I keep seeing this same answer, but O believe that if u download pdanet from playstore you can tether to your laptop. I currently have Rise which isn't listed for the capability, but currently works. I'm switching to the Reverb and hope to be able to do same thing. Also, it's confusing to see so many contradictions as to question's about upgrading to Jellybean, some answers so no, some say automatic, some say VM won't. I just hope it is does can will. If so, Reverb will be just like my Nextbook other than it's dual core.. Pdanet on google playstore should help you tether though, but it does use your megabytes, so be aware of usage...
Sorry, no. Currently a Mobile Hotspot can be created only with the Samsung Galaxy S II(3G or 4G WiMAX network), both Apple iPhones 4 & 4S(3G network) using a Beyond Talk plan ($35, $45, or $55 per month) and the $15/month Hotspot option.