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Android-powered G1 phone is an enticing platform for app developers

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 68.187.206.21] on December 31, 2008 03:08 PM
Great article! I just wanted to add two points that really made me fall in love with my Android. A great hack that has come to surface for "Jailbroken" or "rooted" phones is tethering via IPTables. By using this hack the Android phone is effectively turned into a Wireless Access Point sharing the 3G connection, everyone is still working on incorporating security into the wireless connection currently it only supports an Ad Hoc mode. I happen to be one of the unfortunate few that had purchased my phone prior to the release of the Android Dev 1, although with a "rooted:" phone one is able to flash the Developer Bootloader and subsequently load your own personally signed and compiled images.

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