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Bluetooth Pony request...

So i have a bit of a weird one here. I'm aware that there are speakers that can pair to eachother so you can use two as a stereo sound pair, or just two at once(E.G. jambox mini, beats pill XL). What i'm looking for though, is sort of the reverse. [more inside]
posted by emptythought on Jul 8, 2014 - 2 answers

How can I safely use my iPhone 5 when I'm driving?

I want to make and receive calls when I'm driving, but I want to do it as safely as possible. I've tried two different Bluetooth devices, and they were both terrible. [more inside]
posted by akk2014 on May 24, 2014 - 16 answers

Skipping Bluetooth Audio

I just bought a Lenovo T440s laptop, and the audio is skipping when streaming it to my bluetooth speakers, no matter what distance I sit away. I had previously been using my iPhone 5s for this, and it was wonderful. Is this par for laptops, is it fixable, or am I doing something wrong? [more inside]
posted by tintexas on Jan 18, 2014 - 4 answers

Bluetooth Headset Which Mutes Calls

Is there a reasonably priced (<$50) bluetooth headset for Android (HTC One) that can mute calls? I've done a healthy amount of research & I'm not sure why what seems like such an obvious feature is so curiously difficult to find.
posted by forallmankind on Dec 21, 2013 - 7 answers

Question about Bluetooth security and speakers.

I am about to buy some bluetooth speakers to be used in conjunction with a Windows computer and Itunes. I have heard vague rumblings to the effect that bluetooth has security issues that regular wifi devices do not. Ordinarily, I would buy wifi speakers but the few I can find are awfully damned pricey. Would I be putting myself at risk of compromising my computer's security if I set up a pair or two of bluetooth speakers in my apartment? In general, are there any bluetooth security issues I should be aware of, as a new user of this technology? Many thanks for your time.
posted by jason's_planet on Oct 24, 2013 - 2 answers

iPad keyboard recommendation

I need a recommendation for a cover/keyboard setup for my iPad 3. I will be using this to replace my clunky laptop when I travel. [more inside]
posted by Stewriffic on Oct 16, 2012 - 14 answers

Bluetooth no worky

My new Motorola S9 HD bluetooth headphones are paired with my HP Elitebook 8440p laptop (Windows 7 32-bit) - yay! But no sound comes through. The laptop has A2DP technology, according to the downloadable manual. Both are "on" - headset & computer BT transmitter. Clues?
posted by IAmBroom on Apr 12, 2012 - 6 answers

How can I get my Android tablet to stop popping up the soft keyboard when using a Bluetooth keyboard?

I've got a Galaxy Tab Android tablet and an Apple bluetooth keyboard. Whenever I'm using the keyboard, the onscreen soft keyboard still keeps popping up and it's sodding annoying. Is there any way to make the soft keyboard get gone and stay gone while the bluetooth keyboard is active? [more inside]
posted by Nelsormensch on Jan 13, 2012 - 2 answers

Problems with music over Bluetooth

I'm having problems playing music in my car from my iPhone via Bluetooth. [more inside]
posted by slogger on Nov 29, 2011 - 8 answers

Wireless audio for my computer and phone?

Which Bluetooth headphones will work well with an iPhone 4 and late-2008 iMac? [more inside]
posted by andromache on Oct 10, 2011 - 4 answers

Need help with a jailbroken iPhone bluetooth problem

I just purchased a Belkin Aircast bluetooth car adapter to use with a 1st generation Iphone. It's not working the way it's supposed to and I suspect it's because my iPhone is jailbroken. How do I fix this? [more inside]
posted by gfrobe on Sep 23, 2011 - 6 answers

Good bluetooth speakers

I am trying to find portable bluetooth speakers to play nice with both my two HP laptops and an Ipad 2. [more inside]
posted by msali on Jun 23, 2011 - 3 answers

MacBook Pro with a snipped bluetooth antenna. Repair or purchase dongle?

MacBook Pro with a snipped bluetooth antenna. Repair or purchase dongle? [more inside]
posted by Brian Puccio on Jun 15, 2011 - 8 answers

Where do I look for cheap wireless earphones?

I'm looking for an inexpensive set of wireless earbuds/earphones. Where do I start? [more inside]
posted by malusmoriendumest on Feb 17, 2011 - 5 answers

I want to print with my Zink from my Mac

Please, please help me pair (or, more accurately: RE-pair) my Zink printer to a Macbook Pro via bluetooth. OSX 10.6.5 [more inside]
posted by dirtdirt on Dec 28, 2010 - 2 answers

How do I play mp3's from my phone to my car's aux input via bluetooth?

I'd like to play mp3/audiobooks from my phone through my car's stereo without using wires. [more inside]
posted by maulik on Dec 17, 2010 - 8 answers

I want information to just fly across the room willy-nilly.

