Internet via cable

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  1. ref5412

    ref5412 iPF Novice

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    Hi, is there any way to have an internet connection to our ipad or iphone via cable from our PC/MAC?
     
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    Tim SPRACKLEN iPad Legend

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    No - I'm afraid not - 3G or WiFi only. But you can broadcast WiFi from a Windows PC or laptop that has WiFi (i.e make it into a WiFi hotspot) or purchase a WiFi dongle very cheaply.

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    You should be picking up your WiFI from your wireless connection of your cable modem (if you have it setup for wireless).
     
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    It depends on your application. You can set up a PC with wireless to act as a wireless hub, but if you have to buy a dongle, a wireless router may be the most practical option. You would then have a base station for all devices with wifi. It all depends on the application.
     
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    Companies are moving away from physical connections. Even gaming systems are using wireless controllers. I, for one, think this is a smart move.
     
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    Do an Ad-Hoc from your PC to Wi-Fi for iPad.
    Or buy an Apple Time Capsule.

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