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1answer
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Blutooth Audio Problems on Mac Book Pro

Music audio plays fine from Mac Book Pro to a Vizio 54" sound bar but spoken audio breaks up...any clues? I've tried moving my computer closer. This only happens when playing back movies either from ...
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1answer
86 views

Mavericks Toggling Bluetooth Device Suspend Every 3 Seconds

Since updating to OSX Mavericks, my Bluetooth audio devices have had an annoying problem. When no sound is playing through a connected Bluetooth device, the device will produce a popping sound every ...
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2answers
795 views

Does a solution exist for using an Apple Thunderbolt Display/Apple Wireless Keyboard/Apple Magic Mouse with both PC and Mac switched by a form of KVM?

I've got an fairly complex setup at home, and desktop clutter (extra keyboards, displays, and mice) are the bane of my existence. I'm composing this question on a Mid 2010 27" iMac, which has ...
0
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1answer
58 views

How to connect MacBook to the Pulseaudio via bluetooth?

I'm running Fedora on a home server with wired speakers connected. I have set up the Pulseaudio as A2DP Bluetooth device. I can connect my Android phones to it and play music. But my MacBook fails to ...
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0answers
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Fax from Mac OS X 10.6 via bluetooth phone?

I have my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.6.8 set up to connect via Bluetooth to my Samsung Galaxy SII phone for file sharing and it works fine. Now, I am wondering if there is a way to use my phone as ...
2
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1answer
239 views

Diagnosing and Fixing Bluetooth Interference Issues on Early 2011 Macbook Pro

I am currently having a very weird connectivity issue whenever I pair my Apple Magic Trackpad and Wireless Keyboard with my Macbook Pro (early 2011) on Mac OS X 10.8.5. I believe that the ...
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0answers
218 views

How to Share Builtin Mac Bluetooth with Windows 7 VM through Parallels 8

There seems to be a lot of noise on how to do this. This tutorial should be all that there is: http://kb.parallels.com/en/114686 But when I go into device manager on Windows, the driver cannot be ...
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1answer
193 views

How can I share a WQHD monitor & Apple bluetooth keyboard/mouse between a Mac and PC?

I have a Mac Mini that is connect to a 30" WQHD (2560 x 1600) Dual-DVI monitor and Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic trackpad. I'm building a Windows 7 PC and I'd like to have my work space setup ...
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0answers
140 views

How can I get the iMac to recognize a wired mouse after disconnecting the bluetooth mouse?

So my bluetooth mouse is working fine but my kids forget to turn it off and I'm using too many batteries. I've decided to switch to a wired mouse but can't get the Mac to recognize it. It acts as if ...
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0answers
532 views

Applescript to connect to bluetooth device

I'm trying to create an applescript to allow me to connect to a bluetooth device by it's Bluetooth ID. So far, i've managed to get an applescript to turn on bluetooth if it's off. Here's the code: ...
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1answer
5k views

How do I login to my iMac without keyboard and mouse?

I have turned off the bluetooth in my iMac and disabled the USB ports too. Now i am unable to login to my iMac because the keyboard and mouse are not detected. Bluetooth is switched off. USB is ...
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1answer
1k views

With a USB bluetooth adapter do the devices pair with the dongle or the computer?

For example if you are paring a mouse and a keyboard to your Mac or PC using a USB Bluetooth adapter. Do the paired devices pair to the dongle or to the computer? Could you plug that adapter into a ...
2
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1answer
259 views

Internet <-(Wifi)-> Mac <-(BlueTooth)-> Another Mac: How?

I have two Macs, one of which is connected to the Internet via WiFi. I need the other Mac to use the Internet as well. It doesn't work via the Ethernet cable (probably because of the bad cable; I ...
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1answer
269 views

Auto Reconnect Bluetooth Headphones in OS X

Snow Leopard: How do I make my bluetooth stereo headphones automatically reconnect to my Mac (ready for me to hit Play in iTunes) when I resume it from sleep or from off?
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0answers
334 views

How to auto-pair a bluetooth speaker with a mac?

