I've got Continuity work on mid-2010 MBP

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by webcrush, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. webcrush macrumors regular

    Nov 6, 2010
    Hi all,

    Thought you'd find this interesting, but with a BLE 4.0 dongle on my mid-2010 MBP, after I ran dokterdok's continuity tool, I had AirDrop working perfectly. No hardware hacks or changes to my wifi board.

    Today, I received OSXWifi's BCM94331PCIEBT4CAX mini-PCIe board (meant for MacPro's) and with a mini-PCIe testing circuit board I bought which connects via USB, I plugged it all in and blamo - full Continuity working.

    You can see in the pic the system model and OS version, BLE/Handoff/AirDrop/Hotspot enabled and the pref window in the background with the 'Handoff' checkbox option.

    I have the 2012 wifi/ble chipset coming to ugprade properly, but I just couldn't let this just sit here. :)

    Valiant try Apple, but I think they're gonna have to either open this puppy for general use or start selling dongle/kits because if they don't, someone else will.

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  2. nateo200 macrumors 68030


    Feb 4, 2009
    Northern District NY
    Nice man! I was just reading about putting in the BCM94360CSAX into my early-2013 rMBP to get 802.11ac so its nice to see more people who like to tinker :)
  3. cjmillsnun macrumors 68020

    Aug 28, 2009
    Someone else will then. Either way, it's good to know that this can be worked around.
  4. webcrush thread starter macrumors regular

    Nov 6, 2010

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