cheap/free alternatives to mywi

neilp4453

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Oct 16, 2007
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Tried the cracked version...causes me to go to safe mode so I assume it doesn't work with a 3GS and the Comex method.

But I rarely tether. I just like to have it ready to go on my phone for circumstances where I need to tether.

Any other apps?
 

DeuceDeuce

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Aug 8, 2007
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Tried the cracked version...causes me to go to safe mode so I assume it doesn't work with a 3GS and the Comex method.

But I rarely tether. I just like to have it ready to go on my phone for circumstances where I need to tether.

Any other apps?
How about try and buy it instead of steal it?
 

HXGuy

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Mar 25, 2010
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Dude...seriously? It's $10 not $100. How about supporting these developers so they can keep putting out these awesome apps. Quit being such a leech.
 

neilp4453

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Original poster
Oct 16, 2007
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I understand that. If not any alternatives, I will buy MyWi. But for something that I would use maybe once or twice a year....is $10 really worth it? The answer is no.

Plus, with the new one out..that costs me 20bucks. The app will essentially sit on my phone unused for long periods of time.
 

nineohtoo

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Jun 22, 2009
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SF Bay Area
Just go get PDAnet.

But I am curious, if you're only going to to use it maybe once or twice a year and $10 isn't worth it, why do you even bother? There's also no sense in telling us you downloaded a cracked version. Were just gonna get mad at you for giving jailbreaking a bad name.
 

rKunda

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Jul 14, 2008
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I understand that. If not any alternatives, I will buy MyWi. But for something that I would use maybe once or twice a year....is $10 really worth it? The answer is no.

Plus, with the new one out..that costs me 20bucks. The app will essentially sit on my phone unused for long periods of time.
Then don't buy it and deal with not having it. Theft is theft, even if you only occasionally do it.
 

AustinSTI

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Jul 2, 2007
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I understand that. If not any alternatives, I will buy MyWi. But for something that I would use maybe once or twice a year....is $10 really worth it? The answer is no.

Plus, with the new one out..that costs me 20bucks. The app will essentially sit on my phone unused for long periods of time.
Aside from the theft of this product which is pretty douchy I will tell you that MyWI has not caused me to go into safe mode one time in the 4 months I've owned it. I've used it on a 3GS and now using it on my IP4 with no issues. Ever think that the cracked version or the crack itself might be causing the instability? You can trial it on Rock if you aren't convinced which I don't know why you wouldn't do in the first place. $20 one time is a worthwhile price to pay to be able to tether as many devices as you want.
 

gaspony

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Jul 13, 2010
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Yah if you are only going to use it 2 times a year, then just download it twice for the trial. Don't be a douchey McDoucherton
 

romeo.xk

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Mar 26, 2009
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Well, first off, to the OP yes, you should buy it, you are already getting so much from this devs, that you should give something back... But since I know you are set on getting something else, maybe you can find the Handy Light app, (the one that is not offered at the store no more) And OP, don't even ask where to look for it... That would be up to you...
 

rKunda

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Jul 14, 2008
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Well, first off, to the OP yes, you should buy it, you are already getting so much from this devs, that you should give something back... But since I know you are set on getting something else, maybe you can find the Handy Light app, (the one that is not offered at the store no more) And OP, don't even ask where to look for it... That would be up to you...
Wait, you tell him to buy rather than steal, then encourage him to find a different app that he'd have to crack? ...
 

navigates

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Jul 13, 2008
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Its $20. Not $10. I'd like to buy it but 20 is steep. Does any one know of any discount codes for it?
 

Simm0nS777

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Jul 15, 2010
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Northeast Ohio
yeah some of you guys are so dumb. He has no reason to spend $20 on mywi when he may never use it. I am in the same situation as him. I would like tethering but not for $20 since I will very rarely use it, but in my line of work it could come REALLY handy once or twice a year if needed. I found PDAnet. Use that OP. Its free and gets the job done. It may not be as easy and simple as mywi but for being free its great!
 

