10/05/2011, The iPhone 4S was announced yesterday, and introduced quite a number of impressive features to the device, but one of the phone’s features that were overlooked and overshadowed during the announcement is its support for Bluetooth 4.0. The latest version of the wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances might not be a big deal at this point in time, but it will matter in the future. What […]
09/28/2011, The folks over at Soundmatters have just introduced a new addition to its lineup of foxL high quality portable speakers founded by former NASA engineer/audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther. Called the foxLv2 PLATINUM Bluetooth, it has new performance features including CSR apt-X which dramatically improves the quality of audio that is streamed over Bluetooth from apt-X equipped devices (i.e. Apple Snow Leopard and Lion computers). It delivers virtual CD quality […]
09/28/2011, If you’re looking for a new Bluetooth headset, Samsung has just unveiled the Samsung HM7000 Bluetooth headset. One of the more interesting features of the HM7000 is that it comes with its own portable charging dock, which means that you are more or less ensured that your headset will not run out of battery in the middle of the day.
09/27/2011, Do you happen to enjoy using Skype on the iPhone? If you do, surely you must have been wondering how come that app failed to support Bluetooth headsets for the longest time. Well, this is no longer the case, where Skype’s iOS app has been given a shot in its arm so that it will be able to support Bluetooth devices – headsets being the primary peripheral of choice, and […]
09/27/2011, Love playing games on your Android phone, but you can’t stand the awful touchscreen controls? Well, there are a couple of solutions to the problem, but it usually involves getting a new phone that has a physical keyboard or a gamepad. What if you love your phone and don’t want to replace it? This is where Ingenu comes in. Many months ago, the company announced that it was working on […]
09/23/2011, If you’re shopping around for a set of portable speakers to take with you while on the go, JBL may have the answer for you with their JBL On Tour iBT speakers that is available for a price of $199.99.
09/22/2011, NFC seems to be the buzzword as of late, what with Google launching their mobile payment service Google Wallet which uses the NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S in order to conduct their transactions. While Apple has been rumored to bring NFC support in their upcoming iPhone, a recently published patent suggests that Apple will be looking at other wireless technologies (apart from NFC) to create a electronic wallet […]
09/16/2011, Bose is a company that many people have mixed feelings about. There is without doubt quality in their products, but as to whether the asking price is justified remains a debate. However the good news is that if you’re a Bose fan, the company has just unveiled their SoundLink Wireless Mobile speaker that pairs with iOS or Android devices via Bluetooth.
09/14/2011, Keyboard cases/attachments for tablets have usually been standard fare, with nothing much to shout about. They tend to be sleek and they get the job done, but for those who are fussy about design and looks, the Levitatr Kickstarter project might be something you may want to check out.
09/14/2011, If you’re constantly on the move and need to travel from location to location, getting yourself a Bluetooth hands free kit for your phone in the car is probably a good idea. Now if you happen to be the type that has more than one cellphone, Parrot has just unveiled their MiniKit+ Bluetooth hands free smartphone car kit which is something you may want to take a look at.
09/14/2011, In today’s world where nobody likes to deal with the hassle of connecting cables, wireless devices are starting to be the norm, and Logitech has released some new audio accessories that fit the bill. First up we have the Wireless Headset for iPad (don’t let the name fool you, it works with other devices as well) – a Bluetooth headset that works from up to 33 feet (10 meters) away […]
09/07/2011, Fans of the Monster Beats by Dr. Dre series of headphones will be pleased to know that a new set of headphones by the company has been spotted at the FCC. They are named “Beats Wireless”, which as the name implies will be a wireless set of headphones.
08/30/2011, Jawbone is coming up with a new innovative Bluetooth headset, the ICON HD that is now paired with the Nerd, a USB key that can be plugged in any computer, this combination allows to connect with any two devices (laptop, phone, tablet) and switch between audio (music, video, games) and calls from mobile and VoIP (Skype for example), and you will get the ICON HD+The Nerd bundle for $139. As […]
08/29/2011, Love parachuting off the side of a mountain, or skiing in the snow, but don’t enjoy the silence that comes with the activity? Well, you could always put on some music, but most headphones just don’t stay on that well when you’re moving around a lot and at high speeds. Well, that’s where the Arriva Leo comes in. This new Bluetooth wireless rugged headset was designed just for people like […]