iPad heeft geen tethering functie volgens Steve Jobs

Gisteren bleek dat er in de iPhone SDK een optie zit waarmee je “virtueel” de tethering optie van een iPad kan activeren. Een Zweed wilde ook graag weten of je met een iPad de tethering functie kan gebruiken en stuurde Steve Jobs een e-mail:

‘ll keep it short.

I’m Jezper from Sweden, a long time Apple fan, currently about to replace the very last computer at home with a brand spanking new iMac i7. I’m also awaiting the release of the iPad. However, I have one question:

Will the wifi-only version somehow support tethering thru my iPhone?

Two devices, based on the same OS, with already built-in technology to share one data plan suggests a secondary contract could possibly be redundant.

From the look of your keynote, where the iPad sits well between my MacBook Pro and my iPhone, I was hoping the three of them could interact as seamless as possible.

All the best,

Jezper Söderlund[a famous DJ in his own right]

Jezper Söderlund ontving hierop een reactie van Jobs per e-mail met “No”.

Je kan een iPhone dus niet gebruiken om de internetverbinding te delen met een iPad via tethering. Hieronder de e-mail van Steve Jobs die op echtheid is gecontroleerd door 9to5Mac.

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