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  • Eliot 1:07 pm on January 12, 2012 Permalink | Log in to leave a Comment
    Tags: , , EasyTether, , tethering   

    Using PdaNet to play Xbox Live – Part 2 

    I tried with the free version and it didn’t work.  I wasn’t ready for a $30 purchase of the pro version.  Besides, I am not sure it would it either.  Since my failed attempt, I did pick up the pro version of EasyTether.  It was $10 and so far I haven’t gotten it to work.  I will keep at it because this type of connection interests me.

     
    • zack 3:03 am on December 11, 2012 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      I tried using pdanet and couldnt get past the mtu error. Then i tried foxfi and enabled sharing on my wireless network and success!!! Downfall is the recent update makes the free version limited.

      • Eliot 1:18 pm on December 20, 2012 Permalink | Log in to Reply

        Hey Zack,

        I wasn’t able to play with this much since the post. FoxFi seems very cool; thanks for pointing that one out. I think most carriers are allowing you to turn your phone into a mobile hotspot with a simple click of a button (or soon will be). This project lost stem for me because of a couple of things.

        • I travel a bit and was planning to take my Xbox for entertainment. The itinerary for the trips have been jam packed. I probably would leave my console somewhere. Yes, I have let stuff in Hotels throughout the world.
        • XBox is not small and weighs a bit. I didn’t want to run the risk having to pay for a bag because I exceeded a weight limit.
        • I don’t trust TSA with an XBox. Don’t get me wrong. They do a wonderful service keeping the skies safe. However, I would leave it in the care of my five year old niece over TSA any day.

        Zack, again, thanks for the feedback. I just checked the price tag for FoxFi $6.97. That is a bit pricey for an app. Pdanet and EasyTether are more expensive, but I’m not sure how much better they are with quality. At least we have choices right.

  • Eliot 1:28 am on July 4, 2010 Permalink | Log in to leave a Comment
    Tags: , , , tethering   

    Android Tethering in 5 mins 

    I travel a lot nowadays, and I don’t always a WiFi or LAN connection.  I remember seeing a few tutorials about how people were tethering Macs to their iPhones.  I started to wonder if I could do this with my PC and my droid.  I did a search and found EasyTether.

    easytether

    I will admit, I was a tad bit skeptically.  I should have recorded it, but it took me five minutes.  This will come in handy when I am out and about.  If you are like me, at any given time you need to get connected and a smartphone will not due.

    Have you tried tethering with your Android?

     
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