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I would like to understand what other ways I can use the bluetooth on my iPad apart from connecting a keyboard via.

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You can do peer-to-peer networking on bluetooth with some games and other applications.

I haven't checked out the details but my understanding is that the Bluetooth profile is much better in the iPhone 4 and iPad than in the early iPhones. I expect you could also hook up to BT headphones and speakers to stream music.

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In addition to P2P sharing and audio streaming like Doug said, if you have a jailbroken 3G one, you can create a wifi hotspot using MiFi.

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Also, some emulators allow you to use a Wii controller via Bluetooth.

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There are Bluetooth-to-IR devices (for example) that let you control your TV and other devices from your iPad over Bluetooth.

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thanks for the answer. This little gadget looks really good! – gyurisc May 22 '12 at 18:44

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