The California-based Swipe Telecom has launched their latest Android Tablet, Halo Speed with voice calling...

OpenOBEX is an open source implementation of Object Exchange (OBEX) protocol. This implementation is supported list below. INFRARED DATA ASSOCIATION ® (IrDA) http://www.irda.org USB-IF, Inc. http://www.usb.org Bluetooth(TM) http://www.bluetooth.com Support for TCP/IP links, file descriptors and custom transports is also...

We are also using OBEX protocol for receiving. In my earlier post I mentioned about the packages for send and receive. Here I am going to explain the process involved in receiving files from a bluetooth device. For receiving a file your bluetooth is in discoverable mode. If not turn on by running the command below on your terminal. hciconfig...

We are using OBEX protocol for sending files over bluetooth. For sending files we need to install obexftp and obexpushd package. I will explain the procedure for installation first. We can use package manager apt for this. sudo apt-get install obexftp obexpushd Steps to send a file from your Ubuntu machine For sending a file...

Setting bluetooth in Ubuntu needs some prerequisite. I guess all of you people are aware about Ubuntu package manager `apt`. I am using this package manager to install bluetooth. We have to install 2 package 1) bluez-utils 2) gnome-bluetooth Open a terminal window type the commands below. sudo apt-get install bluez-utils This...

Those who have bluetooth enabled mobile phone, are using file transfer service to exchange files between different bluetooth enabled mobile phones. Anyone can send any kind of files to nearby bluetooth device. The file may be either a image file or video file or even application installed in the mobile. Whatever file it may...

As I mentioned in my earlier post that I am mainly concentrating on programs in Ubuntu. I am going to explain about a proximity tool called BlueProximity. This tool allow us to lock our desktop when we are away from the PC. We don’t need to lock our system manually it will automatically lock the computer. How does it...

To be start off with this post series today I am going to explain what is bluetooth and its usage? What are its predecessors? I guess you people at-least heard the word `bluetooth` before. In the modern world of communication, all are having mobile phones sometimes the mobile phones are equipped with bluetooth connectivity,...

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