FCC Tells Verizon It Can't Force You To Pay $20 For Tethering Anymore

The FCC and Verizon put an ongoing dispute to rest today when the carrier agreed to allow is customers to use tethering apps with its data plans. You're damn right! Until now, Verizon worked with Google to block tethering apps from being downloaded to Android devices from Google Play. The company instead demanded that… » 7/31/12 5:01pm 7/31/12 5:01pm

The Jig Is Up for Android Tethering Apps

Bet you thought you were pretty slick there, using a tethering app to turn your Android phone into a mobile hot spot while sidestepping the additional carrier charges. What, you thought your carrier wouldn't notice? Well, you're not, they did, and now the free-mobile-hot-spot party is over. So far, AT&T, Verizon, and… » 5/02/11 6:04pm 5/02/11 6:04pm

AirLocation Lets the Wi-Fi iPad Really Use the iPhone's GPS Signal

AirLocation in an app that sends your iPhone's GPS signal to your Wi-Fi iPad. All you need to do is tether your iPad to your iPhone and flip on the AirLocation app on both devices. We've previously reported that the Wi-Fi iPad 2 gained GPS powers when tethered to an iPhone but we were wrong. You'll need an app like… » 4/28/11 12:40pm 4/28/11 12:40pm

AT&T Isn't Letting Users Download BlackBerry Bridge, Here's How to Get…

For some silly reason, AT&T is not supporting BlackBerry Bridge—the lifeline of the BlackBerry PlayBook. Remember, in order for the PlayBook to access email, contacts, and calendars, it needs to be "bridged" to a BlackBerry via the BlackBerry Bridge app. Without access to BlackBerry Bridge, AT&T is effectively… » 4/19/11 10:40am 4/19/11 10:40am