06/17/2013, There seems to be a new Samsung Galaxy S4 headed for Verizon according to a Bluetooth SIG document.
08/30/2011, As most of you should be familiar by now, Verizon has opted not to carry the Samsung Galaxy S II unlike the three other major carriers. Instead it appears that they will be bringing in what is known as the Samsung DROID Prime, a device that was meant to be compete against the iPhone 5, Apple’s next-generation handset that has a rumored October release.
01/11/2011, It’s been a while since we heard of the rumors of a Facebook Phone. Now the rumor has surfaced again after folks discovered a Bluetooth SIG entry for a device dubbed the INQ Cloud Touch. Previous rumors hinted that the Facebook Phone would be manufactured by INQ, so this does seem to continue the trend/rumor. The report describes the phone as being designed around the way people naturally communicate and […]
08/01/2010, The Bluetooth SIG might not be as famous as the FCC, but they are also a rich source of upcoming handsets, with the LG T325 being the latest model to be confirmed. After all, the group itself is responsible for setting Bluetooth standards. Targeting an August release in Europe, the LG T325 will keep up with the times by being a touchscreen phone, supporting Bluetooth connectivity (obviously) as well as […]
06/12/2010, Were you impressed by the recently-announced Nokia E5 messaging phone? Well, the phone is inching closer to be available at a store near you, as a report at the Bluetooth SIG mentions that the geographic availability of this device includes Australia, North America and South America. There still isn’t any North American pricing information on this cell phone just yet, but we do know that it’ll set you back €180 […]
06/08/2010, Remember the recent report that Motorola would be launching a good 20 Android-powered phones this year? Two new phones have cropped up at the Bluetooth SIG, helping Motorola achieve that 20-device mark. The first device is the Motorola Goldfinch 8208 that sports a 3.2-inch display, Bluetooth 2.1, FM radio, 3-megapixel camera and ISDB-T receiver (the digital TV standard used in Latin America and Japan). The other device is the Motorola […]
05/25/2010, An unknown Motorola phone has surfaced, thanks to the folks over at the Bluetooth SIG, who were even kind enough to provide a picture, albeit low-resolution, of the phone. The device is dubbed the Motorola XT502 and bears the retail name “Greco”. The phone is expected to be launched in China if the model number is any indication, but it also supports the 3G bands for carriers in both North America […]
04/25/2010, The Bluetooth SIG has just announced that its 4.0 update to the Bluetooth protocol will be finalized and delivered to manufacturers before June 2010 is over. Just a simple case of revision here – Bluetooth 4.0 is touted to offer ultra-low power consumption that could theoretically be powered for years by a coin-celled battery, apart from rudimentary upgrades to data transfer rates as well as an increased range which could […]
04/01/2010, A couple of phones have turned up at the Bluetooth SIG, and while exact technical details of these phones aren’t available just yet, we do have a little bit on information on each. First up is the Sony Ericsson W100 Spiro, which will most likely be a Walkman-series phone. That is followed by the Motorola Gallo i296, most likely a candybar iDEN device which could be launched by Boost Mobile […]
04/01/2010, Bluetooth SIG has come up with yet another Samsung handset that will support the Bluetooth 3.0 protocol, and this time it would be the Samsung SGH-I897. The description on its website does make us wonder whether this is another more formal name of the Galaxy S, but all of it remains speculation as at press time. For all you knowm, this could be the same phone modified for a different […]
01/11/2010, Is RIM looking to come up with a successor to its Curve 8900? The leaked picture above certainly seems to indicate so. There isn’t much information on the phone just yet, but it will probably be running BlackBerry OS 5.0. The 8910 has also shown up at the Bluetooth SIG certification, so that’s some sort of confirmation on the device, isn’t it? Are you looking forward to this, or have […]
12/20/2009, Bluetooth technology has taken another step forward, with the Bluetooth Special Interest (SIG) announcing the adoption of Bluetooth low energy wireless technology, which is the main feature of the Bluetooth Core Specification Version 4.0. With the improvements to power consumption, hopefully we’ll be able to get more mileage out of our devices that have Bluetooth turned on all the time. Some of the new features of the Bluetooth low energy […]