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Wireless Networking Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Michael Miller

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3. How Bluetooth Works

Wi-Fi isn’t the only wireless technology found in most homes today. There’s also another wireless technology you’ve probably heard about—Bluetooth—which is used in more ways and places than you might suspect.

Understanding Bluetooth Wireless

Bluetooth is a wireless technology similar to Wi-Fi in many respects, but also different. It’s similar in that it operates via radio frequency (RF) transmission, and even in the same 2.4GHz frequency range as some forms of Wi-Fi. But, it’s different in that it isn’t intended for use in hub-and-spoke networks; instead, it’s designed for direct ...

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