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As it turns out, the ubiquitous wireless technology’s name has nothing to do with being blue or tooth-like in appearance and has everything to do with medieval Scandinavia. Harald Bluetooth was the Viking king of Denmark between 958 and 970. King Harald was famous for uniting parts of Denmark and Norway into one nation and converting the Danes to Christianity. So, what does a turn-of-the-last-millennium Viking king have to do with wireless communication? He was a uniter! So his name was given to the wireless link that unites and connects so many devices together. The Blueto
So I'm using my Personal Hotspot from my iPhone to get internet connectivity on my iMac and MacBook Air. I can do so either through Wifi or Bluetooth. My wifi tends to not want to connect "automatically" without turning the on/off switch a couple times on the Personal Hotspot (wifi) so I just connected via Bluetooth hoping I can bypass all this connection lag. Next question though is .... Is Bluetooth slower than Wifi? or vice-versa? Just curious if anyone on here knew for sure or could explain it. Thx in advance.
Guest posted a topic in Tesla Motors's TopicsAs we originally reported, Tesla has confirmed that accessing and starting the Model 3 can be done through the use of a keycard but also through one’s smartphone. The Silicon Valley electric car company has ditched the ubiquitous Tesla key fob in the Model 3 for a pair of near-field communication (NFC) keycards that can be used for accessing the car. The cards are embedded with a tiny chip that acts as a digital signature for the vehicle. Since NFC technology generally has a limited transmission range of roughly 4-inches, Model 3 owners will be required to tap the B-pillar to unlock the d