Tag: bluetooth

Scosche boomBOTTLE H2O waterproof Bluetooth speaker perfect for summer fun

Summer is almost here, which means days at the beaches or by the lake listening to all of your favorite tunes. And you want to share that music with friends, right? Schosche has introduced the boomBOTTLE H2O waterproof Bluetooth speaker (US$99.99), and one lucky TUAW reader will win this speaker j...

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Epson invents a clever label printer that works with iOS

Epson was nice enough to send me a review unit of its new Labelworks LW-600P portable label printer (US$99.00). I didn't feel I had much personal need for labels around the home office, but that quickly changed when I got the printer up and running. Specifications The printer works with iOS or OS ...

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Logitech X100 Mobile Wireless Speaker is a handful of fun

TUAW reviews its share of Bluetooth speakers big and small, and today's review comes courtesy of accessory megacorp Logitech. That company has been doing some amazing things for iPhone and iPad users, and it has recently introduced the X100 Mobile Wireless Speaker (US$49.99), a tiny short cylinder...

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Kwikset Kevo: Using your iPhone to lock and unlock doors

Life just got a little easier for iPhone owners. Imagine that you're trying to get into your house while carrying a few bags of groceries. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to simply tap the deadbolt lock with a finger to get it to unlock instead of digging through a pocket to get your keys out? Fo...

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Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter makes any speaker wireless

What do you do with that old pair of expensive speakers you purchased back in college now that everything is going wireless? Logitech has an answer for that -- just get one of their new Bluetooth Audio Adapters (US$39.99) and you'll be streaming music to your big speakers in minutes. Specificatio...

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Transformer-like Dock-It Pro provides quirky iPad keyboard case

To call the Dock-It Pro (US$159) quirky is to understate the oddness of this product. This Parle Innovation device offers a flip-case that enables users to treat their iPad as either a mini laptop or a very, very heavy tablet. A well-designed keyboard represents its strongest feature, but the weig...

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A closer look at AirTurn, a Bluetooth music page turner for iOS and Mac

The AirTurn BT-105 (US$69.00) is a Bluetooth foot switch/pedal controller for musicians who use virtual guitar effects and those who sight-read music and/or lyrics on their Mac or iOS device. Traditionally, a musician has had to get a hand away from their instrument to turn the pages of their mus...

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Turtle Beach EarForce i30 Wireless iOS Media Headset raises the bar for mobile audio

Over the past two years, we've witnessed some amazing advances in the way that Bluetooth headphones are designed and built. They've become much more efficient with power, pairing is a cinch and sound quality just keeps getting better. Today's review of the Turtle Beach EarForce i30 Wireless iOS Me...

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Divoom Bluetune-Bean is a handy portable speaker

The Divoom Bluetune-Bean is small, rechargeable Bluetooth speaker and speakerphone that is easy to hand-carry or pop into a purse. It's a bit too bulky for most pockets though, unless you wear cargo pants with pockets on the legs. The device is a little bigger than a jumbo egg and includes a meta...

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Phiaton Chord MS 530 Bluetooth headphones: A joy to wear and listen to

Bluetooth headsets are becoming much more popular for iOS and Mac users. There's no cable to get tangled around, and they're usually quite lightweight and comfortable. Phiaton has released its new Chord MS 530 Bluetooth 4.0 Noise Cancelling Headphones (US$299.99 MSRP, available online for as littl...

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Bluetooth 4.1 to offer improved connections, will be available on existing iOS devices

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the ratification of Bluetooth 4.1, which will enable current devices -- like the iPhone, iPad and latest Macs -- to have a more seamless experience with "Smart Bluetooth" accessories like heart rate monitors, speakers and more. Bluetooth 4....

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Find'em Tracking's really thin Bluetooth tracking device

It appears that 2013 is the year of the Bluetooth tracker. We've covered the nio Tag and Kensington Proximo Key Fob and Phone Finder in the past two weeks; now comes word of a remarkably thin Bluetooth tracking device from Find'em Tracking. The Find'em Tracking Cards (pre-order now, one for US24.9...

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Kensington Proximo Fob Phone and Key Finder

Last week I reviewed the nio Tag, a small, clip-on Bluetooth 4.0 tag that works in tandem with an iPhone app to keep you from losing whatever is tagged or the iPhone itself. Whenever the two devices are more than a certain distance away from each other, an alarm sounds to warn you that you're abou...

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Hands-on with the Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T631

There are some people who just won't use a trackpad, even when the pad is built into a laptop like your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. For those folks, there are a lot of cheap USB and Bluetooth mice, but many of them are either designed primarily for use with Windows machines or -- in the case of Ap...

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iFixit disassembles new iMacs, finds spare SSD slot and more

iFixit did their patented (well, the process should be patented) teardowns of a pair of brand-new iMacs and as usual, the team of technicians has found some unexpected surprises. In a quest to find out just how repairable the new iMacs are, iFixit opened up both the 21.5- and 27-inch models to se...

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