Voted America's least favorite wireless carrier, AT&T is going to do the official evil deed: end unlimited data tethering on all smartphones that aren't using one of its official tethering plans after August 11.
If you want tether your iPhone to your computer to share its 3G connection, you have to pony up $20 a month to AT&T for the privilege. Unless you're 15-year-old Nick Lee, who snuck an app that could do it for free into the App Store under the guise of a simple flashlight app.
So you want to use your iPhone's data connection to surf the web on your laptop? Starting next week, at long last, you'll be able to!
Today's the day Verizon rolls out the formidable Motorola Droid, the most capable contender to the iPhone's king-of-the-hill status yet. Also along for the rollout ride is its lesser Droid mate, the HTC DROID Eris. iPhone haters will be happy...