Category: bluetooth

AM/FM Radio Gets Bluetooth Upgrade

For many commercial broadcast radio has lost its luster, leaving an unknowable number of perfectly serviceable AM/FM radios to lie dormant. But they don’t have to. As [Dan Gebhardt] shows in his recent hack, integrating a Bluetooth audio receiver into portable radio may be easier than you think. For this project, [Dan] wanted to make […]
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How To Exit Emergency Mode on Android

Emergency mode is a useful feature that many Android enthusiasts have found to be of great help. This feature is especially useful when you find yourself in a difficult situation. Emergency mode allows you limited access to the emergency features of your Android phone. This helps your handset preserve battery power for extended standby time. When the emergency mode […]
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Adjusting Default Bluetooth Connections in Android

Nothing puts the breaks on a good time like your BlueTooth speakers not connecting — when the music stops, the party stops! Bluetooth technology is one aspect of Android devices we really can’t handle living without. When it stops working or starts having problems, we go haywire. Because there are often so many problems with this […]
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How to Use Nearby Share on Samsung S20 Device

Among the gadgets released in 2020, the Samsung S20 Android has attracted so much attention. And you have the easy-to-use Nearby Share feature to thank for all this hype. You can really only compare the remarkable Samsung S20 Nearby Share feature to Apple’s Airdrop. So let’s take a little time to understand how to use this intriguing […]
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How To Connect Android Bluetooth to Windows 10

We’ve all experienced the need to share files or data from one device to another wirelessly. With advances in wavelength technology, the ultra-high frequency (UHF) band gave birth to Bluetooth. People use Bluetooth for exchanging data wirelessly between fixed and mobile devices over a short distance. Instead of cables, all it uses is a small radio chip […]
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ESP32 Turned Open Source COVID-19 Contact Tracer

Over the past few months we’ve heard a lot about contact tracers which are designed to inform users if they’ve potentially come into close proximity with someone who has the virus. Generally these systems have been based on smartphone applications, but there are also hardware solutions that can operate independently for those who are unable […]
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