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balsamlake 06-07-2012 10:28 PM

Legacy BB 7290 phone as a tethered modem
 
Is it possible to use A legacy BB 7290 phone as a tethered modem for data with a PlayBook

many thanks

Balsamlake

dc/dc 06-08-2012 07:42 AM

Re: Legacy BB 7290 phone as a tethered modem
 
No. It can't run the bridge software. And why on Bob's green Earth would you want to tether at GPRS speeds?

balsamlake 06-08-2012 09:39 AM

Re: Legacy BB 7290 phone as a tethered modem
 
What is the earliest model that would function with playbook??

knottyrope 06-08-2012 11:21 AM

Re: Legacy BB 7290 phone as a tethered modem
 
any that can run OS 5 or higher

If you plan to surf a lot, might be better off with a 3g device

knottyrope 06-08-2012 11:25 AM

Re: Legacy BB 7290 phone as a tethered modem
 
list of OS 5 devices here

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