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Ask Slashdot: Could old Android phones be repurposed as pocket Wi-Fi repeaters?

gaiageek (1070870) writes | about a year and a half ago

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gaiageek (1070870) writes "In the interest of putting outdated or damaged (i.e. cracked screen) smartphones to good use, would it be possible to convert old Android devices into pocket Wi-Fi repeaters either through an app or via a dedicated ROM? Couldn't DD-WRT or similar linux-based router firmware run on even the lowest spec Android devices?"

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