Bluetooth

Tile Mate Review: A Thin and Light Bluetooth Tracker

Have you ever lost your keys or misplaced your wallet? The vast majority of us have run into at least one of these problems at some point in our lives, and it can leave us fumbling and looking all over the place. On the other hand, if you lose your phone, you can easily locate...

Apple’s First-Party iBeacon Hardware Revealed in New FCC Filings

According to a report from TUAW, electronics company Securifi has discovered FCC filings which reveal Apple’s plans for first-party iBeacon hardware. The device has been registered as “Apple iBeacon” and has a model number of A1573. The documents filed by Apple reveal that the iBeacon hardware was tested at the beginning of May in collaboration...

ZAGGkeys Folio Bluetooth Keyboard [Review]

I love using my iPad Air. It’s thin, light and  joy for almost every task. But there are times when I need to type something out – like my video scripts – and I want to use a keyboard. So I was very excited to try the ZAGGkeys Folio. Here’s my video review of this […]

Why Does Apple Turn on Bluetooth When You Update Your iPhone?

After installing the latest iOS, by default Apple turns Bluetooth on – a fact that prompted many to take it to Apple's support forum. While the iPhone maker is silent about these changes to users' settings, Greg Sterling, a senior analyst for Opus Research, has a couple of plausible reasons for this change (via Forbes)....

Shopkick Hints At Some of iBeacon’s Potential For Retailers

A test from shopping rewards app Shopkick has revealed some details regarding how Apple’s forthcoming Bluetooth location-sensing technology ‘iBeacon’, could potentially work for retailers. According to The Wall Street Journal, Shopkick has placed several Bluetooth transmitters it designed in a few departments of Macy’s stores in New York and San Francisco, that can have their app “woken”...