A lot of devices rely solely on Bluetooth for connectivity, but they always require another device to provide them with a link to the internet. That often means you need to be right there with it—but not for much longer, because the low-power standard is getting its own gateway to the internet.
When you’re heading out for a night run, or hiking through the woods after dark, a working headlamp is almost as important as the shoes on your feet. So Petzl is upgrading its hands-free headlamps with Bluetooth and smartphone connectivity to intelligently manage brightness and battery life.
A pregnancy test can tell you if you can expect a little bundle of joy in nine months, but not much else. So working with Qualcomm, First Response has created the first Bluetooth app-connected pregnancy test that provides other crucial info and guidance if you are indeed expecting.
The wireless earbuds arms race is heating up with a new “neckband-style” set from JBL. Unlike others, these have active noise-cancelling powers. Pump ‘em up, and tune out the world.
I love headphones, always have. That’s probably because for most of my life, I was hearing impaired. Headphones were the only way for me to hear music the way it was supposed to be heard—the treble, the bass, and everything in between. But I don’t want to be tethered to my laptop and phone: I want to do it wirelessly.
Today only, Amazon’s offering all-time low prices on a pair of inexpensive MEE Audio wireless headphones.
Custom-fit headphones are the kind of thing that sound like a ridiculous extravagance, right up until the moment when you get your first pair. Unfortunately, that moment normally involves hundreds of dollars and a lot of inconvenience. Well, it used to.
‘Smart’ is a word that gets thrown around a lot with technology. Slap a Bluetooth-connected Arduino board into a fridge, connect it to Twitter, and you might have the new iPhone on hand, or so the theory goes. So it’s with great reluctance that I admit this Bluetooth-connected light-up jacket looks pretty damn awesome.
We see no shortage of deals on wireless earbuds (seriously, I get like 10 in my inbox every day), but what if you prefer on-ears? These Audiomax Bluetooth headphones boast 20 hours of battery life, Apt-X encoding, and a 3.5mm port when you need to plug in, all of which are rare or non-existent features on entry level…
One of the most effective ways to protect your home while you’re traveling is to simply make it look like you’re not actually away. But instead of wrangling timers, or having the neighbors stop by, these new BeON smart bulbs will automatically learn your daily routines and keep turning lights on and off in your…
If you want a pair of wireless headphones without sacrificing sound quality, this deal’s for you. Jabra’s Revo Bluetooth headphones have great reviews around the web, and Adam Clark Estes at Gizmodo said they sounded about the same as the excellent Jabra Move Wireless, but with better build quality and ear cup…
Sonos is the king of wifi multiroom audio, but if anybody can give it a run it’s Bose, the storied manufacturer of sometimes very good sound gear that people can’t get enough of. This new $200 entry to its SoundTouch wireless line could be the key to winning over your home.
If you’re having a hard time getting your tablet-addicted kids to gather around the table for a nice family game of Monopoly, a new Kickstarter for a pair of motorized dice that magically roll themselves might help tear them away from their touchscreens.
It’s quite possibly the most recognizable film score of all time, and without a doubt, the best way to enjoy John Williams’ Star Wars soundtrack is on iHome’s new Millennium Falcon-shaped Bluetooth Speaker.
Onkyo is best known for its strong tradition of audiophile-grade home theater gear. But the legendary Japanese hi-fi company is branching out, and just unveiled a massive-looking set of completely wireless earbuds at IFA in Berlin. They probably sound great, but like home theater components, you probably couldn’t go…
Waterproof Bluetooth speakers are perfect if you like to sing in the shower, or even just need more time to clear your podcast backlog, and you can choose from two great options today for around $25.