T-Mobile Clears the Air Over HTC G2 Wi-Fi Software Update
In response to reports about a software update for the HTC G2 device, T-Mobile has issued a statement to clarify its position. T-Mobile said, "Wi-Fi Calling and tethering/Wi-Fi sharing are not currently supported on the T-Mobile G2. T-Mobile knows these features are important to consumers and we're working to deliver them to G2 users in the future. We have nothing further to announce at this time." The HTC G2 runs Android 2.2 Froyo, which has native hotspot sharing software on board. T-Mobile is not yet permitting customers to use this feature. Sprint and Verizon, in comparison, are allowing hotspot sharing on devices such as the HTC EVO 4G and Motorola Droid X.
HTC's Unlocked 10 Snags Android 7 Update
HTC said the unlocked variant of its HTC 10 smartphone should receive Android 7 Nougat beginning today. The update is being pushed out over-the-air to the U.S.
AT&T's HTC One M8 and M9 Get Marshmallow Today
AT&T will begin distributing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to its variants of the HTC One M8 and One M9. HTC's VP of Product, Mo Versi, shared the news via his Twitter account.
HTC Says One A9 Won't Gain Support for Verizon's Network
HTC has cancelled plans to add support for Verizon's LTE network to the One A9 smartphone. The unlocked phone does not include CDMA and was expected to be Verizon's first LTE-only handset.
HTC U Ultra to Ship March 10
HTC has indicated via its web site that the U Ultra, the company's flagship handset for 2017, will begin shipping on March 10. The $750 smartphone comes in black, white, or blue, and features a 5.7-inch screen, Snapdragon 821 processor, 16-megapixel camera, and personalized sound profiles.
HTC Says Verizon's 10 to See Camera Update May 27
HTC's Mo Versi said via his Twitter account that the Verizon Wireless variant of the HTC 10 will receive a maintenance update that improves several aspects of the phone. The release chiefly boosts the camera's performance, including the autofocus feature.
Sprint Charges an extra 30 dollars for wifi hotspot
Not to mention that sprint charges an extra $ 120 per year to use the their android 2.2 handsets. So yea for and Extra $ 480 per year (or $ 960.00 over the life of your contract on that phone) you can get a Sprint phone and use the built in hotspot feature.
Verizon is similar, but I think that they charge a bit less for wifi hotspot, but tack on an additional $ 10 for text messaging (no $ 10 for the phone though)
AT&T you can do it on an I phone but they only allow 2GB per month, after that they either charge you a fortune or cut you off from data (I...
Computers consume FAR more data than a phone ever could, which is why tethering isn't included.
Am extra $30 a month for an unlimited 4g hotspot is a steal (to get just t...
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If data on handset is unlimited,there should be an extra fee for tethering (especially wifi tethering). If data is limited, there shouldn't be an extra fee.