Bluetooth glossary - Computer Definition
Many Bluetooth terms sprang up after Bluetooth cellphones became popular, some not so welcome by users. A brief summary follows. See Bluetooth and wireless glossary. Bluejacking Sending a message from one Bluetooth phone to another. See Bluejacking. Bluesnarfing Extracting data from a person's Bluetooth phone. See Bluesnarfing. Bluespamming Sending spam to a user's Bluetooth phone. See spam. Bluebugging Taking control of another's Bluetooth phone. See Bluebugging. Bluecasting Broadcasting an advertisement to cellphones in the vicinity that have Bluetooth turned on. Bluetooth douche A person who talks loudly on a Bluetooth headset. Bluetooth headphones Stereo headphones for music. See Bluetooth headphones. Bluetooth headset An in-ear cellphone headset. See Bluetooth headset. Bluetooth LE Low-power version introduced in Bluetooth 4. See Bluetooth LE. Bluetooth pairing Synchronizing Bluetooth devices such as a headset and cellphone. See Bluetooth pairing. Bluetooth profiles The Bluetooth specifications that support the different types of media transmitted (voice, music, video, etc.). See Bluetooth profiles. Bluetooth Smart/Smart Ready Bluetooth branding. See Bluetooth LE. Bluetooth virus Planting a virus in a Bluetooth phone. See Bluetooth virus and Cabir. Personal Area Network Short-distance networks such as Bluetooth. See personal area network and WPAN. wireless adapter A device that adapts a Bluetooth product to a non-Bluetooth computer or cellphone. See Wireless adapter.