Will you help me figure out what my printer-side port is so that I can convert my printer to Bluetooth-ready? [more inside]
posted by fujiko on Aug 11, 2010 - 9 answers

Ask me. Prompt me. Wait for me. Please, let me give it to you!

I was very excited to set up my Bluetooth headphones on my new netbook. It worked great! I went about my business, and then I needed to reboot. Suddenly...no more great. Windows has completely forgotten about the passkey, and won't ask me for it again. [more inside]
posted by etoile on Jun 16, 2010 - 4 answers

MD no like handhelds

Having an HTS Droid Eris and a 2006 car which knows nothing of bluetooth, have any of you wonderful people found a bluetooth retrofit kit that might do good voice contact recognition or (at minimum) good voice dialling; has a decent speakerphone option; and basically keeps me from having to finger through a lot of comtacts? I'm a former BlackBerry user (alas, let go, no more BB) and would appreciate your experiences. Thanks mind!
posted by nj_subgenius on Jun 14, 2010 - 7 answers

How to remap a mac keyboard for Windows usage?

I am using the slim, aluminum Apple Bluetooth Keyboard on my Windows XP computer. It works fine for typing, but I need to change / re-map a few of the keys to their windows xp equivalents and need your help. Here's a link to the keyboard I'm referring to: Link [more inside]
posted by WhereAmI on Apr 15, 2010 - 7 answers

How to consolidate landline, Skype, cordless heaset, etc.

Consolidating landline, Skype, and headset(s) in to one neat system? [more inside]
posted by 4midori on Mar 2, 2010 - 5 answers

Where is my Ed Hardy edition Bluetooth headset?

I am hoping someone can explain why 2 pop cultural phenomenons are considered offensive and/or worthy of sometimes extreme derision: Ed Hardy and Bluetooth headsets. [more inside]
posted by discountfortunecookie on Feb 22, 2010 - 46 answers

Here I come to save the day... Help me find a replacement for a Mighty Mouse

Where can I get a great, durable, bluetooth computer mouse? [more inside]
posted by audacity on Feb 5, 2010 - 12 answers

Canadian Bluetooth Blues

Jabra Stone Bluetooth earpiece availablility in Canada? If not, recommendations for quality Bluetooth headsets that aren't grotesque? [more inside]
posted by WilliamWallace on Nov 22, 2009 - 1 answer

Hope me the legitament phone filter

Help me choose a legit new cellphone that's on the market now that can meet all of my 21st century needs and demands. [more inside]
posted by shoebox on Oct 7, 2009 - 8 answers

Noise cancellation = tinny sound. No noise cancellation = @#$$o moth(&. I*s Br++m!

Best bluetooth for the car? [more inside]
posted by IAmBroom on Sep 19, 2009 - 1 answer

bluetooth headset options

Is there a bluetooth receiver that will function as a mic but allow me to use my own earbuds? [more inside]
posted by boo_radley on Sep 6, 2009 - 6 answers

iPhone app limitation by Apple?

I'm wondering if there are Apple-imposed limitations that would prevent this no-brainer iPhone app from being created. I'd love to be able to go to one place on my iPhone to turn off/on all the power-sucking tidbits: WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, etc. As it is now, you have to drill down through all parts of the interface to access that stuff. Does Apple allow an app to access the WiFi on/off function, for instance? [more inside]
posted by DandyRandy on Aug 19, 2009 - 9 answers

I'm trying to share my PC's net connection with my BT phone, not the other way around

How do I share my computer's (wired) Internet connection with a smartphone, over bluetooth? That's PC->BT->phone, not phone-as-modem->PC. [more inside]
posted by bartleby on Jul 8, 2009 - 2 answers

How can I watch videos on my laptop in the shower?

Trying to watch movies on my laptop in a steam shower. How can I see my laptop through a foggy shower door, and how can I hear the sound if the same door is sealed? [more inside]
posted by zinge on Jun 9, 2009 - 16 answers

Blue Keyboards

I am looking for an alternative bluetooth mac keyboard that has the same functions keys as bog-standard mac keyboard. Any suggestions?
posted by nam3d on Apr 16, 2009 - 16 answers

I just want to listen to podcasts wirelessly.

How to stream music to my iphone through my bluetooth headset. The cheapest way? [more inside]
posted by CwgrlUp on Jan 28, 2009 - 6 answers

Looking for a USB-chargeable bluetooth headset.

Looking for a USB-chargeable bluetooth headset. [more inside]
posted by mr_felix_t_cat on Nov 19, 2008 - 9 answers

bluetooth for the whole family?

Seeking bluetooth headset advice: something that will work with two different phones, good durability & sound quality, w/out breaking the bank? I am overwhelmed by the options.... [more inside]
posted by epersonae on Apr 10, 2008 - 10 answers

Decrippling a Blackberry 7100t?

I just upgraded to a Blackberry 7100t, and in my (crappy!) research totally missed the fact that the Bluetooth is crippled. [more inside]
posted by Mutant on Mar 15, 2005 - 2 answers

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