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Topic # 68176 16-Sep-2010 09:56
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I had posted about how we couldnt get in house BB during our 3 mth stint in Timaru - and on Tuesday i thought hey maybe VF has another 3gb temptation offer! and so they did!

I had initially stayed away from the ip4 because of reports of bugs and frailties .... but oh well, let's see how it goes!

Firstly, ordered online and turned up at the door after 40hrs. Website warned could take 5 days. Bravo!

Now charging it religiously to cast longetivity spell on battery ...

Someone please tell me it is very easy to TETHER? PLEASE!




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  Reply # 380529 16-Sep-2010 10:09
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Use MyWi for tethering on the ip4 - very simple and straight forward - there is a trial that you can download to try out and see if it suits. You need to jailbreak your phone first (which is deemed legal).

Alternatively, the ip4 also has built in tethering option but that is restricted to certain devices only - you can find this option in Settings --> General --> Internet tethering

I need data on my ipad so I used the first option



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  Reply # 380610 16-Sep-2010 12:54
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hmm not goot - 3g signal 3 bars BUT when tethered is slower than dialup by about 1000 times - can only load txt only pages. any ideas? (i am not touching the offending part - left it on a cushion) ... if it carries on like this i might return it!




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  Reply # 380734 16-Sep-2010 16:26
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together with dialup i get this https://www.speedtest.net/result/955180372.png

280 ping
.2 down
.1 up

anyway still feels slightly faster




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