That's ok, you can purchase a seperate compatible USB modem and plug it into your computer's USB port, you can use the FireText Twitter to screen feature, or Email to TV Screen Feature. Follow all the guides by rolling your mouse over the "Resources" menu item at the top.
Your audience members can use their iPhones to send SMS messages, Twitter Messages and Email Messages to your TV Screens. But the FireText Software cannot use an iPhone as a modem to send and receive sms messages with because of Apple's locks on their SMS application. FireText Administrator can connect directly to Android based phones, and also receive Email, Tweets and SMS messages via USB modem, and Shortcodes. Check out our Resources section on the different types of connections we support.
You don't need to hookup at phone to the laptop if you are using the Email, Twitter and Shortcode SMS to TV screen features. The only time you need to hook up a phone to the computer is if you want to use the GSM USB modem, or cell phone connected to the computer via USB cable to send and receive sms messages. See our following articles for setting up your Android Phone and USB modem.
Wifi will work great with our Email to TV Screen Feature, Shortcode SMS to TV Screen Feature and our Twitter to TV Screen Feature.