Tag: Bluetooth

Hacking, Security

Hackers can steal your Tesla via Bluetooth

May 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

The lines between virtual and physical damage from cyberattacks are blurring even further after a new method of stealing a Tesla car using Bluetooth technology was uncovered. A team of researchers from NCC Group built a tool that is capable […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Apple patents new tech to potentially battle Bluetooth limitations

January 25, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Bluetooth is one of the building blocks of our mobile tech. The things it allows us to do, make it sometimes feel like magic. However, like many other examples, it has its setbacks and limitations. In December last year, Apple’s […]

Gadgets, Mobile

The outstanding Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds have never been this cheap (brand new)

October 11, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no big secret that Sony makes some of the best true wireless earbuds out there (in addition to quite possibly thebest high-end Bluetooth wireless headphones as well), but unlike the over-ear WH-1000XM4 cans, the teeny-tiny in-ear WF-1000XM4 are not […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Apple makes it easier to find your lost AirPods Pro

October 6, 2021

Via: Mashable

Have no idea where you left your AirPods Pro? Apple’s here to help. A firmware update (via MacRumors) to the company’s AirPods Pro and AirPods Max brings a cool new feature: Find My integration. After you update, you’ll be able […]

Gadgets, Mobile, Smartphones

Realme unveils two portable Bluetooth speakers and a Gold color for the Realme Buds Air 2

September 9, 2021


The stars of Realme’s event today were the Realme 8s 5G and 8i phones along with the company’s first tablet, the Realme Pad. However, the company also brought out a few smaller gadgets that pair well with the phones and […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Google’s hot new Pixel Buds get a hefty update with Bluetooth fixes and a bunch of cool features

August 21, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Google has been swimming against the tide for far too long by releasing the first Pixel Buds generation with a cord back in 2017 and keeping the outdated wireless headphones around until recently, but now a true wireless model is […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Leaker says AirTags will get a dedicated app

June 18, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Apple is expected to launch a Bluetooth tracking device called AirTags this year that you would be able to attach to easy-to-misplace items such as keys. Now, some new details have emerged regarding the device, thanks to developer and leaker […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Best wireless Bluetooth earbuds and in-ear headphones

December 18, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Wireless headphones are nothing new as this old and proven concept fits in particularly well with the nature of accessories whose purpose is to comfortably and unobtrusively pump sound in your ears while you go by with your daily business. […]

Gadgets, Mobile

The best wireless headphones 2018: our pick of the best ways to cut the cord

December 4, 2018

Via: Techradar

Years ago, we might’ve tried to dissuade you from buying a pair of wireless headphones. At the time, the technology had issues with wireless connectivity over Bluetooth and sound quality took a dive as a result. On top of all […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

Spotify Connect now available for free-tier subscribers as well

November 7, 2018

Via: GSM Arena

Spotify Connect is now enabled for free-tier subscribers (it was a Premium perk until now). You will need to update the firmware of your smart speaker to get support, though. Connect allows certain smarter than average speakers to stream music […]

Mobile, Tablets

Samsung Galaxy View 2 Tablet Gets Certified by Bluetooth and WiFi Authorities

September 5, 2018

Via: Tablet News

Samsung’s Galaxy View was a behemoth of a tablet, a huge 18.4 inch device, that was good for people who spent their day on the couch watching TV shows obsessively. Now the device gets a follow-up, the often leaked Galaxy […]

Gadgets, Mobile

A slim AirPlus case brings wireless charging to the AirPods

July 9, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Apple’s first crack at cable-less Bluetooth headphones is due for a successor in the not-so-near future, and, so far, we’ve been hearing that updated AirPods will be coming in the fall with a Siri agent that will always be listening, […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Best wireless Bluetooth earbuds and in-ear headphones to buy right now (June 2018)

June 19, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Wireless headphones are nothing new as this old and proven concept fits in particularly well with the nature of accessories whose purpose is to comfortably and unobtrusively pump sound in your ears while you go by with your daily business. […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Android P is getting a neat new Bluetooth feature

April 19, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Android doesn’t currently remember Bluetooth volume settings on a per-device basis, which is a bummer. If you leave volume on loudest while streaming to a wireless speaker and then connect your earphones, they’ll also blast at full volume. That’s not […]

Gadgets, Mobile

New Bullets Wireless headphones may be introduced alongside OnePlus 6

April 5, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

OnePlus had been selling accessories for its flagship killers since forever, so it’s no wonder that the upcoming OnePlus 6 will come with one such product in tow. The sequel to the popular OnePlus Bullets V2 earphones has just been […]

Cybersecurity, Security

Bluetooth vulnerability could potentially affect billions of devices

December 7, 2017

Via: Techradar

A new vulnerability has been discovered that could allow an attacker to take control of a device using Bluetooth. As long as the victim has bluetooth activated and the attacker is within 32 feet, that is all that’s necessary to […]

Mobile, Smartphones

New bug shuts down Bluetooth on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL

February 23, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

You might recall the audio issue that affected some Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL units. At high volume settings, the audio sounded distorted. Eventually, Google admitted that the problem was a hardware issue, leaving a warranty replacement as the […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

Google goes back to one step toggle for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Quick Settings on Android N

June 21, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

It was just a few days ago that we told you how Google had changed the way Android users turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Quick Settings. Previously, users could tap the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth icon to toggle each feature […]

Internet, Uncategorized, Wireless & Cloud

Bluetooth speed and range to get huge boost next year thanks to IoT

November 12, 2015

Via: Tech Spot

Bluetooth will get its biggest overhaul since 2010 next year in order to cope with the ever-growing number of connected devices. A longer range, faster speeds, and even mesh networking look set to boost the capabilities of the wireless technology. […]


Google rolls out Eddystone, an open-source iBeacon rival

July 15, 2015

Via: Karissa Bell

Apple’s iBeacons are about to face a new wave of competition. Google just unveiled a new platform for bluetooth beacons, along with a new set of tools for developers who want to build apps on top of the service. BLE […]