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Beginning Android Tablet Games Programming by Jeremy Kerfs

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Building a Two-Player Peer-to-Peer Game

As a developer, you can be reasonably assured that most Android tablet devices support Bluetooth. Nearly all modern phones support Bluetooth to connect wireless headsets for hands-free calling. This technology is implemented in tablets to allow for use of the same headsets as well as keyboards and various other peripherals.

Although some people use the term Bluetooth to refer to the headsets and the equipment they use to link to phones, in reality Bluetooth is a radio broadcasting system that devices of all kinds use to connect and share photos, music, video, and nearly every other type of data. The greatest advantage of Bluetooth is that it’s incredibly fast. If you can make an uninterrupted phone call ...

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