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Old Dec 24, 2012, 07:49 AM   #1
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ATV 3 without a network

Bought a ATV 3 about a month ago and it is working perfect at my home via my home network. I want to take this ATV and my new MacAir (Xmas gift) to my in-laws over the holidays. They do not have a computer or a internet connection. My question is; will it be possible to use the ATV without a network?
I do have access to the internet if I wish. It would be through the neighbors connection. Signal and speed is excellent!

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Old Dec 24, 2012, 08:14 AM   #2
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Can you tether from your iphone or ipad?
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 08:20 AM   #3
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Yes! That is normally how I use the internet at my in-laws. Tether from my iPhone 4 to the computer.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 08:50 AM   #4
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If it's only for a day or evening, why not just bring your network (router) with you? You don't need an internet connection unless you plan on streaming from Netflix or some other online service.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 09:08 AM   #5
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I could take a router with me. I was just wondering if it was possible over bluetooth!
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 10:55 AM   #6
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You could try bringing a Macbook or something and create an Ad-Hoc network - that turns your Macbook into a Wi-Fi hotspot that'll let you stream from your Mac to your ATV - you may be able to add your iPhone or iPad to that network for AirPlaying as well.
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 01:16 PM   #7
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