Bluetooth SIG Launches Experience Icons
Jun 15, 2006, 1:10 PM by (staff)
The Bluetooth SIG today announced a set of icons to easily convey what functions a device is capable of to consumers. The Experience Icon Program simplifies Bluetooth profiles into easily understood tasks instead of complicated profile names. Manufacturers are encouraged to use the icons on packaging and promotional materials so that buyers know what to each device is capable of. At launch, icons are available for Print, Input, Headset, Transfer and Music. Simplified icons and names for dial up networking (DUN) and factory installed car systems should arrive later this year.
T-Mobile Announces Native Video Calling Service
T-Mobile today announced T-Mobile Video Calling, a service that works with the native phone dialer of select handsets without requiring special apps. Like VoLTE and HD Voice, T-Mobile Video Calling can move easily between LTE and WiFi with no dropped video.
Mesh Networking Next On Bluetooth SIG's Hit List
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group today said it plans to create a mesh networking profile for Bluetooth. It formed the Bluetooth Smart Mesh Working Group, which will create the underlying architecture needed for standardized mesh networking.
Bluetooth SIG Provides More Details About Bluetooth 5
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group today announced Bluetooth 5, the next version of Bluetooth scheduled to launch late this year or early next year. The Bluetooth SIG says Bluetooth 5 quadruples the available range, doubles the speed, and improves data broadcasting capacity by 800%.
Verizon Delivering Marshmallow to Galaxy Note 5
Verizon Wireless has made the Android 6.0 Marshmallow system update to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The phone gains the standard Marshmallow features, such as Doze and Now On Tap, as well as refreshed app icons and folders, Verizon's WiFi Calling service, and the most recent security patches.
LOL... VERIZON is gonna HATE this...
I can hear someone at the Verizon mall kiosk now.
--But the same phone at the other phone company has 4 icons on the box... yours only has one... Why is that?
It is sad that if it were not for Verizon this would be c...
Now they decide to do this??
Well, if I'm not the only one that had it long ago......then, how about a Class Action lawsuit...