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HTC updates HD7 and Mozart with internet sharing features

11/17/2011, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 update brought the internet sharing feature to some of the newer Windows Phone devices. This was an exclusive feature limited to phones launched with Windows Phone 7.5 already installed, but a recent update by HTC that’s...

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...

Pantech Breakout for Verizon can tether up to 10 devices

08/29/2011, Recently there has been a Pantech phone that has made it past the FCC under the name “Apache”. While there has been no word on the Apache, thanks to a leaked flyer we now know that there is another (or could be the same phone) Pantech phone called the...

Verizon looks into illegal tethering

08/09/2011, Verizon Wireless wants to crack down on folks who perform illegal tethering on their devices – making subscribers wonder just how much control do they have over their data plan actually. If you happen to fall under the category of using unofficial...

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...

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...

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...

No Hotspot And Tethering For The Motorola Droid

08/02/2010, While you can bet that many Motorola Droid owners out there are looking forward to getting hold of the Android 2.2 update, the update will apparently not be offering two of the more requested features of the device, which are tethering and mobile hotspot...

Google Nexus One gets tethering

01/09/2010, The Google Nexus One has been hacked now, where both wireless and wired tethering is now available in Android 2.1. To get this up and running, you will need to install some add-ons from the folks at XDA forums. Bear in mind that this is not a full ROM...