Bluetooth archive

  • Hands-on: Jawbone Era review
    Phones

    Hands-on: Jawbone Era review

    By 8 April 2014

    Bluetooth headsets have been around for years, but only now in the age of multiple mics, fast charging and low power Bluetooth 4.0 are they really becoming an all day gadget. Jawbone, one of the pioneers of Bluetooth headsets, has just released its new...

  • Panasonic ALL multi-room speakers pictures and first listen
    Audio

    Panasonic ALL multi-room speakers pictures and first listen

    By 26 March 2014

    Panasonic announced a new line-up of wireless multi-room speakers at CES 2014 and confirmed that they will be available in Europe at the Panasonic Convention 2014 in Amsterdam this week.  The multi-room speaker system - called ALL - comprises of a number...

  • A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March
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    A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March

    By 8 March 2014

    Meteorological spring has arrived. Hurrah. And with the scent of the sun on the horizon in the UK, we're bringing you rays of tech-review sunshine this week in various forms. First and foremost it's Geneva Motor Show week. We've seen the BMW M235i and...

  • Denon DHT-T100 review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Denon DHT-T100 review

    By 3 March 2014

    Speaker bases have appeared from all corners recently, their purpose to offer an upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers but without the need for a full speaker setup or soundbar. Denon's DHT-T100 offering lives directly under the TV to keep it tucked...

  • Hands-on: Boogie Board Sync 9.7 LCD eWriter with Bluetooth review
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    Hands-on: Boogie Board Sync 9.7 LCD eWriter with Bluetooth review

    By 19 February 2014

    Improv Electronics is currently at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where it has highlighted a tablet for both kids and adults. Actually, it is a 9.7-inch electronic notebook called the Boogie Board Sync.  The Sync, which originally debuted in 2013, features...

  • Bose SoundLink III speaker for £260 offers Bluetooth connectivity and colourful scratch-proof cases
    Audio

    Bose SoundLink III speaker for £260 offers Bluetooth connectivity and colourful scratch-proof cases

    By 6 February 2014

    Bose has introduced a new Bluetooth speaker called the SoundLink III,  a successor to the SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker. Describing it as the "best-performing mobile Bluetooth speaker", Bose said it plays louder and longer than the SoundLink Mini...

  • Logitech's UE Mini Boom Bluetooth speaker is both durable and portable for £79
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    Logitech's UE Mini Boom Bluetooth speaker is both durable and portable for £79

    By 4 February 2014

    Logitech's Ultimate Ears brand has introduced a new portable Bluetooth speaker, and it's called the UE Mini Boom. The UE Mini Boom features a battery that lasts up to 10 hours, support for Bluetooth connectivity from up to 50 feet away, micro-USB charging,...

  • Wireless BoomBox speaker for smartphones delivers amplifed sound with a single touch for £25
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    Wireless BoomBox speaker for smartphones delivers amplifed sound with a single touch for £25

    By 31 January 2014

    There's a new wireless speaker on the market that works with just a simple touch, and it's appropriately called the Wireless Touch Speaker BoomBox. Since the BoomBox is wireless, you won't need to plug in your smartphone to hear amplified music. All you...

  • CSR VibeHub to make your current home speakers smart connected
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    CSR VibeHub to make your current home speakers smart connected

    By 6 January 2014

    CSR, the company behind Bluetooth, has announced VibeHub which will enable home network audio to work seamlessly across devices. Whether on an iPhone, Android device or streaming from online, it will all work smoothly using Bluetooth or Wi-fi. With the...

  • Kolibree aims for a healthier mouth with world's first Bluetooth-connected toothbrush
    Gadgets

    Kolibree aims for a healthier mouth with world's first Bluetooth-connected toothbrush

    By 6 January 2014

    If you thought the connected fork at CES last year wasn't enough to meet your tech needs, you're in luck. Kolibree has taken to the tradeshow in 2014 to unveil the world's first connected electric toothbrush. It will hit the market in Q3 2014 aiming to...

  • Gramovox is the world’s first Bluetooth gramophone speaker
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    Gramovox is the world’s first Bluetooth gramophone speaker

    By 20 December 2013

    Gramovox isn’t just a unique looking feat of design and engineering, it’s the world’s first Bluetooth gramophone. That means you get high fidelity, classic sound with those timeless good looks. The Gramovox is based on the 1920s Magnavox R3 horn...

  • Control anything using Bluetooth using new Raspberry Pi like $99 dev kit from CSR
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    Control anything using Bluetooth using new Raspberry Pi like $99 dev kit from CSR

    By 17 December 2013

    Remember how big a deal Raspberry Pi was at launch? It opened up developer freedom to make devices connected, intelligent and interactive. Now CSR, the guys behind Bluetooth - yup all Bluetooth - has announced a smart dev board that will allow users to...

