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    Question Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    And what are the advantages of the integrated PRO a/b/g wireless card over the integrated b/g wireless card???

    Thanks in advance for any advice! I'm looking to score an e1705 today onceu I figure out if I should upgrade these at all.

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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    Bluetooth allows the computer to work with newer wirelesss devices without dongles and such.

    a/b/g wireless isn't going to make a very noticable difference over b/g, most places use b/g these days, a isn't very common anymore.
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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    Quote Originally Posted by Reize
    Bluetooth allows the computer to work with newer wirelesss devices without dongles and such.

    a/b/g wireless isn't going to make a very noticable difference over b/g, most places use b/g these days, a isn't very common anymore.
    Please clarify this for me a little bit. Bluetooth works with newer routers and such coming out? Or does bluetooth simply connect to wireless devices with bluetooth built into them also, like cell phones, mouses, keyboards, headphones, etc?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    It works with devices with Bluetooth built in.
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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    Nowadays, Cell Phones, PDA's, mice, headphones, etc. have Bluetooth(not all), is basically, wireless USB.

    It won't make it to routers however, there is other technology(like MIMO, etc.) for that.
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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    anyone actually using bluetooth peripherals with their lappies?
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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    Many use bluetooth mice.
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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    you can also use the bluetooth earpieces as a microphone for those who are using VOIP(like me) is very useful as well as a mic for online gaming.

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    Default Re: Bluetooth - What exactly does it do in a laptop?!?!?

    I use it to tether my phone and get on the internet with it.

 

 

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