Bluetooth is a proprietary open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short wavelength radio transmissions) from fixed and mobile devices, creating personal area networks (PANs) with high levels of security. -Wikipedia

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Re-enabling virtual iPad keyboard with paired Bluetooth keyboard

I have an Apple bluetooth keyboard (A1255) paired to my iPad. Pressing the keyboard's eject button lets me hide or display the virtual keyboard. It makes sense to hide it with the external keyboard ...
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Application to copy SMS messages from Sony Ericsson Bluetooth-equipped phone to Mac?

What application could I use to copy SMS messages from a Sony Ericsson Bluetooth-equipped phone to a Mac? I previously used BluePhoneElite 2 for this. But it no longer seems to be able to read the ...
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How power efficient are Apple's bluetooth devices?

I learned from this post that I can hold the power button long enough to turn off the bluetooth keyboard. I used Apple's bluetooth mouse around 5 years ago, and I just threw it away as it was a ...
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Forcing bluetooth for iPhone incoming calls

Is there anyway to force the iPhone to always use Bluetooth for incoming calls? - I'm on a motorcycle and have my iPhone set to auto answer calls, problem is it answers with the built in iPhone ...
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iPhone 4 Bluetooth Compatability

I have a problem with the connection between my iPhone 4 and the bluetooth system in my car. Frequently it will not connect to my car and frequently the connection breaks down during dialling and ...
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Does iPhone 4 work with Bluetooth Headphones/Headsets that have Back/Next/Answer?

I am considering purchasing something like Sennheiser MM450 Bluetooth Headphones but I'd like to get some input on whether the Back/Next/Play/Pause/Answer buttons work as expected with iPhone 4? I've ...
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Is it possible for my HTC phone to interupt my music when I receive a call?

I frequently miss incoming telephone calls because I am listening to my iPod Touch. Does anyone know if it's possible for my iPod to detect incoming calls on my mobile phone (an HTC Desire) and alert ...
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Internal Bluetooth Failed in Mac Pro

I have a dual quad-core Mac Pro bought in July 2008 (2.8GHz Xeon processors, 16GB RAM). Not the latest model. But the internal Bluetooth never worked very well and finally quit completely (after the ...
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iPhone: WiFi, Bluetooth and cellular network not working

I have iPhone 3GS and suddenly it's gone away. I mean WiFi, bluetooth is not working, and I can't make any calls. Here's a screenshot: Any help will be appreciated!
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When is bluetooth tethering better than wifi tethering?

One of the features added in the iOS 4.3 update is the ability to tether to your iPhone via wifi in addition to the USB and bluetooth tethering that's been in iOS since 3.0. I understand the use case ...
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How to access special keys using a ZAGGmate keyboard with iSSH on the iPad?

I just purchased a ZAGGmate case with Bluetooth keyboard. I immediately logged into a Linux machine via iSSH and opened up vim. I can type just fine on this little keyboard, but I am having ...
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How can a keyboard be shared with an iPad?

What are the ways for both an iMac and an iPad to share the same physical keyboard? If it's possible to share a regular Apple bluetooth keyboard between both devices without jailbreaking the iPad, I ...
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Multiple Bluetooth Speakers

1) Is it possible to output the audio over a2dp to multiple speakers simultaneously? 2) Is it possible to change the audio output to A2DP speakers directly from iTunes or do I have to change the ...
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It is possible to use iPhone as BT headset for the computer?

I would like to use my iPhone as an BT headset, is it possible to pair it with the computer and to have it used for computer calls?
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Universal method to record calls via Bluetooth in OS X 10.6?

I am a freelance journalist who needs to record calls for accuracy and legal reasons -- I inform every person I record that I am doing so, so *PLEASE* do *NOT* post asking about the legality of ...
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Auto Pairing of iPhone with Toyota Prius

Every time I want to connect an iPhone to the Toyota Prius, I have to do the following: On the Prius, go to the audio screen, then select the bluetooth tab. Press the connect button. On the iPhone, ...
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Transfer file between iPhones using Bluetooh

Can I transfer data between two iPhones via Bluetooth?
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Reset Mac OS X bluetooth service?

Any way to do this either via a utility, command-line, or otherwise? I regularly have my headphones and moused paired which causes the bluetooth service to crash nearly daily. Sometimes I can just ...
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Can I transfer photos from iPhone 4 to a MacBook via Bluetooth?

Is there any way to transfer photos from the iPhone 4 camera roll to a MacBook over Bluetooth?
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iOS app to transfer images, photos to another phone via Bluetooth

Is there an app that can help me get connected to bluetooth in mobile phones manufactured by companies like nokia, samsunng, etc
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Is there a bluetooth phone that can remain paired with iPhone?

What I would like to do is find a bluetooth capable phone that I can pair with my iPhone and will remain paired even if my iPhone is paired with a bluetooth headset at the same time. I had purchased ...
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Is it possible to disconnect a bluetooth connection using Applescript?

