How To Transform Your iPhone Into A Wireless Modem For iPad

News | Thursday May 6 2010 12:27 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

If you are one of those readers facing this dilemma, here is a nifty trick that will enable your
to access internet over an iPhone 's 3G data network. The benefits are two-fold in that you save not just on the additional $130 to enable 3G on your iPad, but also on the monthly data plan charges that iPad users need to pay the network carrier for 3G access.
. Developed by Intelliborn, this
is easily one of the best solutions available to transform an iPhone into a wireless modem and consequently enable wireless tethering over the device. The only downside is that MyWi is available on Cydia for $9.99, but is worth it based on the benefits mentioned earlier. Setting up the application on a jailbroken iPhone is pretty simple. You may follow our tutorial for step by step guide
. Though quite obvious, please note thateven though iPad Wi-Fi+3G users have paid the additional cost for 3G, they can also use MyWi jailbreak app to save on the monthly costs, if they already own an iPhone .
While this is without doubt a great alternative for iPad Wi-Fi users who do not have 3G access, we must warn you of a few potential consequences though. Firstly,
and could void its warranty. Also, unreasonably high data consumption over your iPhone 3G network could get you in trouble with your carrier. Lastly, do note that the MyWi app runs in the background, which could drain your iPhone battery pretty quickly.
Nevertheless, if you already have a jailbroken iPhone and give it a try, do let us know how it goes.

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