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Piggyback Your iPhone’s EDGE Connection

 Assets Resources 2007 11 Iphone-Tether-Head
Want to take advantage of that unlimited data plan on your sexy new iPhone? Here’s how.

Yeah, it’s pretty involved. You’ll need a hacked iPhone and will have to setup an SSH proxy, and the connection will be slow compared to what you are used to when hooked up via wifi, but hey, a slow connection is better than no connection, right? I’m guessing that with the ubiquity of wifi networks nowadays, the handy-dandiness of this will be minimal. This does appeal to the tinkerer within, though.

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December 3, 2007 - Posted by | Geeks and Gadgetry, How-To, Mac, Software

2 Comments

  1. What I want is a VOIP Hack.

    Something similar to T-Mobile’s Hot-Spot @ Home.

    Comment by Bernard | December 3, 2007

  2. Wait, so you can’t “tether” your laptop to an unhacked iPhone? Are you serious? I’ve tethered my MacBook to my Nokia N95 (running Symbian OS) and my HTC 3125 (running Windows Mobile) easily with no issues at all, via USB and Bluetooth. I’m… well… I’m astounded at the things I keep hearing about the iPhone and what Apple doesn’t let you do.

    Comment by Joe | December 3, 2007


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