Bluetooth

DICE+ Bluetooth controller hits the market for Android and iOS

DICE+ Bluetooth controller hits the market for Android and iOS

There's another wireless pair of dice - or one die, as it were - on the market this week called DICE+, ready to take the smartphone and tablet world back into the physical realm. This is a die you can toss, one that connects to your smartphone or tablet with Bluetooth. This device was introduced earlier this year amongst a selection of similar products like the Scosche smartROLL and the die included with the Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 "Table PC", and will be hitting stores this week.

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Chips Bluetooth helmet speakers offer audio and smartphone connectivity on the slope

Chips Bluetooth helmet speakers offer audio and smartphone connectivity on the slope

Music is befitting for a variety of activities, not the least of which are outdoor sports that require a helmet. While earbuds can work in such a situation, they're not entirely ideal, and that is where Outdoor Technology's new Chips Bluetooth headphones come in. Unlike traditional headphones, the Chips setup features two speakers connected by a flat band designed for use with helmets.

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VIZIO 29 and 38-inch home theater sound bars arrive with built-in Bluetooth

VIZIO 29 and 38-inch home theater sound bars arrive with built-in Bluetooth

Sound bars are a tough thing to buy these days, mostly because you have to find the right one with the best sound quality and the perfect size to fit your home theater setup. However, VIZIO thinks they can help. The company just outed three new sound bars that consist of different sizes and features in order to make it easier for one to cater to your home theater needs.

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SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker blasts past headphones with Bluetooth 4.0

SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker blasts past headphones with Bluetooth 4.0

It would appear that even SMS Audio has decided to lay claim to the Bluetooth speaker universe as essentially every headphone company has done over the past couple of years. This machine continues the naming conventions started with 50 Cent's entry into the earphone market with the title SYNC by 50 Wireless Speaker. This device works with Bluetooth 4.0 aptX technology and will be kicking out the tunes this week.

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Apple buys low-power wireless specialist Passif Semiconductor

Apple buys low-power wireless specialist Passif Semiconductor

Apple has acquired Passif Semiconductor, a low-power wireless chip specialist with a product range that includes Bluetooth LE support for wearables like smartwatches. The deal, confirmed by Jessica Lessin and AllThingsD, has been confirmed by Apple, but no financial details - nor examples of what the Cupertino company intends to do with the wireless expertise - have been revealed.

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