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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DUBious, May 19, 2010.

  1. DUBious

    DUBious Well-Known Member
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    i was unaware there was even such an app untill i started looking into the EVO. but do you guys think we will be able to utilize a router app? cant see how it would be ethically right but...

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  2. looneylu

    looneylu Well-Known Member
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    as soon as we get root... already have it on my hero...
     
  3. neodorian

    neodorian Well-Known Member
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    There have been various router apps for all major smart phone platforms for years. Some give you connection over wifi, some only over USB or bluetooth. Some are free, some are not. Some require an unlocked, jailbroken, or rooted phone.

    My guess is that it may be a little while before someone figures out how to share the wimax radio via wifi or USB since it is new hardware/software but there will be free and cheap 3G tethering apps available probably from day 1. Obviously if you are rolling in dough or really need a 4g router out of the box, Sprint is betting that you will purchase their commercial branded 4g router app.
     
  4. jadoe05

    jadoe05 Well-Known Member
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    I could be wrong but I don't believe it matters. I think that the software routers will transmit the signal whether 3g or 4g.
     
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