|Mar 20, 2010, 11:42 PM||#1|
Make Your iPad 4G With Sprint Mobile Hotspot?
Can anyone enlighten me on the realities of the Sprint 4G Overdrive Mobile Hotspot making iPad 4G and using it for all ones gear?
Speed - Up to 10 times faster than 3G?
Connect up to 5 devices
Coverage see map
Sprint Overdrive 4G Website
Make Your iPhone 4G Sprint Ad
MacBook Pro - Home based
iPhone - Everywhere based
iPad - Everywhere based
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|Mar 20, 2010, 11:45 PM||#2|
It's like a better version of the MiFi and uses either Sprint's 4G WiMax (if available in your area) or 3G EVDO broadband service.
That's pretty much a very basic overview of it.
|Mar 21, 2010, 12:29 AM||#5|
I have an Overdrive that my work provides for me. Don't waste your money.
I've updated the firmware and it really hasn't fixed the main problems. The claimed 4 hour battery life is realistically much closer to 2 hours. The device gets super hot when it's been on for 30 minutes. The 4G download speeds are no faster than my tethered iPhone 3G speeds. The upload speeds are marginally better than my tethered iPhone.
I have tons of Apple toys
|Mar 21, 2010, 01:01 AM||#6|
I plan to buy the iPad 3G
And test out the Sprint 4G Overdrive device
If it works for me great, if not I will fall back to ATT 3G
I work out of my car and battery life is key
Would a car charger or replaceable battery for the Overdrive device be a solution?
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