Tag Archives: bluetooth
Q. I have the iMac 27″ which was a hand-me-down from my parents. It is a nice comptuer but they didn’t have the original keyboard for it anymore so I have just been using a random PC USB keyboard and it is okay buy not great. Any recommendations for a really good but really cheap bluetooth/wireless keyboard for my Mac? Yours, -Tracy (poor college student) A. Hi Tracy! I was in a similar situations recently and I think I know just
These command work to pair, connect and disconnect Alexa to a bluetooth device: Alexa, pair Bluetooth Alexa, disconnect my phone Alexa, connect my phone Using your phone or laptop to send music to Alexa is a very nice way to enjoy music on Amazon’s speaker without having to stream music from Amazon’s services.
I came across an interesting tip today: […] Samsung RC530 and a 7260.HMWWB. Bluetooth can’t be activated on some notebooks, so you need to activate it manually with a hardware “hack”. Just get some Scotch Tape / Sellotape (in german “Tesafilm”) and stick it on pin #51 (picture). Put the card back in the PCIe slot and have fun . […] this workaround works also for the 6235 and other Intel Wifi/Bluetooth cards.. via Intel Communities. Well worth checking out
Q. I have a Network adapter with device ID PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0036&SUBSYS_020E1028&REV_01 and I cannot find the correct driver for my Dell laptop with Windows 8.1 A. That is a Dell Wireless 1707 wifi adapter. You can find the appropriate driver for Windows 8.1 here: (dl link)
Recently I tried pairing some Parrot Zik headphones with my Dell E6430 laptop. The pairing was quite easy but there was no sound when playing media files etc. The solution for me was to: Disable the Parrot RFcomm service Specify that my ‘headset does not have an LCD’ After doing that, the headphones worked quite well with Windows! It would have been nice if everything would have just worked right out of the box but overall I still rate the Zik/Windows compatibility as
I am in the middle of evaluating three new bluetooth keyboards: Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad, AmazonBasics Bluetooth Keyboard, and the Anker Ultra Slim Mini Bluetooth 3.0 Wireless Keyboard. The initial review will focus on using the keyboards with an iPad. A followup review will focus on Android. Conclusions to follow shortly, but here are photos to get things started Initial packaging: Side views: Side-by-side Compared to an oldschool keyboard Amazon.com purchase links with free shipping Logitech Tablet Keyboard for iPad, iPad 2,
I have been having some difficulty connecting bluetooth headsets (Parrot Zik & an SB2 headset) to my Dell E5530 which has a Dell Wireless 380 bluetooth card installed. Thankfully, the following driver update resolved my issues: (dl link, supports both 32-bit x86 and 64-bit x64 Windows 7, 250MB download) Here are screenshots of the driver installation process: