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T-Mobile confirms free Mobile Hotspot on prepaid plans, domestic data roaming also now included

T-Mobile confirms free Mobile Hotspot on prepaid plans, domestic data roaming also now included

Andrew Martonik 74

More prominent 'Simple Choice' branding and features making their way to the prepaid market Starting the last couple of days, T-Mobile prepaid customers have started to have unfettered access to their phone's mobile hotspot function. Previously the only way to hotspot "by the book" on its prepaid plans was to pay $15 per month, but now we have confirmation that T-Mobile has changed its...

Android 2.3.6 rolling out to some Nexus S owners - Fixes voice search, breaks tethering

Android 2.3.6 rolling out to some Nexus S owners - Fixes voice search, breaks tethering

Bla1ze 34

Some Samsung Nexus S owners are seeing Android 2.3.6 roll out to their devices. We say some, because not all devices and not all carriers appear to be supported as of yet, though Google states the update will be rolled out over time and in some cases -- depend on carrier approval. Sprint has an update, GWK15F, posted on their site while folks in Canada on Rogers and Fido are also seeing...

Samsung Nexus S 4G GRJ90 update ends tethering for users not subscribed to hotspot plan

Samsung Nexus S 4G GRJ90 update ends tethering for users not subscribed to hotspot plan

Jerry Hildenbrand 35

The update rolling out today for the Samsung Nexus S 4G is a mix of good and bad it seems.  Hopefully fixing some of the radio and connectivity woes more than a few are seeing with Sprint's first Googlephone, the latest OTA will also end the free tethering that Nexus S 4G owners have been enjoying.  We've heard some rumblings of this across the web, but a confidential source from Sprint...