CNET News.com: IBM's new tools blend Linux with Bluetooth
Jul 25, 2000, 19:21 (0 Talkback[s])
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"IBM today released new tools that combine Linux with Bluetooth
wireless technology, merging two of the hottest technologies in an
effort to spur wireless networking."
"IBM released Linux-based applications technology based on the
Bluetooth specification. Bluetooth essentially allows portable
devices, computers, and appliances to communicate and swap data via
radio waves, doing away with wires and cables."
"Although much delayed, the eventual arrival of Bluetooth
products is expected to simplify home networking, which still
usually requires some type of rewiring or complicated connection