  • Hands-on: Bayan Audio Soundbook X3 review
    Audio

    Hands-on: Bayan Audio Soundbook X3 review

    By 16 December 2013

    Bluetooth speakers are all the rage, but if you’re looking for a slice of audio product hot stuff to adorn your bookshelf or desk then British manufacturer Bayan Audio might have just the ticket in the Soundbook X3. The name is a clue to the product’s...

  • A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December
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    A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December

    By 14 December 2013

    The Christmas countdown is on and there's tech aplenty on the approach too. What will Santa put under the tree this year? Perhaps it'll be the rather lovely 8-inch LG G Pad tablet. Or, if there's a bit more cash in the kitty and you're off on a new year's...

  • Onkyo LS-T10 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Onkyo LS-T10 review

    By 13 December 2013

    One of the emerging trends of 2013 has been the speaker base. They've appeared from all quarters - including Onkyo, here with the LS-T10 - looking to resolve that issue of poor TV sound, but without treading down the full AV receiver and surround sound...

  • Motorola introduces Buds - Bluetooth earbuds with a collar
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    Motorola introduces Buds - Bluetooth earbuds with a collar

    By 10 December 2013

    Motorola has introduced a new pair of earbuds - and they look, um, interesting. The earbuds, called simply Buds, feature some sort of neck collar that support the actual earbuds, which are described as ear stems, making them feel lightweight. Motorola...

  • Bluetooth 4.1 is here in first update since 2010: Bringing all day use without serious battery drain
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    Bluetooth 4.1 is here in first update since 2010: Bringing all day use without serious battery drain

    By 5 December 2013

    When Bluetooth first launched it was only headset wearing city-slickers who used it. We’ve come a long way with low-power Bluetooth 4.0 unleashed in 2010 changing the way we connect devices. From wireless headphones and smartwatches to lightbulbs and...

  • Dali Kubik Free is the Bluetooth speaker for the audio connoisseur
    Audio

    Dali Kubik Free is the Bluetooth speaker for the audio connoisseur

    By 14 November 2013

    Danish high-end speaker brand Dali has made its performance-centric Bluetooth speaker system available in the UK. The Dali Kubik Free is a wireless two-way active speaker that features a 5-inch (127mm) wood fibre cone woofer and 1-inch (25cm) soft dome...

  • JBL's Pulse wireless speaker packs an LED light show, Bluetooth and NFC for just £179
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    JBL's Pulse wireless speaker packs an LED light show, Bluetooth and NFC for just £179

    By 24 October 2013

    JBL has announced the Pulse wireless speaker system, which uniquely offers a listening experience perfectly synced to a colourful and programmable LED light show. Pulse wirelessly streams music from any mobile devices, and it enhance the music with customisable...

  • Nokia Guru music accessory leaked in render - to launch in 2013?
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    Nokia Guru music accessory leaked in render - to launch in 2013?

    By 21 October 2013

    Nokia has a new music accessory in the works, according to a leaked render that has just surfaced online. Notable leakster @evleaks has tweeted a leaked render of a Nokia accessory reportedly dubbed Nokia Guru. It's likely a Bluetooth-enabled headset...

  • A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October
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    A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October

    By 19 October 2013

    Another week rolls on by and it's been busy, busy, busy. In addition to the announcement of the 10th Pocket-lint Awards, due to take place at the end of November, there have been all kinds of mighty products rolling in through the office. Top of the list...

  • Divoom OnBeat 500 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Divoom OnBeat 500 review

    By 13 October 2013

    Bluetooth speakers are spilling out of every corner of every manufacturer at the moment and we're seeing swathes of new names surfacing too. Divoom is one of those names that you might not immediately familiar with, and that might put a question mark...

  • Nexus 5 pops up on Bluetooth SIG site and tipped for 15 October launch
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    Nexus 5 pops up on Bluetooth SIG site and tipped for 15 October launch

    By 11 October 2013

    The LG-made Nexus 5 smartphone - one of Google's worst-kept secrets - has appeared on an official site suggesting that its launch is around the corner. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group is the organisation that approves devices if they want Bluetooth...

  • Damson Jet compact speakers deliver wireless stereo sound via Bluetooth
    Audio

    Damson Jet compact speakers deliver wireless stereo sound via Bluetooth

    By 3 October 2013

    Damson Audio has unveiled Damson Jet, a twin mini speaker set that can deliver true stereo sound via Bluetooth. Jet is sold as a two-speaker set in the one box, rather than as individual units, to show off its true stereo sound selling point. It's all...

  • A week in reviews: 16 - 20 September
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    A week in reviews: 16 - 20 September

    By 21 September 2013

    It's Grand Theft Auto V week. It's also Apple week with both the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S all reviewed in full, along with the latest iOS 7 operating system for Apple's mobile devices. Plus we've been spending time with the Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone. Talk...