How to Use the LG G3 as a Personal Hotspot

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The new LG G3 is a powerful smartphone that can do a lot of things, and one of them is act as a personal hotspot. A portable internet connection that can be shared to the iPads, Nexus 7 or laptops we all use, and let them connect to the internet anywhere there is a cell […]

How to Use the Nexus 5 as a Personal Hotspot

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If you’re one of the millions of Americans with a device like the iPad or Nexus 7, or even a laptop and personal gaming device, you can have internet anywhere and everywhere on any device just by sharing your smartphones connection. Our smartphones internet and data signal can become a portable sharable internet connection for […]

How to Make a WiFi Hotspot Widget on Android

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One of the many benefits of using Android is the mulitple different ways users can achieve certain tasks, and one in particular we’re focusing on today is sharing your data connection to a nearby tablet or laptop. Android’s WiFi Tether or Hotspot feature allows you to share and use your mobile phones data connection on […]

Sprint Novatel MiFi 500 LTE Mobile Hotspot Review

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Novatel Wireless’ MiFi 500 LTE for Sprint Corp.’s 4G LTE and 3G CDMA/EV-DO networks is a powerful device with a lot of flexibility, but one whose full potential is not quite realized yet given Sprint’s more limited 4G LTE footprint. At its heart, the MiFi 500 LTE doesn’t deviate from Novatel’s successful strategy with its […]

How to Use Personal Hotspot on iOS 6 and the iPhone 5

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The new version of iOS 6 offers faster access to the personal hotspot feature, and slightly changes the steps to turn on the personal hotspot. On iOS 6 and on the iPhone 5 with iOS 6 there is a new Personal Hotspot shortcut on the main menu screen that lets users turn on the hotspot without diving […]

Owners of AT&T’s New iPad Take Heed: Tether for iOS Has Returned

Owners of AT&T's New iPad Take Heed: iTether for iOS Has Returned

Back in November, a curious application called iTether snuck into the App Store and allowed iOS devices owners full USB tethering without requiring them to switch their data plans or sign up for an official tethering plan. Almost immediately, Apple pulled the application. However, Tether has made its triumphant return only this time, it’s not […]

Tether Your Android Without Root for Free with ClockworkMod Tether

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Tethering your Mac or PC to your Android phone for internet access just got a lot easier and safer with the release of ClockworkMod Tether for Android. This new app allows you to tether your Android smartphone, including the Galaxy Nexus, to your Windows, Mac or Linux computer to share your phone’s internet connection. Unlike […]

iTether App Sneaks Into App Store, Brings Unlimited Tethering

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Those on AT&T’s network and are holding onto their grandfathered unlimited $30 per month data plan and dream of tethering may be happy to know that an app has snuck itself into Apple’s App Store to bring just that exact functionality. As AT&T requires grandfathered unlimited plan owners who wish to gain tethering capabilities to […]

Verizon Joining AT&T in Thwarting Illegal Tethering

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After AT&T had announced that it would be sending out notices to iPhone owners and taking action against those who are now illegally tethering without an approved plan–in the interest of fairness, as the carrier claims–it appears that long-time rival carrier Verizon Wireless will also be doing the same and joining AT&T on its quest […]

AT&T to Cut Off Unlimited Data For Jailbroken iPhone Hotspot Accounts

AT&T to Cut Off Unlimited Data For Jailbroken iPhone Hotspot Accounts

AT&T has confirmed to BGR that it will soon start taking away unlimited data access to those on grandfathered data plans using jailbroken iPhones or devices that take advantage of unauthorized tethering or mobile hotspot applications. So, if you don’t currently have an official tethering plan with AT&T, you might want to start thinking about […]

EasyTether on Sale at Amazon Appstore, Doesn’t Require Root

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Users who do not wish to a carrier’s more expensive monthly subscription plan for sharing their Android smartphone’s data with other USB- or WiFi-enabled devices can now have another option via EasyTether, an app that’s on sale at half off on the Amazon AppStore. EasyTether, normally a $10 app, is now available for $5. The […]

Verizon Cuts Off Data to Unauthorized Tether Users

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Verizon Wireless may be following rival AT&T in making it difficult for users who do not subscribe to an official tethering plan, valued at $20 per month for 2 GB of data, to unofficially connect their WiFi-enabled laptop to share their Android smartphone’s mobile broadband connection. One user noted that his data connection was blocked […]

RIM Brings BBM to PlayBook Via BlackBerry Bridge

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The good news is that early adopters of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet can now BBM their BFFs to their heart’s content. The bad news, however, is that BlackBerry Messenger on the PlayBook is not a native app and requires a BlackBerry smartphone to be tethered over Bluetooth to the PlayBook in a process called BlackBerry […]

AT&T’s New Fare for Smartphone Data Tethering is More Fair

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AT&T has recently announced the pricing for its mobile tethering plan as tethering will be a feature that will be available as an option on the company’s upcoming HSPA+ 4G smartphones, such as the HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Atrix 4G, and the Samsung Infuse 4G. The company had previously charged for tethering on the iPhone, […]

RIM BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Demoed at CES (Video)

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Research in Motion had a busy and productive week at CES and the company had finally unleashed its PlayBook tablets to the grubby hands of the masses to play, experience and enjoy. The company says that its PlayBook will be running on the BlackBerry Tablet Operating System, which is powered by QNX. QNX, known for […]