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laptop based mobile phone surfing

By shpl ·
I want to use my laptop and mobile phone(CDMA/GSM/GPRS) to surf the net on TCP/IP dial-up connections like that of AOL . What modem and connectors or adaptors do I need ? . What is good and cheap ? . I have never used my laptop to surf the net on the road before without a landline phone connection ......never on my mobile phone I mean ........I dont want any wireless answers . I want real net like on a destop on my laptop with a mobile phone like as on a landline phone connection .

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by GuruOfDos In reply to laptop based mobile phone ...

You need the data adaptor for your model of phone! GSM phones and GPRS phones do not use analogue signals like traditional landline modems so there isn't a standard adaptor ftom RJ11(or BT plug) to 'mobile phone'. Most mobile adaptors use a PCMCIA card with a moulded on cable with a connector specific to the model of mobile. They are sold by the phone manufacturers so try their web-sites.

Remember, the maximum data rate on GSM is 9600 baud and on GPRS is 14400 baud, so it IS doable, but painfully slow and therefore very expensive!

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