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Subject: Re: UKNM: WAP (was UKNM: Internet Marketing)
From: Siobhan McVeigh
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 23:55:36 GMT

basic definitions: WAP allows different wireless devices to send and receive info
over internet, regardless of manufacturer or network operator.
BLUETOOTH creates a universal, short-range radio link between all types of
electronic devices, allowing them to connect instantly and wirelessly with each
other using 2.4GHz radio frequency, not infrared, so don't need to be in the same
line of sight

check out http://www.zdnet.com/pccomp/stories/all/0,6605,2393891,00.html

scary + exciting - bladerunner eat yr heart out :) s

Sam Michel wrote:

> At 14:22 29/11/99 +0000, tdibbleatglobalnet [dot] co [dot] uk wrote:
> >Forgive my interruption, but we are talking two different propritery
> >systems here. WAP and Bluetooth. Both are pervasive i their own way, but
> >bluetooth is better suited to push marketing than WAP.
> Could you explain the difference between WAP and Bluetooth to save mine
> (and other folks on the list who I'm sure don't know the subtle differences
> between the two).
> >In reply-to uk-netmarketingatchinwag [dot] com on Mon Nov 29 14:18:01 1999
> > >Maybe I'm being unfairly flippant, but if my phone is going to send me SMS
> > >messages or whatever everytime I pass a shop signed up to this service,
> > then
> > >how long is my phone's battery going to last?
> > >
> > >And surely it will be even worse if you're in a car - as you'll be covering
> > >a greater distance in a shorter period of time (especially in urban
> > areas)..
> > >is this not likely to drive mobile users insane?

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