Bluetooth

Google Glass, Bluetooth Handsfree and Where Bad Design Becomes Good

Tomo Taka | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech
Tomo Taka

There are similarities between Glass and Bluetooth handsfree devices. Both sit on the ear and occupy headspace. Glass takes voice commands while the handsfree headset's sole use comes via vocal conversation. Both require the certain awkwardness of talking to an absent being.

Where Did All the Wires Go? The Bluetooth Audio Revolution

Chris Havell | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Tech
Chris Havell

If you think cassette tape-players and boom-boxes are old school, then you may be surprised to know that headphones have been around for much longer than either of them. With over 130 years of heritage, the headphone has come a long way.

Welcome To The Age Of The Bluetooth Toothbrush

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A digital 'Bluetooth' toothbrush has been unveiled at CES 2014 in Las Vegas - presumably because everything else has already been invented. The de...

This Device Can Make Your Smartphone Even Smarter

Gecko | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Tech

They say the simple ideas are the best - and here is proof of just that. Gecko is little more than a bluetooth-enabled remote for your phone that a...

Guide To Staying Connected In Your Car

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

In-car connectivity can make driving safer, more enjoyable and more work friendly. Access to entertainment, communications and real-time performanc...

UniKey: The Bluetooth App That Wants To Replace Your Keys

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Tech

A new invention which debuted on an American version of 'Dragon's Den' may soon revolutionise the humble key. 'UniKey' is a new, digital way to ope...

Explosion in Mobile Gaming Drives Demand for New Accessories

Paul Williamson | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Tech
Paul Williamson

Over the past 12 months gamers have increasingly been using tablets and other mobile devices to play games. Consumers want to game anywhere and at any time, rather than being tied to consoles at home, meaning mobiles have now become gaming platforms in their own right.

Fleeing the Freeze? Don't Leave Your Mobile Security Out in the Cold

Gary Hibberd | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Tech
Gary Hibberd

Most phones are connected to many different websites all of which contain our personal details and many are also connected to (or contain) personal and work email accounts and documents. Cyber security is not just a plot in a James Bond movie, it's a real threat.

The Connected Bike That Helps You Ride Smarter

Paul Williamson | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Tech
Paul Williamson

Cambridge Consultants took a high-performance road bike with an electronic gear changer and cut the wires between the controls and the gears, adding a CSR Bluetooth Smart Ready module to connect the gears to buttons on the handle bars. The important thing here is that the wireless connection enables you to bring in the intelligence of your smartphone or media player.

StickNFind: Bluetooth Stickers To Help You Find Lost Stuff

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Tech

Bluetooth-enabled stickers designed to help you keep track of items after they're lost have been developed. StickNFinds are pitched as small, cheap...

Revolutionising Wireless Audio

Paul Williamson | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech
Paul Williamson

In the past few years, the demand from consumers to go wireless has increased rapidly, driven in part by the convergence of mobile devices and the increasingly demanding, tech-savvy users who have connected devices at their fingertips in their smartphones and tablets.

Riding the Next Wave of Bluetooth

Paul Williamson | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Tech
Paul Williamson

An asthma patient can, for example, use a Bluetooth Smart peak flow meter which collects data on the patient's condition. This data is then transmitted to a Bluetooth Smart Ready smartphone and then in turn can be shared via the cloud to the patient's doctor, family or carers

Bluetooth Speakers: New Bose SoundLink Plus Four Alternatives

Melanie Hick | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Tech

Bluetooth speakers are ideal for the beach, the park or to take to a friend's place for a nice glass of red. Here we look at five of the best, incl...