Seeing as how Motorola is kicking off the “no headphone jack” bandwagon, it seemed only appropriate that we cover its answer to the jackless phone – a Bluetooth headset. Motorola recently launched its Verve line of Bluetooth headphones and we wanted to take one set for a test run. We’ve been testing the Verve Ones+ for about a week and here is what we’ve found.
Once upon a time, a company called Motorola developed a Bluetooth earpiece called the Hint. The Verve Ones+ seem to be the next evolution of that device. These Bluetooth earbuds are tiny, and truly wireless. They also [...]
It’s the rumor that won’t die for the next iPhone everyone’s looking forward to. Will the iPhone 7 have a 3.5mm headphone jack or won’t it? If so, will Apple provide Lightning connector headphones? Bluetooth even? Maybe just an adapter? Or will we, the consumers, have to pay up for some Beats or something?
Someone within a Chinese parts supplier for Apple supposedly has the answer to our main question: yes, the headphone jack is gone. The bet is that wireless EarPods will be the way forward in terms of bundling an in-ear audio option in the [...]
For a long time, Bluetooth has been more of a novelty wireless connection for most consumers. It still is, at least for general consumers. All those speakers, headsets, keyboards, smartwatches and fitness bands rely on the standard, which bridges the gap between the ranges of Wi-Fi and contact/line-of-sight transmissions. But data speeds are relatively slow and the audience for those products seems a bit small right now.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group is betting that the audience will grow with smart objects and the Internet of Things coming into play. A connected [...]