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just trying to learn.

by chipmaker / October 10, 2009 2:03 PM PDT

I don't have a Mac or iphone yet but i hear they can do wonders.

Can you link your iphone service to your laptop or mac mini? Tethering? Can I just get rid of my cable internet?

How can i do this and what do i have to have?

What does this cost?

Have you done it or heard about it?

Thanks Rick.

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No AT&T tethering yet
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 11, 2009 12:14 AM PDT
In reply to: just trying to learn.

but I believe it can be done with a tweak or two


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No AT&T tethering yet
by chipmaker / October 11, 2009 8:51 AM PDT
In reply to: No AT&T tethering yet

when you say "with a tweak or two" is that what they call jailbreaking?

is it the phone that needs the tweak or the laptop? Would I need somekind of special modem? Will this tethering only work on a Mac or could a PC share this internet connection from the iphone?

will i have to have a new iphone or will a first-gen iphone work too? (i know you said no tethering yet)

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I have no experience with tethering
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 13, 2009 10:45 AM PDT
In reply to: No AT&T tethering yet

I only know that some people are using it with AT&T but, obviously, not officially


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