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Since you can't send data via Bluetooth from an iPhone to a MacBook, I need to know if there exist any external bluetooth alternatives that you can use to transmit data to a MacBook?

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Does it have to be Bluetooth? What about Wifi? – hellothere Aug 19 '12 at 7:06

If you have a jailbroken iPhone, you can send files over Bluetooth using the tweak AirBlue Sharing - here's the developer's page about it and a Lifehacker post about it.

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