Tech news tagged ‘Bluetooth’

Reteneo Puck transmits Android-compatible beacon platform

The Reteneo Puck beacon platform is described as a stripped-down Android (and iOS) compatible beacon platform, running on a $15 per month subscription model.

A Beacon? It uses Bluetooth Smart to advertise its presence to passing smartphones, with advertising and marketing often in mind…

Reteneo says it allows multiple…

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Going to market with Bluetooth Smart

If your work on Android involves Bluetooth, this one may be worth checking out – Five steps to get your Bluetooth smart product to market

It’s on the CSR blog, and covers design prototypes, pre-production hardware, and integration and testing…

Caveat emptor, it is heavily based in parts around…

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CSR Bluetooth Smart devkit is Android friendly

CSR has a new devkit to get Bluetooth Smart prototypes up and running fast. It’s Android friendly in the sense that the kit includes example source code for Android (and iOS) to help app developers quickly get to grips with the Bluetooth Smart element.

The kit includes a full…

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra pushes the phablet envelope

Must cover this one. It’s big but it’s slim, it’s Full HD but it’s also waterproof… It’s the Android-powered Sony Xperia Z Ultra and it’s pushing the phablet envelope (a form factor criticised by Apple purists but one that is increasingly popular with…

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Sony says it’s time for the Android-friendly SmartWatch 2

Sony has lifted its shirt cuff to reveal… the SmartWatch 2, an updated version of its Android-friendly, wrist-based computing device.

Key features include splash proofness, NFC support, and a slightly larger display (a 1.6in transflective LCD, 220×176 pixels), for this self-dubbed ‘second screen’ for Android devices…

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