By Christopher Price on July 25, 2012
Novatel’s latest MiFi is a mix of old and new. But, in a good way… we’ll explain. Nobody has tested this unit more than us.
Posted in CDMA2000, EV-DO, LTE, Navigation, Reviews, Verizon, Wi-Fi | Tagged 4510l, 4620l, 4g, Android, cdma, evdo, Google, gps, hotspot, http, jetpack, LTE, MiFi, mifi os, mimo, Navigation, nmea, novatel, Pantech, qualcomm, sim, smartphone, tether, tethering, uml290, unlimited data, usb551l, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 16 Responses
By Christopher Price on July 17, 2012
Carriers and manufacturers align closer to lock out FoxFi. But, Google is quietly pushing back hard.
Posted in Android, Google, Samsung, Sprint | Tagged Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, DUN, Epic Touch 4G, foxfi, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy S II, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, Nexus, pam, pan, phone-as-modem, sprint, tether, tethering, usb | 6 Responses
By Humberto Saabedra on March 10, 2012
As Apple continues its silent war against apps that permit tethering without the need for carrier mandated tethering plans, a previously mentioned product in Tether has figured out how to implement its rather clever client/server model of tethering support with a little help from HTML5 and the Tether PC client. Below is the demo video [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on November 29, 2011
If you own an iPhone BlackBerry or Android smartphone and are looking for an easy way to use smartphone data access for tethering without having to deal with additional monthly charges, a new app by the name of Tether may help in that goal. Currently available for all three platforms, the Â app requires a sever [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 9, 2011
Not long after AT&T began to actively counter tethering on unlimited plans and forcing customers onto tiered plans, Verizon has decided to do the same to customers with jailbroken and rooted phones running tethering apps without dedicated tethering plans using grandfathered unlimited plans.
By Humberto Saabedra on August 4, 2011
AT&T has begun to send customers on the carriers older unlimited data plans with jailbroken/rooted devices that tether on the plans text messages stating that if customers don’t cease the activity, they will be forced off of the unlimited plans onto the newer DataPro plans with the 4GB tethering allowance with no way to recover [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on February 3, 2010
The increasingly popular MyTether application for the Palm Pre which allows for tethering over USB or Wi-Fi has now been updated to support Verizon’s Pre Plus with the same aforementioned tethering options without needing to pay for Verizon’s Mobile Hotspot monthly fee by utilizing the built-in API calls for the aforementioned service, according to the [...]
Posted in Bluetooth, Nerds, Palm, Verizon, Wi-Fi | Tagged 3g, Bluetooth, EV-DO, Homebrew, mobile hotspot, MobileHotspot, my tether, MyTether, Palm, Palm Pre, PalmPre, pam, phone, phone-as-modem, PhoneAsModem, Pixi, Pre, pre plus, PrePlus, sprint, tether, usb tethering, UsbTethering, Verizon, web os, webos, WiFi, wireless tethering, WirelessTethering | 2 Responses
By Christopher Price on January 8, 2010
Sure, PDANet gained acceptance on the Android Market. Thanks to how Android is built, open apps can’t be locked out of creation. A quarter-million downloads of PDANet off-market later, and Google told the carriers to stuff it. Today’s events however are simply timed for comedic effect. It was expected that Palm would sign on to [...]
By Christopher Price on November 20, 2005
Sprint has posted a new version of their Vision connection manager supporting their new phone-as-modem $25 plan. This connection manager also includes all the necessary USB drivers for Sprint phones to use them as a modem. In addition, the new connection manager also includes Bytemobile compression software, working on top of the Vision proxy to [...]