• Turn that old Blackberry into a Bluetooth remote for Android and the PS3

    Posted February 25, 2012 - 7:39 am

    RIM just released its updated Blackberry Playbook OS 2.0, which brings native email support and BlackBerry Bridge 2.0 app that allows you to remotely control the tablet with a Blackberry smartphone.
  • Review

    3 Bluetooth keyboards for Android tablets

    Posted October 31, 2011 - 11:38 am

    Tablets give us new possibilities when it comes to mobile computing. Unfortunately, they also give us new things to pack when it comes to carry-on luggage.
  • Microsoft discovers security risk where you thought there were none

    Posted July 13, 2011 - 1:00 pm

    Microsoft has patched a Bluetooth flaw that could let an attacker take over a Windows 7 system even when the user thought the network and Bluetooth were both disconnected.
  • Patch Tuesday fixes critical Bluetooth flaw in Windows 7

    Posted July 12, 2011 - 8:27 pm

    Patch Tuesday has arrived. As expected, Microsoft released a relatively small number of patches for July, but that is no reason for IT admins to let their guard down--especially when one of the patches is a Critical update for Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
  • Review

    Review: Plantronics Voyager PRO UC Bluetooth headset

    Posted January 26, 2011 - 10:09 pm

    The scoop: Voyager Pro UC Bluetooth headset, by Plantronics, about $200.
  • Time to kill Bluetooth

    Posted January 10, 2011 - 3:33 pm

    New WLAN protocol Wi-Fi Direct can link your phone to a headset, keyboard, disk drive or network, simpler, more securely and more easily than Bluetooth.
  • CES: Silicon makes the best keyboards for tablets (Video)

    Posted January 6, 2011 - 8:32 pm

    Tablets are the big story at CES, but they don't have keyboards. The best options on display are flexible, easy to clean, and made of silicon.
  • Christmas goodies: Python and Bluetooth

    Posted December 8, 2010 - 10:25 pm

    "Head First Python" provides a pretty comprehensive tour through the Python language with a lighthearted approach that includes lots of graphics, lots of asides and annotations to the text, lots of answers to "dumb questions" (questions that might be naively asked), and lots of exercises intended to give your brain a bigger picture of the subject matter.
  • Choosing a Bluetooth headset: 7 must-have features

    Posted July 23, 2010 - 8:13 am

    All Bluetooth headsets are not created equal -- not just in price (from around ten bucks to nearly $200) and features, but also in terms of usability. Here's what to look for - and look out for.
  • BlackBerry Tip: How to Transfer Files by Bluetooth in OS 5.0

    Posted July 20, 2010 - 9:20 pm

    You can transfer information and files between BlackBerry smartphones in countless ways, but one of the quickest and easiest methods is via Bluetooth.
  • Review

    Plantronics Explorer 395 - a Bluetooth headset for everyday use

    Posted April 22, 2010 - 1:30 pm

    The Plantronics Explorer 395 offers a comfortable, low-cost Bluetooth headset for casual users whose ears aren't glued to their mobile phones.
  • Bluetooth v4.0 Enables High-Speed Wireless Devices

    Posted April 21, 2010 - 2:03 pm

    The core specifications for Bluetooth v4.0, a technology declared one of the "10 Mobile Technologies to Watch in 2010 and 2011" by Gartner based on its perceived potential to evolve and impact short-term mobile strategies and policies, have been finalized by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The next-generation Bluetooth wireless protocol promises lower power consumption and faster transmission speeds than existing Bluetooth.
  • Gartner: 10 mobile & wireless technologies that should be on your radar

    Posted April 5, 2010 - 11:09 am

    10 mobile and wireless networking technologies -– including new versions of Bluetooth and location-awareness -- Gartner says will play a big role in business-to-employee and business-to-consumer interactions over the next couple of years.
  • 12 Types of Cell Phone Users That Drive Us Nuts

    Posted March 17, 2010 - 10:00 am

    Maybe you've seen Bluetooth Johnson, the bathroom texter or Han Solo, the holster master, in action. Hopefully you're not one of them.
  • Bluetooth spurs short-range wireless

    Posted February 24, 2010 - 1:01 pm

    Global shipments of short-range wireless ICs (Bluetooth, NFC, UWB, 802.15.4, Wi-Fi) are expected to surpass two billion units this year, increasing approximately 20 percent compared to 2009.
  • Enable Bluetooth sending in Snow Leopard

    Posted February 22, 2010 - 2:22 pm

    Reader Nick Bradsworth misses an option he once found in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. He writes:
  • New digital cameras get fast, cheap and smart

    Posted January 11, 2010 - 11:04 am

    Higher resolution? Camera makers exhausted consumers' lust for higher pixel counts long ago. All those pixels just create a burden of bigger file sizes to deal with. Smaller? Small is nice, but with pocketability comes lower quality lenses, smaller displays and cramped controls.
  • Review

    Product review: Sony MEX-BT5700U Xplod Bluetooth CD Receiver

    Posted January 4, 2010 - 11:24 am

    Each year, more and more new cars include built-in connection options for iPods, iPhones, and Bluetooth devices. But if you’re not yet in the market for a new car, you can still get such connectivity via an aftermarket upgrade. Sony’s MEX-BT5700U, a member of the company’s Xplod line of automobile head units, is a solid option that lets you connect both iPods and iPhones.
  • Device won't let you lose your phone

    Posted January 4, 2010 - 9:29 am

    A startup called ZOMM plans to unveil and accept an award for a new cell phone peripheral device at CES. The gadget performs several welcome tasks.
  • Mobility to change the enterprise communication landscape

    Posted November 25, 2009 - 11:46 am

    In the increasingly connected world of the enterprise, mobility is fast becoming the key driver in ensuring the business process goes through its course uninterrupted.
  • BlackBerry wristwatch coming soon - report

    Posted October 19, 2009 - 5:49 pm

    A BlackBerry-obsessed web site called posted today what the writer says are pictures of a new BlackBerry wristwatch designed and built by Research In Motion (RIM), the company that makes BlackBerrys. Is it real? And, if so, is it good?
  • WiFi Direct Could Be the Death of Bluetooth

    Posted October 15, 2009 - 9:33 am

    The WiFi Alliance announced a new wireless networking specification which will enable devices to establish simple peer-to-peer wireless connections without the need for a wireless router or hotspot. WiFi Direct has a wide array of potential uses, many of which encroach on Bluetooth territory and threaten to make the competing wireless protocol obsolete.
  • iPhone to get Wi-Fi, FM radio goodies via software magic

    Posted October 14, 2009 - 9:52 pm

    When the secret goodness is baked in!
  • Bluetooth headset Battle Royale

    Posted May 27, 2009 - 9:09 pm

    A few weeks ago I praised the Plantronics Voyager Pro high-end Bluetooth headset for its noise-reduction features and extremely comfortable fit (you really can wear it all day). Two other headset vendors wanted my opinion to see how they compare with the Voyager Pro, so let's check out these other contestants:
  • Vista Service Pack 2 Now Ready for Download

    Posted May 26, 2009 - 5:04 pm

    Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is now available for download. The Vista SP2 update include new support for recording Blu-ray discs straight from the Vista OS, updated support for Bluetooth v2.1, and bug fixes that address slow shutdowns and mysterious crashes.
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