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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DenverCZBob, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. DenverCZBob

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    I wanted to post this in a different thread but it's locked, so here we go.
    I SBF'd back to 340, rooted, installed GB Rooted. Then installed the deodex GB update. Did NOT install any tether hacks. I was just wondering so I fired up Hotspot. My laptop went right through to the internet after connecting to my DroidX. So then I was thinking, didn't I read another thread that said Verizon was running a free promo for about a month with free hotspot?

    -bob
     

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    I was under the belief this was true.
     
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    I heard the same but was it for march or is it for april?
     
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    Free for Thunderbolt phones I believe
     
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    Ok just brainstorming here... after reading the thread where the guy downloaded the Liberty ROM for the D2 on his DX, his phone was then listed, under his 'About Phone' menu, as a Droid 2.

    So if we flash a Thunderbolt ROM (do they have any out for it yet?), then we can have free wifi hotspot!!!



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    .... of course I'm kidding.
     
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    free for my wife's palm pixi for up to 5gb
     
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    anyone getting it free on the X, without the hack?
     
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    I say you try it and let us know how it worked out for you! rofl jk
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    Well, what my OP was actually getting at was this.
    I read a post in a locked thread that said to get rid of the tether hack, just SBF to 340, that will wipe out any radio hack. Then you can flash GB. But if they are running a free promo, how would we test this theory?
    That is all....:)

    -bob
     
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    i wonder if the free promo is only for gingerbread.... not just for the thunderbolt. its quite confusing. that the atrix gingerbread rom is allowing for a free month trial of 3g hotspot at the same time the thunderbolt is....
     
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    lol @ tethering, i picked up my hp mini netbook with built in vzw mobile broadband for when i need something out on the go that i simply cant do from my phone.

    if you really have a question about tethering you should direct it to VZW. I dont really believe all the hypebeasting going on about tethering being the devil and you'll be arrested or what not but honestly if you're that concerned about it and whether or not you are included in the promo call VZW and ask. You might not want to mention that you've rooted and installed a leaked version of Gingerblur though, lol... ;)
     
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    Actually its for free for now, this is comming from a rep from VZW that I just asked two days ago. Went to look/play with the Xoom (again) and taught I would ask and that the answer he gave me. So tether (with 3g Hotspot) as much as you want (no more then 4gigs) its free for now.
     

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