February 15, 2006
Bluetooth overview -- discover how it's used and where it fits into the world of wireless. You'll find Bluetooth articles, tutorials, examples, tips, tools, white papers, expert advice and more to pump up your Bluetooth know-how quickly.
December 13, 2004
Despite its many legitimate uses, Bluetooth's popularity is growing among the nefarious because of the ease with which it can be used to swipe files from other users, make calls or render mobile phones completely useless.
September 07, 2004
The company that invented Bluetooth is pulling out of the market, causing some to wonder if the short-range wireless technology's days are numbered. Regardless, Bluetooth still isn't a technology that admins can ignore.
August 10, 2004
Bluetooth is becoming commonplace in the enterprise and otherwise, but researchers say Bluetooth devices aren't secure and can threaten the security of corporate network data.
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ZigBee is a mesh network specification for low-power wireless local area networks (WLANs) that cover a large area. The standard was designed to provide high data throughput in applications where the duty cycle is low and low power consumption is an ... Continue Reading
Toothing (sometimes called Bluetoothing) is the practice of contacting strangers via a Bluetooth wireless connection to flirt. Continue Reading
Sniff subrating is a Bluetooth feature designed to increase battery life as much as 500 percent for devices whose typical usage involves a significant amount of inactive time... (Continued) Continue Reading
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Bluetooth wireless connectivity has been creeping quietly into many of the devices that workers carry into the enterprise every day. ABI predicts that roughly half of the 1.2 billion cell phones sold this year will include Bluetooth. IMS Research ... Continue Reading
Discover the real beauty of Bluetooth -- the rich set of capabilities and applications defined at higher levels of the Bluetooth protocol stack. Continue Reading
In part-two of this series, Lisa Phifer considers the hardware options for adding wireless to your PDA or smartphone. Continue Reading