MT0227

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Jun 16, 2009
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Its $20. Not $10. I'd like to buy it but 20 is steep. Does any one know of any discount codes for it?
This is one app that is totally worth its cost, by far. It will be the best $20 you've ever spent.....your cost is covered in one month.
 

BurntReality

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Jun 21, 2010
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Tyler, TX
yeah some of you guys are so dumb. He has no reason to spend $20 on mywi when he may never use it. I am in the same situation as him. I would like tethering but not for $20 since I will very rarely use it, but in my line of work it could come REALLY handy once or twice a year if needed. I found PDAnet. Use that OP. Its free and gets the job done. It may not be as easy and simple as mywi but for being free its great!
He is using a phone that cost several hundred dollars. AT&T charges a monthly fee for tethering. For the price of one month of tethering you can own the app, I personally don't see how that is so expensive.
 

iamthekiller

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Feb 3, 2010
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It's so sad that you have to steal this amazing application. Maybe one day things will look better and you'll have $20.
 

iamthekiller

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Feb 3, 2010
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It will be the best $20 you've ever spent.....your cost is covered in one month.
People don't understand this simple math, that buying the application once equals the cost of one month of tethering through ATT. Just don't even bother.
 

TodVader

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Sep 27, 2005
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Quebec, Canada
yeah some of you guys are so dumb. He has no reason to spend $20 on mywi when he may never use it. I am in the same situation as him. I would like tethering but not for $20 since I will very rarely use it, but in my line of work it could come REALLY handy once or twice a year if needed. I found PDAnet. Use that OP. Its free and gets the job done. It may not be as easy and simple as mywi but for being free its great!
If I understand right, since I only wanna use a Ferrari 2-3 times a year to show off, I could go steal one and park it in my garage when unused? Why should I pay 90k when I only want to ride it 1-2 times a year? What a bunch of douchass car salesman.
 

Benji222

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Dec 21, 2009
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Its $20. Not $10. I'd like to buy it but 20 is steep. Does any one know of any discount codes for it?
Pay ATT for 1 month of tethering or tether for life, for free, for one fee.

All of you people getting cracked PDA Net and Handy Lght are also stealing. Its 20$, if you have an iPhone im pretty sure you can manage it. If not, dont tether.
Ps, some cracked stuff has nasty stuff in it that can slow andd mess up your phone. Just pay for it, its really not that difficult.
 

Sourskinmilk222

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Feb 10, 2009
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theft?

I'm a little hesitant about getting mywi because isnt that theft from ATT? If they find out can they fine you or something? idk how they would find out i just read on one of the stickies on the iphone hacks forum here that it would be.
 

BurntReality

macrumors 6502
Jun 21, 2010
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Tyler, TX
I'm a little hesitant about getting mywi because isnt that theft from ATT? If they find out can they fine you or something? idk how they would find out i just read on one of the stickies on the iphone hacks forum here that it would be.
I don't think they would fine you. The worst that would happen is that you would have to pay for the tethering for that month. IMO unless you decide to rack up 20gb of data or something crazy you should be alright. I used it all the time on my 3G and never had a problem. People with the 2GB plan or smaller might want to watch their data usage though.
 

SpaceKitty

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Nov 9, 2008
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Fort Collins Colorado
I downloaded the trial of MyWi 4.0 today and within two hours, I made up my mind to buy it for my iPhone 4.

Why? One of the biggest reasons is that this amazing app has not drained my battery at all in three hours of using it. I was using it connected to the USB port for tethering that way.

The old version on my 3GS would start to drain my battery within an hour even while plugged in.

I'm thinking of canceling my Sprint broadband card now.
 

hlkc

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Jan 15, 2008
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Can some one give me some ideas what the USB Tethering is? I've been trying the MyWi Wifi Tethering and so far so good. Thanks!
 
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