What is an infrared port?

Answer Infrared technology allows a device to "beam" information to another device via an infrared port. While infrared has been around since the 1950s in the form of remote controls, computer technology ... Read More »

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How to Use an Infrared Port on the IBM T20?

The IBM Thinkpad T20 ships with the Windows XP operating system, which contains support for the infrared port on your T20 computer. Activating this facet of your XP operating system enables you to ... Read More »

How to Use Your Infrared Port in Your Phone?

Infrared (IR) technology in phones and laptop computers predates Bluetooth as the preferred method of wireless data transfer between two devices. Phones equipped with infrared ports may interact wi... Read More »

How to Install an Infrared Port?

Using an infrared port is an easy way to wirelessly transfer data between devices if you don't have a Bluetooth. It'll get the job done even though it's not as fast as Bluetooth. Most modern comput... Read More »

Where is the infrared port on an HP Pavilion desktop?

HP Pavilion desktop computers do not come with an infrared port included, but do come with an Avermedia DVB-T/PAL PCI Express x1 TV tuner card with IR controller. This PCI card comes with an input ... Read More »