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Bluechat is a direct text chat between two or more users, where every one utilizes a bluetooth device (i.e. a modern mobile phone or a PDA) and names it (it will be the user's nickname). The device is generally used in a public and populated space (like a pub, a street, plaza and so on). A chat is a casual conversation. ... This article is about the Bluetooth wireless specification. ... A Device can be taken to mean: an electrical device designed to carry power, but not use it. ... Palm IIIxe PDA Personal digital assistants (PDAs or palmtops) are handheld devices that were originally designed as personal organizers, but became much more versatile over the years. ... A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Nick is short for Nicholas). ... One definition of public space or a public place is a place where anyone has a right to come without paying an entrance or other fee. ... An amusingly named pub (the Old New Inn) at Bourton-on-the-Water, in the Cotswold Hills of South West England A pub in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh, Scotland A public house, usually known as a pub, is a drinking establishment found mainly in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A street is a public strip of land adjoining buildings in a town or urban environment. ... Plaza is a Spanish word related to field which describes an open urban public space, such as a city square. ...


To initiate chat one goes to the connectivity menu on one's device and turns on the bluetooth port. Next, one should discover new bluetooth devices (to add one's bluetooth co-chatters). To send the messages, one goes to the organizer program, creates a new note and sends it via Bluetooth to the other device/user. Connectivity is the property of a device such as a PC, peripheral, PDA, mobile phone, robot, home appliance, or car that enables it to be connected, generally to a PC or another device without the need of a PC - autonomously. ... A menu is a graphical user interface element which allows the user to select one among several, presumably related, choices. ...


In any case, the device can be visibly hidden and vibrating alert feature used. The optical spectrum (light or visible spectrum) is the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to the human eye. ... A vibrating alert is on communications devices to notify the user of an incoming connection. ...


It is common for users to put presentation items (age or age range, sex, sexual orientation, language, and so on) in their nick names or, if too long, in a general profile note. Users can also send contact items, for example email addresses. Ageing or aging is the process of getting older. ... Look up Sex in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A sex is one of two specimen categories of species that recombine their genetic material in order to reproduce, a process called genetic recombination. ... Sexual orientation is the sex or gender of people who are the focus of a persons amorous or erotic desires, fantasies, and spontaneous feelings, the gender(s) one is primarily oriented towards. ... E-mail, or email, is short for electronic mail and is a method of composing, sending, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems. ...


In some premises, the admin can create a bluechat-LAN (i.e. in a hotel, hospital and so on), for a wider bluechat network. The word premise came from Latin praemisus meaning placed in front. A premise (sometimes spelled premiss in philosophy) is a statement presumed true within the context of a discourse, especially of a logical argument. ... Lan can stand for several things: A local area network Lan (airline) formerly LanChile Lan Peru Lan Mandragoran, a fictional character in the Wheel of Time series. ...


Palm OS based devices have a Bluechat application. For Pocket PC OS and Windows Mobile some freeware is available, including ProximityMail


Bluetooth devices can talk to any other Bluetooth device with a range of a few meters. This means that complete strangers can communicate with others using Bluetooth devices. The term "Bluejacking" has been coined to refer to people who send irrelevant, surprising, or shocking messages to strangers in their vicinity. Bluejacking is the sending of unsolicited messages over Bluetooth to Bluetooth-enabled devices such as mobile phones, PDAs or laptop computers, sending a vCard which typically contains a message in the name field to another bluetooth enabled device via the OBEX protocol. ...


External link

  • Defining "Bluejacking"

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Bluechat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
Bluechat is a direct text chat between two or more users, where every one utilizes a bluetooth device (i.e.
in a hotel, hospital and so on), for a wider bluechat network.
Palm OS based devices have a Bluechat application.
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