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Thread: Video: BlueputDroid - Android Phone as a PS3 Bluetooth Keyboard

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    Video: BlueputDroid - Android Phone as a PS3 Bluetooth Keyboard

    Today berserker_devel at the XDA Developers site has shared some videos (below) on BlueputDroid, which is an application that allows Android phones to control a PS3 acting as a PS3 Bluetooth keyboard remote control.

    To quote from (linked above): "The independent developer has tested it out on the Nexus One, HTC Wildfire, and LG Optimus One - all with rooted firmwares. He was not able to get it working on the Optimus One.

    BlueputDroid is the first app to allow a smartphone to pair up with the PS3 as an input device. There have been other Bluetooth apps for Android that more flexibility in syncing the phone to a computer, but this is the first working app for PS3 connectivity."

    From the video's caption: "This is a work in progress of my last Android application "BlueputDroid". With this app you will be able to use your device as a bluetooth keyboard for your PS3.

    Nexus One Tested on a rooted Nexus One running a "clean" Cyanogen 6.1.1 (root is required to make it work). A beta version will be released soon on the Android Market, stay tuned!"

    Finally, the list of currently supported and unsupported devices is below:

    BlueputDroid Supported devices:

    - Google Nexus One (made by HTC)
    - Google Nexus S (made by Samsung)
    - Motorola Milestone
    - Motorola Cliq
    - Motorola Cliq XT
    - Motorola Droid X
    - SonyEricsson Xperia X10
    - Archos 5 Internet Tablet
    - Dell Streak
    - T-Mobile G2
    - Acer Liquid (only on Android 2.1+)
    - Motorola Droid (only with custom firmware, like Cyanogenmod)
    - HTC Hero (only with custom firmware, like DarchDroid or FroydVillain)
    - HTC Eris (only with custom firmware, like Cyanogenmod)
    - HTC Desire/HD (only with custom firmware, like Cyanogenmod)
    - HTC Incredible (only with custom firmware, like IncDoes)
    - HTC HD2 (only with custom firmware, like Amelia X6 HD2Froyo)
    - Samsung Galaxy Spica (only with custom firmware, like Cyanogenmod)
    - T-Mobile G1 (only with custom firmware, like Cyanogenmod)
    - HTC Touch HD (originally WinMo device, works only with Android firmware, like Cyanogenmod/Neopeek)

    BlueputDroid Unsupported devices:

    - Samsung Moment
    - Samsung Galaxy Spica
    - Samsung Galaxy S (this includes Captivate, Vibrant, Epic 4G, Fascinate, Showcase, Mesmerize, Continuum, K, U or any other variant of the Galaxy S series devices, but excluding Nexus S, which doesn't have Samsung's software, and which works!)
    - Samsung Galaxy Tab
    - HTC Eris
    - HTC Incredible
    - HTC Desire/HD
    - HTC Desire Z
    - HTC Legend
    - HTC Hero
    - HTC Magic
    - HTC Evo 4G
    - HTC Aria
    - HTC/T-Mobile myTouch 4G
    - LG Optimus S/T/One

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    Brenza Guest
    Nuuu, i've an htc desire z, do you think the hb'll be updated?

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    TuRDMaN Guest
    Can't wait to try this out with my Nexus One!

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    livpool Guest
    Damn, I've been wanting this for iPhone for years.

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    chomps268 Guest
    Think this will work for the Samsung Transform?

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    863dj Guest
    would this be possible for a jailbroken iphone?

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    costocart Guest
    this is sweet!!! my next phone gonna be an android

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    slyjdm Guest
    android for the win hope with has support the htc evo soon..

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    Padawan Gatsu Guest
    Useless it will not allow me to use it as I have ads disabled in my phone. Keeps asking me to upgrade to Pro version but that isn't available. I'll wait till a "pro" version is around to try.

    Luckily I bought one a mini bluetooth keyboard and they sent two so I have more than one for my three Ps3's but having my Droid available would just be awesome as I always have it in my pocket or my Droid X is at least always within arms reach.

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    moeiscool Guest
    got a apple wireless keyboard don't need this android hoohaa!!! iphone 4 for the win,ill tether out my unlimited internet to my ps3 xbox and my ipad NO ANDROID, so iphone is better.

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