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They're called the Yoga Duet 7i and IdeaPad Duet 3i
14 Feb 2020
Spark Microsystems revamps an older technology called ultra wideband -- UWB -- for faster short-range wireless networks.
13 Jan 2020
Broadcom on Thursday released a new chip aimed at eliminating choppy phone calls and music on Bluetooth headphones.
22 Aug 2019
Bluetooth will soon roll out some of the technology's biggest improvements in its nearly 20-year history.
10 May 2019
Everyone uses Bluetooth. Perhaps they shouldn't.
17 Dec 2018
Qualcomm today announced that it has partnered with Google to create a reference design and development kit for building Assistant-enabled Bluetooth headphones.
18 Aug 2017
For some time, Apple has been serious about building more wireless components for its own devices, putting its own Bluetooth and Wi-Fi chips into the latest Apple Watches and AirPod earbuds.
19 Jan 2015
Apple has scoped out an idea for Bluetooth sensors that help cars communicate with each other, according to an updated patent published on Thursday.
26 Nov 2014
Among big changes in the works are China Mobile's shift in procurement policy from five-mode smartphones to three-mode models, and big plans among Chinese apps processor vendors to embrace connectivity (WiFi and Bluetooth Low Energy).
26 Jul 2012
The Quintic Wearable & BTLE team of approximately 65 world class engineers located in China (Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai) and Sunnyvale, CA, and its leadership is expected to join NXP at close of this transaction which is targeted for Q1 2015.
14 Feb 2012
Broadcom President and CEO Scott McGregor said he doesn't expect the CSR technology to be a technical threat to Broadcom's technology. He said Samsung is more likely to use resulting chips for lower-end products, which could impact some of Samsung's suppliers in Taiwan.
14 Jan 2011
WiLink 8, which plugs into TI's upcoming OMAP5 chipset, combines Wi-Fi 802.11n, GPS/Glonass, NFC, Bluetooth and FM onto a single small chip using a 45nm process, dramatically reducing the space and price of NFC technology.
6 Aug 20102 Aug 2010
Ifa user's BlackBerry smartphone and his PlayBook (via Bluetooth) are connected to a company's BlackBerry Enterprise Server, then the company's IT shop will be able to set controls on the way tethering works, RIM officials explained.
8 Jul 2010
APT has developed ways to improve the quality of audio delivered over bluetooth wireless connections. Its technologies are also widely used in professional audio and broadcasting.
12 Apr 201024 Feb 20108 Dec 2009
Just5 phones boast big buttons. They can be turned up louder than the average celly. An emergency SOS button can be preset with five phone numbers (i.e. 911, doctor, relative, etc.). It can send and receive calls and text messages, and it has Bluetooth and an FM radio. And that's about it.
3 Nov 2009
Marketwatch.com (Dow Jones)
26 Oct 200920 Mar 2009
Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) has shipped more than 1.5 billion units and processed more than one million wafers from foundry partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). CSR also announced that it is collaborating with TSMC on a 40nm low power (LP) RF process technology.
18 Mar 2009
25 Feb 200917 Feb 2009
The next-gen mobile OS for Apple's mobile communications devices will bring Bluetooth connectivity, turn-by-turn GPS navigation, and greater integration with external peripherals, as well as cut and paste, improved sync, and support for MMS messages.
10 Jan 2009
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7 Jan 200916 Dec 2008
CSR is claiming it is possible to simplify and speed the development of Bluetooth headsets with high quality stereo audio with a new type of software development kit.
24 Jul 20083 Jul 2008
Even in a weak phone market, rising acceptance of connectivity technology should benefit semiconductor suppliers.
In a move that could give a welcome, if short-lived, boost to consumer electronics makers and retailers, consumers up and down the West Coast are snapping up headsets that let them talk on cell phones while driving íVand stay in compliance with a law that took effect in California and Washington state on July 1. The law, which stipulates penalties for driving while talking on a handheld cell phone, is a boon for Bluetooth wireless connectivity.