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Internet sharing between cellphone and computer us...

Sage
nessalpha
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Internet sharing between cellphone and computer using Bluetooth.

I have watched some videos in youtube about internet sharing between cellphones and computer using "BLUETOOTH"... How do they do that? How can we do this? Anybody here can share to us how to do this??
Contributor
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Re: Internet sharing between cellphone and computer using Bluetooth.

I personally would not of thaught this is possible as bluetooth is essentially just a radio signal, obviously it can transmit data but i dont think it has the ability to stream a broadband connection. Could be completely wrong but thats what i think.
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psychomania
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Re: Internet sharing between cellphone and computer using Bluetooth.

Google for a program called GNUbox. It allows you to share your connection over bluetooth. It's not the easiest program to work with.
Mobile Overlord
grschinon
Posts: 10,192

Re: Internet sharing between cellphone and computer using Bluetooth.


24-Aug-2008 12:28 PM
monkeyboy85 wrote:
I personally would not of thaught this is possible as bluetooth is essentially just a radio signal, obviously it can transmit data but i dont think it has the ability to stream a broadband connection. Could be completely wrong but thats what i think.



You are wrong :smileyhappy:

Most Nokia phones with a bluetooth interface can let you connect your computer to the Internet using your phone as a modem connected by bluetooth. So, BT definitely can support the data stream.

Enabling a computer to use the phone's Internet connection over BT or via USB cable is possible with no additional software on the phone. Doing the opposite, allowing the phone to use the computer's Internet connection via BT, requires additional software. GNUBox does just that.

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Contributor
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Re: Internet sharing between cellphone and computer using Bluetooth.

If you look closely i was saying that you wouldnt get broadband speeds from a bluetooth internet connection, im sure you can connect to the net through bluetooth, but i dont believe you can get those broadband speeds.
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grschinon
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Re: Internet sharing between cellphone and computer using Bluetooth.

Bluetooth 2.0 can do 3 mbps. I think that qualifies as broadband.

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nessalpha
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Re: Internet sharing between cellphone and computer using Bluetooth.

Good afternoon,,,
I know a software "joiku spotlight",, w/c allows a cellphone to share internet to a number of devices... I am using a nokia n73 at the moment and I installed this application. First,, I connected to the internet via 3G,, and opened joiku spotlight.. and this application is searching for other devices using BT of my n73.. unfortunately,, there was no available device at that time,, so I was not able to share the internet w/ other device using BT.