Internet Tethering on iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS 3.1.2
TechCrunch is reporting that the blackra1n Jailbreak lets iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS owners running iPhone OS 3.1.2 use internet tethering. This is good news since Internet Tethering was recently killed off by the 3.1 update, but it’s bad news because now it’s pushing users to Jailbreak their iPhones in order to get a feature that used to be (and should be) included in the iPhone. Why AT&T is being so stubborn with the iPhone Internet Tethering capabilities is beyond me, I’m sure they’re just trying to figure out a way to charge us even more for it.
If you don’t mind jailbreaking your iPhone, go ahead and follow the very easy instructions on TechCrunch to enable internet tethering with iPhone OS 3.1.2: