Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 13th Oct 2005 22:08 UTC
Internet & Networking We will try to get a GPRS internet connection using Linux-based phones as modems and route the connection to Mac OS X via Bluetooth. This guide is for Mac OS X, the US Cingular GPRS service only (other providers might work out of the box with the phone, others might not at all -- you never know with GPRS) and any of the Linux-based Motorola smartphones like the A760, A780, E680/i etc (they are all identical regarding their 'modem' functionality).
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StephenBeDoper
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2005-07-06

I see that you already mentioned that one could "share a bluetooth connection to another network interface (e.g. WiFi), but not from another network interface *to* Bluetooth device". But I still cannot make out what that means exactly

I believe she means that, if you had a connection established over bluetooth (like the one described in the article, using a cellphone as a modem), you could then allow other computers on your local network to use that connection through NAT, wireless, or some other connection sharing scheme. But, if you already have a connection setup on the Mac (e.g., cable/dsl) and you want to allow other computers/devices to access that connection via bluetooth, it won't work.

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