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Old 02-28-2012, 05:54 PM   #1
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Red face I was wondering if "Bluetooth USB adapters" are also capable of


Do you know if "bluetooth USB adapter" is also capable of getting Wi-Fi internet connection?

Something like this

http://accessories.dell.com/sna/prod...=baynoteSearch

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Since the description says nothing about being a wifi adapter, my guess is it can't do wifi. Bluetooth is an entirely different protocol.
 
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Do you know if "bluetooth USB adapter" is also capable of getting Wi-Fi internet connection? Something like this

http://accessories.dell.com/sna/prod...=baynoteSearch

thanks a lot, experts on Linux Questions!!
Bluetooth isn't Wifi...that's sort of like asking "Can my television also be a camera?". They're two different things. That said, there ARE combination units that do both:
http://www.amazon.com/Cirago-Bluetoo...103314-9819222

...for example.
 
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