New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussion.

any one know about tethering with your macbook pro?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
tinman

 
Member Since: Aug 13, 2008
Posts: 17
tinman is on a distinguished road

tinman is offline
anyone successfully usng there phone for tethering with there macbok pro? if so what phone and service do u use... im wondering this because instead of getting a wireless card for internet use from my cellphone service provider i wanted to just upgrade my cellphone to one that supports tethering....to use when im on the road...hmmm thanks for any help in advance...
QUOTE Thanks
tinman

 
Member Since: Aug 13, 2008
Posts: 17
tinman is on a distinguished road

tinman is offline
any one?

ok..im gonna have to find some type of happy medium between a cell phone with its high monthly rates, and a internet card. but cant afford both.
QUOTE Thanks
TheTrueMoron

 
Member Since: May 18, 2008
Location: Houston
Posts: 60
TheTrueMoron is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 17" MacBook Pro 4GB Ram, LED HD display, 200GB 7200RPM HD, 2.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo; Macbook 2.4Ghz

TheTrueMoron is offline
What type of phone do you have? I have a Samsung A707 and if I connect to it from my MBP through bluetooth I have the option of using my phone as an internet connection through my service provider.
QUOTE Thanks
tinman

 
Member Since: Aug 13, 2008
Posts: 17
tinman is on a distinguished road

tinman is offline
im in the market or a new phone... and carriers dont really go into detail in there spec if the phone is able to be used that way...
QUOTE Thanks
davidg14

 
davidg14's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 29, 2008
Location: NJ, USA
Posts: 88
davidg14 is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: Mac mini, 20" Cinema, wireless keyboard and mouse.

davidg14 is offline
What type of phones have you seen? Most will as far as I know.
QUOTE Thanks
Del

 
Member Since: Dec 24, 2006
Location: N. Ireland
Posts: 901
Del has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: Mac Pro 2xQuad core 2.8GHZ

Del is offline
Nokia 6230 can do it, or at least it did back in the day before iPhone
QUOTE Thanks
tinman

 
Member Since: Aug 13, 2008
Posts: 17
tinman is on a distinguished road

tinman is offline
yea i would expect most pda/smartphones to do it but it seems they dont. take iphone for example... i deff want something that was new or recently released...im actually thinking of the the motorola a1600 (ming 2)... i had the original ming and it was really good with tethering on a cingular 3G network.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« serial port adapter problems on Mac | Error Code 36 »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
MacBook or MacBook Pro: Newbie needs help ? fld777 Apple Notebooks 11 12-15-2013 02:37 PM
MacBook Pro RAM Graegaud Apple Notebooks 5 04-23-2009 12:41 PM
Apple MacBook And MacBook Pro to get redesigned.. spookymulder Apple Rumors and Reports 226 06-17-2008 01:25 PM
well, i gota macbook goin from a macbook pro.. raptorkid700 Apple Notebooks 9 01-14-2008 03:13 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:07 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?