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Renegade
06-06-2014, 06:01 PM
Anyone know if the Vodafone, Telecom or 2Degrees sticks work on the Win8 Surface tablets? (w/USB port of course ;) ). Can't seem to find any info on their info pages.

pcuser42
06-06-2014, 06:50 PM
If it works on Windows 8, it'll work on a Surface Pro. Not sure about Windows RT though.

Renegade
06-06-2014, 07:18 PM
Cheers. Will check and see what model they have, I think it may be the RT though.

dugimodo
07-06-2014, 01:54 PM
You could use a smartphone as a wi-fi hotspot with any of them if you have one available, easier than a usb stick in many cases.

Renegade
10-06-2014, 06:29 PM
It's RT so no go there. She doesn't have a smartphone, but I saw one of these in action today with someone's iPad http://telecom.co.nz/shop/mobile/mobilebroadbandandtablets/devices/huawei-e5220-mobile-hotspot.html
Looks like an ideal solution in this case.

pcuser42
10-06-2014, 06:55 PM
You could use a smartphone as a wi-fi hotspot with any of them if you have one available, easier than a usb stick in many cases.


It's RT so no go there.

No, even Windows RT can connect to wireless networks ;) most smartphones can already do what the device you linked to does. :)

Renegade
10-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Oops, to clarify - no go with T-stick software installing on the RT.

pcuser42
10-06-2014, 11:14 PM
Oops, to clarify - no go with T-stick software installing on the RT.

Oh, right. Well that's not a surprise :p

Scubadoo
11-06-2014, 07:31 AM
Renegade

I'm using one of those Telecom Huawei E5220 WiFi hotspots. It all works perfectly here with 2x notebooks and 2x tablets in our motorhome.
Shop around though. I paid $59 with 2GB data at NL about six months ago.
I'm still churning through my 6 $29 t-stick transferred 2GB loaded SIM cards.