Home > Windows > Windows XP to Get Bluetooth Support Windows XP to Get Bluetooth Support Eugenia Loli 2002-09-27 Windows 4 Comments Microsoft releases to manufacturers an update that would allow PCs running Windows XP to connect to peripherals, handhelds and cell phones without wires. Read the report at C|Net. About The Author Eugenia Loli Ex-programmer, ex-editor in chief at OSNews.com, now a visual artist/filmmaker. Follow me on Twitter @EugeniaLoli 4 Comments 2002-09-27 2:21 pm Everything bluetooth that I have seen has been expensive, more so then 802.11b. I don’t know if it will ever really catch on. For $200 less, I could just use a wire. 2002-09-27 3:09 pm Everybody was waiting for this announcement. Now finally Bluetooth can take off – obviously if they can slash the Bluetooth chip price to the $5 nirvana. 2002-09-27 4:32 pm Vendors have already created their own Bluetooth stacks and are selling hardware right now to create personal piconets via tiny USB modules (for example): http://www.bluegear.com/b091h1.html This unit runs on Windows 95/98/2000/XP. 2002-09-28 2:54 am Wow – an opinion from a salad picking mexin. It’s worth about as much as a <drumroll> a head of leatuce.