LinuxDevCenter: Rediscovering Bluetooth
Sep 26, 2006, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Guylhem Aznar)
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"Presenting Bluetooth in 2006 is hard. By all accounts, it
should have emerged much sooner to be omnipresent by now. Yet it
did not succeed as planned and therefore carries a bad reputation.
Bluetooth is popular, but not as popular as WiFi. However, you can
do a lot more with Bluetooth, especially with casual hacking.
"Do you know Bluetooth? You may already be familiar with it, and
even use it, perhaps with your cellphone and wireless headset. If
so, you may wonder what more Bluetooth can do for you, especially
if you have read only technical literature about its theoretical
aspects--full of overused buzzwords such as 'piconets' or
'scatternets,' but devoid of any real-world application or