Open Garden

Open Garden

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.3
  • Total Downloads:
    5,195
  • Date Added:
    October 04, 2012
  • File Size:
    574.72KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Android/2.3.3 - 2.3.7

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the Android Market where you must continue the download process. This download may not be available in some countries.

Editors' Review

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In a pinch and need a data connection on your tablet or laptop? You can use Open Garden to sneak a connection from your smartphone without needing to tether. Setup is easy, but the connection has enough hiccups and jumps to sometimes be more frustrating than it's worth.

Before you can use Open Garden, you have to download another program for your desktop. Once you set up the network, your gadgets will connect automatically whenever they're nearby. It can even work through NFC if your phone has it. However, owners of modern phones can have a more reliable connection on their phone automatically, and most phones can tether. Either one will provide less frustrating access to your phone's data plan. Those two won't connect without asking, either. While automatic connection is convenient on your laptop, it can be frustrating on a limited data plan. You might snag an overage accidentally.

Open Garden may come in handy for anyone looking to have access to a smartphone's data when Wi-Fi isn't available. However, there are other options that pull the connection off much more easily, and this program comes with too many errors that need attention.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4.3
    1.4.3 changes:
  • - Fix: damaged APK
    1.4 changes:
  • - Feature: new 'Connect' button to force connection attempts right now
  • - Fix: various bugs
General
Publisher Open Garden
Publisher web site http://opengarden.com
Release Date October 04, 2012
Date Added October 04, 2012
Version 1.4.3
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory SMS Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android, Android 2.3.3 - Android 2.3.7
Additional Requirements Android 2.0.1 and up
Download Information
File Size 574.72KB
File Name details
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,195
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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