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Nokia’s exclusive Bluetooth Share software has hit version 2.0.2.2, even before the general roll-out of the Windows Phone 7.8 update. The software allows users to share pictures and music via Bluetooth, an essential feature in many parts of the world, and users report better compatibility after the update. The software still needs Windows Phone 7.8 to install, otherwise giving an…

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All those who have installed the Windows Phone 7.8 ROMs for Lumia handsets from Navifirm and who were disappointed by the lack of the Bluetooth File Sharing app now have cause to rejoice, as the app has now shown up in Marketplace. The app’s description reads: With Bluetooth Share you can send and receive image and audio files between your…

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Plaffo.com reports that Nokia’s Bluetooth File Transfer addition to their Nokia Lumia range has been ripped by  wp.it168.com and can now be installed on fully unlocked Lumia handsets. The feature is demoed at around the 2:50 mark in the video above, and the XAP can be found at  wp.it168.com. Plaffo noted that the XAP unfortunately does not work on non-Lumia…

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We expect Nokia to add Bluetooth File Transfer to Windows Phone 7.8, a feature already present in Windows Phone 8. To that end the Bluetooth SIG just approved a new profile called Bluetooth Share, which is an OBEX profile which we believe is intended for their Windows Phone 7.8 handsets. It does however mean the feature will likely not come…

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Now that the holy grail of Bluetooth File Transfer between Windows Phones has finally arrived with Windows Phone 8, the question remains whether this feature works between Windows Phones and other handsets, essential given the small market share of the OS. Gadgethelpline.com has tested the feature between Windows Phones and also more importantly between the HTC 8X and 8S and…

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Windows Phone 8 has many great features,  but most we know about already, leaving us somewhat deflated. Here however is one that has not really been rumoured.  We already know you can share documents and pictures, but Windows Phone 8 now also allows MP3 files to be shared via NFC/WIFI Direct, which is very fast, or simply Bluetooth, which is…

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Nokia Lumia owners will soon receive the ability to send files and contacts via Bluetooth, but what about all the other Windows Phone owners. Well, if you have an unlocked Windows Phone you can have those abilities right away, with BlueManager, previously BluePhoto, by Navisluni on XDA-Dev. His Home Brew app uses  Bluetooth OBEX to send Photos from the Photo…

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