Tag Archives: bluetooth

ET Deals: $30 off Cowin E-7 Active Noise-Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Need a new pair of wireless noise-cancelling headphones? These Cowin E7s on Amazon will definitely pique your interest. Not only do they enjoy a four-star average with more than 5,000 reviews on Amazon, but you can snag them at a $ 30 discount with today’s coupon in play. • Cowin E7 Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones for $ 39.99 (List price: $ 69.99 – Coupon code: 9H9778YO) So, what do these headphones from Cowin have to ...

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You Can’t Completely Disable Wi-Fi or Bluetooth From iOS 11’s Control Center

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Apple’s new iOS 11 packs a variety of new capabilities and features under the hood. But it also changes certain functionality in a way that’s not necessarily user-friendly. Starting with iOS 11, disabling Bluetooth and Wi-Fi from the Control Center will not shut them off. The iOS Control Center is a menu that appears when you swipe upwards from the bottom-center of the device. In iOS 10, the main menu (you can left for additional ...

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New Bluetooth Malware Affects Billions of Devices, Requires No Pairing

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A new malware attack, dubbed BlueBorne, is spreading in the wild, thanks to a combination of eight different vulnerabilities affecting Android, iOS, IoT devices, Windows, and Linux. The security research firm Armis writes: BlueBorne allows attackers to take control of devices, access corporate data and networks, penetrate secure “air-gapped” networks, and spread malware laterally to adjacent devices. Armis reported these vulnerabilities to the responsible actors, and is working with them as patches are being identified ...

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New Prosthetic Arm Powered by Bluetooth and Brainwaves

Most of us take for granted how well our brains can relay instructions to our limbs. Doctors and engineers have been trying for years to grant that same surety to those with prosthetic limbs. But interfacing the biological and technological is tricky. There have been some impressive advances in this area of research, but they usually require the prosthetic to be directly wired into the patient’s brain—not exactly practical. Doctors in the Netherlands are now testing a new type of prosthetic “click-on” arm that is connected to the patient’s existing nerves. ...

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New Bluetooth 5 spec will double speeds and quadruple range

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced the new Bluetooth 5 spec, currently slated for delivery in late 2016 or early 2017. While it won’t appear in devices until sometime after that, the BT 5 protocol should be a significant improvement over Bluetooth 4.2, which mostly focused on improving compatibility with the Internet of Things (IoT) and associated devices. Bluetooth 5 is expected to deliver four times the range of Bluetooth 4.2, twice the speed, and eight times the data broadcasting capability. The IoT capabilities baked into BT 4.2 ...

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