Bluetooth 4.1 update brings speed, reliability and battery life improvements

By Justin Kahn
Dec 5, 2013
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  1. It has been quite a while since Bluetooth 4.0 standards were introduced back in 2010, in the years following the tech has grown to become a major part of many of the devices and services we use on a daily...

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  2. Maybe just MAYBE !...

    CSR will finally come to it's senses and support Windows 7/8 6-bit with aptX codec drivers for this new Bluetooth revision. Aptx has proven to improve sound quality for music by a big margin, but it's patented by CSR and they don't want support Windows 64bit at all !!!.
  3. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,040   +678

    "The new standard will, for example, automatically shut down your Bluetooth connection when you go out of range while remembering that set-up and automatically re-connecting as you move back into range."

    I'd be happy if that's all 4.1 offered. I'd like to see this done with saved WiFi connections as well.
    Chuck Cortes likes this.
  4. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,377   +286

    I wonder how it will compare to current NFC. Obviously NFC is hardly widespread but its features are fantastic.

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