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Tether your laptop to your iPhone for EDGE Internet Access

The iPhone does an amazingly good job as a pocketable web browser and e-mail client, but sometimes you’d be happier using a laptop, even though EDGE is a bit on the slow side.  Thanks to the recent breakthroughs with iPhone apps, it’s now possible to tether your laptop to your iPhone for internet access.

Nate True provides a description of how to tether your laptop to your iPhone by installing a SOCKS proxy on your iPhone, and then create an AdHoc wireless network that you can connect to with your laptop.  Note, this may not be approved use under the term’s of AT&Ts iPhone data plan.