May 29, 2001

Vendors give products a Bluetooth bite

Author: JT Smith

After a disastrous showing at technology trade shows early this year, Bluetooth seemed to be the protocol that everyone would rather forget about. A faint pulse registered last week with IBM's UltraPort Module, a Bluetooth clip-on device for its ThinkPad laptops. The pulse grew stronger this week as 3Com announced its new Bluetooth PC cards and "personal networking environment" software. If HP and Compaq release their Bluetooth-enabled systems later this summer, as planned, Bluetooth just might make it out of the vaporware gutter. Full story at PC World.


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