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Topic: bluetooth

How to fix AirPods when they won't connect to your other iOS Bluetooth devices

04/01/2019, 12:04 pm

Apple makes setting up AirPods supremely easy, but in the drive for simplicity, it leaves out a step that can cause you problems on your other iOS devices. If your AirPods won't keep their connection to your iPad, follow these steps.

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Review: AirPulse A100 Bluetooth speakers put Hi-Fi sound into a smaller footprint

03/15/2019, 11:03 am

After listening to sub-par audio, it is time to upgrade your speakers. The AirPulse A100 powered speakers are a beautiful and wonderful sounding option.

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Back by popular demand: Funcl's $49 AI wireless earbuds are a budget-friendly alternative to Apple AirPods

03/14/2019, 04:03 pm

Back for a limited time only, AppleInsider readers can pick up Funcl's AI wireless earphones for just $49 with coupon, matching the lowest price we've seen to date. These portable Bluetooth headphones are a great budget-friendly alternative to Apple's $159 AirPods -- and right now they're in stock and ready to ship at Amazon.

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Apple sued over Bluetooth communications in devices going back to iPhone 3GS

01/24/2019, 03:01 pm

Apple has become the target of a new lawsuit from Rembrandt Wireless Technologies over infringement claims on two patents related to Bluetooth, following after a successful case where Samsung was ordered to pay $11.1 million in a similar lawsuit.

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First look at the Klipsch T5 Zippo-inspired truly wireless earbuds

01/11/2019, 02:01 pm

True wireless earbuds popular at the moment, widely because of a push from Apple's introduction of the AirPods. During the Consumer Electronics Show, the show floor was loaded with companies of all sizes pitching their wares. One of the few that really caught our eye was the T5 by Klipsch.

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Tile's location-tracking tech to be integrated into Bluetooth chips

01/07/2019, 11:01 am

Tile on Monday announced that its location-tracking technology, which normally helps to find things like keys and wallets, will soon be integrated into the Bluetooth chips of major suppliers.

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Review: Lucyd Loud 'soundglasses' let you listen to music or take calls without covering your ears

12/17/2018, 03:12 pm

While the Lucyd Loud "soundglasses" succeeds with the promised functionality, it is a better proof of concept to see what a next-generation version could look like going forward.

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Review: Shinola Canfield In-Ear Monitor earbuds nail the premium experience

12/11/2018, 03:12 pm

Shinola has improved its headphone game with a wireless Bluetooth version of the sturdy Canfield In-Ear Monitors. AppleInsider leans back in our comfy chair with our favorite playlist to see how they perform.

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Health-tracking AirPods are on the way, suggests Bluetooth group's records

11/05/2018, 02:11 pm

Apple's long-rumored second-generation of AirPods may have surfaced in regulatory filings, after the discovery of certification with the Bluetooth SIG potentially indicating a launch of new wireless earphones from the iPhone producer is inching closer, while trademark changes point to more health and wellness capabilities.

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Bluetooth in iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max reportedly causing audio connectivity issues

10/03/2018, 04:10 pm

A small number of iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max owners are enduring Bluetooth connectivity issues where their iPhones fail to communicate with their car's entertainment system properly, a problem that does not yet have an Apple-supplied solution.

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Review: New Tile Mate and Tile Pro with replaceable batteries, premium subscription plan

10/02/2018, 06:10 am

Tile on Tuesday released a pair of Bluetooth trackers, the Pro and updated Mate, with designs that -- finally -- accommodate user-replaceable batteries. AppleInsider got its hands on the products and takes them, as well as the new Tile premium subscription plan, for a spin.

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Review: Nomad integrates a Tile Bluetooth tracker to their new Slim Wallet

08/27/2018, 11:08 am

Nomad wants to help you keep track of your most vital items with its new Slim Wallet using an integrated Tile Bluetooth tracker, all within premium Horween leather.

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Review: Sonicare DiamondClean Smart uses your iPhone and Bluetooth to perfect the electric toothbrush

08/19/2018, 01:08 pm

Philips Sonicare has taken an oft-parodied feature -- Bluetooth -- and baked it into their popular electric toothbrush. To our surprise, it actually added a wealth of features and greatly improved an already fantastic product.

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After Apple's HomePod delay, Google's $399 Home Max speaker goes on sale

12/11/2017, 09:12 am

While Apple's HomePod couldn't reach store shelves before the end of 2017, Google's competing Home Max speaker has arrived right on time, with orders now being accepted at Best Buy and shipping in time for Christmas.

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Apple's AirPods a smash hit, shipments could reach 28M in 2018

12/04/2017, 08:12 am

Declaring AirPods "the most important accessory in Apple's wireless ecosystem," analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said he believes the company could ship between 26 million and 28 million units of the completely wireless headphones next year.

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Bluetooth 5 on iPhone 8, iPhone X improves range and speed of BLE iBeacons, IoT sensors

09/18/2017, 03:09 pm

One of the new specifications to appear on the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X is Bluetooth 5, an enhancement of the Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy protocol. Its primary benefit enables BLE devices (such as iBeacons, wearable sensors and other low-power fixtures of the "Internet of Things") to work over greater distances or at faster speeds.

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Rumor: AirPods Wireless Charging Case coming in December for $69

09/14/2017, 09:09 am

The AirPods Wireless Charging Case teased during Apple's Sept. 12 iPhone event is rumored to arrive in December, at a cost of $69, a report out of Europe alleges.

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Apple launches $350 Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones with W1 chip, improved noise canceling

09/04/2017, 02:09 pm

Apple on Monday updated its top-of-the-line Beats Studio headphones, giving them the W1 chip for simple pairing, and also adding more advanced noise cancelation technology.

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Killer Deals: Apple's high-end 15" MacBook Pro for $2,099 ($700 off) w/ free headphones; 13" MacBook Pro for $1,249 ($250 off) w/ free year of Office 365

08/09/2017, 10:08 pm

While supplies last, B&H Photo is offering AI readers $700 off Apple's Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro with a 2.7GHz processor, 512GB of storage and Radeon 455 graphics, plus a free pair of JBL Bluetooth headphones valued at $79.95. Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro is also $1,249 with a free year of Office 365, and both deals feature no sales tax collected outside NY and NJ.

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Tile unveils new Pro Series Sport and Style iPhone-connected Bluetooth trackers

08/08/2017, 12:08 pm

Tile has added a pair of new Bluetooth trackers to its product line, in the new Tile Sport and Tile Style.

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