That's what I want to know too. I am guessing no. I don't see the wireless setting in the iPad as being robust enough (like a MacBook).Does anyone think NetShare will work to use iPhone connection on iPad?
Would be good if I was on pay and go, but I've got almost another year to go on O2 so don't want yet another phone contract!Why don't you guys just get a Mifi and connect both iPhone, iPad, netbooks, macbooks and so forth to it?
If it was available in Norway, that's what I would do :|
It absolutely makes sense.Tethering from the iPad in front of me to the iPhone in my pocket just makes too much sense!
Unfortunately, it would cut out a revenue stream for the telecoms partners, so I don't see it happening without jaibreak.
Yes you can use any carrier, but they have to support MicroSIM. T-mobile said that they will start supporting those this year though, so thats both major US GSM carriersSince all "3G" iPads are unlocked, can you use any carrier for the data plan? Maybe another carrier will come out with a cheaper data plan. Although $15 bucks a month is pretty cheap.
but from what i read it will only be 3g usable on att's radio bands... but you can still use it on tmo's edge network.Yes you can use any carrier, but they have to support MicroSIM. T-mobile said that they will start supporting those this year though, so thats both major US GSM carriers
I am confused Wikipedia say that T-mobile uses the 1700 and 2100 spectrumsbut from what i read it will only be 3g usable on att's radio bands... but you can still use it on tmo's edge network.
no webcam anyway, so who cares.
+1AT&T is screwing its customers again with the iPad deal. NY Times reports AT&T saying "we can handle it". Of course - particularly since they failed to live up to their promise about iPhone tethering. It's much more profitable for AT&T to prohibit iPhone tethering and then charge another $20 a month for iPad data.
But, the iPad does connect to wireless networks. If it can connect to any wireless network (just like the iPhone can) then it can connect to a wireless network set up by a jailbroken iPhone. With a jailbroken iPhone, you can set up a wireless network than anyone (or anything) can join. No different to the hardware than any other network. Since wireless is faster than 3G, there would be no difference in download speeds between a 3G iPad and the jailbroken iPhone and WiFi iPad connected through it. A jailbroken iPhone with a WiFi only iPad makes more financial sense than a non-jailbroken iPhone and an iPad with 3G and another data plan - to the tune of $240 a year. The only issue you'd have is the battery drain on the iPhone.
I'm not so sure that is true. To share my iPhone's 3G connection with my MacBook, I have to adjust my MacBook network preferences to Create a new network. Then I connect to that network on my iPhone, then run the NetShare application.+1
The iPad uses a standard WiFi radio. It doesn't know or care if the WiFi signal it sees is from the iPhone or Starbucks. If you can get your phone to share it's connection with your laptop, it will also work with the iPad.
I tested the MYWI application on my Iphone and my wife's Iphone. I was able to turn my Iphone into a wifi hotspot, connect to it with my wife's (over wifi) and browse at identical speeds on 3G.I'm not so sure that is true. To share my iPhone's 3G connection with my MacBook, I have to adjust my MacBook network preferences to Create a new network. Then I connect to that network on my iPhone, then run the NetShare application.
Since the iPad runs the same OS as the iPhone, I don't believe I'll be able to make those same network options on the iPad to broadcast a wireless network like I can on the MacBook.
So....unless you know something I don't know....I don't think your statement is entirely true.