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Old 06-07-2012, 10:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to use A legacy BB 7290 phone as a tethered modem for data with a PlayBook

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No. It can't run the bridge software. And why on Bob's green Earth would you want to tether at GPRS speeds?
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What is the earliest model that would function with playbook??
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any that can run OS 5 or higher

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