Beacons pop up in stores ahead of holidays

...be placed on a machine and communicate with your phone via Bluetooth signals. Accessed through apps you download to your smartphone...Graham Uffelman, a 45-year-old New Yorker, said he bought Bluetooth headphones at Best Buy because of a deal he got via the Shopkick...

Bluetooth technology catching on

No doubt you've been hearing a lot about Bluetooth technology lately and can hardly wait until you...a vending machine. According to the official Bluetooth Web site, www.bluetooth.com, "devices enabled with Bluetooth wireless...

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Bluetooth group adopts ultrafast radio technology

NEW YORK - The Bluetooth wireless standard used in cell phones...the iPod. The industry group behind Bluetooth said Tuesday that it would boost transfer...ultra-wideband, or UWB. Currently, Bluetooth works only for low-speed uses like...

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Plantronics unveils new Bluetooth stereo headphones

SAN FRANCISCO - For my money, Bluetooth technology has long been little more...the house is an admirable goal, but Bluetooth-enabled devices invariably cost a bit...the Pulsar 590, a pair of rechargeable Bluetooth-enabled headphones. The company sent...

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Moore: Airport is a rushing sea of phones

...they move and talk and text? These travelers were like that.They were all abuzz. Some wore ear buds. Some had sprouted Bluetooth headsets. Others talked or browsed the Internet or conducted business, all importantlike.I didn't have my phone in my...

Shopgirl: New store has a bit of everything

...encyclopedia of symptoms and paranoia. It wants to be your source for all things health ? it syncs to your wearables, a Bluetooth-connected scale, even your glucometer. It also turns your iPhone 5s into a pedometer. Anyway, you can still indulge...

Bluetooth still too temperamental for the masses

...handheld computer and a phone enabled with Bluetooth wireless technology, I did just that...but it's not for beginners - yet. Bluetooth is a form of short-range wireless radio...the Internet boom a couple years ago, Bluetooth technology was prematurely hyped. It...

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Gear cuts the cords: handheld, personal file server, microprinter, Bluetooth hub

...Connects with computers and handhelds via Bluetooth, infrared and USB port. Brother sells...October. LOGITECH CORDLESS DESKTOP MX FOR BLUETOOTH Billed as the beginning of PC-to-phone...hub lets cell phones with built-in Bluetooth wireless as well as Bluetooth-enabled...

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Are viruses a threat to cell phones?

...phone's inbox. Stealthy code that uses Bluetooth wireless technology to sneak onto handsets...company Kaspersky said Cabir could affect Bluetooth-enabled phones that run on the Symbian...host phone to others, provided their Bluetooth reception was on. Like Skulls, and...

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Headsets kill human discourse

...was having her own conversation on a Bluetooth telephone headset. When I said "hello...a nice cup of coffee. I am tired of Bluetooth headsets! We live in a community where...course of daily life. I will never own a Bluetooth headset, and it is my hope that just...