According to multiple sources, the mobile hotspot functionality on the new iPad will be included in Verizon’s iPad 4G data plan, but AT&T won’t support it. Of course, if you decide to jailbreak your iPhone, MyWi makes this a moot point. But still…
With yesterday’s announcement of a third-generation iPad, you might be wondering which one you should buy. I know I am. With that in mind, I’m going to walk you through my thought process.
It’s no secret that I love using MyWi to share the 3G connection on my jailbroken iPhone. I was thus disappointed to discover that my phone had stopped connecting to the internet after using MyWi — and the only way to fix it was to re-boot.
I’ve been waiting patiently for an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S before I upgrade. As much as I want to chat with Siri, make use of iCloud, and shoot pics with that fancy 8MP camera, I can’t stand the thought of losing my jailbreak.
Having owned an iPad since the day they released the new version back in March, I’ve now had some time to think about my decision and even to cook up a bit of buyer’s remorse. It’s not that I don’t like it, because I do. It’s just that I’m starting to wish I had bought a different version.
While waiting for my son’s soccer practice to wind down, I got into a conversation with another dad about jailbreaking your iPhone. He was sitting along the sidelines messing around with his iPad and lamenting the high cost of the data plan.
Do you have an iPhone and an iPad? Do you wish you could share your iPhone data connection with your iPad for a little surfing sans wifi? Sure, you could buy a 3G iPad and pay a ton for the service, or… You could jailbreak your iPhone.