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Chapter 5. Configuring Tiger Hardware Su... > Bluetooth Devices and Services: Blue...

Bluetooth Devices and Services: Bluetooth Preferences and Bluetooth File Exchange

Bluetooth is a popular wireless technology that allows you to form a wireless PANPersonal Area Network. Using this wireless network, you can synchronize PDAs, connect to the Internet through your cell phone, print to printers, use Apple's wireless keyboard and mouse, and so on. Although Bluetooth is an accepted standard, a limited number of devices currently use it, and not all Macintosh systems are Bluetooth enabled. If you're interested in Bluetooth, you can purchase a Bluetooth USB dongle for about $40 that will Bluetooth-enable your Mac.

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Most third-party USB Bluetooth transceivers work just fine on Tiger. Even Microsoft's Bluetooth adapter is recognized without a hitch.



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