Bluetooth

  • Big Turtle Shell: A water-resistant wireless speaker that also charges your smartphones, tablets June 9, 2014

    New York: Speakers for listening some groovy music is fine but a speaker that can charge your gadgets like smartphone or iPad is something that would make your ears perk up. Los Angeles-based Outdoor Tech has designed "smart" speakers named "Big Turtle Shell" that charge other devices' batteries while you listen...
  • New technology lets you control paper airplane with smartphone December 1, 2013

    Washington: Researchers have developed new technology that turns your self-made paper airplane into a smartphone-controlled flying machine capable of twisting and turning through open skies. PowerUp 3.0, built by US-based designer Shai Goitein, promises to give the basic paper model an upgrade, using a small attachable propeller and rudder for...
  • Delhi: CBI raids SSC exam centre, busts hi-tech cheating gang September 30, 2013

    The CBI on Sunday busted a gang allegedly involved in facilitating cheating in the Combined Graduate Level Examination conducted by Staff Selection Commission by using high-tech gadgets. The gang was busted and seven members of the group, including its two masterminds, were detained after the CBI conducted a raid at an...
  • Portronics launches Bluetooth music system 'Pebble' at Rs 3,499 January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Portronics has launched a portable touch-control based Bluetooth Music System - Pebble. Pebble is a little device that can play music through Bluetooth up to 10 metres from any Bluetooth enabled device like mobile phones and laptops. The added feature here is that it has an in-built microphone through...
  • Jabra launches Speak 510 Speakerphone at Rs 11,000 January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Jabra announced the launch of the Speak 510 Speakerphone with Bluetooth. It can be connected via Bluetooth to the PC, tablet or smartphone. Jabra Speak 510 is said to be designed for professionals with an everyday need for audio conferencing or simply hands-free calls. It is a light-weight...
  • StickNFind Bluetooth stickers help locate missing items December 5, 2012

    London: A US technology firm has come up with Bluetooth stickers which can be attached to your essential items like wallets, keys, and even kids and pets to track them. Your valuables can be detected by the stickers which work through a smartphone app that sets off a buzzer to...
  • The iPhone 4S can now talk to watches October 25, 2011

    New York: The iPhone 4S has a little-heralded feature that makes it unique among phones, at least for a while: It can talk to a new class of wireless devices, such as watches and heart-rate monitors. The phone, which went on sale October 14, is the first to have a...
  • Virtual tools in Tamil Nadu's real political battle March 8, 2011

    Chennai: With the assembly elections around the corner, youth cadres of the two major political parties in Tamil Nadu - the ruling DMK and the opposition AIADMK - are busy plotting strategies to woo young voters using the virtual tools of information technology. The state elections will be held April 13. While...
  • Buddhist monk into fashion, music and tweets January 18, 2011

    Beijing: A Buddhist monk has become popular for performing pop music, using latest gadgets and wearing fashionable gowns while travelling in China to spread his religion. Unlike traditional Buddhist monks, Shi Daoxin, formerly an abbot at a temple in eastern Jiangxi province, is a fan of Harry Potter and uses the...
  • Jabra Halo Stereo bluetooth headset launched April 2, 2009

    GN Netcom has announced the Jabra Halo, a wireless Bluetooth stereo headset, featuring A2DP technology. The Halo gives users the ability to seamlessly connect to any Bluetooth music-playing device - and all 3.5 mm music-playing devices - including mobile phones, Mp3 players, laptops, and TVs. In addition, ensuring that users...
  • Tech Toyz: What's new in TataSky+ November 23, 2008

    Tech Toyz takes a close look and passes its verdict on TataSky+, an amphibious camera, a bluetooth mobile cum audio headset and other hot gadgets in tech lab. TataSky+ is a new DTH service from Tatas. The company says it gives a viewer complete control over TV. It allows viewers...
  • Technology helps paralysed man triumph over tragedy March 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Perry Cross is a quadriplegic, his is the story of hope and courage, and of technology that transformed the life of a man who could not move below his neck. Once life was beautiful for Perry but after a tragic he became paralysed, and was confined to...