Bluetooth® News – April 22

Apr 22
2009

April 22, 2009 – Mac OS X 10.5.7 to improve Bluetooth® compatibility, stability
Although it appeared that Apple was close to wrapping up development of Mac OS X 10.5.7 late last week, a new pre-release distribution of the software was dropped on developers Wednesday afternoon with a handful of additional tweaks added to mix.

It’s a Blue-tiful Day!: Goldilocks – Part II

Apr 21
2009
Tom Allebrandi

Tom Allebrandi

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Welcome back! Our story so far compares “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” to the upcoming enhancements to Bluetooth® technology. Goldilocks found that each of the Three Bears had different tastes in food and the beds they liked to sleep in. Trying each one, she only found one bowl of food and one bed to her liking.

With Bluetooth adding two more technologies in the near future, one has to wonder if “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” is an indication of things to come.

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Bluetooth® News – April 21

Apr 21
2009

April 21, 2009 – CSR’s Synergy is one of the world’s first Bluetooth® v3.0-ratified products
CAMBRIDGE, UK –(Business Wire)– CSR today announced that its Synergy wireless systems software is one of the world’s first products qualified to the newly ratified Bluetooth v3.0 standard.

April 21, 2009 – Bluetooth® Technology gets Faster with Bluetooth 3.0
TOKYO – April 22, 2009 – From its annual All Hands Meeting in Tokyo this week, the Bluetooth SIG formally adopted Bluetooth Core Specification Version 3.0 High Speed (HS), or Bluetooth 3.0.

Bluetooth® Life – Guitar Hero

Apr 15
2009

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Michael Hatton – Cartoon Guy Extraordinaire

Bluetooth® News – April 15

Apr 15
2009

Sometimes us Bluetooth aficionados can get lost in the technical minutiae (which for many years I thought was a tasty Italian soup.) We become enamored with absorbing the latest spec, testing the latest gadget, or prophesying the next great thing. And while all these are fine exercises and allow many of us to pay our bills, every once in a while it’s a good idea to take a big step back and look at what the world is doing with this amazing technology.
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How Technical Decisions Get Made By Standards Bodies

Apr 03
2009
Eric Kaplan

Eric Kaplan

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So How Do Those Important Technical Decisions Get Made By Standards Bodies?

Politically, of course. Right now there is a big battle going in the Continua Health Alliance over which low power wireless technology to standardize on. I’ll have plenty to say about that soon, but thought it would be interesting to look at somewhat recent history to give you a sense of how the high tech world works.

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It’s a Blue-tiful Day! – Goldilocks – Part I

Apr 02
2009
Tom Allebrandi

Tom Allebrandi

Tom Allebrandi Bio

Welcome to BTNEWS!

I’ve been asked to contribute a regular column here at BTNEWS on topics of general interest to the Bluetooth® community. My plan is to approach the topics using a slightly different and non-technical twist. To that end, let’s take a look at Goldilocks and the Three Bluetooths.

Many of us at one time or another have heard the story of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”. I’m not going to repeat the entire story, but here are the highlights.
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Peering over the edge

Apr 02
2009

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My name is Tim Brady, a highly acclaimed Tech Writer whose intellect is matched only by his depth of delusion. I don’t like to flaunt my accolades, but I will have you know that my latest award was for solid penmanship and keeping my work area clean. The fact that this was in the third grade in no way should lessen the immediate impact.

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Bluetooth® Life – Game Show

Apr 01
2009

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Michael Hatton – Cartoon Guy Extraordinaire