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Android web browser (not Chrome) that fully supports bluetooth keyboard shortcuts

I'm looking for another web browser besides Chrome that supports keyboard shortcuts at least as well (ideally better) than Chrome does. I mean, it should have allow you to go to the location bar, ...
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Looking for a translation app I can wear in my ear

I'm looking for a translation app that I can wear in my ear - turn on my bluetooth headset, turn on the app, maybe select a language (I'm specifically after Mandarin), put my phone back in my pocket (...
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App like Pocket but for listening in car, including audio, video, and text-to-speech

I frequently encounter interesting things online that I don't have time to read/watch/listen to at that moment, but have plenty of time driving in the car to listen to things. I can throw articles ...
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Interoperable BLE mesh networking implementations for nrf51 and ESP32?

I'm interested in BLE Mesh networking. Are there any (ideally open source) implementations that work with the most common IoT devices? The ones i've seen only work with nRF51 or ESP32 but not both (...
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Software to allow a laptop to simulate a Bluetooth headset and record audio

I am looking for software that lets a laptop simulate a Bluetooth headset. A mobile phone would see the laptop as a headset, and send audio to the laptop. The laptop would record the audio for future ...
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Bluetooth pilot/remote control

Is there any app that could be used as a simple remote control to trigger a command on my Beaglebone Black (or RPi or any other Linux system) via Bluetooth? I am looking for something very simple - ...
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Is there an app to sync two android devices over Bluetooth ? (like Syncthing or Resillo, but over Bluetooth)

Is there an app that can sync folders and files in two android devices ? The devices are physically nearby, but not connected to the same Wi-Fi network. They are connected to the internet using their ...
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Offline wireless data transfer

Requirements: File transfer (images/videos) from a PC/Mac to Mobile devices (android and iOS) with NO INTERNET AND DATA services. I looked into Airdrop for IOS however the challenges is it's only for ...
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Automatically unlock desktop when approached with mobile

I'm looking for a way to use my mobile to automatically unlock my laptop. Blue Proximity seemed like a good answer, but it's clearly been abandoned as a project and I'm having problems with some of ...
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Software to autoconnect bluetooth device on win7 or win10 after system start

Is there any software I can use to autoconnect my Windows PC (Win7 or Win10) after a system start to my bluetooth speakers? I am using bluetooth speakers with my PC which is working fine, but after ...
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Android: media "gallery" with no Bluetooth media access

I'm looking for an app to play certain media files but that doesn't start playing immediately when a Bluetooth speaker is connected. The reason is that I teach English and carry the audio files for ...
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Is there a running app without cloud and with heart beat (heartrate) sensors connectability

I am looking for an Android running app that keeps my data local and doesn't share it with any cloud/server. Also it should support Bluetooth Smart Heartbeat Sensors (chest belt). Additional points ...
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How to make an MP3 player transmitter for wireless headphones?

(Click on images to see their full resolution). I am trying to know if an MP3 can be a transmitter for wireless headphones. The MP3 is a Sony one (I don't have the model but these photos can help): ...
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What alternatives do i have to connect an iOS application with a SoC that uses linux via Bluetooth?

I'm somewhat lost here. I need to communicate my iOS app with a SoC that uses a custom Linux distro via Bluetooth 4.0 but I don't know what options do I have. The SoC doesn't have Bluetooth ...
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Remote control Windows 10 Pro laptop in backpack from Android phone without internet, but Bluetooth or WiFi

I travel a lot in my town on foot and via bus/train/tram and it's winter. Therefore, I have no time or space or way to take out my laptop until I'm sitting somewhere. I was thinking if I could access ...
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Is there any Android app which will let us know the relative position of another nearby device without using GPS?

I want to know if it is possible to get where exactly another nearby mobile device (e.g. Android) is with respect to my phone without using GPS. Is there any app which makes it possible to get idea of ...
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Library for CSR Harmony (Bluetooth stack)

I'm trying to connect to a smart watch usign the BLE Gatt profile. I end up with a RT-BT4B Bluetooth dongle which required me to install the CSR_Harmony_2.1.63.0_fre_build_securitybased driver I ...
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Monitor bluetooth commands sent by my laptop

is there any software from which I can track which command is triggering from my Window 7, 64 bit laptop Bluetooth to control another device
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Windows PC as a bluetooth gamepad

I want to use a gamepad via bluetooth, but I only have a wired Xbox 360 controller. Is there some kind of software I can use to turn my Windows PC into a bluetooth gamepad? I.e. pair a mobile device ...
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Windows app to turn a bluetooth dongle into a keyboard to control other devices

