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Apple's Steve Wozniak: wearables are just a way to show off

The Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has spoken out against wearable technology , slating most smartwatches as no more than smartphone accessories that could be relegated to the same category as Bluetooth headsets.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Stephen Wozniak, iPhone, Cellphones

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SlashGear.com

Pixavi Impact X rugged handset can take anything you blast it with

Rugged smartphones able to take varying levels of abuse are nothing new, but few of them are designed to survive as much as the new Impact X from Pixavi.

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EETimes

Imagination Takes On Raspberry Pi | EE Times

Does the electronics industry need another low cost development board? After all, we already have nearly 1.5m Raspberry Pi $25 boards shipped worldwide, as well as a plethora of Arduino and Beagle boards.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

EETimes

Zigbee, WiFi and/or Bluetooth

Seems like Microchip is having hard time to get onboard Wireless world. Originally they bet on 802.15.4 , marketed under brand name "MiFi".

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Zero-G, Electronic

The Washington Post

CSR Goes on the Block for Texas Instruments, Broadcom: Real M&A

The U.K. chipmaker soared more than 35 percent yesterday after rejecting a bid from Microchip Technology Inc. and saying it would consider its options.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Beceem, Texas Instruments, Electronics, Microchip Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology

NewsFactor

Samsung Debuts a 3G Smart Watch

The smart watch wars continue to heat up as Samsung has introduced its new model, the Gear S. Following up on the Gear 2, the Gear S stands out in its ability to make and receive phone calls.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Thu Aug 28, 2014

EETimes

NEWS & ANALYSIS: Power Week: RF Charging Startup & Dialog Semi ...

Wireless charging startup Energous has announced a collaboration with Dialog Semiconductor to help develop a market for the company's over-the-air wireless power technology, called WattUp .

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Dialog Semiconductor, S.E.M;I, Industrial, Wireless, Emerging Technology

SlashGear.com

Tronsmart Orion R28 Android TV Box supports 4K

If your set-top box isn't quite router-like enough for you, there's the antenna-toting Orion R28 from Tronsmart, an Android TV Box that is now available for pre-order.

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PC Magazine

PCMAG Picks: The 10 Best Bluetooth Speakers

Smartphones and tablets are great. Smartphone and tablet speakers are dismal. You just can't get very good sound out of a small, flat object designed to fit in your pocket.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Laptops/Notebooks

Automotive News

Automakers still dogged by Bluetooth glitches, Power study finds

Bluetooth technology aims to leave drivers hands-free, but some drivers end up connection-free, according to a study of multimedia quality and satisfaction released today.

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Related Topix: JD Power and Associates, Advertising, Traverse City, MI, Autos

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Maxscend, CEVA team up to offer WiFi, Bluetooth sol's for IoT

The companies will provide complete solutions for WiFi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy, consisting of Maxscend RF IPs and CEVA's connectivity platforms, targeting the growing markets of mobile devices, wearables and the Internet of Things .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Light Reading

Eurobites: BT Adds Ciena To Ethernet Roster

Also in today's regional roundup: MTN tests Transport SDN; 2.4 Tbit/s WDM with Huawei; Bluetooth chip specialist CSR rejects takeover bid; and more.

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Related Topix: Telecom, BT Group, CIENA, Construction, CSR Limited, Telecom Italia SPA

Machine Design

Bluetooth pressure transducer

Pressure can now be monitored via wireless phone or tablet using a Bluetooth-certified wireless pressure transducer.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Cellphones, Industrial, Download

Macworld

3 powerful iPhone battery cases perfect for back to school

You know the feeling-that sinking feeling when you notice your phone is at 7 percent charged, and there's just no way you're going to make it to a power outlet for a while.

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Related Topix: Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

PR-inside.com

CSR and Lenovo Deliver World's First Fully Featured BluetoothA Smart Television Remote Control

The remotes, which are currently available in China, are not only low power but also have increased responsiveness, and make controlling TV content a much more user-friendly experience.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CNET News.com

Samsung unveils Gear S, a smartwatch with curved display

The Gear S features a 2-inch Super AMOLED display and is based on the Tizen mobile operating system, Samsung's alternative to Google's Android mobile OS.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Bluetooth, Emerging Technology, Wireless

ComputerWorld

Broadcom wants to let 1,000 IoT devices bloom with $19.99 development kit

The Internet of Things may have been the talk of the tech industry for months now, but communications chip maker Broadcom thinks it's just getting started.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, iPhone

Information Technology

RFaxis Offers Bare Die Solution for its Entire Portfolio of Pure-CMOS Single-Chip, Single-Die RFeICs

RFaxis, Inc. , a leading fabless semiconductor company focused on developing innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless connectivity and cellular mobility markets, today announced that it will be offering its entire product line of pure-CMOS, single-chip / single-die RF Front-end ICs in bare die form, enabling its customers to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Home Automation

Phone Scoop

HTC Intros Desire 510, A Low-Cost LTE Phone

HTC today announced the Desire 510, an entry-level device that includes LTE 4G for many regions around the world.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Science / Technology, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Sys-Con Media

Plantronics Voyager Edge Bluetooth Headset, Available in Glacial White or Carbon Black

The Voyager Edge Bluetooth headset features multiple microphones to eliminate disruptive background noise.

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