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Bluetooth 5 With 4x Longer Range and 2x Faster Speed is Officially Approved

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group today announced that the Bluetooth 5 standard has been officially adopted, which means manufacturers are now able to build it into their devices.

The next-generation Bluetooth standard offers longer range, faster speed, a larger broadcast message capacity, and better interoperability with other wireless technologies.

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Compared to existing Bluetooth 4.2 protocol, Continue reading Bluetooth 5 With 4x Longer Range and 2x Faster Speed is Officially Approved

WhatsApp apps Finally comes to Mac & Windows desktops

WhatsApp is one of the most popular chat apps for smartphones in use today. But to use it on a desktop, you had to run a Web app through your browser.

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Now the Facebook-owned app is streamlining the process with the launch of a desktop app that syncs with your mobile device. WhatsApp said the new desktop app, which was released Tuesday, mirrors your mobile device, allowing you to message friends and family while your phone is in your pocket.

And because it runs natively on your desktop as opposed to through an app on your browser, the app allows for native notifications and better keyboard shortcuts, WhatsApp said. Continue reading WhatsApp apps Finally comes to Mac & Windows desktops