[maemo-users] Sharing PC Drives

From: Randall yahoo at rch-usa.com
Date: Mon Apr 28 18:15:27 EEST 2008
LakeStevensDental wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Apr 2008 06:54:05 -0700
> Randall <yahoo at rch-usa.com> wrote:
> Get a bluetooth usb dongle for the deskktop and connect with your
> tablet's bluetooth.  You can access any shared drive on the pc's
> network. 
>  Dealextreme.com has bluetooth dongles cheap if you can wait for
> delivery. Some may require a internet driver search.  Caveat :
> bluetooth transfers are relatively  slow.  Plus there may be a minor
> learning curve on establishing desktp bluetooth connections.  On the
> positive side, a bluetooth desktop and n8xx can connect with bluetooth
> cell phones for file transfers -- pics, music, and maybe games and phone
> records and  calendars.  
> Option 2 = transfer files via sd card readers. Quickest.  
> it would seem logical that a tablet should be able  to log onto a lan
> and access files via wifi.  If there's an app for that, it's not
> very well described  or marketed.  In contrast, my daughter's eee pc
> wifi logs on to our home lan and network resoures show up in the
> default file manager's startp page. I'm not sure why this the
> the tablet's file manager doesn't work this way.  Seems like a 'duh' as
> far as obvious utility goes, but here we are without it. 

> Should have explained this better, I'm talking about via the LAN, not USB/Bluetooth.

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