Bluetooth

iPhone

AirPods Are a Tragedy

Apple claims that AirPods are building a “wireless future.” Many people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker.
Caroline Haskins
5.6.19
Technology

This Ring That Controls Sound Will Impress Your Nerd-Ass Friends

Will the Icelandic invention revolutionize music technology, or just turn your shitty friend into the Iron Man of DJs?
Alfred Maddox
3.30.18
Another Day Another Hack

Security Researchers Hacked a Bluetooth-Enabled Butt Plug

The quest for a secure wireless sex toy continues.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.17.17
walled garden

Apple Doesn't Trust You

It thinks it knows what you want more than you do.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.21.17
psa

Turning Off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11's Control Center Doesn’t Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi or Bluetooth

And it’s a feature, not a bug.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.20.17
Internet Insecurity

Hackers Could Silently Hack Your Cellphone And Computers Over Bluetooth

Security researchers reveal several new bugs that allowed hackers to hack into cellphones and computers simply because they had Bluetooth on.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.12.17
accessibility

Toronto’s New Auditory ‘Beacons’ Will Help Blind People Navigate Downtown

They transmit navigation data directly to blind people’s phones.
Alison Motluk
9.12.17
toy

Hack a Furby to Rickroll Your Friends Through Its Creepy Eyeball Menu

YouTube user Jeija called Hasbro’s newest app-updated Furby software “a giant mistake.”
Becky Ferreira
1.22.17
Design

Phone Case Turns Your Display into an Immersive VR Experience

Pinć VR is smartphone case that doubles as a virtual reality headset that can fit in your pocket.
Beckett Mufson
1.16.17
Apple

​Apple Deleting the iPhone’s Audio Jack Is Good News for Marketing Companies

Bluetooth tracking beacons will become a lot more effective once everyone ditches their headphone jack.
Janus Rose
9.23.16
short circuit

Here's What We Want the iPhone 7 to Look Like

Hands off our headphone jack.
Nicholas Deleon
9.7.16
Technology

How Companies Are Using Technology to Make Workers 'Happy' in Their Crappy Jobs

Call center jobs are about to get a lot "friendlier," and maybe a lot more creepy too.
Mark Mann
9.5.16
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