AMD isn’t focusing all its attention on its entry-level mobile APUs today: it’s also providing details for the faster Richland-based models. The new A6, A8, and A10 mobile variants fall under the Elite Performance badge, and theoretically beat Intel to the punch with up to 71 percent faster 3D graphics than the current Core i5 […]
Jabra Revo, Revo Wireless and Vox Headphones Now Shipping
Jabra ships Vox / Revo / Revo Wireless headphones Jabra is excited to announce that the company’s highly anticipated line of stereo headphones – Jabra Revo Wireless, Jabra Revo (corded) and Jabra Vox – are now available for purchase. Following the successful launch of the Jabra Solemate portable Bluetooth speaker, these three new products take […]
Dell ships its WiGig-based Wireless Dock for Latitude
Dell Makes Wireless Docking a Reality with the Industry’s First and Only WiGig Docking Station for Unparalleled Connectivity and Convenience New Dell Wireless Dock provides best-in-class untethered docking experience with the Dell Latitude 6430u Ultrabook for fast, flexible connectivity between devices and peripherals WiGig standard led by Dell and Wilocity marks new era in mainstream […]
Wireless ‘Under the Skin’ Sensor Implant Beams Instant Blood Test Results to Your Smartphone
A new blood-testing sub-dermal sensor has been developed by a team of scientists in Switzerland. While that may not sound particularly notable, this half-inch prototype can instantly beam several health metrics to smart devices over Bluetooth, monitoring cholesterol, blood sugar levels as well as the impact of medical treatments like chemotherapy using five built-in sensors. […]
Apple’s Tim Cook On Why The Nike+ FuelBand Works And Google Glass Doesn’t
As the future of wearable wireless technology slowly reveals itself, it is interesting to see how everyone has different views on what form it should take. One of the big takeaways from the All Things D conference was the interview with Apple’s Tim Cook who had some specific observations when it came to wearing a […]
Jabra adds headset support for Siemens’ OpenScape
Here’s a development that we here at QTOOTH have been hoping for for sometime: more seamless switching between devices on our Bluetooth devices. Wireless device maker Jabra and Siemens’ Enterprise Communications arm seek to solve this by partnering to support the latter’s OpenScape Mobile Call Swipe feature, which allows you to switch devices without losing […]
Mickey Mouse Part of the ‘Internet of Things’ – Goes Wireless with MagicBand
News from the All Things D Conference, otherwise known as D11: Walt Disney reveals the MagicBand, a wrist band that will wirelessly tailor a visitor’s experience as they move through their theme parks. It is basically a re-working of the growing field of proximity marketing. Tom Staggs, the chairman of Walt Disney theme parks and […]
Body Monitors Help Drive Healthy Behavior Change
Body tracking systems are demonstrating their value in successful interventions for weight management and other potential health applications, according to many studies being presented at the American University of Sports Medicine’s 60th Yearly Meeting and Fourth World Congress on Exercise and Medicine, opening today in Indianapolis. The studies, using the BodyMedia armband body monitoring system. […]
Nest Thermostat: The Heating and Cooling System That Just Keeps Getting Smarter.
A longstanding questions has ben whether technology can eliminate the planned obsolescence that seems built in to so many electronic devices. Many people have tried to change this situation with devices that can expand and add to their original functionality by updating software and firmware. so far that goal has proved very elusive to the […]
Plantronics – Legendary Dad Sweepstakes on Facebook
Plantronics is holding a sweepstakes on Facebook honoring Legendary Dads. Sign up is easy, no purchase necessary, and the giveaway is for 2 of their Voyager 2 Legend headsets. You know we here at QTOOTH are all about it! Click below for more info. Plantronics – Sweepstakes | Facebook. [amzn_product_inline asin=’B0092KJ9BU’] [amzn_product_inline asin=’B009UNGYHG’] [amzn_product_inline asin=’B009ZJ3MSY’]
BRCK – Your Backup Generator for the Internet.
Found this story through GOOD Magazine and their excellent daily email newsletter. BRCK – the easiest, most reliable way to connect to the internet, anywhere in the world, even when you don’t have electricity. Here is Their Story Anyone who has worked in the field — or anyplace far from the world’s most wired urban […]
What is the Difference Between Bluetooth Technology & Wi-Fi?
What is the difference between Bluetooth technology and Wi-Fi? What is Wi-Fi®? Is it the same as Bluetooth technology? Wi-Fi is short for “Wireless Fidelity” – a user-friendly nickname for devices that have been certified by an industry group called the Wi-Fi Alliance. Bluetooth technology is built into electronic gadgets and allows them to connect […]