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|Maybe You Don’t Need 3G on Your iPad 2?|
|Friday, 18 March 2011 14:14|
Brian Chen, at Wired, has a piece today that suggests a clever way to avoid having to pay the extra money for a 3G version of the iPad 2 just to get GPS and phone data network capability. The solution basically involves using your current Smartphone as a wireless hotspot.
Here’s an excerpt of his piece:
For the complete article, visit the Wired article here.
There are some questions still. For example, if the GPS data is being imported by the tethered iPad, can it be used by other nav programs instead of the Maps app? I’m betting so, but I need to hear from somebody with the gear who is willing to experiment with it. My best sources for iPad info are Jeff Siegel at ActiveCaptain, Christine Kling at Write on the Water (an amazing writer/sailor/geek), and my friend Ben Ellison at Panbo.
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