Bluetooth Will Get Easier

There are so many reasons why Bluetooth has been slow to take off. Ease of use is a big issue. In situations where I’ve used Bluetooth, it has worked well but was tricky to set up. With Apple and Microsoft both supporting Bluetooth in their respective OSs things should get better. End users will have a standard configuration interface on their desktop computers and device manufacters will have to work hard to make sure their devices are interoperable with the Bluetooth stacks that ship with desktop OSs. Update: GlennF’s more in-depth take on the Inforworld article.

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