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The iPhone Bluetooth Project has been quietly pining away at the Bluetooth aspect of the iPhone for months . They recently released BlueSn0w, a small tool (which bears a striking...
01-03-2009, 02:33 PM #1
BlueSn0w - iPhone Bluetooth Pwned?
The iPhone Bluetooth Project has been quietly pining away at the Bluetooth aspect of the iPhone for months. They recently released BlueSn0w, a small tool (which bears a striking resemblance in name to another recently released - but unrelated - tool) which is mostly proof of concept. It work strictly via command line, but they promise updates in the near future. This could lead to some exciting things, like Bluetooth file exchange being enabled, among other things.
Our team has successfully been able to demonstrate a 'pwnage' of the bluetooth chipset allowing anyone to write/implement a fully functional Bluetooth Stack that runs on your iPhone, and this will be our next step.
I've attached the tool and their Readme to this post - if you're the command line type, give it a whirl. A few things to note: in this early release, WiFi /must/ be off on your iPhone when running this, and the device you're trying to find should be set to Discoverable..
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01-03-2009, 02:37 PM #2
wow this could mean stereo bluetooth right??? haha i might actually get to use the rokr headphones i bought!!!
01-03-2009, 02:38 PM #3
Most of the credit goes to iSchmave for developing it so far. The next release will have a GUI in order to make it more user-friendly. This is really starting to pick up...
01-03-2009, 02:38 PM #4
01-03-2009, 02:41 PM #5
thats great work.. I miss stereo headphones sooo much from my blackjack with pandora and wireless headphones.... I would be able to snowboard in heaven
01-03-2009, 02:45 PM #6
enable send and getting files!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????????????
01-03-2009, 02:48 PM #7
01-03-2009, 02:52 PM #8
that is awesome! it has been a while!!! would this mean i could export my contacts to my pioneer nav in my car????iPhone 3G 16gb white with 3.0b5
iPod touch 1st gen 8gb
iMac 20" 2.66
iPod 5.5 30gb
iPod mini 4gb
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01-03-2009, 03:17 PM #9
Awesome to see people are working on it. And clever naming as well
01-03-2009, 03:23 PM #10
we are going to implement all your fav profiles such as stereo audio through bt and fiel transfer in time... we have to knock out a few things before we get there... any way check out our forums @ iphonebluetooth.tkalways hit the thanks button
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01-03-2009, 03:25 PM #11
mattmac and cscho0415, congratulations.
i remember the doubters at the beginning and well done on getting so far! the task was even labelled "impossible" ....
will be looking forward to the updated gui version with a couple more features before i test it, but, congratulations
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01-03-2009, 03:26 PM #12
01-03-2009, 03:29 PM #13
this sounds awesome, one of the main things the device really needs. full bluetooth support... now i wont have to tell my friends how crappy of a device the iphone is when they want to transfer me a picture of song...
01-03-2009, 03:34 PM #14
now this is starting to get exciting... :-)21.5" iMac 3.06 GHz Intel Core i3 l 15" MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 l 17" PowerBook 1.67 GHz
iPhone 4 32 GB l TV 160 GB l 32 GB iPad
01-03-2009, 03:39 PM #15
01-03-2009, 04:00 PM #16
I have been waiting on this forevvvvvvvvvvver.
It would be great to get some use out of these 100 dollar bluetooth headsets.
01-03-2009, 04:24 PM #17
PS3 bluetooth remote app
01-03-2009, 04:26 PM #18
This is great news.
It's always awesome when the community can overcome the shortcomings set by the corporations.
01-03-2009, 04:38 PM #19
no way, you guys rock.... iphone is going to ruule the world, although it is now, ok then it would rule the universe :P thanks alot guys keep up the good work thank u
01-03-2009, 06:54 PM #20