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Are there 'Bluejacking' apps for the iPhone? | 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 (i.e., for bluedating or bluechat) to another bluetooth enabled device via the OBEX protocol.

Bluetooth has a very limited range, usually around 10 metres (32.8 ft) on mobile phones, but laptops can reach up to 100 metres (328 ft) with powerful (Class 1) transmitters.

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asked Aug 25 '10 at 23:04

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edited Sep 05 '10 at 03:15


what are you going to do when you find one.....?

(Aug 25 '10 at 23:08) SJP SJP's gravatar image

I had a 'Bluejacking' app on my Nokia. When I went to the nightclub, I'd scan the bluetooth phones within range, then LET THE FUN BEGIN! I'd send a message like 'If you're pretty & single, please stand up'.

(Aug 25 '10 at 23:13) r0bErT4u r0bErT4u's gravatar image

hmm..i have an ipod touch..perhaps ill give this a try

(Aug 26 '10 at 22:39) SJP SJP's gravatar image

im pretty sure that in a non jailbroken state there will be nothing since apple will probably not want this type of content associated with the app store and the iDevices

answered Aug 26 '10 at 05:50

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Correct. My iPhone 3G[s] is jailbroken.

(Aug 26 '10 at 06:11) r0bErT4u r0bErT4u's gravatar image

ok :D then im not sure, :L i dont use the iPhone or iPod touch :L

(Aug 26 '10 at 06:13) Tim Fontana Tim%20Fontana's gravatar image

I would hope not, Imagine all the other things they could do with something like that!

answered Sep 05 '10 at 03:22

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