1. Aguaski's Avatar
    How will the mobile hotspot work on the Nexus Prime? My understanding is that the Prime will offer a pure Google experience that has not been altered by Verizon. I further understand that the WiFi hotspot is baked into the OS. As a point of historical reference, how has the hotspot worked on the Nexus 1 and Nexus S? It is probably safe to assume the hotspot will work the same on the Nexus Prime. I just cannot see any carrier allowing free hotspot access, even if the feature is baked in to the OS. Please share thoughts.

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    10-11-2011 02:29 PM
  2. koolbon's Avatar
    I bought unlocked Nexus one at full price the feature is not restricted in anyway. It would only be limited by the type of data plan you have I guess. I believe all the subsidized phones are restricted by the carriers and cost you extra to use the feature.
    10-11-2011 02:34 PM
  3. moosc's Avatar
    If vzw you'll still pay and I bet there will b the hotspot app. Just because pure google don't expect vzw to roll over
    10-11-2011 02:52 PM
  4. koolbon's Avatar
    It's an absolute BS that carriers restrict the hotspot feature. It's a feature of a device and not a service from carriers. We already pay for the service and data usage. It's ridiculous to pay extra to use a feature of the device you buy.
    10-11-2011 03:03 PM
  5. BrianTufo's Avatar
    It's an absolute BS that carriers restrict the hotspot feature. It's a feature of a device and not a service from carriers. We already pay for the service and data usage. It's ridiculous to pay extra to use a feature of the device you buy.

    Yes it's double dipping that is for sure but nothing we can do about it really.
    10-11-2011 03:07 PM
  6. moosc's Avatar
    But your not paying to share your data only to be used in your device. Not outside of device
    It's an absolute BS that carriers restrict the hotspot feature. It's a feature of a device and not a service from carriers. We already pay for the service and data usage. It's ridiculous to pay extra to use a feature of the device you buy.


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    10-11-2011 03:09 PM
  7. CynicX's Avatar
    Its a feature in honeycomb I've only used once on my Motorola xoom which like the nexus is a GED. When I get home I'll play with it some more but the one time I used it I never received a higher bill or anything. I didn't even know things like that weren't allowed. It is baked into the honeycomb os btw at least on the xoom.
    10-11-2011 03:37 PM
  8. koolbon's Avatar
    But your not paying to share your data only to be used in your device. Not outside of device



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    So, it is ok to download a video clip via your device, then send it to someone else's device using your device, but it is not ok to use your device so the person can download directly to his device?
    They don't even have unlimited data plans anymore, so it really doesn't make sense not to allow it.
    10-11-2011 03:41 PM
  9. moosc's Avatar
    That is correct. Life sucks they own the data they make the rules. We can break them but like a speeder you'll evintally get caught.
    So, it is ok to download a video clip via your device, then send it to someone else's device using your device, but it is not ok to use your device so the person can download directly to his device?
    They don't even have unlimited data plans anymore, so it really doesn't make sense not to allow it.


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    10-11-2011 04:14 PM
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