By Christopher Price on April 16, 2013
There are a lot of reasons to update the Droid Bionic to Jelly Bean. But there’s one reason you may not want to.
Posted in Android, Bluetooth, Google, Motorola, Nerds, Tethering, Verizon | Tagged Android, android 4.1, Bluetooth, Droid, Droid Bionic, DUN, jelly bean, pan, PDANet, tethering, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw, Wi-Fi | Leave a response
By Christopher Price on February 2, 2013
Virgin Mobile puts its first, and only 3G mobile hotspot on clearance.
Posted in Deals, Sprint, Virgin Mobile | Tagged 3g, 4g, Broadband2Go, deals, EV-DO, evdo, hotspot, MiFi, mifi 2200, novatel, Novatel Wireless, qualcomm, tethering, usb, Virgin Mobile, Wi-Fi | 1 Response
By Christopher Price on January 9, 2013
The two most popular Android third-party tethering solutions announce their merger.
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 Christopher Price on March 19, 2012
Verizon Wireless answers exclusively to PhoneNews.com about one of the most burning questions for grandfathered 4G LTE customers.
Posted in Deals, Editorials, LTE, Verizon | Tagged Apple, fcc, Galaxy Tab, grandfathered plan, ipad, LTE, micro-sim, MiFi, novatel, phone-as-modem, Samsung, sim, smartphone, tethering, unlimited data, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 34 Responses
By Christopher Price on March 12, 2012
We take a look at why the carriers have seen (the new, HTML5) Tether.com coming from a mile away, and what they’ve done to accept that there’s nothing they can do about it.
By Christopher Price on May 13, 2011
Verizon Wireless has yet to formally acknowledge the Mobile Hotspot issues that are plaguing many users of the HTC Thunderbolt. The issue in particular is that internet connectivity is lost at random, when on Verizon’s LTE network. Data connectivity on the device itself continues to function, but devices tethered over Wi-Fi cannot load pages. Currently, [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on May 3, 2011
Within the past few days, reports have sprung up confirming that carriers are blocking direct access to tethering apps on Android handsets in the wake of recent audits designed to stamp out tethering without paying additional fees, whether by rooting or non-rooted apps. Naturally, this has led to many to turn into Chicken Little and [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on March 18, 2011
Within the last 24 hours, jailbroken iPhone users on AT&T using tethering apps have received text messages from the carrier suggesting signing up for the 4GB DataPro data plan, which includes tethering support. This confirms that AT&T is actively monitoring user accounts for such activity and will send messages warning customers to sign up for [...]