Need advice on Bluetooth USB adapter...

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by Wilson, Aug 21, 2005.

  1. Wilson macrumors regular

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    Can someone recommend a Bluetooth USB adapter that is compatible with a Mac? I need Bluetooth to be able to synchronize my Sony Ericsson cell phone with my computer. If someone can also tell me what program I would use to transfer files from my phone to my computer, that would be appreciated. I'm running 10.3.9 right now.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. finalcoolman macrumors 6502

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    As far as I know the only "offical" USB adaptor is the D-link BT120 or something. It's right on Apples site.
     
  3. superbovine macrumors 68030

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    yep i've used that one before. i'd recommend you buy it someplace else besides the apple site. your'll probably find it cheaper else where.
     
  4. Wilson thread starter macrumors regular

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    Does anyone know if this adapter works with a Powermac G5? or just with the older machines?

    This is is from the Apple website...

    "Full support from Apple
    In addition to the new PowerBook G4 portable line, Bluetooth-enabled computers are available across Apple’s entire CPU product line — including iBook, iMac G5, eMac, Mac mini and Power Mac G5 — as a standard or optional feature. Or enable your previous-generation iBook, iMac or Power Mac by plugging in a D-Link Bluetooth USB Adapter. (For Power Mac G4 and iMac, attach the adapter to the free USB port on your keyboard.) Mac OS X takes care of the rest."

    Does anybody know of any other USB Bluetooth to look at? Just want to compare the two.

    Thanks.
     

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