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Apple approves iTether for iPhone, enables tethering on standard data plans [updated]

November 29th, 2011

Want to share your iPhone’s 3G connection with your laptop for a one-time $15 fee? iTether recently launched for iOS devices and it allows you do just that, without any carrier involvement. We would use the software with caution, however. Several wireless providers such as AT&T can detect when subscribers are tethering an unauthorized device and they usually …

AT&T cracks down on tethering cheaters

March 18th, 2011

AT&T has started to issue warnings to customers unofficially tethering their smartphones to its network. In an email to unauthorized tetherers, the company writes, “Our records show that you use this capability, but are not subscribed to our tethering plan.” The correspondence goes on to note that users will be automatically enrolled in the $45 …

AT&T to support mobile hotspot feature for iPhone in iOS 4.3

March 3rd, 2011

While speaking with blog Phone Scoop, AT&T spokesperson Seth Bloom acknowledged his company’s plans to support the mobile hotspot feature available in iOS 4.3. “To utilize this feature, customers will need to subscribe to the DataPro 4GB, $45 tethering data plan,” said Bloom. The $45, DataPro plan is currently required by iPhone customers looking to tether their …

T-Mobile releases statement about G2, Wi-Fi Calling, and tethering

October 13th, 2010

Yesterday, news broke that T-Mobile would be releasing an update to their G2 handset; bringing Wi-Fi Calling and mobile hotspot creation to the Android 2.2 device. Today, T-Mobile has released a statement that doesn’t exactly refute the rollout of said update, but it certainly doesn’t make us confident that it will be hitting the G-Deuce …

Turn your EVO 4G into a free Wi-Fi hotspot

June 7th, 2010

Sprint’s announcement that it was going to charge customers $30 per month to turn their EVO 4G into a Wi-Fi hotspot was met with a lot of criticism, but as the saying goes, good things come to those who wait. A weekend update made the popular android-wifi-tether app now allows EVO owners to tether over …

Tether for BlackBerry giveaway winners!

January 10th, 2010

Our Tether for BlackBerry Giveaway ended last night and we selected our 25 winners this Sunday morning. Emails are on their way to the winners whose usernames are listed below: patrick, George Baker, dan, Brandon, C, willy, Laz, Marc Uydess, VS, abram, ben, joshgibsonpgh, oldandroid, strayduck, Paul, RT Muir, melvin, Capt AJ, Ryan, J.W. Price, …