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  1. lightsleeper23

    lightsleeper23 Well-Known Member
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    If these are my average speeds, and I were to go with the $70 unlimited plan, I might as well just use mobile data exclusively. Why not when it's much faster than my home Wi-Fi? And this is only with my HSPA+21 L9. I can't wait to see what I get with the N4.
     

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  2. eljefe0000

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    man your home wifi stinks
     
  3. chong67

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    Change to mpbs and maybe easier to see.

    You mean using your phone data for home internet on your computer?
     
  4. MT Rotor

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    How's the L9? Thinking about picking one up as a second device for my nexus 4
     
  5. eljefe0000

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    im sure its feasible however i wouldnt recommend downloading large files while tethering
     
  6. chong67

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    Have you all get any upsell message? I have not been getting any of this. I dont do it too often though.
     
  7. new optimus

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    for the first 2 days of my tmobile account my home internet was off I used it for everything. almost 1.7gbs data usage I now get the upsell message for adding tethering every time I tether.

    Which has only been twice since the home internet was fixed. both times where out away from home needed to look up something quick.

    but just using useragent fix takes care of it.
     
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  8. lightsleeper23

    lightsleeper23 Well-Known Member
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    No I just mean using it for my phone only, not tethering a home computer. Just not using my Wi-Fi. I don't know why the Wi-Fi isn't better. My Nexus 7 gets 15 to 20 Mbps on Wi-Fi, but none of our phones get that. Usually I get 7 to 8 though... comcast has been slow lately.

    And the L9 is amazing actually. Nice big bright screen. Fast. I've seen no lag at all on anything.. games are totally smooth. Battery lasts all day, like 18 or 19 hours, with 3 to 4 hours screen time, and still 20% or so left. It benchmarks above the galaxy nexus, and right about the same as the S2. I got 3062 on the benchmark test.
     
  9. chong67

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    Why am I not getting the upsell message? I only use about 7 hours of it last month.

    I am using IE browser too.

    I wonder it will catch up to me later?

    Yes I did read about the useragent plug in thing. Did you use it on the Chrome or Firefox?
     
  10. new optimus

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    firefox.
    I have tried chrome but I dont really like tabs showing all the time, if I open more tabs thats fine but just one open no thanks.
    a few other differences that I dont care much for as well but dont remember them.
    I think its the amount downloaded in a short time. possibly after my next bill it will reset.
     
  11. Joshb101

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    If you're just planning to use it for your phone I say go for it. Only thing I can say is your battery will drain faster if you don't use wifi anymore of course since you're home anyway, not really a big deal.
     

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