Gimbal beacons breaking Bluetooth on Android

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A very interesting video has appeared on Vimeo by user, samjasuja, who is showing how the Gimbel beacon completly trashes your phone through Bluetooth and ultimately leads to a factory reset.  Don’t let this happen to you! Source: Vimeo  

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VTech Connect-to-Cell DS6670-6C review

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At First Glance The Bluetooth Connect-to-Cell DS6670-6C by V-Tech is one of the easiest ways to give up your Landline while keeping handsets around the house. This model features a base equipped with one handset, an earpiece, and comes with four additional extension units to place about your ...

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X-Mini WE Speaker Review

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Following up on our post on the X-mini series, I had a chance to play with the X-Mini WE speaker for a few weeks. I’ll admit, I was pleasantly surprised. X-mini’s slogan is “Sound Beyond Size” and this miniature speaker had giant sized sound. The X-Mini WE unit I ...

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Mpow Bluetooth 4.0 Foldable Headphones review

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Looking for a great pair of wireless headphones to use with your Android? Look no further! The Mpow Bluetooth 4.0 Foldable Headphones are a great addition to your phone accessory collection. They’re completely Bluetooth enabled, so you don’t need to worry about another thing getting ...

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X-mini ME and WE Bluetooth Speakers now available

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In a world where everything has an increasing demand to be portable to cater for the mobile generation, sound is often something that has to take a backseat, with portable speakers often too heavy or large to be a viable portable accessory. That is where the X-mini ME and WE Bluetooth Speakers ...

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Google acquires Green Throttle Games, gaming set-top TV box possibly in sight

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With rumors spreading that Google is working on a set-top TV box, supposedly centered around games, adding fuel to the fire is the recent confirmation that it semi-acquired Green Throttle Games. PandoDaily first reported the news of the deal that was for an unknown price. You may remember that ...

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Smarty Ring V2 promises scrolling display

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Following the outstanding success of their first Indiegogo campaign, Smarty Ring has launched a second campaign which brags “upgrading to scrolling display.” The rest of the Indiegogo page is pretty similar to that of the first campaign. There are a couple of contribution options. ...

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SenseGiz seeking funding for Star, a multi-functional safety and activity tracker

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There are many fitness trackers and smartwatches on the market, but how about a device that alerts your loved ones when you are injured? SenseGiz, a company that you may not have heard of, is seeking funding on Indiegogo for Star, what it calls “the world’s first emergency ...

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Filowz seeking funding for the Sonomad, portable Bluetooth speaker with boombox vibe

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Most Bluetooth speakers today are getting smaller for more portability, but Paris-based company Filowz is planning to offer a speaker that takes its styling from the past. Filowz is seeking $90,000 for the Sonomad through its Indiegogo campaign that has just 11 days left, ending Feb. 2. At the ...

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HP serves up 21.5 inch Android-powered All-in-One

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Android hybrid tablet/laptops are so 2013 according to HP, which just announced its new Android-powered HP Slate21 Pro AiO. Unlike the AiO desktop PCs that dual-boot Windows and Android, this one strictly runs our little green friend, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Said to be designed for productivity ...

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EyeCandis SoundBot SB1000 Bluetooth Qi NFC Alarm Clock Station review

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The SoundBot SB1000 also known as the PowerBot SB1000 are both the same item with slightly different branding by parent company EyeCandis. This feature packed alarm clock is a multimedia power station; available in both “Natural Wood” and “Dark Wood” color shades. The ...

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12 Days of Giveaways: Pyle Audio BlueReach (UPDATED)

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Today marks the third day of our 12 Days of Giveaways promotion which sees us giving out all sorts of wonderful Android-related stuff. Okay, so there are some general smartphone-related things in the mix as well. Let’s get to it!   Prize #1 Pyle Audio BlueReach, 6-pack smartphones ...

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Dial up your inner Zack Morris with bluetooth accessory, The Brick

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If the cell phones of today are getting too light and thin for your liking, Binatone has just the device for you so you can relive the mobile glory days. The UK-based electronics company, which was founded 55 years ago, just announced a new accessory called “The Brick” that connects ...

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Kinivo BTH240 Bluetooth Stereo Headphone review

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Up for review today is the Kinivo BTH240 Bluetooth Stereo Headphone, an affordable wireless solution for listening to music and/or taking calls. The first thing we noticed upon taking these out of the box was how light they were and how the parts didn’t feel of high quality. The plastic ...

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The Chill Box portable speaker review

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Chill Pill audio has emerged into the bluetooth portable speaker market with the Chill Box aimed at competing with Jawbone’s Jambox, but fails to hit the mark.  Priced at $100, the Chill Box is priced competitively however lacks the great features people want out of a bluetooth speaker, ...

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