Unless you've been living under a rock, no doubt you've heard all about Apple's new iPad. It comes packed with plenty of welcome upgrades. Among these are a crisp Retina display, a new A5X processor with quad-core graphics to drive all those pixels, and an optional 4G LTE connection for swift cellular data. What slipped under the radar, though, was the iPad's Bluetooth 4.0 support.
In fact, the new iPad is the first tablet with Bluetooth 4.0, aka Bluetooth Smart Ready. Not exactly impressed? Well, I admit that Bluetooth tech has faded from people's minds as a hot mobile feature. This new Bluetooth version, however, promises to bring a host of attractive features.
Tablets, Bluetooth, and you
The most notable new ability of Bluetooth 4.0 devices is to sip power slowly, especially gadgets designed to operate as sensors. These include gizmos that measure fitness performance such as heart rate and activity like the Motorola Motoactv and ... [Read more]