1. TheKrazyRussian's Avatar
    I have a Blackberry with T Mobile and i heard somewhere that i can turn my Blackberry into a wireless hot spot.
    For example, i can wirelessly connect my Laptop to my Blackberry, how can this be done?
    Any info would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
    05-24-09 12:16 AM
  2. branden3112's Avatar
    Bluetooth or Wifi?
    05-24-09 12:47 PM
  3. Duvi's Avatar
    He won't be able to do wifi; the 8100 doesn't have that.

    Bluetooth... probably.

    05-24-09 12:51 PM
  4. Duvi's Avatar
    It says Curve, but I believe it is the same for the Pearl.
    05-24-09 12:52 PM
  5. cotton's Avatar
    Didn't we just have a thread here about something like this and a device I had never heard of was mentioned called cradledock or something like that. It sounded interesting.

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    05-24-09 01:00 PM
  6. trucky's Avatar
    It's called Cradlepoint and the device can do exactly what the OP wants. There are several models that will allow a tethered BB act as a wifi hotspot:

    CradlePoint MBR1000 Mobile Broadband Router [RT-MBR1000-B] - $249.99 : 3Gstore.com, Mobile Broadband Made Easy. Verizon & Sprint EVDO Modems, Antennas, Amplifiers, CradlePoint Routers and MiFi.
    05-25-09 07:05 AM
  7. cotton's Avatar
    If only that thing wasn't so expensive! 249 for a router! I'd love to try it.

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    05-25-09 01:33 PM
  8. trucky's Avatar
    They have several routers, you just want to make sure you get one with a USB port to make the connection. Some are only for eXpresCards or PCMCIA, but most seem to support the USB. They even have a battery powered one so you can make a hotspot virtually anywhere you have service.
    05-25-09 03:22 PM