Unlock Your Mac with Knock iOS App and Bluetooth 4.0

Knock on your iPhone to unlock your Mac

This looks to be a neat little App and/or party trick. Knock is a new iOS and Mac App that running together allow you to simply knock on your iPhone to securely unlock your Mac. Using Bluetooth 4.0 technology the process can save you a few keystrokes when it comes to logging into your Mac. […]

Samsung to Reconcile With Android As Galaxy Gear Looks to Expand

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Although the Galaxy Note 3‘s announcement earlier this week was more about Samsung, TouchWiz, and the software enhancements that deliver value to the S Pen than it was about Google’s mobile OS, Samsung is looking to reconcile its differences with the Android ecosystem as it looks to find more homes for the Galaxy Gear. The […]

Ten One Design Announces Pogo Connect Stylus Using Bluetooth 4.0

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There was a time when the stylus was considered an absolute accessory for mobile devices. Then came touch and the stylus became to those who thought like Steve Jobs about as useful as an appendix, the vestigial organ not what you find at the end of a book. Well, not to be outdone, the stylus […]

Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset Review

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When my wife threw my old Bluetooth headset away at a Subway Restaurant in New Orléans, LA, I acted like I was really upset and took the opportunity to buy a newer and better one. The Motorola Elite Sliver Bluetooth Headset now adorns my ear and connects to my Samsung Galaxy S III and occasionally […]

iPhone 5 May Pair with iPad & iPod for Calls and Texts in iOS 6

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Just when we think we now everything about the iPhone 5 a new rumor comes out that seems to contradict other reports and add details about a new feature. This latest rumor says the new dock connector has less pins and iOS 6 will have some interesting Bluetooth features when paired with an iPod or […]

MetaWatch Adds iPhone Support, Bluetooth 4.0

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The latest MetaWatch catches up to the Pebble smartwatch by adding iPhone support and Bluetooth 4.0. MetaWatch announced the new smartwatch in a blog post today. While previous MetaWatch models connected to Android devices with Bluetooth 2.1, the new MetaWatch adds support for the iPhone 4S and new iPad. The smartwatch connects to the two newest […]

Pebble Gains Bluetooth 4.0, Kickstarter Pre-orders Ending Soon

Pebble Gains Bluetooth 4.0, Kickstarter Pre-orders Ending Soon

The Pebble smartwatch will have Bluetooth 4.0 when it finally ships, but Kickstarter pre-orders will be ending soon. The Pebble team posted a project update today announcing the inclusion of Bluetooth 4.0 in the Pebble smartwatch. The latest Bluetooth version is more battery efficient than previous versions. This means the both the watch and users’ phones […]

Apple Working on Siri-Ready Bluetooth Headset for iPhone 5?

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Patents suggest that Apple is planning a Bluetooth headset with the ability to act as a standalone MP3 player. In addition, users would expect an Apple branded Bluetooth headset could work perfectly with Siri. The U.S. Patent Office outed an Apple patent for a wireless headset with a built in music player — an iPod […]

Pebble iPhone Syncing Smart Watch Raises $3 Million, Adds Features

The Pebble E-Paper watch, the first smart watch with real iPhone syncing and apps, just topped $3 million in funding on Kickstarter with 30 days to go. When we fist told readers about the Pebble smart watch funding topped $100,000, and in less than a week the project raised over $3 million dollars and banked […]

Makers of Pogo Sketch Shows Off Pressure Sensitive Stylus for iPad HD

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Ten One Design is most famous for its Pogo Sketch line of capacitive touch stylus accessories that will work with a number of capacitive touchscreen devices, such as those on Windows Phone, iOS, and Android. Now, the company is demoing its latest touchscreen accessory, codenamed Blue Tiger, that will work with the iPad and utilize […]

Bluetooth 4.0 Rebranded as Bluetooth Smart as it Heads for Broad Adoption

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Finally digging itself out from the geek niche, The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is rebranding the latest version of the Bluetooth wireless standard, version 4.0, to make it easier for consumers to understand how different BT devices relate to one another as this new standard aims for broad adoption.

Apple Pushing New Tech with BlueTooth 4.0, Siri, and Thunderbolt

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It is part of the Apple legend that it will drop established technologies in favor of pushing forward with something newer. Remember floppy disks? It is also a part of Apple lore that it won’t bring something to market unless it feels it can do it right. I think we’re now in, and approaching, a […]

iPhone 4S + Siri + Bluetooth 4.0 = Awesome Smart Watch

iPod Nano Smartwatch

The iPhone 4S is the first Bluetooth 4.0 phone to arrive on the market. Bluetooth 4.0 is a new version of the popular Bluetooth standard that allows you to connect a variety of devices to your smartphones and notebooks. Bluetooth 4.0 brings several new features to smart phones, accessories and computers. Here are a number […]