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iPhone tethering at long last

We’ll state this from the jump: the method described in this post is not for the faint of heart, and may lead to AT&T charging you for excessive data usage and/or terminating your account due to unauthorized usage. Still interested? Read on. iPhone warrior Nate True has devised a way to tether your iPhone 3G to your Apple laptop. The process involves a homebrew collection of software and hardware hacks, and ultimately allows your computer to see your iPhone as a modem thanks to a combination of 3proxy, Terminal, and Wi-Fi. This is an imperfect solution, and involves a conscious rebellion against AT&T’s terms of service, but while we wait for an official solution from AT&T and Apple this is, for the time being, the next best thing.

[Via GearLive]


Born with a cell phone in one hand and a tablet in the other, Josh Karp has followed his love of technology through to the present day. As a Special Correspondent at BGR, Josh covers press conferences, trade shows and other events around the world. An expert in all things mobile, Josh has more than eight years of experience covering the wireless industry.