iPhone 3G Hack (Sort Of)
If you find the ultra cool iPhone lacking the in the internet
connectivity department, this hack is for you. While the iPhone is by
far one of the most advanced cell phone/portable computers available
today, many question the reasoning behind limiting the iPhone to the
painstakingly slow EDGE network. Some experience decent internet speeds
in major cities such as New York, San
Francisco, and Chicago,
but on average most people are disappointed at Apple choosing the EDGE
network over 3G.
So what’s a proud iPhone owner to do? With a *little* money and a
few pieces of equipment, you too can achieve 3G speeds on your iPhone
utilizing the Wifi connectivity portion of the iPhone’s features. This
setup can also be found on some metropolitan bus systems.
Step 1 - Purchase the following equipment:
Step 2 - Configure the router for use with the
Set up the router by first connecting the computer and modifying the
network name (SSID), IP address range, WPA security, and any other
settings you require.
Step 3 - Connecting everything together
Setup the router in a car or other mobile location using the power
inverter. Once powered on, insert the AirCard to get the internet up
and running. The phoebus should show a positive internet connection.
Then sign on your new wireless network and you’re good to go anywhere!
|iPhone (4 Gig)
||59.99 per month
1149.88 (with iPhone)
649.89 (if you already have the iPhone)