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Topic # 112191 29-Nov-2012 16:16
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I bought my partner a Asus TF201 tablet not really expecting him to use it much.  He has suprised me and uses it a fair bit.  Think he would actually get some benefit on being able to use it away from home.  Are there any known usb modems that would work to be able to connect via 3G?

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  Reply # 724744 29-Nov-2012 16:23
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Also consider sharing a smartphone's internet connection via WiFi to it or a Pocket WiFi style device.



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  Reply # 724751 29-Nov-2012 16:30
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I would if we had a smart phone.  So far I haven't needed one.  Wouldn't turn one down but haven't needed it lol.  The tablet was my big splurge.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 724865 29-Nov-2012 20:13
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there are some portable Wifi Access points with 3g slots.. which means you could just insert a
vodafone card in to with a data plan so can use it on the road (check DX.com) Ive ordered liek 50 things
and all arrive no problems even can get samsung smartphones (using smartphone hotspot
feature is how I do it with my cheap chinese tablet)

I think you will need a USB GTO port.. its a special port on tablet that provides power to the connect
device at miniminal level and also a USB host feature
if not perhaps a USB data cable with the GTO built in will work then
can buy a vodafone mobile dongle or telecom T-Stick USB device which you insert the SIM card
with number so they can top it up and charge you for data

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