Tag Archives: bluetooth

How to pair Pebble smart watch with HTC EVO 4G LTE

My Pebble arrived recently and I was quite bummed that it did not seem pairable with my HTC EVO 4G LTE 🙁 Thankfully, after a bit of experimentation, I was able to pair the two lovely devices. Here is how: #1 Make sure Bluetooth is ‘on’ for both devices #2 Go to the Bluetooth pairing screen on the EVO and choose, Menu -> Search for devices #3 You should see a screen similar to the one below: #4 Choose ‘Pair’

S200E/Q200E 2nd antenna for upgraded WiFi, Bluetooth, WiDi

The ASUS  S200E and Q200E are lovely laptops, but unfortunately they lack Bluetooth and they do not support Intel’s WiDi 🙁 Fortunately, all is not lost! With a bit of perseverance and a few dollars (approx $40USD) you can get better WiFi performance, good bluetooth support, and even WiDi on your S200E or Q200E. 🙂 Here is how: #1 You will need to be willing to open up your laptop, you can see the steps necessary here. #2 You will need an appropriate combo WiFi/bluetooth card,

Jambox vs. HMDX Jam

This comparison is still in progress… this is just the initial draft 🙂 [more photos will be added] First we will start with a comparison of performance on six different songs covering a variety of eras and genres: Listening (at moderate/normal volume levels) Jambox ratings for the following sampling of songs: Thrift Shop – this is a fun song and the Jambox does a superb job here. Everything sounds as it should. Excellent Roll Over Beethoven, Chuck Berry -overall nice

ACPI TOS6205 drivers for Windows 7 [solved]

Q. Hello JD H, I have an issue, I installed win 7 (32 bit) on my Toshiba Satellite P300 and there is this unknown device (ACPI\TOS6205) I cannot find the right driver! Please can you assist me to get the driver? Abdul M. A. Here is the download link for the bluetooth driver that should fix your ACPI TOS6205 Unknown Device issue: , Toshiba dl link UPDATE from Abdul M. That was the right driver and I thank you for fixing my Toshiba Satellite problem. 🙂

Acer Aspire One 722 Performance Upgrades

If you have the lovely little AO722 netbook you may be looking for some simple and cheap upgrades. Here are my top upgrades for the AO722: Upgrade the RAM to 4GB for $20 or even 8GB for less than $40! Upgrade the HDD to a high performance SSD for less than $100 Add bluetooth by upgrading the wifi card to a combo wifi + bluetooth card for about $20 Add a Huawei 3G data card in the extra mini pci-e slot The AMD

Add bluetooth to the Acer Aspire One 722

If you would like to add bluetooth to your AO722, there are a couple easy (and pretty cheap) options: #1 Compact USB bluetooth adapter These are about $20 with free shipping at Amazon and this particular model has 600 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars The dongle is small enough that you can just leave it plugged into a free USB port Installation consists of simply plugging the adapter into your USB and installing the driver, if you hit

Cool Bluetooth Temperature Sensors: Android, iOS, Cloud

2013 UPDATE with additional option: Here is a line of some wireless sensor products that are garnering rave reviews! They utilize a manager (ethernet tag manager) device which can communicate with low cost sensors then report the data to your device or the cloud, together it all forms a nice alternative to traditional Bluetooth sensors. Enjoy 🙂 Monitor and Find Everything in Your Home or Office from the Internet – Wireless Sensor Tagshttp://www.mytaglist.com/Wireless sensor tags connect events in physical world, e.g. motion, door/gate

Turn X220 Bluetooth ON

Today was the first day I used bluetooth with my Lenovo X220 ThinkPad. The process is simple, but make sure you enable bluetooth by pressing Fn+F5 and change the Bluetooth status to “Radio On”: Once you turn the radio on, Windows 7 will display various prompts. When you pair a device (in my case bluetooth speakers) Windows 7 may install some necessary drivers and then you should be good to go. More X220 Bluetooth info: X220 activating Bluetooth – Off by default