Category: Android

iPhone user are living on an i(s)land = iLand. Do they live iSolated?

5 new features of the next iPhone – no satire – Headlines from iPhone magazine – Jan 2013 1. Turn your phone sideways to display a larger keyboard Wow, a great feature that all Android phones and tablets already have. BTW, I installed a keyboard planned for Android phones on my Android tablet. I […]

Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n inside Nexus 7

Nice – for just 199 Bucks I can get a Android tablet that covers nearly all radio links I was talking about at Droidcon in Berlin. Comparison of Radio Links inside an Android Device and Examples for Applications The only radio link missed is ANT+. Anyhow, ANT+ can be covered by USB. The first […]

WiFi, Bluetooth, GSM? Whatever happened to X10?

The question as below reached me after publishing the Home Automation Solution on the Google TV box on different channels. I would like to share it with you. WiFi, Bluetooth, GSM? Whatever happened to X10? Thanks for the links Harald. They are definitely applicable to M2M! The TV box we got from Google helps […]

Comparison of NFC, Classic Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart and WLAN

Presentation at Droidcon 2012 in Berlin 16 slides about short range radio links inside an Android device for download: The focus of this presentation is on Bluetooth Smart. Bluetooth Smart was called WiBree years ago. Later on it was renamed to Bluetooth Low Energy also called Bluetooth 4.0. Four names for the same technology. […]