Ever thought to yourself: “This lantern is great, but I sure wish I could control it from my smartphone?” No? Well no matter, Princeton Tec just made it anyways.
Back in 2013, Apple enthusiastically announced iBeacons, Bluetooth-powered beacons that would interact with your iDevice. They were enthusiastically forgotten about by everyone but Apple Stores and the Toronto Maple Leafs; but thanks to Google’s rival project, Bluetooth beacons might not be dead yet. »
We see $20 Bluetooth speakers with some regularity, but the Urge Basics Cuatro has particularly good reviews, and comes in five different colors (the four above, plus orange). No matter which one you like the best, they’re all just $20 right now, an all-time low. [Urge Basics Cuatro Bluetooth Speaker, $20]… »
I grew up watching Star Trek. In many cases, I speak in starship captain quotes and other Final Frontier sayings: “Make it so,”“he’s dead, Jim,” “Khan!” You name it. But this $150, bluetooth-equipped Star Trek communicator is going to enable my bad habits even further—and my friends will hate me for it. »
To make it easier to manage the mountain of tools you’ll usually find on a construction site, and to help deter theft, Dewalt is introducing a new line of Bluetooth rechargeable batteries that can be connected to a smartphone app for checking their charge status—or remotely disabling them. »
Kentucky Fried Chicken in Germany just cooked up the weirdest fast-food techno-marketing stunt. For a week, restaurants lined their serving trays with disposable Bluetooth keyboards instead of paper liners. Not even joking.
As David Bowie well knows, sound and vision are a wonderful pairing. Now, Sony is following in his footsteps: its latest LED bulb is also a Bluetooth speaker. »
If pressured, Jesse England might have a tough time justifying the existence of his unique creation—known as the Universal Record. What looks like an extra-thick piece of vinyl is actually a Bluetooth adapter for record players. But instead of transmitting sound from a turntable through a wireless speaker, it allows… »