware and installation costs by 2020.
BLE beacons to exceed 400 million by 2020
“BLE Beacons are cropping up everywhere, with particularly strong growth coming in Enterprise/Industrial, IoT and connected home."