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Wi-Fi in the truck

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by NumNutz, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. Dec 12, 2009 at 11:55 AM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    Don't some fords and dodges have it?
    How do you do it?
     
  2. Dec 12, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    Brunes

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    AutoNet Wireless Routers- But why???
     
  3. Dec 12, 2009 at 7:20 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    I think it's pretty cool. Being able to access the internet whenever you want from where ever.

    Good lord. Plans start at $29 bucks a month. No thanks.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2009 at 9:40 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    att and verizon have that wireless PC card for laptops..
     
  5. Dec 12, 2009 at 10:41 PM
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    pittim

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    when driving obviously.



    oh, you're one of those people that pay attention to the road? :p
     
  6. Dec 12, 2009 at 10:50 PM
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    What the hell? Wi-fi for your vehicle? Is your truck a personal computer now? where would it take the signal from, and put the signal to? Seems like you can bypass the whole thing by using a laptop, maybe? Seems silly, I know, but I do believe that those things work no matter if you're at home, in starbucks, or in your truck.

    Sorry for the bashing...but I honestly don't have any clue why anybody would use this.

    I think this is a system that takes a 3g cell phone signal, and then broadcasts it via wi-fi to everyone's peripherals in the vehicle, such as laptops, psps, smartphones, etc. while on a roadtrip. Why you'd rather twitter than talk to your friends, I have no idea.

    And accessing the net from wherever whenever...it's called a modern cell phone. Or a 3g access card for your laptop. The technology has been out for like a decade now.
     
  7. Dec 13, 2009 at 8:49 AM
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    NumNutz

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    Not looking to get it just thought it was cool and it has never come up on the forum before. My phone gets internet and that's what I use in a pinch. Just thought it was cool technology.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    Jigzor

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    Gotta love the Droid.. or for you iphone users..blah
     
  9. Dec 13, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    I have an old Tmobile wing that runs windows mobile OS that has wi-fi capabilities. It isn't my phone anymore but I can still roll with the pocket pc on the belt clip for out of town trips or have something to do if hanging out at Starbucks on rare occasions for free access instead of paying for web access on my actual phone.
     
  10. Dec 13, 2009 at 11:52 AM
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    It sucks you have to pay for it....I had to buy a 10 dollar cable and that was it for my first phone....Now it's 15 bones a month to do the same thing. Cheaper than getting a separate air card type device- but still bullshit.
     
  11. Dec 13, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    i have the tmobile shadow and im pretty sure I can hook it up to the laptop and get interwebz
     
  12. Dec 14, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    Just buy Mifi
     
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