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Does anyone use bluetooth on their PC and why if so?

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BT headphones. Used for a while but range was an issue, couldn't get more than 20ft before signal got choppy.
 

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stream music to my laptop from my N1
 
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I use BT for my mouse at work and a keyboard also.:toast:
 
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i was thinking of trying it on my mame arcade to use my wiimotes as light guns.... but havent got around to it yet
Works btw but is a real pain to set up !
 

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BT is cool, and cheap for phone file transfers.
 

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#31
I use to use it for my phones back in the day before they started shipping with data cables as standard to hook them up to a pc.

a few high end SAMSUNG MP3 players have bluetooth built in to support bluetooth headsets.

I think asside from mobile phones & other mobile devices - theres very little reason to use it on a PC
 

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GPS dock which is on the dash--wireless because a cable between the computer and the dash is dangerous for the computer. It also means the computer can be removed from the vehicle without unplugging the GPS device.
 

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I use it for wireless stereo audio and to Sync my WinMo phone. Works very well :D
 

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I don't but been thinking getting some thing with it if possible as i like how they work ( at least how they do with the PS3 ).

Just don't know what item MAYBE a keyboard if the chance comes along.
 

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Damn. I want a phone that will connect to my friggin' PC to use as a WMP remote :p
pretty much all smartphones can do it, mine does it over BT and wifi.
 
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#36
I have a Nokia 5530 XpressMusic and i was curious if i could use it as a media remote over Wifi rather than bluetooth and apparently there are programs for this phone that do that! Result!
 

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I have a Nokia 5530 XpressMusic and i was curious if i could use it as a media remote over Wifi rather than bluetooth and apparently there are programs for this phone that do that! Result!
salling clicker is what i use, does the 5330 even have wifi? if so, you're set.
 
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The 5530 has wifi, it doesn't have 3G though which is unrelated i guess lol.
Going to check out "salling clicker" right now.

EDIT: Going to try the trial on their main site.
 

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sorry about quality, had to use phone A to take pics of phone B (which has the good camera)

 
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Wow Mussles that was fast!
Right i will try it out let you know how it is, since its also bluetooth its kind related but...
 

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the main benefit to salling clicker is that it doesnt just give you media keys, but also access to the playlist of the program in question. i found that really awesome when controlling over wifi, as i can select what song to play at parties 100M away from the PC :p
 
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#42
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_5530

Phone isnt in the list even when updated, seems like 1 or nearly 2 years out that list for the Nokia phones. Lol at the N Gage support.
Trying it with another phone though, that has symbian OS S60.

EDIT: Okay seems to work so far after installing it on the phone. My phone uses an onscreen keyboard and the one i selected did not so i cannot input any passcode lol.
Cool im using Vectir PC software now instead.
 
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_5530

Phone isnt in the list even when updated, seems like 1 or nearly 2 years out that list for the Nokia phones. Lol at the N Gage support.

Trying it with another phone though, that has symbian OS S60.
check their forums, i recall seeing an update/beta for the new touch screen phones.
 
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transferring music to and from my phone,
backup contacts and some other stuff they mention here.
remote, and such..