It may not be portable, but technically any Windows/Mac that has both 3G
data card and wifi can share the 3G internet connection, so it can do
what you depicted. I don't think there is anything illegal about this,
but you do need to pay lots of 3G data charges whoese rates are usually
more expensive than accessing the internet directly from the phone via
Pada Wed, 10 Jan 2007 14:04:58 +0900
si Nick May <nick_at_kyushu.com> bilang:
> If they will allow it to run Skype, it would be worth importing just
> as a glorified PDA, using the WiFi for comms.
> In Japan an imported iPhone, plus an ultra cheap do-nothing phone
> that runs on the JP network, would actually be a fairly useful
> combination. An ichat version would be a "must buy" for me as I often
> need interpreter support at remote locations.
> Thinking sideways - are there any good, portable, wifi <=> 3G boxes?
> So one could run the iPhone with wifi to the portable station, which
> connects to the net over 3g?
> Would it be legal to run in Japan - as a wifi pda?
> Would it be ethical (for geekily loose standards of ethical
> behaviour) - or would the GSM phone element cause interference Japan-
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Received on Wed Jan 10 07:48:39 2007