Bluetooth SIG Still Working On Next Version
Responding to media reports about the future of Bluetooth, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group today suggested that the next Bluetooth specification will not be version 2.2, but 3.0 instead. This update to Bluetooth, long in the works, will bring with it faster transfer speeds and faster time-to-connect speeds. The Bluetooth SIG hopes to have the next version ready by the middle of 2009.
WhatsApp Improves Group Chat Tools
May 15, 2018
WhatsApp today added a handful of features to its group chat function that should improve the experience. For example, a new group description provides a short blurb that explains the purpose, topic, and guidelines behind each group.
Samsung Connect Tag Lets You Track Your Stuff
Oct 16, 2017
Samsung today announced the Connect Tag, a wireless fob that you can attach to just about anything to monitor its location. Samsung envisions the Connect Tag will work best on kids' backpacks, car keys, dog collars, or even tossed inside cars.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.
Bluetooth 5 Released By Bluetooth SIG
Dec 7, 2016
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has released the core Bluetooth 5 specification. Bluetooth 5 was first announced earlier this year and is now available in final form to technology companies.
USB 3.2 Spec Promises to Double Data Transfer Speeds
Jul 26, 2017
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group this week released the spec for USB 3.2, which has the potential to boost speeds through cables. Specifically, USB 3.2 takes advantage of the multi-lane operation that has been built into existing USB Type-C cables.