Bluetooth-glossary 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.BluejackingSending a message from one Bluetooth phone to another. See Bluejacking.BluesnarfingExtracting data from a person's Bluetooth phone. See Bluesnarfing.BluespammingSending spam to a user's Bluetooth phone. See spam.BluebuggingListening in on a phone conversation via Bluetooth. See Bluebugging.BluecastingBroadcasting an advertisement to cellphones in the vicinity that have Bluetooth turned on.Bluetooth doucheA person who talks loudly on a Bluetooth headset.Bluetooth headphonesStereo headphones for music. See Bluetooth headphones.Bluetooth headsetAn in-ear cellphone headset. See Bluetooth headset.Bluetooth LELow-power version introduced in Bluetooth 4. See Bluetooth LE.Bluetooth pairingSynchronizing Bluetooth devices such as a headset and cellphone. See Bluetooth pairing.Bluetooth profilesThe Bluetooth specifications that support the different types of media transmitted (voice, music, video, etc.). See Bluetooth profiles.Bluetooth Smart/Smart ReadyBluetooth branding. See Bluetooth LE.Bluetooth virusPlanting a virus in a Bluetooth phone. See Bluetooth virus and Cabir.Personal Area NetworkShort-distance networks such as Bluetooth. See personal area network and WPAN.wireless adapterA device that adapts a Bluetooth product to a non-Bluetooth computer or cellphone. See Wireless adapter.
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