Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nanogenerators Could Power a Bluetooth Headset With Your Pulse

According to an article in Gizmodo, we could finally replace batteries: Scientists have developed the first self-powered nanogenerators that scavenge energy from their surroundings. They could someday replace conventional batteries in small electronics. Even the slightest movement or vibration, such

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Health thermometer and heart rate profiles to be part of the upcoming Bluetooth 4.0 release

From the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) website: ‘New Bluetooth v4.0 profiles for thermometers and heart rate monitors are opening the door for a new generation of wireless health and fitness devices. The first approved profile with Bluetooth low energy

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Boingo Wireless CEO sees WiFi coverage exploding

NEW YORK -(MarketWatch)- Boingo Wireless Inc. WIFI -4.55% Chief Executive Dave Hagan said he believes that within five years, every fast-food restaurant, stadium and mall will have WiFi access. Boingo, which runs a network of WiFi hotspots found in areas

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Sony’s new portable console is called PS Vita

Sony’s PSP successor has been renamed the PlayStation Vita. It comes in 2 versions: the WiFi-only version of the device will run users $249, while the 3G model will cost $299, which is on par with Nintendo’s 3DS. In Europe

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Bluetooth, wireless that is cancer free

Here’s a post on the official Bluetooth blog that addresses this issue: Technology does a lot to make our lives better. But at the breakneck speed that technology advances, it’s sometimes hard to verify if the benefits outweigh the possible

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Cisco predictions for 2015

Cisco published a new study containing some interesting facts and predictions: – Global IP traffic has increased eightfold over the past 5 years, and will increase fourfold over the next 5 years – The number of devices connected to IP

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