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Most read Gadget Master posts in January

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The new year is already getting older, January has already sped away from us. But let’s cling on a bit longer and see – by the power of Google Analytics – what clicked on Gadget Master in the month just gone.

Robot Wars returns, this time with Bluetooth…

BBC robot wars robot_tank

Robot Wars battles its way back to UK screens this year, with Bluetooth on hand to help. Martin Woolley, Technical programme manager of the Bluetooth SIG, is among those awaiting the return! Robot Wars is making a return to UK screens after a 12 year holiday, news that understandably was met with much joy from fans worldwide, and Bluetooth is ...

Getting your hands on a genuine Genuino 101

Welcome the Genuino 101

We wrote about the Arduino/Genuino 101 being unveiled at the Maker Faire in Rome back in October last year, see Intel, Arduino combine on Genuino, a Raspberry Pi rival. Well, Mouser has confirmed it will be shipping the new board, in addition to stockists such as Cool Components, Proto-Pic, 4tronix and Pimoroni.

aptX HD brings 24-bit audio over Bluetooth

Qualcomm CES 2016

This one caught Gadget Master’s eye – or should I say, ear? – as I remember hearing about aptX for the first time at a CSR audio demo a couple of years ago. Anyway, Qualcomm has officially unveiled aptX HD, an enhanced version of the codec that offers 24-bit music data, over low-power wireless links, compared with the 16-bit (“CD-quality”) ...