It takes advantage of the same i OS 7 tool Apple uses for its Air Drop feature, pictured right Instead of sending messages using mobile or data signal, the features lets users send messages to people in close proximity that are in Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct range - up to around 30 feet (9 metres).Sony SRS-XB40 has a built-in multi-coloured line light, speaker lights and a flashing strobe.I probably know this person, because they'd need my number to make the call.
In 'Nearby' mode, instead of sending messages using a mobile or data signal, the feature lets users send messages to people in close proximity that are in Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct range - up to around 30 feet (9 metres).
The Fire Chat app, pictured left, was developed by Open Garden.
During the review period, profanity and racial slurs were commonplace, some users were scantily clad, one 13-year-old was asked sexually charged questions, and one broadcast showed someone preparing marijuana.
Privacy issues abound as users have no control over who views their broadcasts, and all their clicks and interactions as a viewer could be collected or shared.
In the app there are 'chatrooms' including Everyone and Nearby.