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Ten Important Differences between Bluetooth BR/EDR and Bluetooth Smart

RF Spectrum BR/EDR vs. Bluetooth Smart

As you may know, there are two major Bluetooth® technologies within the Bluetooth core specification, Bluetooth BR/EDR—Bluetooth Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate—and Bluetooth Smart technology. You can find them in the Bluetooth Core Specification, version 4.2, volume 2 and volume 6. … Continue reading

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Thumbs Up on this Bluetooth Thumbnail Trackpad

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We love keeping tabs on the innovative ways that Bluetooth® technology is blending with sportswear and fashion pieces to create an exciting new world of wearable technology. But once in a while a device comes along that goes a step … Continue reading

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The Wheels on the Bike are Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth Smart

Martin Cycling

Britain is officially a nation of cyclists. The popularity of cycling has been increasing steadily over the last couple of decades and more recently fuelled by the wins of Britain’s cyclists in the 2012 Olympic Games in London and Tour … Continue reading

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Chew on This: Bluetooth Mouth Guard Detects Grinding

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With most habits, you’re consciously aware of them. Not so with tooth grinding, which happens when you’re asleep. In fact, the best way to detect whether you’re one of the 30 million Americans who grinds their teeth—which can cause tooth … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking? Bluetooth Offers Smart Home Chefs a Helping Hand


Kitchens are at the heart of any home—and are certainly the heart of many of the latest smart home innovations. General Electric’s recent Connect Chef line is a new addition (coming fall 2015) that gives home chefs a helping hand, … Continue reading

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Star Trek Nerds Rejoice! Throw-back Communicator Meets High-Tech Future


For all the controversy between Trekkies versus Trekkers, there’s one thing both camps never stopped coveting: the original Star Trek Communicator. Who didn’t envy Captain Kirk’s debonair flip of the wrist and cool demand to “beam me up, Scotty”? Star … Continue reading

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Apple Keeps Bluetooth At Its Core


Big news out of Cupertino (or rather, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco) yesterday as Apple unveiled updates to its iPhone line up, an entirely new iPad and the much anticipated update for Apple TV. The new functionality … Continue reading

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Woolley’s Wearables – Android & Bluetooth Part 2

Introduction Wearable technology is taking off and taking various forms, from watches to activity trackers to smart wigs (no, I didn’t just make that last one up!) And Bluetooth Smart is right at the centre of the action. This is … Continue reading