Why tether?

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  1. bigLanky

    bigLanky New Member

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    If there is a 5GB cap on tethering, what is the use of tethering? when would it be useful to tether as opposed to using verizon's 3g ?
     
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    You can tether your computer to your phone and use the phone's 3g. I'm not sure I understand what you're asking. The benefit is that you can use the internet on your laptop (or any wifi capable device) anytime that you have your phone handy. I prefer to surf the internet on a 17 inch screen over a 3.7 inch screen.
     
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    bigLanky New Member

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    oh ok. i must have been confused. i ws thinking you could tether your droid to your wifi or something.
     
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    Wi-Fi tether means your Droid turns into a wireless router.
     
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    You can...if your asking if you can make your droid a "Router" yeah
     
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    If you are wondering about the cap, it has been yes and no for a while. I try to be smart about it. Im probably not gonna go crazy and get rid of my cable modem and strictly tether off of my phone. I use it sparingly.