Posts tagged bluetooth
UPDATE: Looks like with OS X Mountain Lion, you don’t have to do the following hack anymore! The Broadcom dongle I describe in this article is supported on OS X Mountain Lion by default! In fact, the new kext includes support specifically for the IOGEAR GBU521 Bluetooth 4.0 Micro Adapter! Also, you might want to consider getting the IOGEAR one since the eBay one I got has a bright blue LED that’s always lit and can be pretty annoying at More >
Upgrading to Lion on my MacBook Pro was great. It was perhaps the easiest OS upgrade I’ve ever done thus far. While I generally like how it is, there are a few nagging issues with Lion that just irritated the heck out of me.
One of it is that when my MacBook wakes up from sleep mode, my bluetooth mouse would never get paired again without the need to turn the MacBook’s bluetooth module off and on. This was never the case with Snow Leopard! More >
Recently, my iPhone’s ability to wirelessly tether the Internet connection from my mobile data plan through bluetooth was broken. I wasn’t sure what went wrong or what broke it. All I did right before it happened was to upgrade my RAM from 4GB to 8GB and also the hard disk to a nice 7200RPM 500GB Western Digital Scropio. And the guy that helped me upgrade it did a PRAM reset as well.
But anyways, it just go screwed up. It would still pair More >