They Blue Through That File

We still aren't talking LoCps (Libraries of Congress per second), but I had a chance to do a Bluetooth 2.0 file transfer live and in person and was impressed. The test consisted of two MacBooks using object push.

The test file was about 16 meg and I saw sustained transfer rates over 100KBps.

These rates are more than double any speeds I ever saw with Bluetooth 1.1. You still wouldn't want to use Bluetooth for ripping DVDs, but I think it is plenty fast for occasional file transfer and light syncing duties. Just remember, you probably spent time connecting to the Internet with a 56Kb (bit not byte) modem and while slow, you loved it.

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