bluetooth technology

LG Smart Lamp brings a little intelligence to bulbs

LG has just revealed one of its little incursions into the smart home territory. Unveiling what it simply calls the Smart Lamp, these Bluetooth-enabled bulbs are designed to give a touch of automation and tech savvy into homes without the need to replace existing bulb fixtures.

Rooted NOOKcolor Tablet gets Bluetooth, can make calls

There's a great line in the movie Apollo 13 where Gene Kranz, the flight director of the mission, says "I don't care what it's designed to do, I care what it CAN do!" That couldn't be more true for the Barnes and Noble NOOKcolor eBook reader which is turning into a pretty adaptable Android tablet. The latest hack comes from CM7 Developer "Kmoobs" who managed to bring bluetooth capability to it through CM7 Nightly for Encore which takes advantage of the hidden bluetooth capability of the NookColor's WiFi chip. The capability is turned off in the software and CM7 Nightly for Encore re-enables it.

Parrot to bring web access and more to cars using Android

The gang over at Frost & Sullivan had an interview with Parrot. Parrot is the company behind the sweet AR.Drone and the plethora of Bluetooth headsets and hands free kits for cars and mobile phone users. Parrot's global OEM director Eric Riyahi gave a hint of what is to come from Parrot in the automotive integration market and the plan sounds good.

Samsung Galaxy S now Available in Germany

This phone is making its way around the world, this time it lands in Germany. If you live in Germany you can now preorder the Samsung Galaxy S. this is without a doubt one of the best Android devices to be released in the near future.