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T-Mobile to tackle customers who abuse unlimited data

by: Rob TriggsAugust 31, 2015
In an open letter, T-Mobile has promised to crack down on users who are abusing device tethering limits as part of the company's unlimited data plan.
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How to setup mobile Hotspot on Android – Android customization

by: Jonathan FeistAugust 6, 2015
This is how you setup a mobile hotspot on your Android phone. This Android hotspot allows your Wi-Fi only devices to connect to the internet while you are on the go.
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All you need to know about tethering with your Android device

by: Ankit BanerjeeOctober 17, 2013
A quick look at at the various types of mobile tethering, and the associated costs with mobile data sharing.
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Enable your phone’s hidden tethering feature with Hotspot Control

by: Conan HughesApril 14, 2013
The Hotspot Control app lets users bypass issues that prevent creating portable hotspots, allowing their devices to connect with each other.
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FCC tells Verizon to pay $1.25 million and unblock tethering apps

by: Derek RossJuly 31, 2012


The FCC reached a settlement with Verizon Wireless that will result in customers being able to download and use tethering apps from the Google Play Store. This act will also allow customers to WiFi tether without incurring the $20 fee for enabling your phones mobile hot spot feature. In addition, Verizon Wireless, the nations largest carrier, will have to pay the U.S Treasury $1.25 million and implement a compliance plan to ensure this does not happen again.

Under the terms of today’s settlement, Verizon Wireless will make a voluntary payment to the Treasury in the amount of $1.25 million, and has committed to notifying the application store operator that [...]

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AT&T One X: How to enable Wi-Fi tether functionality

by: Alvin YbañezJune 7, 2012

Wi-Fi tethering is an essential feature on your Android phone. This feature allows you to share your mobile Internet connection to other devices, making your Android smartphone a portable Wi-Fi hotspot. AT&T’s HTC One X also packs this neat feature. Unfortunately, you will need to subscribe to AT&T’s Wi-Fi tether plan to enjoy this feature.

Aside from your daily source of ROMs and updates, XDA Developers could also be a black market of mods and hacks that lets you enjoy extended features on your mobile phone without the need to comply with such requirements. Recognized XDA Developers member t0mmy has created a kit that unlocks the stock Wi-Fi tether [...]

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Reverse Tether: Sharing your PC’s Internet connection to your Android phone

by: Ken EastMay 8, 2012

Don’t you just hate it when your phone’s Internet connection is cut off? A lack of Internet connection really screws things up, especially if you are downloading something very important. You don’t have to worry anymore because there is now a way for you to enjoy the Internet on your phone by using your computer’s Internet connection. How, you ask? There’s an app called Reverse Tether that will do the trick for you. Read on to know more about Reverse Tether.

You might like: What is Tethering?

Apart from calling and text messaging functions, your Android device is quite useless without the Internet. With out an Internet connection, [...]

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Top 5 Rooted Apps of 2012 [Video]

by: Vinny MarinoJanuary 22, 2012

If You are one of the freedom lovers who have rooted their Android phone or tablet, then you’ll love this little top 5 list fresh for 2012 where we take a l0ok at some of the must have apps for those who pack a rootified Android device in their pockets.

5. Wireless Tether

If your have a rooted phone with 4G connectivity one of the best apps to have at your disposal is Wireless Tether. It makes your phone a mobile hot spot for all of your mobile needs maybe use it for a WiFi only tablet or possibly a laptop. The best thing about this app is it has adds no additional cost to [...]

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How to Tether Android Phone to your Computer Without Being Blocked or Detected

by: JoseJanuary 17, 2012

Nowadays, people on the go don’t tag along just one mobile device. It is typical for them to have multiple mobile devices in their bag. Smartphones, PDAs, tablets, and laptops are some of the usual gadgets they carry around. And, having to bring these gadgets along gave birth to Internet tethering, through which one can share the Internet connection from one’s phone to other gadgets.

The sad part about Internet tethering, though, is the fact that most wireless providers would charge you extra even if you are already subscribed to an unlimited data plan. This is an issue that has been debated on even until now.

The issue may be bad, but the good thing [...]

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How to Use PC Internet Connection with Your Android Phone

by: Alvin YbañezJanuary 15, 2012

If you’re planning to go out on a vacation to a place where a Wi-Fi connection seems impossible, tethering will be your key to keep your other devices hooked up to the online world. Tethering is the ability to share your mobile phone’s cellular data connection with other devices. This neat feature, however useful, requires additional data connection and relatively increases your phone’s monthly bill.

If your mobile phone can’t share its Internet connectivity, why not reverse the process instead? Developers from XDA Developers have come up with a solution to share the broadband connection of your PC to your mobile phone. Although it’s [...]

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