Originally Posted by NJBlackBerry
I can't answer Northern Ivy's question, but something has always bothered me. Why is it called tethering? According to my research...
noun: a rope or chain used to tie especially an animal to a post or other fixed place, usually so that it can move freely within a small area
verb - tethered
It comes from hooking up a cable (ie the "chain or rope") to a cell phone (ie the "animal") to the computer (ie the "post").
With bluetooth, well should it be called tether, who knows.