A big week for stories about Apple competitors. There's a real rogues' gallery of names here from Google to Samsung from Microsoft to Amazon. And if you're a fan of the actor Christian Bale, then you're in for a treat. Meanwhile, it's not too early to start thinking about your summer vacation. All that and more beneath the fold.
The Kanex mySpot is a small, portable wireless router that can transform any Ethernet connection into a wireless Internet hotspot for up to 16 devices simultaneously. It's a breeze to use, but we did find a few issues...
While no official announcement has been made as to whether or not the carrier will obtain the iPhone, it seems Sprint may be making some preparations to prepare for the boost in data usage, should Apple's iOS powerhouse join Sprint's lineup. A new report has the carrier limiting its mobile hotspot plans to 5GB of data as of October 2nd, and we all know what product is to more than likely make an appearance shortly thereafter!
When you’ve got 5,200 developers attending your latest conference and you announce the availability of beta software for them to download and start playing with immediately, how do you manage the Wi-Fi network so there won’t be issues? Somehow, Apple has managed it with this year’s WWDC.
To share your iPhone's mobile internet connection head to Settings>General>Network there you'll see Set Up Personal Hotspot. You'll be able to share your Internet connection via Wi-Fi, USB, and Bluetooth. But, before you start spreading your Internet connection like a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, you'll have to contact your carrier to set the service up and check on their prices.
Are you making the switch or waiting it out? We're having the same internal battle here at Mac|Life headquarters, and we figured there's no better way to solve our problems than to write it out. If you're having some trouble making the decision yourself, read on--Nic, Ray and Susie make the case for taking the plunge, waiting it out, or staying faithful to gool ol' AT&T.
Ever since Verizon announced their own iPhone 4 last month, those of us who have been with AT&T all these years nashed their teeth when they saw Apple unveil the Personal Hotspot feature, which turns your device into a MiFi. So when will this feature come to AT&T?
Hot on the heels of the earlier announcement today about Verizon's data pricing plans for the upcoming iPhone, not too far behind was the reveal about the pricing for the device's HotSpot feature. The feature allows users to use their phone as a wireless connection, utilizing Verizon's network to go online.
If your Apple mobile device is rocking iOS 4.2 and you still haven't had a chance to show everyone how cool Airplay is, it's time to step up your game. Why? Apple has released a beta version of iOS 4.3 to developers, meaning that your current load of iOS hotness will soon become a steaming pile of obsolete news.
So the once-thought mythical phone is finally coming to Verizon, and one of the features being highly touted is the capability to use the device as a mobile hotspot. But what about GSM users of the iPhone? Will they be able to use something similar? Well if a rumor about iOS 4.3 is true, then yes!