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FCC prohibits blocking unauthorised Wi-Fi hotspots in hotels and other businesses

FCC prohibits blocking unauthorised Wi-Fi hotspots in hotels and other businesses

The Federal Communications Commission has issued an “Enforcement Advisory” that prohibits hotels and other businesses to block Wi-Fi access points created by their guests. 

Personal Hotspot missing in iOS 8? Here’s how to fix it

Personal Hotspot missing in iOS 8? Here’s how to fix it

One of the common complaints we’ve received from readers after upgrading to iOS 8 – iOS 8.0.2, has been that the Personal Hotspot feature is missing.

While I haven’t had the problem, it does look quite a few people are complaining about it in Apple Discussions forum as well.

How to use iOS 8’s Instant Hotspot to share iPhone’s data connection with your iPad

How to use iOS 8’s Instant Hotspot to share iPhone’s data connection with your iPad

One of the major features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is Continuity, which includes a number of features and improvements that take iOS-Mac integration to a whole new level.

While OS X Yosemite is not out yet, some of the Continuity features also work well between an iPhone and iPad. One of those features is Instant Hotspot.

How to share your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s data connection using Personal Hotspot

How to share your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s data connection using Personal Hotspot

While my iPhone comes to my rescue almost daily with handy information, directions and useful apps, the main reason why I don’t leave home without it is because it also packs a personal hotspot so I can get online with my other devices, like my laptop and Wi-Fi-only tablet. If you’ve got a data plan with your mobile carrier, you can share your connection with any device via Wi-Fi, USB or Bluetooth.

Hack lets you enable Personal Hotspot on your iPhone without jailbreaking

Hack lets you enable Personal Hotspot on your iPhone without jailbreaking

Joseph Brown of iTweakiOS who has released hacked carrier bundles to boost download speeds, has just figured out a way to enable tethering (or the mobile Hotspot) feature on the iPhone without jailbreaking.

Many carriers currently charge a monthly fee for the mobile Hotspot feature, and it has been possible to use the feature unofficially using jailbreak apps such as PdaNet, MyWi.