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Yesterday’s post on the new, unreleased Netgear Skype WiFi phone have generated more than a few e-mails to me; readers are asking how they can use the Skype phone in a T-Mobile Hotspot. I verified with Jeremy my suspicion that it required a firmware upgrade and […]

Skype_sign_in_oneYesterday’s post on the new, unreleased Netgear Skype WiFi phone have generated more than a few e-mails to me; readers are asking how they can use the Skype phone in a T-Mobile Hotspot. I verified with Jeremy my suspicion that it required a firmware upgrade and he’s confirmed. The firmware is a beta, so use at your own peril! You can find it right here on Netgear’s site. If I see anyone with this phone during my Starbuck’s travels, I’ll be sure to ask how it’s working out.

Remember that you’ll need to have an active T-Mobile Hotspot account; the SPH101 will only connect to U.S. based T-Mo hotspots.

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