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May 18 2010   1:59AM GMT

All you wanted to know about Bluetooth

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

You know what it is, you use it to tether you laptop for Internet, you use it with a bluetooth headset and you also may use it to talk through a car stereo deck… but there are a few things you may not know, see the insert below…

Bluetooth sharpened its competitive edge in two new versions. Bluetooth 3 introduced 802.11 and Bluetooth 4 introduced a low-energy (LE) mode.

“Today, Bluetooth is shipping over one billion chips every year,” Nick Hunn, Bluetooth expert and wireless evangelist for CSR, told TechNewsWorld. “Looking forward, the industry can see that growing by an order of magnitude.”

Bluetooth is set to become even more dominant as a short-range wireless technology with the release of the latest Bluetooth low energy specification, Hunn said.

Now check out the full story here at Tech News World…

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