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MIT’s Project T(ether) reminds us of Minority Report

05/24/2012, We’re sure that most of you guys have probably seen the movie Minority Report with Tom Cruise. If you have, then you’re probably familiar with the scene where Tom Cruise’s character interacts with the computer screen by putting on a pair of gloves...

Sprint now blocks tethering apps on the Android Market

10/28/2011, If you thought that Sprint had no problem with its users installing tethering apps on their phones, it looks like times have changed. A few months ago, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon blocked their users from downloading tethering apps via the Android...

AT&T stops unlimited data for illegal tetherers

08/05/2011, All good things must come to an end, and if you see yourself being an illegal tetherer on the iPhone over AT&T’s network as a good thing, that, my friend, is going to have its curtain drawn down as well. Ma Bell will be removing unlimited plans...

BlackBerry PlayBook can tether to any phone

03/31/2011, Now here’s an interesting piece of informational nugget – the BlackBerry PlayBook will not only be able to tether to a BlackBerry smartphone, but to make it all the more appealing to everyone else, it can also play nice with any phone. This is...

WiFi hotspot function coming to BlackBerry OS 6.1

03/11/2011, According to reports online, one of the most-requested features of the BlackBerry OS, mobile hotspot tethering will become a native feature in the next version of the BlackBerry OS. Some leaked slides of the upcoming update to BlackBerry OS have surfaced...

Windows Phone 7 smartphones get tethering hack

01/25/2011, The Windows Phone 7 revolution hasn’t really taken off to a flying start – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t going to make waves in the mobile scene. The good people over at xda-developers have managed to figure out a way to hack a...

PlayBooks will be able to tether to BlackBerrys

01/14/2011, RIM has recently announced that their upcoming QNX tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook will be able to wirelessly tether to BlackBerry smartphones – so if you won’t have to get a new data plan just to go online with your PlayBook if you own a...

Windows Phone 7 will support tethering (updated: it does not)

09/23/2010, Good news for folks who use their smartphones as a modem for their notebooks or netbooks, as Microsoft’s Director for Windows Phone 7, Brandon Watson, recently announced that tethering support will be included at launch, although the onus still...

Samsung Vibrant tethers without need for rooting

07/30/2010, For those of you out there who want to make full use of their unlimted 3G account, you might want to check out tethering the Samsung Vibrant to your computer without the need to root the phone. This method utilizes a USB cable which will offer Internet...