WiFi Only vs. 3G: How to Decide

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by stevenflaugher, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. Edlex

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    Well I just couldn't take it anymore. Just preordered the 3g 64Gb ipad. Now the horrid waiting.
     
  2. gentlefury

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    yeah if you root your droid you can install the wifi tether app and use your droid as a hotspot...works really well.
     
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    WHAT??? is rooting a Droid :confused: at first I thought booting but then not sure at all. Interested as the Droid may be my next phone, no ATT here so no iPhone.
     
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    Similar to iPhone Jailbreak...it just means you add root (linux for administrator) access to applications...allows for more advanced control of the device.
     
  5. kvmkvm

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    went with wiFi

    I opted for wifi; I have an AT&T quicksilver usb modem for my lap top.

    I have ben looking for answers ( hacks) that will allow me to plus it into my ipda; if not I can always find a Starbucks \ McDonalds ; that att allows for wifi under my data plan.
     
  6. Finnedog

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    Looked it up and finally understand what they are saying about hacking the iPad and the iPhone. This is not why I got a Mac, I just want it to work, every time.
     
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    Im with you on that one.

    I kept going back and forth, back and forth, after I found out about the Wifi Hotspot app for Jailbroken iPhones but I can't Jailbreak my iPhone (3GS w/ 3.1.3 and newest basebad...no Jailbreak available yet) but really...I don't want to have to worry that I can't upgrade my iPhones firmware or worry that I don't have the phone on me or that the battery is dead or almost dead and the tethering would drain it even faster.
     
  8. gentlefury

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    Never said you had to do it, just said I will and it's an option. I would never use att service.
     
  9. Finnedog

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    And we never said that you should not or even that we are not interested in all the things you can do with a modified phone, just that I am more interested in just having an invisible device that does exactly the same thing every time. I never want to see a blue screen with white letters ever again.

    With all the apps on the app store, I will always have new features to try, with more than a reasonable chance it will not crash my iPad.
     
  10. iserian

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    Just convert your USB modem to something like the Verizon Mifi (assuming ATT has one) - I plan to use the Mifi with my wifi Ipad.


     

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