Cheap BlueTooth Buttons and Linux

by @edent | # # # # # | 34 comments | Read ~33,073 times.

Selfie sticks - like most modern inventions - are utter tosh. But they've rapidly brought down the price of Bluetooth buttons. So who am I to complain? Let's take the venerable AB Shutter 3 - You can find it on Amazon for around £2 including postage - or around $2 on AliExpress. Frankly, that's stupidly […]

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iBeacon Business Cards

by @edent | # # # # | 1 comment | Read ~1,936 times.

Four years ago, I wrote an article for Moo.com about using QR Codes on business cards. At the time, it was the easiest way to get VCARD information from a physical card and onto a phone. I notice that Moo are now selling NFC enabled business cards. As regular readers know, I'm not a great […]

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The Best Phone for Blogging?

by @edent | # # # # # # # # | 2 comments | Read ~1,285 times.

This has been a really tough NaBloPoMo for me. Work has been frantic - meaning that my lunchtime blogging has been restricted to a quick bit of copy editing. I've also had some wonderful new toys to play with - which has distracted my attention. But the biggest problem? My Android phone. Don't get me […]

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Review: Jabra Clipper

by @edent | # # # # | 10 comments | Read ~2,685 times.

Those delightful coves at Jabra and Wildfire PR have kindly sent me a Jabra Clipper review unit.  Could this be the BlueTooth headset to replace my beloved Jabra BT3030 which had an unfortunate encounter with a washing machine last week? How does it stack up against my wishlist?

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Looking for a new BlueTooth Headset

by @edent | # # # # | 4 comments | Read ~1,537 times.

It turns out that my washing machine is incompatible with my BlueTooth headset. What was once my favourite little gizmo - resplendent with blinking lights - is now little more than scrap metal. Arse. The Jabra BT3030 was, without a doubt, the best BlueTooth headset I ever had. There were regular firmware updates for it. […]

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Bluetooth Spam from Coca-Cola

by @edent | # # # | 7 comments | Read ~373 times.

Bluetooth spam. It's been debated for a long time, but it looks like it's becoming a reality in the UK now that the ICO say marketers do not need opt-in consent - although the DMA differs in opinion. I was quietly sat in a London restaurant when my phone bleeped into action. Would I like […]

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