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7 min ago | CNET News.com

Motorola to begin taking Moto X preorders on Sept. 16

Moto 36 smartwatch, which sold out in a matter of hours last week, will also be available again, but in limited quantities. Motorola announced Sunday that the next-generation Moto X smartphone and Moto Hint Bluetooth earpiece will be available for preorder on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Cameras

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The LG Google Chromebase; The only all-in-one

You have seen many reviews here that pump up the underdog when considered against mainstream counterparts. It is no surprise that this column favors "the other guy".

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Microsoft, Wireless, Computers

8 hrs ago | Hack a day

Inductive Charger Mod Allows for Non-Stop Wireless Rocking

When you want to jam out to the tunes stored on your mobile devices, Bluetooth speakers are a good option. Battery power means you can take them on the go and the Bluetooth connection means you don't have to worry about cables or wires dangling around.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Emerging Technology, Wireless

12 hrs ago | Emmy Advanced Media

Apple Watch Can Play Music to Bluetooth Headphones Without an iPhone

The Apple Watch we got a glimpse at this week is a powerful peripheral device, but most of its tricks require it to be tethered to an iPhone in the user's pocket. Last night on Charlie Rose, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed one thing the Watch can do on its own: Send music to your Bluetooth headphones.

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Related Topix: iPhone

14 hrs ago | Ambot ah!

First Android One device leaks, priced at Php5K

We've reported about the Android One project which is basically Google's initiative to offer low-cost devices running the company's operating system. The first device is set to be launched in India on September 15, 2014, but details got leaked revealing its specs and pricing.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Cameras

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Gadgeteer

Plantronics BackBeat FIT headphones review

With so many headphones nowadays, I'm really surprised that wireless Bluetooth doesn't come standard in every pair of headphones. When I moved away from the typical corded headphones I never looked back.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Emerging Technology, Wireless

The Code Project

Article 7 - Android Connectivity

In this article we will discuss android connectivity.Android provides rich APIs to let your app connect and interact with other devices over Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi P2P, USB, and SIP, in addition to standard network connections Before you perform any netowrk operations, you must first check that are you connected to that network or internet e.t.c. For this android provides ConnectivityManager class. You need to instantiate an object of this class by calling getSystemService() method.

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

Coolest Gadgets

Cambridge Audio G2 Bluetooth speaker is small in size but big on performance

When it comes to wireless speakers , there are dime a dozen models out there that have been released, and it can be rather tricky to figure out just which particular model you would want to settle for at the end of the day. Here is yet another model that will add to your overall "headache", so to speak, which is a good thing actually since more choices would empower you.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless

CSP

Beacons, Big Data Spell Big Ideas

Insights on leveraging inventory data and the use of newer retail technology such as Bluetooth "beacon" messaging to customers stood out for retailers attending last week's Pinnacle Corp. users' conference in Dallas. About 160 attendees listened to speakers addressing everything from fuel tracking to pricebook management during the three-day conference at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel downtown.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI, Marketing

TrustedReviews

Apple Watch vs Moto 360: Which beautiful smartwatch is best?

The trouble with most smartwatch devices to date is that they're ugly. And who wants to wear an ugly watch, no matter how clever it may be? That accusation certainly couldn't be levelled at the newly announced Apple Watch or the much-lusted-after Motorola Moto 360 .

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Related Topix: Watches, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Opinion

Ambot ah!

HTC to come out with a GoPro-like camera?

It seems like a smartwatch isn't the only thing keeping HTC busy these days as new rumors suggest that the Taiwanese company is also on its way to venture into sports cameras. As of now it's still unknown as to what it will be called, but reports say that a tube-shaped action camera is about to be unveiled by the company at an event this October.

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Related Topix: Cameras

Fri Sep 12, 2014

TechCrunch

Seed Is Creating A Truly Idiot-Proof Internet Of Things

In the vast panoply of potential home networking protocols, there are only a few worth worrying about. Wi-Fi works well but it can go down and ZigBee and the like are sparsely supported.

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

RFID Journal

Ifinity to Test Energy-Harvesting Bluetooth Beacons in Malls

Polish Bluetooth beacon technology startup Ifinity is preparing to launch pilot deployments of its energy-harvesting AirBeacon. The button-sized device, which contains no battery, need not be plugged into an outlet, but instead draws power from ambient RF signals.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

Men's Journal

A Small Bluetooth Speaker You Can Take Anywhere

We used to dismiss the little Bluetooth speaker - with its wimpy noise, and worthless battery life - but designers have seemingly got wise to the complaints and are coming out with a slew of great little sound boxes you can take with you anywhere. The ALL-Terrain Sound Speaker is another success in this category.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless

Electronic House

JBL Pumps Up TV Sound with Cinema SB350

Just the other day, we told you that JBL was planning to slide sound under the TV via its new Cinema Base However, the company doesn't want to abandon the soundbar market. In fact, they have quite the slick little package in the new JBL Cinema SB350 .

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Related Topix: Audio and Video, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Speakers

ABC News

Photos: The Apple Watch Isn't the Only Game in Town

Apple's late to the party. Competitors have been developing and selling their versions for the past few years, some unveiling their third iteration of the devices.

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Related Topix: Watches, Emerging Technology, Wireless

Digital Pro Sound

Nyrius Introduces Wireless Bluetooth Music Receiver for Use with 30-Pin Speaker Docks

Nyrius, a leader in wireless connectivity has launched the Songo Link - a music receiver that allows users to stream music wirelessly from smartphones, tablets, and laptops to their 30-pin speaker dock using Bluetooth technology. Apple users that upgrade from an older model to an iPhone 5, or the soon to be released iPhone 6, will notice their speaker docks are incompatible with the latest generation iPhones.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Speakers, Emerging Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Startups, iPhone

Hispanic Business

u-blox launches low-cost Wi-Fi / Bluetooth 'Internet of Things' module

Swiss u-blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules, announces the ODIN-W160, a rugged multiradio module for demanding industrial, vehicle, medical, and security applications. "u-blox' compact ODIN-W160 module is perfect for small sensor applications in rugged environments, where faultless operation 24/7 is a requirement," says , VP of short range radio at u-blox.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Woot

Onkyo 7.2CH A/V Receiver w/ Wi-Fi & Bluetooth

We don't care if you've run a marathon. Tell us you're running 1080p video with 7.1 channels of surround sound, and now we're interested.

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Related Topix: Audio and Video, Electronics, Woot

CIO

New standard for ZigBee remotes makes friends with connected homes

Making life easier is the whole point of both home automation and remote controls, so the group behind the ZigBee home network specification has tried to bring the two together more tightly in a new standard. On Tuesday, the ZigBee Alliance announced the ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard, which could become the foundation for remotes that control an entire house full of networked appliances.

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

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