I want to disconnect a connection to a bluetooth device through an Applescript. Please note that I don't want to disable or enable bluetooth, I just want to disable one specific connection.
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iPhone 3G bluetooth unaccessible

This is all that's happening. My laptop, my other mobile and my desktop computer all see each other. But my iPhone just keeps "searching". Any tips on what to try?
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any bluetooth keyboards with integrated pointing device (trackball/trackpad)?

I'm looking for a keyboard and pointing device which I can use when my laptop is plugged into my TV. It needs to be able to connect to the laptop via bluetooth (I want to minimize the time and effort ...
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Can you tether via bluetooth?

I would like my iPad to connect to the internet via a bluetooth modem (in this particular case, a Samsung Omnia with a more convenient pricing plan.) The iPad has been bought full price and thus ...
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2nd Gen iPod (iOS4.x) using iPod keyboard

Does anyone tried cramming a second gen iPod touch with iOS4 into the iPad keyboard sold by apple? I've seen this but I'm not sure what the difference in architecture is between the iPhone that the ...
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Use iPod Touch bluetooth to connect mobile phone and use dial-up for internet

Is it possible to code a program which connects to my phone and use its dial-up service (GRPS/EDGE) to connect to the Internet?
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Can I transmit audio from iPhone to Mac via a Bluetooth A2DP profile?

Is there any way to connect my iPhone 4 to my Mac Mini via Bluetooth so that I can play music on my iPhone and hear it on the speakers connected to my Mac? When I try to connect to my computer via my ...
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Can I use a PC/Mac keyboard as a Bluetooth keyboard for iPhone?

I'm wondering about the feasibility of using my iMac's built-in bluetooth as a source for keyboard input to my iphone. There are times I want to type longer messages in my iphone, i keep a bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth Not Available?

Mac OS X 10.6.4, MacBook Pro, Apple Magic Trackpad. The trackpad is unresponsive. Right-clicking on the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar shows me gray text that says "Bluetooth not available". I don't ...
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Can I use my iPhone as a fax machine modem using the Bluetooth connection?

I'd like to use my iPhone 4 as a bluetooth modem so I can send a fax using my Mac. I can pair my iPhone to the mac and then add a fax from the Printer section of System Preferences and then, I can ...
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Over-promiscuous bluetooth on Macbook Pro

So I have bluetooth stereo headphones (Motorola s305), that, now with iOS 4.1 and AVRCP, are a delight with my iPhone 3GS, at least, unless I happen to turn them on when my Macbook Pro is around. ...
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Does the new iPod Touch (iOS 4.1 / 4 gen) require that you jail break it to use a Blue Tooth keyboard?

I already have a BT keyboard and I don't really want to buy a new one, so my question is, will the BT keyboard I already have work with an ipod touch? Or will I need to use a proprietary Apple ...
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Recommendations for iPhone Bluetooth Headsets for Listening to Music?

I have a Motorola ROKR S9-HD headset and the Previous and Next buttons don't work with my iPhone 4. I'm thinking about buying a different headset to replace it. What options exist and which are the ...
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Can I listen to music from my iPhone with a Plantronics Discovery 665 Headset?

The headset supports the "Headset" and "Hands-Free" profiles. I can make phone calls with it, but when I play music, it doesn't work.
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Can I set the stereo Bluetooth profile as the default, or remove the mono profile?

Whenever I turn on my Nokia bluetooth headphones they automatically connect to my Macbook. The problem is they always connect to the Mono (and not the Stereo) profile. So I have to disconnect and ...
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Decent sweat-resistant headphones with mic (ie, iPhone compatible) [closed]

Similar to this question already posed: Decent headphones with a Mic for Android and iPhone, I'm looking for a pair of decent sweat resistant headphones that are good for working out. Originally I ...
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Can you solve these intermittent audio problems with Ford Sync and iPhone?

Most of the time my iPhone 3GS works well with the Ford SYNC system (based on Microsoft Auto/Windows CE) in my Mercury Milan Hybrid. I connect the iPhone to the car's USB input (inside the center ...
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Is it possible to connect my iPhone 3G via Bluetooth to both OS on my MacBook?

I'm trying to connect my iPhone 3G to my MacBook via Bluetooth to use the iPhone Tethering. When I connect the iPhone to the OSX everything works fine. Since I often also use Windows 7 on the Bootcamp ...
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Playing music from the iPhone wirelessly to a stereo that doesn't support Bluetooth

I'm looking for a way to stream music from my iPhone to a stereo which doesn't support Bluetooth, but does support connecting a standard audio cable to it. For example, I can take a standard audio ...
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What is the use of the bluetooth on iPad?

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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What car stereos work well with iPhone Bluetooth A2DP Streaming Audio

The iPhone 3G supports Bluetooth stereo (A2DP) but lacks any volume control. As a result, my JVC stereo with the KS-BTA200 Bluetooth adapter clipped stereo audio so horribly that I ended up removing ...
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Remove mono bluetooth profile or set stereo as default [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove mono bluetooth profile or set stereo as default. Whenever I turn on my Nokia bluetooth headphones they automatically connect to my Macbook. The problem is they ...