Why your next smart bulb might have Bluetooth inside

Bluetooth might not be the first wireless technology that springs to mind when it comes to taking charge of your smart bulbs, but that might be about to change. While the Zigbee wireless standard has traditionally ruled the roost when it comes to wireless smart bulb protocols, Bluetooth appears to …

LG SL8YG soundbar review: Generally excellent sound quality, though only in certain circumstances

LG’s SL8YG soundbar fulfills the goal of delivering better sound than what your TV’s puny audio system puts out, and it goes one step further, offering Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive sound from a single speaker and a wireless subwoofer. Once it’s set up properly—and you’re sitting in the right …

Google prépare Fast Share, son concurrent à AirDrop

Cette nouvelle alternative s’appellera FastShare et devrait fonctionner plus ou moins comme l’AirDrop d’Apple, qui permet des transferts de fichiers entre appareils Apple. Il sera donc possible d’échanger des images ou d’autres fichiers avec des appareils à proximité. Le contact initial entre les appareils serait établi via Bluetooth, et les …

Philips Hue system ready to work with Alexa, Google Assistant

Philips Hue is already a known line in the smart home game. Philips rolls out several products every year for the smart home. There are too many choices right now but the brand is one of the more reliable ones. Philips Hue smart bulbs have been tried and tested. Those …

New Philips Hue smart bulbs don’t need the Hue Bridge—but there’s a catch

There’s a brand-new generation of Philips Hue smart bulbs coming to market that don’t require the Philips Bridge to be controlled with a smart device. Yay! That’ll save folks who don’t already have Hue lights almost $50, right? Ah, but there’s a catch. If you want to integrate the new …

Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i review: This well-built wireless speaker delivers an underwhelming audio performance

Bluesound is a Canadian audio company within the Lenbrook family, which also includes the upscale brands PSB and NAD. Like many such well-respected companies, Bluesound has entered the wireless speaker market with several models, including the Pulse Flex 2i. Unfortunately, this particular speaker’s performance falls far short of what I …

Windows 10 v1809 et KB4494441, Microsoft annonce une défaillance du Bluetooth

Microsoft vient de confirmer une nouvelle défaillance liée à ses mises à jour cumulatives Windows 10. Plus précisément KB4494441 pose souci avec certains ordinateurs sous Windows 10 v1809. Explications. Publiée le 14 mai dernier, la mise à jour cumulative KB4494441 apporte d’importants correctifs de sécurité aux PC sous Windows 10 …

Windows 10, pourquoi certains périphériques Bluetooth ne fonctionnent plus ?

Le Patch Tuesday de juin 2019 a été l’occasion pour Microsoft de colmater plusieurs failles de sécurité. Certaines mesures ont été prise concernant les connexions sans fil Bluetooth. Il est possible que dans certain cas un périphérique bluetooth n’arrive plus à s’associer avec un PC Windows 10. Il ne s’agit …