TryÂ Mobiluck application and start meeting people thanks to your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone. Thanks to Bluetooth connectivity, your mobile will be able to detect other devices and the Mobiluck software will allow you to exchange messages and files.
Mobiluck is a free software working on more than 150 mobile phones.
Download Mobiluck on Mobiluck.com
Walt Disney Internet Group Japan and Vodafone K.K. have announced that they will offer Disney’s first Bluetooth multiplayer 3D racing game, Cars 3D, on Vodafone live.
Click here to read more info on the Cars mobile game on Slashphone.com
Ever wonder how Bluetooth technolgy actually works? The site Pocketpcthoughts.com has published a very comprehensive report on how it works, with clear and crisp graphic details. If you want to learn how 2 Bluetooth devices can find each other and pair, look there.
Figure 1: The Bluetooth wireless spectrum range relative to other popular wireless technologies.
Figure 2: Two Bluetooth wireless devices that have not established a communication link transmitting and are hopping from band to band
Figure 3: Two Bluetooth wireless devices that have established a communication link. Note that both devices are synchronized as they transmit and hop.
Click here to read the article on PocketPCthoughts.com
A new report by Millward Brown commissioned by the Bluetooth SIG saysÂ consumer awareness of Bluetooth technology rose most significantly in the US, where for the first time over 50 percent of the respondents recognized the Bluetooth brand. Awareness of Bluetooth in America rose from just 22 percent in 2003 to 41 percent in 2004 and then to 58 percent in 2005. The largest bastion of Bluetooth educated consumers currently resides in the UK and Germany where average awareness was 88 percent.
And in Taiwan and Japan, 67 percent of respondents know which wireless technology brand to look for when connecting devices in the personal area network. Overall, Bluetooth technology is the best recognized wireless technology in all of the countries polled except the US where it is a close second in awareness (58 percent to 62 percent) to Wi-Fi.
Click here to see the Bluetooth SIG press release
Edmunds.com is one of America’s most influential and authoritative source and intermediary of automotive information. They’ve published an excellent report on Bluetooth use in cars, featuring the Parrot CK3100: “What the Heck Is Bluetooth and Why Should I Care?”
The advantage of Bluetooth-enabled devices is that Bluetooth is a standard operating “system” for lack of a better word. Various devices from diverse manufacturers can communicate wirelessly.
From an automotive perspective, Bluetooth offers the ability to utilize your personal cell phone through an in-car system.
Aftermarket kits are also available if you’re not in the market for a new car. A company called Parrot makes several adapter kits as does Motorola and others. The kits are very affordable with prices starting well below $200.”
Click here to read this article on Edmunds.com
The Russian site Mobile-review.com has posted a long article on the SonyEricsson toy car. This Bluetooth mini-car is controlled by your T68 SonyEricsson mobile phone. Funny enough, the car can be recharged by plugging it to you cell phone!
Extract : “Sony Ericsson has started producing cars! Well, not actual cars obviously, but a Bluetooth toy-model! This accessory was fittingly named a â€œBluetooth Carâ€, and is controlled with Sony Ericsson Bluetooth-enabled models only â€“ other brands of Bluetooth-phones are non-compatible .”
Click here to read theÂ article on Mobile-review.com
Parrot 3200 LS-COLOR was the “Best Buy winner” of all hands-free car kit reviewed by Auto Express UK magazine.
“It’s a former Auto Express Accessory of the Year winner, and Parrot is still a class act. ”
Click here to see the comparison on Autoexpress.co.uk
When it comes to BluetoothÂ®-related communication, nobody does it better than the heavyweights in computing. It should be pointed out that Apple was the first to use wireless technology. In particular, there is BluetoothÂ® synchronisation between the Mac and the mobile phone, while waiting for the release of a high likely BluetoothÂ® iPod, even if we will have to make do with adapters in the meantimeâ€¦
Microsoft is also going to great lengths to create a stir about wireless technology. In addition to Pocket PCs, which are starting to communicate and which support GPS applications, mice, keyboards and printers are now incorporating the BluetoothÂ® technology. Microsoft is encouraging this means of communication, which can be used to connect up to seven wireless peripherals to the computer for sharing photos, music and other types of document. The Seattle giant has integrated BluetoothÂ® in its new video console, the Xbox 360, just like Sony obviously will with the PS3…
The Japanese company has announced that PlayStation 3 will utilize Bluetooth 2.0 EDR technology (The latest Bluetooth Specification Version) in its PS3 console and controllers. In other words, Father Christmas just might be hiding a blue tooth behind his white beard this year. A godsend to make children and parents more savvy about this technology.
Parrot intends to set up a BluetoothÂ® corner in every shop. Based on an idea by Henri Seydoux, Parrot’s CEO, a display unit was designed to showcase the products spearheading the range. The 6′ 4″ unit focuses the spotlight on the BluetoothÂ® technology and flies Parrot’s colours (yellow, red and green) through three products: the Parrot CK3000 Evolution, the Parrot 3200 LS-COLOR and theÂ CD/MP3/Bluetooth car stereoÂ Parrot Rhythm n’Blue .
If you want to tryÂ a Parrot hands-free car kit, look for this eye-catching multi-coloured display unit in your favorite point-of-sale.
Are you a Stuff reader or subscriber ? If so maybe you’d like to know that the French edition of this everything-about-gadgets magÂ put the Parrot 3200 LS-COLOR on the front cover.Â We’re pleased to learn geek girls love Parrot products!
WatchÂ the Parrot 3400 LS-GPS Bluetooth hands-free car kit demo live:
See the complete hands-on review of Parrot 3400 LS-GPS on Phonearena.com: http://www.phonearena.com/htmls/Parrot-3400-LS-GPS-Bluetooth-Car-Kit-Review-review-r_1410.html Â
Believe it or not, Bluetooth can empower keyboards! A new company, Frogpad Inc, has designed a very innovative Wireless keyboard.
Check it here: http://www.frogpad.com