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Yosemite's Handoff with Half-Height Mini-PCIe Card?

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Hey everyone,

is there any half-height bluetooth card that supports OS X Yosemite's Handoff/Continuity feature? All I found are normal PCIe cards and my only PCIe slot (Gigabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI) is taken by my graphics card.
 

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Hey everyone,

is there any half-height bluetooth card that supports OS X Yosemite's Handoff/Continuity feature? All I found are normal PCIe cards and my only PCIe slot (Gigabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI) is taken by my graphics card.


@Shellficious
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I'm using Azurewave AW-CE123H on the same mobo as well as H77N & H87N Gigabyte boards. This combo card supports 802 A/B/G/N & AC WiFi standards as well as Bluetooth 4.0 LE. See my post here:-

http://www.tonymacx86.com/mavericks...sony-vpc-se-customac-build-50.html#post774456

Although above post is for Laptop same applies to any mobo with Mini PCIe bus.

If using Clover then you can apply the binary patches (detailed in Step-2) to enable 5Ghz and native Airport via the following dynamic clover patches :
Code:
                  <dict>
                <key>Comment</key>
                <string>Enable 5GHz Radio WiFi</string>
                <key>Find</key>
                <data>
                WFQAKxgsIQAg
                </data>
                <key>Name</key>
                <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string>
                <key>Replace</key>
                <data>
                WFQICjYcRwAK
                </data>
            </dict>
            <dict>
                <key>Comment</key>
                <string>Rename BT4 Device as Airport</string>
                <key>Find</key>
                <data>
                axAAAHUN
                </data>
                <key>Name</key>
                <string>AirPortBrcm4360</string>
                <key>Replace</key>
                <data>
                axAAAJCQ
                </data>
            </dict>
You can enable Continuity and hand-off with the following patch:
Code:
            <dict>
                <key>Comment</key>
                <string>Enable BT4 Continuity &amp; Hand-off</string>
                <key>Find</key>
                <data>
                i4eMAQAA
                </data>
                <key>Name</key>
                <string>IOBluetoothFamily</string>
                <key>Replace</key>
                <data>
                uA8AAACQ
                </data>
            </dict>


Cheers
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@jaymonkey

Thanks for the quick answer, will order the Azurewave card.:)

I am using Chimera at the moment but wanted to switch to Clover anyways.
 

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I was thinking of using this card in my Lenovo X240s, but I am using Chimera, and as Clover constantly crashes on several X240s, I am still using Chimera. I was just wondering if you have a patch for Chimera? Many thanks
 
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