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iPhone USB/Ethernet Adapter for travel

15883 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jan 29, 2010 1:20 PM by GalaxiePete RSS
Gregory Rivers Level 2 Level 2 (450 points)
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Dec 8, 2009 6:07 PM
hi.

when travelling, we frequently arrive in hotels with complementary ethernet access to the internet, but no wifi.

does anyone know of a USB-ethernet adapter which could be used with the iPhone?

failing that, does anyone know of a plug-n-play miniature ethernet-wifi adapter (modem/router/bridge)?

cheers,
Gregory
Mac Pro 2x2.8GHz 8GB, MBP 15" 2.33GHz 2GB, iPhone OS 3.1.2, Aperture 2.1.2, FCE 4.0.1
  • stedman1 Level 8 Level 8 (49,810 points)
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    Dec 8, 2009 6:17 PM (in response to Gregory Rivers)
    MBP 1.83, 2gB RAM, iMac (Al) 2.4, 4gB RAM, Mac OS X (10.6.2), iPod mini, iPod shuffle, iPod Touch, Apple TV
  • Ed Purkiss Calculating status...
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    Jan 29, 2010 10:25 AM (in response to Gregory Rivers)
    I'd love to hear if someone produces such a thing as well, but not for the same reason - I'd LOVE to use my iPhone as a network scanner and tool. If I could just plug it in, I could check so many functions of a network without having to lug my notebook into the job.

    This would be even cooler with the new iPad - some really significant tools could be put into play.
    Several MacPros, MBPs, iPhones, @TVs, Mac OS X (10.6)
  • GalaxiePete Calculating status...
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    Jan 29, 2010 1:20 PM (in response to Ed Purkiss)
    I am with you and that is how I found the topic. I am looking for a plug in RJ45 Ethernet adapter for a Touch to turn it into a network scanner.

    pad would be nice, but the touch is so much smaller. I don't have an iPhone - ATT coverage is just plain awful around here.

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