Bluetooth Smart Ready support coming to Android later in the year

Bluetooth Smart Ready support coming to Android later in the year

Google announced that in the coming months Android will include native support for Bluetooth Smart Ready and Bluetooth Smart devices. Devices that come with a dual-mode Bluetooth chip will qualify as Bluetooth Smart Ready, allowing users to connect their phones to ultra power-efficient Bluetooth Smart accessories, like the FitBit Flex or the Pebble watch. Up…

Android Controlled Toilet Lets You Remotely “Log In”

satis-toilet

Japan has brought many innovations to the world; Anime, Pokemon, robots that care for the elderly, and now, an Android controlled toilet. The Lixil Satis Toilet changes everything you’ve ever thought about defecating, making that trip to the restroom more relaxing than anything we westerners could ever dream of. The toilet responds via Bluetooth to…

EZIO unveils fancy Bluetooth watches, jewelry

EZIO unveils fancy Bluetooth watches, jewelry

A little known company (at least I haven’t heard about it before) EZIO unveiled few fancy Bluetooth-enabled products – EZIO Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Watch and EZIO Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Jewelry collection. However, unlike some other high-tech watches like Pebble, I’m Watch and MetaWatch – EZIO’s baby looks like a regular watch, rather than something only…

Bluetooth SIG launches Developer Portal

Bluetooth Developer Portal

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) launched its Bluetooth Developer Portal to help developers and engineers learn the basics of Bluetooth device and application design. In other words, here you’ll find a collection of resources like training tools, forums, quick-start guides, and webinars to help you create apps using standardized Bluetooth data profiles. The mentioned…

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