This is a bit unusual, because everything I've found by searching is the other way around. I'd like to control my android tablet and phone over bluetooth from a Windows computer. So I guess I'm ...
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Recording heart rate from a Bluetooth heart rate monitor

I have a heart rate monitor strap. It transmits my heart rate, using Bluetooth Smart and Ant+. I want an app on my Android phone or tablet that can connect to this, and display and record my heart ...
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Audio throughput app for iOS

I'm researching whether this function, "add Bluetooth ability to any non-Bluetooth audio source", can be done by only using an iPhone with an existing iOS app, accepting audio input from the phone's ...
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Text-to-speech for Windows 10 PC name

I'm looking for a software recommendation for a bash script or similar and perhaps an accompanying text-to-speech program to make a PC name 'readable' by devices. I have a bluetooth speaker that has ...
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video over miracast/dlna dongle and sound over bluetooth

I have Miracast/DLNA/AirPlay dongle. I connect it to the projector via HDMI and watch movies ok. But at night I want to watch cinema with earphones. ATM I have to sit next to the projector so the cord ...
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Bluetooth chat Software for windows

I'm looking for Windows software that allows me to have a bluetooth chat with my Android Device. I want send my phone's sensor data (for example the accelerometer data (x=2.0, y=5.3, z=8,9)) to my ...
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Android app to change default bluetooth music player

When I turn on my bluetooth stereo, it automatically connects to my bluetooth Android device and starts playing music. It works great. What's not great, is that it always launches the wrong music ...
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Android app - bluetooth mouse - without pc app

Is there any Android app enabling an Android phone to pose as a mouse or keyboard through bluetooth without requiring the user to install an app on the PC? I just want to "pair" the "mouse" and start ...
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Free software for CSR Bluetooth usb dongle on Windows 7

I got a usb CSR bluetooth dongle that has basic file transfer capabilities on windows 7. I cannot connect to other bluetooth headsets from this dongle. The hardware profiles like A2DP, HSP do not have ...
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Software to make youtube audio easier to sleep to

Sometimes I like to listen to audio from a youtube playlist with my bluetooth headset to help me fall asleep. Like a bedtime story. I run into these problems. The volume of sounds from the within ...
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What apps can turn an android phone into bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad?

I am looking for an app that can turn an Android phone into a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad. Recently I have bought a projector with built-in Android KitKat, but it requires a mouse and ...
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Bluetooth manager for Windows

What is the best Bluetooth management software for Windows (7-10)? The default Bluetooth managers are horrible. Features I'm looking for: (optional) compatibility with Bluetooth-enabled legacy Palm ...
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Bluetooth headphone manager for Windows

The default bluetooth manager for windows (in the control panel) really sucks. Its not easy to reconnect devices, which I frequently need to do when switching from my phone. Are there any alternatives ...
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Wireshark-like software for capturing Bluetooth communication data?

Is there any Wireshark-like software for capturing Bluetooth communication data in iOS ? I have a smart bracelet paired up with iPhone 5s. I would like to know how does the data communicating. Is it ...
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Bluetooth Software

Is there any third-party software that takes over the functionality of the built-in Windows Bluetooth software? I have a Bluetooth chip in my computer and Windows recognizes it just fine, but I have ...
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Looking for a software that enables bluetooth packet captures in windows

I am looking for something similar to wireshark, but for windows (wireshark exists on windows but does not support bluetooth). It should be able to capture packets going to/from an attached bluetooth ...
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Wireless solution to transfer pictures and videos to computer from iOS and Android

I am looking for a wireless solution (bluetooth/wifi/magic) that allows me to transfer photos and videos, possibly documents from my iOS and Android devices to my computer. It should: all be one ...
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How to send a large MMS for free from a PC?

I have a Samsung Gt-B2100i and there is a limit on the MMS size from the OS which is equal to 300ko. I can send 50 Mo with my Mobile network operator. I often send videos to peoples without internet (...
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UHF RFID scanner solution with an API that works with a Windows Store App

I'm looking for a combined hardware and software solution that controls a UHF RFID scanner for tag writing ("EPC commissioning") via a Windows Store App. The App will be developed by us, so what we're ...
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Software that can control Phone from PC through bluetooth?

Anyone know if there is software that can take control of the phone playback functionality through Bluetooth in the similar matter the car radio does when you pair your phone to it. I have Nokia ...
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