Recent Bluetooth news and analysis from knowledgeable experts.

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Link-U security camera review: 4G connectivity and battery backup let this camera deliver security anywhere

Its ability to run on LAN, Wi-Fi, or LTE connectivity and to draw via power over ethernet or its onboard battery means this security camera can go wherever you do.

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62% off Etekcity Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Receiver - Deal Alert

Stream audio from your Bluetooth device to any non-Bluetooth enabled receiver, speaker or car stereo with this adapter from Etekcity. Just connect it to your speaker system via a traditional RCA or 3.5mm aux audio input, and pair with...

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Bose Soundlink Micro review: This very tiny Bluetooth speaker delivers great big sound

This diminutive device as good as some speakers twice its size.

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Friday Lock review: A competitor to the August retrofit smart lock arrives at last

Friday Labs' debut smart lock makes a positive first impression, but in use it comes across as undercooked.

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Anker SoundCore A3102 Bluetooth speaker review: Inexpensive, but surprisingly not cheap

An off-the-hook price-to-performance ratio renders this small speaker a good value.

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August Smart Lock Pro and Smart Lock 3rd Generation reviews: The best retrofit lock gets incrementally smarter

But we can't recommend the second and less-expensive new model.

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Astell&Kern AK XB10 Bluetooth DAC and amp review: Wireless, hi-res audio for any headphones

You don't need new headphones to benefit from Qualcomm's aptX HD codec.

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How to listen to music safely on a bike

Wearing headphones while cycling can be dangerous, even illegal. Instead, you can use a Bluetooth bicycle helmet or wearable speaker to listen to music or traffic directions safely while riding.


Anker's highly popular Bluetooth keyboard is just $14 right now

If you need a Bluetooth keyboard to start the fall season, Anker's lower-end model is currently on sale at Amazon.

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Motorola X4: Four times the Bluetooth audio

Lenovo's new Motorola X4 smartphone is half the price of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8, but does at least one thing twice as well: stream audio to multiple Bluetooth speakers or headphones.

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Sony incorporates Google Assistant into its new wireless smart speaker

But the Sony LF-S50G Wireless Speaker looks less like Google Home and more like Apple’s HomePod.

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Switchmate Bright review: The quick and easy path to smart lighting

You’ll spend more time downloading the app than installing this smart switch.

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Vaux speaker dock review: Add battery power and an improved speaker to your Echo Dot

Its acoustic performance won’t knock your socks off, but this combo is vastly superior to the Amazon Tap.

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26% off Qwerkywriter BlueTooth Mechanical Keyboard with Integrated Tablet Stand - Deal Alert

What you have here is the modern day BlueTooth equivalent of an old vintage clicky clacky mechanical typewriter.

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JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker review: Better-than-expected sound in a compact, waterproof enclosure

$100 isn’t chickenfeed, but this small speaker sounds like it should cost a lot more.

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V-Moda Remix review: A little too much of a good thing

Thumbs up on the integrated headphone amp, thumbs down on the exaggerated bass.

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Kwikset Premis review: A capable smart lock for iOS users

Kwikset Premis review: A capable smart lock for iOS users


Igloohome Smart Deadbolt 02 review: A smart lock work-in-progress

It looks good, but it needs fine-tuning.

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Yale Real Living Assure Lock review: An atypically poor effort from a leading manufacturer

This Bluetooth-only smart deadbolt is a distant also-ran.

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Schlage Sense review: The heaviest-duty of heavy-duty smart locks

Built for industry, but perfect for home.

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