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iPad/iOS using a bluetooth keyboard with own hardware keyboard

I use a bluetooth keyboard with programmer's dvorak layout with OSX. In the app store I see Dvorak software keyboards. I'm unsure if there are hardware keyboards My keyboard is qwerty but I changed ...
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1answer
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How to use Google Glass as a headset with MacBook?

I connected my Google Glass to my MacBook via Bluetooth, and Sound Preferences shows that I can select my Glass for audio output, but doing so does nothing. Google Glass makes no sound even though ...
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1answer
21 views

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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0answers
59 views

Connecting to two identical bluetooth speakers at the same time

I own two JBL Flip Speakers. They both are able to pair individually via Bluetooth and perform well. When I attempt to make them perform at the same time via the Audio/Midi Setup tool on my Mac ...
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455 views

Is there anyway to use Bluetooth SPP on Mac OSX Mavericks

I am working a project that transmits data over Bluetooth SPP and would like to use Mac OS X "Mavericks" as an interface. I have read that certain options in the Bluetooth Menu in System Preferences ...
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0answers
150 views

Bluetooth audio out of sync with Internal Speakers (OS X)

I have a new Bose Soundlink Wireless 2 Speaker that I've paired to to my iMac with Bluetooth. It works fine, but I'm having some difficulties getting things working the way I want. My main issue is ...
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1answer
135 views

Disconnect from bluetooth speakers on sleep, reconnect on wake

I have bluetooth harman kardon soundsticks. They're great but they stay connected to my macbook air during sleep. This means I can't pair my iPhone with them when my MacBook's sleeping. Is there any ...
2
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1answer
617 views

Get the media buttons on my bluetooth headset working with Spotify on OS X

I just bought a Parrot Zik, which is a pair of bluetooth headphones with volume control, play/pause and next-prev buttons. (Or gestures, as they come with the Zik). The phones work beautifully with ...
2
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1answer
237 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 ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to fix choppy audio and Wi-Fi problems with Bluetooth speaker on Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker that I use with my 2011 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion. The speaker more or less works as a Bluetooth audio device, but I run into two problems seemingly ...
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1answer
59 views

OSX: app, script, or library for configuring bluetooth audio in unusual ways

What are some ways of configuring an OSX box to use wideband bluetooth audio from a bluetooth headset for mono input at the same time as using the headset for mono output of system audio, and how ...
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1answer
190 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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157 views

OSX Apple Magic Mouse disconnects

I'm having constant disconnects/reconnect on my Apple Magic Mouse (bluetooth). ... following output from Console.app: 4/1/13 8:29:06.000 PM kernel[0]: [AppleMultitouchDevice::willTerminate] entered ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I remap a play-button keypress from a Bluetooth headset on OS X?

I have an LG Tone (HBS 700) Bluetooth stereo headset, and am using it with OS X Lion. The headset has a play/pause toggle button, but unlike my keyboard's play button, which will toggle play/pause ...
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6answers
4k views

Permanently reject Bluetooth pairing request

There's some keyboard device that attempts to pair with my iMac about every 30 seconds. The reject button only removes it temporarily. Same with the disconnect. Discoverable is already off for the ...
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1answer
263 views

How to set the key repeat rate for an external/Bluetooth keyboard in OS X?

I am using OS X and started using an external Bluetooth keyboard. The main pain area working with the keyboard is the slow repeat rate when a key is pressed. Changing the system preferences only ...
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4answers
2k views

Wireless keyboard won't stop trying to pair

I have a mac book pro running osx lion. I was using a wireless keyboard for awhile but don't want to anymore. Now every minute or so the the keyboard is trying to reconnect. I don't want to shut ...
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1answer
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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
67 views

How can I tell my Mac not to search for my bluetooth speakers when I'm on the go?

I'm using a MacBook Pro (early 2010) and I have Jawbone speakers. When I'm using other bluetooth devices (e.g. the Mighty Mouse) in a place where my speakers aren't, I have turned the bluetooth off ...
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1answer
2k views

Mac has wrong keyboard layout

I have a Mac mini with Snow Leopard installed. It have a blue tooth keyboard. This keyboard is a Swiss-German keyboard with all the necessary special characters on it. I have two problems with this ...
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1answer
267 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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1answer
459 views

OS X: How to use proximity of cellphone/iPhone to lock/unlock screen?

