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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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How to increase bluetooth dongle range

I just bought a blue-tooth dongle about 2 days ago but for some reason I can't get it to work when my cell phone is 10 feet away . It only works when I am within 1 metre range. According to what it ...
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Highest long range wifi g/n connection?

The IT shop at the shopping mall as a public wifi connection that I maybe connect to at my house almost 1 street near (really near) ... My laptops could not find the connection but I expect that a ...
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Wireless Signal Strength

I have a real problem that I've been troubleshooting for a friend that has really left me clueless. My friend recently had a laptop die on him and instead of buying another laptop he had me build him ...
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Can mirrors block my wifi signal?

Due to various constraints, I can not easily relocate my wireless router, and it is currently situated such that there are three walls and two mirrors between the router and my bed, where I frequently ...
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How do I mount my Linksys WRT610N to maximize range and connection strength?

The current generation linksys routers have internal antennae. I currently house my primary router in my basement and would like to maximize the strength with which it covers my home. Is there ...
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Fastest wireless solution for home with the best range

I am looking for the fastest wireless (WiFi) solution with the best range for home. What would be the best solution? I have challenging situation with two thick floors.
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Do any wireless presenters really have a good range? [closed]

I've had a couple of wireless presenters (the little devices with a USB receiver which allow you to move PowerPoint presentations etc along remotely) and I've found that they're great when they're ...
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What's the best way to increase the range of my 802.11g router?

I have cable broadband, and as such the router has to be attached to a cable modem which also has to connect to the TV. That means the router is stuck in the corner of my house. This is good when I'm ...