[SATLUG] Palm Pre w/Linux

Nate pixelnate at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 11:49:10 CST 2010


On 2/6/10 4:03 AM, Geoff wrote:
> Nate wrote:
>    
>> On 2/5/10 10:04 PM, Geoff wrote:
>>      
>>> So... that'll be the next phone i'm getting, because it -has- linux as
>>> the OS, because it can be made into a wifi router, and you -can- tether
>>> it to a wifi device.
>>>
>>>
>>>        
>> Bravo. So you are going with Verizon, then?
>>      
> oh, HELL no!  ;-)  Sprint.  Since i'm there now with my Crackberry Curve
> 8350i (with another nextel and a rumor on that account that are fixing
> to expire from contract) adding the Palm Pre is going to be  simply
> 9.95/mo for an additional line, to be used on the Data share program.
>
> Beats the snot outta paying $60/mo for a flippin' air-card!
>    


I don't think you can tether with a Sprint Pre. One of the features that 
separates the Pre from Pre Plus (Verizon) is that that the Plus has the 
tethering app. You might be able to tether with a homebrew app, but 
don't expect Sprint to be happy about it.


~Nate


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