New Hippo Techie: Do more with Bluetooth

The modest Bluetooth standard never tried to be as sexy as Wi-Fi. At just a fraction of the speed (a couple megabits per second), it’s wholly inadequate for connecting laptops to the Web.

What it’s really good at, though, is quickly and simply pairing devices together. Mice and keyboards can interact wirelessly with a computer, and the Bluetooth headset for mobile phones are so intimately tied to the standard that a lot of people just refer to them as “Bluetooths” themselves.

Read the complete article at The Hippo.

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