One of the important Android announcements made at Google's recent developers conference was the upcoming support for Bluetooth Smart in the next version of Android. This means that the world of smart-devices and the "Internet of things" will arrive on an Android device near you soon. What smart-devices would you like to see and how would they interact with your Android device?
Vertus: stereo Bluetooth made possible with almost any pair of powered speakers
We have no idea what HTC was thinking with this one, but the HTC Mini is a Bluetooth accessory we hope one won’t have to buy. The thing looks like a good-old dumb phone and it’s expected to help you make better use of your large smartphone.
If you’re out on the road a lot then it makes sense to invest in a good Bluetooth speakerphone for your car. Join us as we run through the best in-car Bluetooth speakerphone options to hook up with your Android.
Back in October, we took a look at the Braven 625s portable Bluetooth speaker, and found it worthy of recommendation. If you've had your eye on the 625s but were waiting for something easier on the wallet, you might want to check out the Braven 570, which is about to go on sale via QVC.
iGrill from iOS remotely monitors food temperatures; now available for Android
The iGrill is an already popular item among iOS users. It uses Bluetooth enabled thermometers to monitor your food temperature. Then, it sends that information to the included monitor, and you can then view it on your smartphone. After a few years, the product has finally made its big Android debut.