Blunt implements a basic Bluetooth protocol stack for NewtonOS 2.
Blunt implements a basic Bluetooth protocol stack for NewtonOS 2.1 devices. It provides two services: Connecting to a serial Bluetooth port and object exchange. The serial port functionaltity can be used to connect via PPP to the Internet by using a cell phone or desktop computer. The object exchange functionality allows sending of data from any Newton application and receiving of items from the Inbox application. Serial connectivity is integrated into the Newton Internet Enabler via the NIE Nitro & Blunt Support module, object exchange is part of Neo. It has been tested with the following hardware and software: PICO Bluetooth PCMCIA card Taiyo Yuden internal UART modules AmbiCom Air2Net BT2000CF CompactFlash card (new model with purple antenna) AmbiCom Air2Net BT2000E CompactFlash card (older model, black antenna) Nokia 3650, 6600 SonyEricsson T68i, T616 MacOS X Windows 2000 Not working is the following hardware: Belkin Bluetooth PC Card (a CardBus card) 3com Wireless PC Card (incompatible serial chip) IBM Bluetooth PC Card (incompatible serial chip) Might work at some point: Conceptronic Bluetooth PCMCIA card (requires special serial chip initialization or firmware reprogramming) Xircom Bluetooth PCMCIA card (requires special serial chip initialization or firmware reprogramming) More Newton stuff available at the developer's website. What's New: Version 0.7.6: Bug fix for stalled connections.
Platforms: Mac OS
System requirements: Tested on US and German MP2100 MessagePads. It requires a Bluetooth PCMCIA card with the following characteristics: PCMCIA Type II card (no CardBus card), UART interface, HCI protocol support. This should cover those cards which are supported via a U
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