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    ActionTec USB Bluetooth Adpater Review
    Author: Daniel Topler
    Date Posted: October 19th, 2003
    SLRating: SLRating: 9/10
    Bottom Line: Bluetooth is supported by more types of harware every day but how would you go about giving your Windows-based PC Bluetooth support? We reviewed the ActionTec USB Bluetooth Adpater and it did exactly that, how did we rate this hardware and its installation? Read on to find out in our official review.......

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    Features

    The feature list is quite extensive.

    Sharing Local Services

    The Action tec USB Bluetooth Adapter allows other Bluetooth devices and users to access resources on your computer as well. It can share devices attached to it, and can be used for serial port access, dial-up networking, sending and receiving faxes, and much more.

    Connect to the Internet on the Go!

    Convert your Bluetooth-ready Cell Phone* into a high-speed modem by pairing it with your desktop or notebook computer via the USB Bluetooth Adapter. You’ll be able to access your data anytime, anywhere.

    Communicate with any Bluetooth-enabled Device Wirelessly

    The Action tec USB Bluetooth Adapter uses state-of-the- art technology to communicate with other Bluetooth-ready devices such as printers, storage devices, and more.

    With a transmission range of up to 33 feet (10 meters), you can link and exchange information with other Bluetooth devices.

    The Action tec USB Bluetooth Adapter can also be configured as a Bluetooth server supporting up to 7 Bluetooth client devices with automatic IP address assignment when connected.

    Highly Secure

    The strong security built in to the Action tec USB Bluetooth Adapter protects your data from intruders by using native 40- and 128-bit WEP encryption. When used in conjunction with Windows Network Properties, security can be set to 64- and 128- WEP encryption. Added security is provided by allowing the user to set trust levels for remote and local users, as well as password protection to really make your Personal Area Network secure!

    Easy to Install and Use

    The Action tec USB Bluetooth Adapter can be easily installed and configured for Wireless Personal Area networking. This Plug-and-Play device, along with its easy-to-use intuitive interface, turns wireless connectivity into a simple point-and-click process.

    Share Files, Printers and Internet Connections

    The Action tec USB Bluetooth Adapter connects to your home network. You will be able to share files, printers and more. Plus, you can share MP3 music files, or your high-speed Internet connection so that you can surf the Internet and access devices within your home at the same time.

    Other Features

    Small... Similar in size to a small highlighter

    Convenient... Its compact size and design means that you can clip it to your pocket

    Supports the Bluetooth specification, version 1.1

    To make things easier features-wise, the Actiontec USB BT adapter allows you to connect to your other Bluetooth devices via your Windows-based PC. Notice how I said Windows-Based. This product does not support any other OS besides Microsoft Windows.



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