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Tobyrich.vegas brings gamification to drones

Tobyrich.vegas brings gamification to drones

By 5 June 2015

TobyRich makes Bluetooth controlled toys and its next venture is the tobyrich.vegas, a Bluetooth drone designed for indoor and outdoor play. This is the second Bluetooth drone from TobyRich and follows the lead of the previous model by opting for a lightweight... >>

SAM Labs wants to help you build the Internet of Things with its Bluetooth blocks

SAM Labs wants to help you build the Internet of Things with its Bluetooth blocks

By 5 June 2015

Mr Long's physics lessons were a constant source of amusement at school. When not learning about kinetic energy with a ticker tape cart, we were building circuits for electronics. If only it was as easy as SAM Labs Bluetooth building blocks. These little... >>

Ikawa Home Roaster: Bluetooth-controlled coffee bean roasting

Ikawa Home Roaster: Bluetooth-controlled coffee bean roasting

By 4 June 2015

If the poor coffee roasting efforts of others are leaving a bitter taste in your mouth, then the Ikawa Home Roaster might be just the thing for you. This connected coffee roaster connects to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth to give you precise... >>

Blocks Wearables: A closer look at the modular Android smartwatch

Blocks Wearables: A closer look at the modular Android smartwatch

By 4 June 2015

Blocks Wearables is working on a modular smartwatch. We recently reported that the project is moving forward, hitting Kickstarter this summer, looking to crowd-fund and wing its way to the wrists of gadget fans everywhere.  We caught up with Blocks... >>

Calorie counting just got easy, Situ smart scale even tracks vitamin intake

Calorie counting just got easy, Situ smart scale even tracks vitamin intake

By 20 May 2015

We got our hands on the Situ Bluetooth smart scale to see just how it can help you lose weight, get healthier and make being food conscious easy. The idea behind the kickstarted Situ is to offer clear and accurate measurements of what you're putting into... >>

KFC offers paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard on meal tray, greasy phone screen be gone

KFC offers paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard on meal tray, greasy phone screen be gone

By 20 May 2015

KFC has done away with paper tray mats and replaced them with its Tray Typer, a Bluetooth keyboard that's just 0.4mm thin. The Tray Typer connects to a customer's phone so they can type messages or tweet about their meal, of course, without getting greasy... >>

The Vamp review: Raising old speakers from the dead
4 out of 5

The Vamp review: Raising old speakers from the dead

By 12 March 2015

Got an old speaker knocking around? The Vamp can easily turn it into a Bluetooth speaker to receive wireless audio from phone, laptop or other Bluetooth devices. The audio equivalent of a vampire bat - “re-vamp” is the official name inspiration, but... >>

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance
4 out of 5

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth headphones review: Premium performance

By 29 January 2015

Although Bluetooth isn't a new technology, there has been a renewed interest in Bluetooth devices of late, with a push towards quality that's seeing some of the more established audio brands producing a wider range of wireless audio devices than ever... >>

Plantronics Backbeat Pro review: Belting Bluetooth headphones
4.5 out of 5

Plantronics Backbeat Pro review: Belting Bluetooth headphones

By 11 December 2014

Plantronics has come a long way from making mobile phone headsets for city slickers. It's latest over-ear creation is the BackBeat Pro, wireless Bluetooth headphones crammed with great features including active noise cancellation. But does a company best... >>

Keys are dying at last in favour of mobiles, Starwood hotels lead the way

Keys are dying at last in favour of mobiles, Starwood hotels lead the way

By 3 November 2014

Mobile phone owners can now use their devices as room keys at some Starwood hotels. A tap of the phone on the door lock and it will let you in, no more losing of key cards or locking them in your room then. As the eager eyed among you may have spotted... >>