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Weekend of November 29, 2019 – Hour 1

Tech News and Commentary

Dave and the team discuss the billions to be spent on Holiday gifts this year, the top 5 consumer gifts this year, avoiding a digital dystopia, update emails from a fake Microsoft address, interest in Tesla’s truck, the leads Galaxy S11, WeWork layoffs, iOS 14 news, Google Stadia heat issues, and more.

Donna in Townsend, Georgia listens on WBQO 93.7 FM and asked: “Is bluetooth an app that is in your phone that can be used with any vehicle, or does the vehicle have the bluetooth and you have to have a phone that is compatible? Can you use it in any vehicle?”

Donna, Bluetooth is a wireless standard. IEEE, the group that gave WiFi the 802.11 code, used to call Bluetooth the 802.15.2 standard, but they don’t anymore.

Bluetooth is just a near field communication standard and assuming both your phone and your car’s electronics adhere to it, they should be able to talk to each other.

Any modern or not-so-modern phone will have it, as will most semi-modern cars, but there are still plenty of cars on the road that don’t support Bluetooth calling or Bluetooth audio, if yours is one of them, there are 3rd party adaptors you can buy to add that functionality.

If you don’t mind the expense, swapping out your stereo for one that supports Bluetooth natively usually works better.

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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

Dave thrives on audience participation!

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