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wi-fi tethering


Ask Maggie: On Wi-Fi-only vs. Wi-Fi + 3G iPad 2

In this week's column I offer some advice on whether to splurge on 3G for the iPad 2 or rely on Wi-Fi and a hot-spot-enabled iPhone 4 for connectivity.

By March 11, 2011


Nokia Lumia 710 and 800 getting Wi-Fi hot spot update

An update that brings with it Internet tethering is reportedly about to roll out to the two Lumia handsets in certain countries.

By April 24, 2012


Nokia Lumia 610 can double as Wi-Fi hot spot

The low-end Windows Phone handset can act as a hot spot for other devices, a feature now missing from but destined for its 710 and 800 counterparts.

By March 16, 2012


CoBrowser app tethers Wi-Fi iPads to iPhones--sort of

Didn't spring for the 3G iPad? No problem: CoBrowser lets you view the same Web pages on your iPad that you see on your iPhone. And all for a one-time price of $2.

By November 22, 2010


LL Cool J on being a 'Tethered Soul'

The actor, rapper and entrepreneur isn't addicted to his gadgets -- just don't take away his Internet access.

By November 2, 2014


Panasonic reveals Wi-Fi'd Lumix FX90 camera

The FX90 is a simple ultracompact that can use your smartphone to upload to Facebook and YouTube.

By August 25, 2011


Stanford researcher exposes Microsoft's Wi-Fi database

To pressure Microsoft to curb access to its geolocation database, researcher creates Web page that lets people send queries based on their--or someone else's--computer's unique Wi-Fi address.

By July 29, 2011


Microsoft curbs Wi-Fi location database

The company restricts access to a Live.com geolocation tool linking Wi-Fi devices with locations after a CNET article draws attention to privacy concerns.

By August 1, 2011


Use iPhone 4 Personal Hotspot to add GPS to Wi-Fi-only iPads

Zachery Bir, on his Urbanape blog, explains how he used an iPhone 4 with the new Personal Hotspot feature in iOS 4.3 to add GPS to his Wi-Fi-only iPad.

By March 17, 2011


T-Mobile Wireless Pointer portable Wi-Fi hotspot is a 3G divining rod

T-Mobile has launched its own MiFi device capable of connecting to the Internet five Wi-Fi capable devices, with the added benefit of a signal indicator so you can find that 3G sweet spot.

By November 2, 2010