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Is there a way to connect my iPhone OG to my MBP through Bluetooth? Also, I want to know if there is a way I can use my iPhone's internet through some sort of tether method on my MBP like when on the road for example. Thanks.
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Unfortunately the iPhone is only supported for headsets/speakerphones when it comes to Bluetooth. There is no way to sync wirelessly as far as I know. As for your second question, although it would be nice, you cannot use your iPhone as a portable router. The only way to get mobile internet on a laptop is through the new Mobile internet sticks. I think that Rogers and Bell offer them right now. You can check them out here... http://www.rogers.com/web/Rogers.por...OBILE_INTERNET

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Thanks for the info. Unfortunately I don't live in Canada and that's where Roger's service is. I'll look more into mobile internet though to see if I'm interested at all. I don't really travel too much so I don't know if it will be worth it.
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iPhone supports tethering. but mines a 3g. Not sure if 0G was a typo or not. I thought they came 2g and 3g only. But my iPhone I use the tethering option with Rogers and it works just fine, I use it thru my bluetooth.

I also thought I remembered AT&T in the states or something like that supporting tethering as well. I know they're already going to 4G.

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OG is referring to "original" or the first model with the metal back. Do you know if tethering is possible with this iPhone? If so, can you please elaborate and try to describe how to tether or provide a link where I can find out how? Thanks.

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OG is referring to "original" or the first model with the metal back. Do you know if tethering is possible with this iPhone? If so, can you please elaborate and try to describe how to tether or provide a link where I can find out how? Thanks.
So its a 1G then? Thats as far back as I can seem to find any info on the iphone. I know that the 1g supports tethering with 3.0 software or so i've read.

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Of course this is all a mute point is in the us with a non jail broken phone because AT&T does not as of yet allow tethering for the iPhone.
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Of course this is all a mute point is in the us with a non jail broken phone because AT&T does not as of yet allow tethering for the iPhone.
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Who told you that at&t was going to 4G soon LMAO...they don't even have 3G completely rolled out yet.

Tethering IS possible with my 3GS for sure...

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Who told you that at&t was going to 4G soon LMAO...they don't even have 3G completely rolled out yet.

Tethering IS possible with my 3GS for sure...
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^ Um... what are you talking about? Tethering is possible and he isn't stumped. If you have version 3.0 installed on your iPhone, you can tether to you Mac or PC through USB or Bluetooth quite easily in fact. I however was unable to do it because I have already upgraded to 3.1 and am not interested in trying to downgrade.

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^ Um... what are you talking about? Tethering is possible and he isn't stumped. If you have version 3.0 installed on your iPhone, you can tether to you Mac or PC through USB or Bluetooth quite easily in fact. I however was unable to do it because I have already upgraded to 3.1 and am not interested in trying to downgrade.
def...i was using tethering pretty frequantly before they rolled out 3.1. when i went back and erased the profile the other day, 19 new voice messgaes popped up
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