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#679 30-Oct-2003 05:11
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Mayhaps bluetooth should in reality be named BLACKTOOTH.......It's a technology that takes ALOT of technical expertese to get it to work correctly and keep it working...I look at this forum and see over 15 pages of questions; wi fi has two....Is Microsoft trying to kill this?

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#2034 30-Oct-2003 07:37
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I don't think Microsoft is trying to kill it. You might have noticed most the questions are not about Bluetooth but about network sharing. Most are "My network access is not working, what do I do", and the answers in most times are "change the IP settings", "turn off your firewall or change its settings", "add a DNS entry there".

When it's related to mobile phones and GPRS access the answers are "do you have GPRS/data in your account?" or "Are you using the WAP or the internet APN?"

See, nothing with Bluetooth itself! also, now that Bluetooth is built-in around 1 milion devices shipped weekly, more people are trying to use it. So, it's natural that people ask questions. I don't think wi-fi is shipping this volume yet.

I've heard good information that Windows XP SP2 will include (at last!) new Bluetooth profiles. It better do it, because Logitech's product is looking good.




 

 

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#2036 30-Oct-2003 09:37
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Also, something else I remember now: most visitors to our site come here because of Bluetooth content, so it's unlikely to us to have many wi-fi questions in our forums...




 

 

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