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Which Networking Technologies Do Continuity Services Need?

With Continuity, OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8 can share all sorts of information, but it’s difficult to know which network technologies are required for each service: Bluetooth, a local Wi-Fi connection, or a general Internet connection. Ars Technica has delved into AirDrop, AirPlay, Handoff, Instant Hotspot, and SMS and phone forwarding to tease out the networking requirements of each.favicon follow link