Tag Archives: Bluetooth

Samsung Exynos 5 Series 7872 SoC With Bluetooth 5.0, Iris Sensor Launched

Samsung has announced the new Exynos 5 7872 SoC that will power some of the upcoming mid-range smartphones in 2018. The new SoC is part of the mid-range Exynos 5 series. The first smartphone to be equipped with an Exynos 5 7872 SOC is the Meizu M6s, which was launchedon Wednesday. The launch was not the first time Samsung had partnered with Meizu, ... Read More »

[Deal Alert] Sony MDR1000X noise canceling Bluetooth headphones down to $298 ($102 off)

Over-ear Bluetooth headphones are a dime a dozen these days, but great ones that also offer noise canceling and high-quality audio are few and far between. Sony’s MDR-1000X is one of these but its $399.99 price is enough to give anyone pause. However, it’s now being discounted $102 thus making it $298, its lowest price yet. The MDR-1000X is often ... Read More »

Gadgets to Know: Bluetooth Speaker, 4K 360 Cam & Backup Battery Cable

Check out cool gadgets including a water-resistant Bluetooth speaker, a 360 cam that shoots video in 4K resolution and a charging cable that doubles as a backup battery. Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Bluetooth Speaker, $99   Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM is a tiny speaker with big sound. Its predecessors including the UE Boom and UE Roll have been my favorites in years ... Read More »

Bluetooth 5 Officially Released, Will Come to Devices in a Few Months

HIGHLIGHTS Bluetooth is a ubiquitous wireless standard to connect electronics Bluetooth 5 features 2x speeds, 4x range over predecessors Devices featuring Bluetooth 5 should be out in the next 2 to 6 months Bluetooth is the quintessential wireless standard for electronics to communicate with each other across small distances in a power-efficient way. Everything from smartwatches to wireless speakers and ... Read More »