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Old 06-22-2007, 09:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

Is it possible to use Pearl as a modem connected to the laptop? e.g. when I'm in a place with no WiFi but still want to access the internet comportably.

Best using with BT but with USB it will be useful as well.

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Typing your question in the search bar will yield many results for your question.

Here is one thread to get you on your way.

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I recently set it up and it works pretty well. I get about 100 to 120 kps. Not bad for Edge. I use it exactly as you stated (when free WiFi isn't available).

I haven't tried BT and don't know if it can be done.

I see you're on Cingy/AT&T - beware of data charges. They charge an arm and 1/2 leg for tethering.
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MANY THANKS

I must admit that I even saw that post and didn't make the connection

If I may ... my next step would be the acheive this through BT. Can you point me? thanks

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Yes, it can be done via bluetooth. Just set it up the same but using Bluetooth modem instead of standard modem. I believe you have to be using the windows drivers for Bluetooth, though.
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