I bought a bluetooh speaker (Creative Inspire S2). It connects to my Macbook Pro all right. The only problem is, I have to manually pair them every time, say, the machine wakes up from stand-by/sleep ...
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2answers
1k views

How to kick Jawbone ICON off iPhone to use with Mac

I've got a Jawbone ICON, which is paired to my PS3, my Macbook Air, and my iPhone 4. Most of the time I'm using it with my Macbook with A2DP. The problem is that when I turn it on, my iPhone ...
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2answers
536 views

Can a file be transferred from an iPhone to Mac OS X using Bluetooth?

Can a file be transferred from an iPhone to another iPhone/iPod/iPad and to my Mac/PC using Bluetooth?
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3answers
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Playing music *from* bluetooth device *to* Mac OS? (Or Linux?)

Strange question, so bear with me. I have a bluetooth device (an Android smartphone, specifically), on which I have a lot of music. I'm wondering if there's a way to pair up the device and my Mac ...
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2answers
2k views

Stream audio from my iPhone to my mac computer via bluetooth using A2DP?

Both OSX and the iPhone support A2DP, both as source-only. I would like to be able to transmit the audio from the iPod app (and other compatible applications) to my computer, i.e. to use my mac as ...
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2answers
846 views

How to set up bluetooth tethering between a Mac and a verizon nokia 7705?

How to set up bluetooth tethering between a Mac and a verizon nokia 7705? There doesn't seem to be any/much info on this in the search engines...
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1answer
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Use an iPhone as a bluetooth headset for a Mac?

Is there any way, such as an iPhone app, that will let me connect my iPhone to my iMac via bluetooth, so that the iMac pushes all audio through the iPhone? Specifically, what I'm looking to do is be ...
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1answer
1k views

Bluetooth Headset for Mac Mini

If i go out an buy a bluetooth headset - one typically used for a mobile phone - will i be able to pair and use it with my mac mini (for skype/gtalk conerencing)? Im running OS X 10.5 on a last gen ...
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2answers
884 views

Use my iMac as a Bluetooth headset for my BlackBerry

Is there a way to use my iMac as a Bluetooth headset for my BlackBerry? (Using the speaker and microphone or my mac as output/input)
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2answers
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Built-in trackpad and keyboard stopped working on my MacBook when I paired with Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

I paired the magic mouse and keyboard from my iMac with my MacBook, now I can't use the built-in trackpad and keyboard anymore. I've tried deleting them from the Bluetooth preference pane but that ...
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0answers
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How to configure Mac OS X Snow Leopard to automatically connect to my Bluetooth Speakers for sound output?

I have a bluetooth speaker that I use for audio output on Snow Leopard (the Sony SRS-BT100). Generally I like it, except for one thing: When my laptop wakes from sleep it does not automatically ...
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11answers
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How to enable Bluetooth in Mac with shortcut or command line?

I accidentally disabled the Bluetooth on Mac OS. I can't enable it because my Bluetooth based keyboard and mouse are now disabled. I found a USB based keyboard I can use, so how can I enable ...
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1answer
471 views

Get data from LG KE970 mobile phone to Mac via bluetooth

I have LG KE970 mobile phone and MacBook pro. Previously, I have successfully connected the two via bluetooth and I was able to get data from the phone (mostly images taken with the camera). But since ...
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1answer
579 views

Stopping tethering through USB cable on Mac OS X and iPhone

I use iPhone tethering with Mac OS X, and it all works fine. I prefer to use it over bluetooth only. However, when I plug in the cable, it automatically tethers (which is annoying as when I plug it in ...
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2answers
465 views

I want to control a my GSM phone using a Mac and Bluetooth

I have a Nokia 6600. I want to see incoming calls, messages on my Mac using Bluetooth.