1. alternatedenver's Avatar
    Hello all,

    I am new to the forum, but have been a reader of the site for a while. I am wondering if anyone has come across an app that will allow the WP7 to function as a bluetooth digital 10 key for my laptop. I started crunching a lot of numbers from work and would rather just use my WP7 as a ten key pad rather than purchase one as an accessory to my laptop.

    Any help is appreciated.

    Regards,

    Jordan
    10-06-2012 08:44 PM
  2. Red Lemur's Avatar
    Hi Jordan,

    Unfortunately you're unlikely to see an app that could do that on WP7 - the problem is that Microsoft don't (currently) let standard developers write apps that use Bluetooth on WP7. In more technical terms there is no Bluetooth 'API' available in wp7 for developers to use. Hopefully in WP8.

    All the best,

    Ian
    10-07-2012 04:49 AM
  3. alternatedenver's Avatar
    Hi Jordan,

    Unfortunately you're unlikely to see an app that could do that on WP7 - the problem is that Microsoft don't (currently) let standard developers write apps that use Bluetooth on WP7. In more technical terms there is no Bluetooth 'API' available in wp7 for developers to use. Hopefully in WP8.

    All the best,

    Ian
    Hey,
    Thanks for the reply. Hopefully they will allow this functionality in the future... although it would really come in handy now. I tried looking through the marketplace for something similar and have come close with using the network remote control stuff, but they seem to only work when attached to a home network. Oh well.

    Again, thanks for the explanation.
    Regards,
    jordan
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    10-07-2012 11:50 AM
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