Android 2.2 FroYo to support USB tethering and Wi-Fi sharing

May 13, 2010
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    Android 2.2 tethering and Wi-Fi sharing

    Tech Crunch has turned up some screen shots from the upcoming Android 2.2 OS (code named Froyo) that show built-in support for USB tethering and the use of the Android device as a Wi-Fi hotspot for the sharing of its data connectivity.

    I think it is quite likely that we will see some carriers disabling this functionality in shipping phones, but surely some will allow it.

    Google’s I/O event is only days away, so we’re very likely going to see the the official Android 2.2 unveiling at that time, and maybe even on a new device.

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