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Nokia's Wibree joins Bluetooth

Ultra-low power is being added to the features of short-range Bluetooth technology. The ultra low-power Wibree technology developed by Nokia Corp. will become part of the Bluetooth specification under an agreement reached by the Wibree... More...

Apple to Introduce Bluetooth Mighty Mouse

The Bluetooth version of its single-button, right-clickable mouse by Apple has submitted a filing with the FCC. This mouse will be the same as the current Mighty House (single-button, right-clickable mouse) except it is wireless.... More...

Bluetooth Backers Offer Security Tips

After two Israeli researchers published a paper earlier this month explaining how security mechanisms in short-range wireless Bluetooth technology could be quickly undermined, members of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) are now urging users... More...

Bluetooth chews on future plans

A new version of the Bluetooth wireless specification and a three-year plan for more updates have backers hoping the technology will finally take off in the U.S. market. The Bluetooth Special Interest... More...

Security Cavities Ail Bluetooth

Serious flaws discovered in Bluetooth technology used in mobile phones can let an attacker remotely download contact information from victims' address books, read their calendar appointments or peruse text messages on their phones to conduct... More...

Bluetooth Phones Could Leak Data

A pair of security experts have found a Bluetooth exploit which allows hackers to steal any information stored on Bluetooth cell phones. The pair (Adam Laurie & Martin Herfurt) demonstrated this exploit on popular... More...

Bluetooth group preps 2.1Mbps spec

A new version of Bluetooth is making its way to consumers (sooner or later). This new version dubbed Bluetooth Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) increases data transmission by compressing the data better. Bluetooth EDR... More...

Zoo tracks children with Bluetooth tag

Denmark's Aalborg Zoo is setting up a system that lets parents use their cell phones to keep tabs on their children's whereabouts. BodyTags, developed by tracking specialists BlueTags, are small Bluetooth pods that clip to... More...

Big future for Bluetooth

Despite the aura of gloom pervading the computer market in 2002, one technology looks like it had a good year. A report out this week shows that Bluetooth, the short-range radio system,... More...

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