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Motorola DROID doesn't… have the hardware to support mobile hotspot creation

Updated 4 years ago
Published Aug 2nd, 2010 12:58PM EDT

The Motorola DROID is scheduled to get a much anticipated update to the Android 2.2 operating system sometime this week. However, one of the features that Android 2.2 users enjoy, mobile hotspot creation, will not be available to original DROID loyalists. Speaking to Engadget, Verizon spokeswoman Brenda Raney said that the first DROID, “doesn’t have [the] hardware to support the mobile hotspot.” What do you think DROID owners? Do you think your DROID is missing some hardware, or do you think think Verizon wants you to buy some new hardware? Also, we’re curious… how many of you currently use a mobile hotspot/tethering on your cell phone?