boAt Rockerz 480 on-ear Bluetooth headset launched for Rs. 1899

boAt, a brand that sells Audio electronic products launched boAt Rockerz 480 over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone with MIC in the Indian market today. As per the company claims this on-ear headset will have up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge and comes with the option of both Bluetooth and wired connectivity. Continue reading “boAt Rockerz 480 on-ear Bluetooth headset launched for Rs. 1899”

Bluetooth 5.1 adds ‘direction-finding’ for improved location accuracy

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The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced a new direction-finding feature that is aimed at enhancing the performance of the Bluetooth location services solutions. The new feature allows devices to determine the direction of a Bluetooth signal, thereby enabling the development of Bluetooth proximity solutions that can understand device direction as well as Bluetooth positioning systems. Continue reading “Bluetooth 5.1 adds ‘direction-finding’ for improved location accuracy”

Wiliot gets $30 million funding from Amazon, Samsung and others for sticker-sized Battery-free Bluetooth tag

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Wilito, which is a semiconductor pioneer has raised a $30 million series B for a total of $50 million in funding. This comes after the company’s demonstration of the first-ever sticker-sized Bluetooth sensor tag incorporating an ARM processor powered solely by scavenging energy from ambient radio frequencies. Continue reading “Wiliot gets $30 million funding from Amazon, Samsung and others for sticker-sized Battery-free Bluetooth tag”

New OnePlus Bullets Wireless Headphones passes through the FCC, could launch alongside OnePlus 6T

OnePlus is expected to launch its next flagship device purportedly called as OnePlus 6T in upcoming days. As per the recent rumor, the company is likely to launch a new pair of Bullets Wireless headphones as well. Continue reading “New OnePlus Bullets Wireless Headphones passes through the FCC, could launch alongside OnePlus 6T”

Motorola Verve Loop Bluetooth in-ear water resistant headphones launched for Rs. 2499

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Shyam Telecom has launched the Motorola Verve Loop Sports Bluetooth in-ear headphone. It features Sweat and weather resistance (IP54) for reliability while exercising.

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Sony MDR-XB950B1 Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones Review

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Sony has been a champion of the Extra Bass line of audio products for quite a few years. We might be guilty of grossly generalising popular music but looking at music charts it is easy to see that bass heavy pop and EDM music dominates and for obvious reasons, Sony has been targeting this massive user group with their audio products. At CES, the company introduced a few more products in this line up. Called the MDR-XB950B1, these wireless headphones predictably carry a massive punch on the bass side of things but also introduce niceties like app control which as you’ll find out, comes very handy. Continue reading “Sony MDR-XB950B1 Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones Review”

V-MODA fades in the 2nd Generation of their wireless headphone – the Crossfade 2 Wireless

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V-MODA has just announced the 2nd generation of their acclaimed wireless headphones, the Crossfade 2 Wireless. The new set of headphones builds on the foundation of the first gen and brings a host of improvements to improve your daily use.

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Google fixes Bluetooth connectivity bug for Pixel and Pixel XL

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Google Pixel devices have been facing Bluetooth connectivity issue for some time. The company has acknowledged the bug that would randomly switch off Bluetooth on Pixel devices. The problem was first detailed last month after Google released its February Security Patch. Continue reading “Google fixes Bluetooth connectivity bug for Pixel and Pixel XL”

Stuffcool Monk portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

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Nowadays, not all the smartphones and tablets come with good external speaker. For that matter, we have Bluetooth speakers which exactly serves the purpose when you want to carry a wireless and compact sound system while we are on the go. One such speaker is the Stuffcool’s Monk portable Bluetooth speaker. Let’s jump into it and see how it performs. Continue reading “Stuffcool Monk portable Bluetooth Speaker Review”

Stuffcool Miles Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Review

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Stuffcool, popular for its computer and mobile accessories recently launched its wireless Bluetooth Speaker dubbed as Miles with waterproof (IPX5) and Splash-proof boxy. We have got our hands on Stuffcool Miles Bluetooth Speaker which we have been using for some time. Let’s check out if the speaker offers best audio experience in the range. Continue reading “Stuffcool Miles Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Review”

Sony MDR-XB50BS Bluetooth Earphones Review

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Sony, the pioneers of personal audio, have always had a fairly diverse portfolio of audio products that cater to all kinds of users. From the high-end headphones to basic budget models and everything between, Sony has also invested heavily into wireless audio products. The new MDR-XB50BS are the latest wireless earphones from the company and they represent a fantastic value for activity minded users. We’ve spent some time with the product and here’s what we thought. Continue reading “Sony MDR-XB50BS Bluetooth Earphones Review”

How the Honor 8 is the cutting edge of connectivity

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The main purpose of a smartphone is to keep its owner connected. However, this doesn’t just mean keeping the user connected over calls and messages. It also means that the device should be able to give the user multiple ways to store, access and share content and information to make his/her life easier. Many smartphones these days fail to do that and users have to find shortcuts or ways to overcome said shortcomings on their device. The Honor 8 however, will delight every user with its abundance of connectivity options.

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LG Force water resistant Bluetooth headset with Qualcomm aptX audio codec support announced

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South Korean giant LG Electronics launched its Bluetooth headset dubbed as LG Force with Qualcomm aptX audio codec support and is IPx5 rated water and sweat resistant. Continue reading “LG Force water resistant Bluetooth headset with Qualcomm aptX audio codec support announced”