I'm looking for a way to get my Mac's screen auto-locked when my iPhone (which is typically on my person) gets out of close range, and to unlock the screen when the iPhone returns to close range. ...
3
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0answers
172 views

Disable Connected / Connection Lost bezels on OS X

Is there a way to disable the notifications shown when the connection status of a Bluetooth device changes? (Either globally or per device.) You could remove ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Bluetooth proximity in OSX

Is there a way or an application in OSX that can tell me if a Bluetooth device is near the computer? Maybe via signal strength? I know there are things out there to check for the existence of a ...
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0answers
112 views

How do I auto use Bluetooth head phones in OS X when connected?

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones that I have successfully paired with OS X. When I connect them I can select "Use Headphones" to switch the routing of audio from the headphone jack to the BT ...
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0answers
502 views

Auto-connect an iPhone to a MacBook via Bluetooth?

My iPhone is connected to a MacBook via Bluetooth. But after waking up the MacBook from standby, they do not reconnect automatically. Instead, just an error message is shown indicating that the ...
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2answers
879 views

Mac OS X: Listen to Bluetooth MONO Audio?

Simple question: With OS X (or some 3rd party software), can I listen to audio from my apps like Safari and iTunes through a bluetooth headset? I'm not talking about a Stereo A2DP set, but rather a ...
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2answers
856 views

Wireless USB vs. Bluetooth

I just started using a Bluetooth keyboard. One thing I noticed is that sometimes the keyboard will get disconnected from the computer, but that could just be because the batteries are low. Now I'm ...
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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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1answer
832 views

Is it possible to pair my Magic Mouse to both Windows and Mac OS X?

I have a Magic Mouse that I'd like to use on Windows and Mac OS X (scrolling will not be necessary on Windows, at least for now, since I have this shiny trackpad too). However, it is my understanding ...
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1answer
6k views

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
2k views

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
1k views

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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2answers
2k views

How to script Bluetooth on/off and Tethering on Snow Leopard

The Bluetooth / Tethering features in OSX are excellent. But they could be a little bit better. Is there a way to script (via AppleScript?) turning the bluetooth radio on and off, so that I could bind ...
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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
468 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
577 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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1answer
753 views

Where does Mac OS X store the information about previously connected Bluetooth devices?

Where does Mac OS X, specifically 10.6 Snow Leopard, store its information about Bluetooth mice and keyboards that have been connected before? I ask because last night I reinstalled Snow Leopard from ...
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1answer
347 views

How Do I Debug Not Being Able to Connect a Bluetooth Mouse?

I am running 10.6 and cannot get any bluetooth mouse connected on my macbook pro. I've tried both my mightly mouse and a proclick band. My bluetooth is enabled (i also set it to be discoverable) and ...
3
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2answers
10k views

What can I do with bluetooth connection between Mac Book Pro and iPod Touch?

First time apple computer owner here, and also first time bluetooth-anything user. I have a 2nd gen iPod Touch and established a bluetooth connection with my new mac book pro. But, it wasn't clear ...
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1answer
908 views

Playing music from the computer on a iPhone Bluetooth Headset

I'd like to use the "iPhone Bluetooth Headset" headseto play music from my OS X laptop. I can pair my laptop and the headset without any problems, but setting the sound output device to the headset ...
7
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2answers
1k views

Why do my bluetooth devices stop working on my MacBook Pro

I have this intermittent problem with Bluetooth devices on my MacBook Pro. Even with a fresh set of batteries, occasionally my MacBook pro just seems to "lose" one or the other of them. The ...
5
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4answers
7k views

Bluetooth Headphones sound terrible on Mac OS X?

I got a pair of Plantronics bluetooth headphones. Work great with my iPhone. Sounds terrible with my Mac, cuts out, sounds choppy, sounds mono to me. A co-worker tells me he has the same problem. ...