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# 19274 11-Feb-2008 18:03
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Is this possible? I got rid of the landline & woosh doesnt service my street (my HALF of my street anyway).
Now I've got my iPhone with web browser & I'm wondering if it is possible to connect my laptop to the net through it? I spent a good few hours yesterday trying to make it happen but no joy.
Seems a bit silly to have a data plan on my phone & a seperate one for my home pc.

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# 109950 11-Feb-2008 18:12
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I don't think it's possible in the current version - and even if possible it would connect at GPRS speeds, which in New Zealand means about less than dial up sometimes...




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  # 109956 11-Feb-2008 18:32
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Yep, tethering is not possible at this stage.




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  # 111401 18-Feb-2008 15:20
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Ahr man no windows guide :(

I just need it for oncall and all I want is a putty session maybe a wee bit more.




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  # 111608 19-Feb-2008 15:30
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  # 113907 1-Mar-2008 11:27
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Is this only for tethering internet capable plans from your iphone via wi-fi to your compy?

I.e. Is it possible to use your iPhone as a wi-fi card per se?

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  # 118357 24-Mar-2008 11:51
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That's basically what it does, your laptop becomes an AP for the iPhone to connect to, and it in turn acts as a gateway between the laptop and the GPRS network. It'll work, just be prepared for it to be really slow, and cost serious $$$ if you use it to any extent.


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