The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is focusing on lobbying to include Bluetooth technology in smart grid with two recent papers. The first strategy paper describes the market for in-home wireless in Smart Energy, domestic HVAC, and home appliances. The second is a technical justification of Bluetooth technology as the choice for these markets. The… Continue reading Bluetooth coming to Smart Grid?
Here’s a review of Adesso’s new Bluetooth mini-scroll mouse, the S100. It’s portable, so perfect for road warriors, without sacrificing any accuracy. Syncing via Bluetooth to my WinXP laptop was a snap and I was up and running in less than 30 seconds.
Today, we’re reviewing Sennheiser’s Bluetooth headset, the EZX 60. The EZX 60 is a no-frills, lightweight, noise-cancelling Bluetooth 2.1 headset with long battery life. The EZX 60 is a BT 2.1 +EDR set with compatibility with BT 1.1, 1.2 and 2.0, and the talk time is rated at up to 7.5 hours. Introduction. Having been… Continue reading Review: Sennheiser EZX 60 Bluetooth Headset
UK company, TenBu, has a solution for alerting you if your prized possessions go ‘wandering’ off – the nio Bluetooth security system. nio is a small fob (or tag) that you tie via Bluetooth to your phone. So if your phone and nio end up being apart at some predetermined distance, a loud audible alarm… Continue reading nio Bluetooth security system prevents your phone from ‘walking away’
If you’ve managed the migration of your music from your MP3 player over to your phone, but would like to hear it from a speaker instead of through headphones, then this Bluetooth speaker may be just for you. The Spracht AURA BluNote speaker lets you stream your music via Bluetooth from your phone. Includes bass… Continue reading Spracht AURA BluNote Bluetooth Speaker & Speakerphone – stream your music from your phone
Bluetooth headset maker Aliph’s latest headset, the Jawbone Icon has some features that are sure to cause some serious gadget envy. Perhaps the most interesting one has to be that this headset has its very own operating system that can be updated and that can run apps. Yes, that’s right, applications. On a bluetooth headset.… Continue reading Aliph Jawbone Icon bluetooth headset has its own operating system, runs apps
Last year, we reviewed the iTech SolarCharger 906 which we quite liked. Now we have a chance to test out another iTech’s solar-powered products – the SolarVoice 908. Introduction For starters, I was excited to try out a headset that could be solar powered. Living in Southern Cal, I envisioned having a headset that never… Continue reading Review: iTech SolarVoice 908 – Solar-Powered Bluetooth Headset
In what is probably a growing field (example: take a look at nio), ZOMM, just announced their forthcoming Bluetooth leash with alarm for your mobile/cell phone. This personal security device that you keep in your pocket or attach to your keychain that will sound an alarm if you walk away from your phone. ZOMM also… Continue reading CES 2010: ZOMM Announces Bluetooth Leash/Alarm for Your Cell Phone
I had the pleasure of spending a recent long holiday weekend with Tenqa’s latest offering in the world of nearly cable free speaker solutions, the Tenqa SP-109 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. (I say nearly because they do require a power cord, though Tenqa does have alternatives that do away with that as well.) There were two… Continue reading Review: Tenqa SP-109 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
If you’re worried about your wallet getting stolen, then you may want to take a look at the iWallet. No, it’s not another Apple product, but is a ruggedized, tamper-resistant wallet that uses your fingerprint for access authentication. You can get your iWallet in one of three different materials: 100% carbon fiber, carbon fiber with… Continue reading iWallet – Tamper-Resistant with a Fingerprint Reader for Authentication