Predictably, the US Refused to Sign That UN Internet Treaty

Over the past fortnight, the internet has been awash with debate over the future of the internet: the UN, so the stories went, was planning to change the governance of the internet for good. Predictably, the US has point-blank refused to play ball—along with Canada and the UK—and that stops proceeding dead. » 12/14/12 3:45am 12/14/12 3:45am

New AT&T iPhone International Data Plans Ream You Slightly Less Hard

Your current cheap » 8/26/08 11:30am 8/26/08 11:30am options for international data from AT&T are 20MB for $24.99 or 50 MB for $59.99-ream city, though without them there's no lube at all, as Blam found out when he came back , where AT&T's int'l roaming discounts don't apply. AT&T now has two iPhone specific plans: 100MB for $120, and 200MB for $200,…

International iPhone Carriers Start the Apple Pile-On Over Sub-Par 3G

After news of possible 3G driver/chipset shortcomings, many international iPhone carriers are bringing out the innocent, puppy-dog-eyed shoulder shrug regarding customer gripes with the iPhone's 3G performance. Both T-Mobile Netherlands and Vodafone Australia are the latest to go public with their… » 8/13/08 11:20am 8/13/08 11:20am

Three iPhone Carriers That Make AT&T Look Like a Deal

When Steve announced the iPhone 3G on stage at WWDC, one of the more interesting tidbits was the mention of a locked-in maximum price of $199/$299 in every launch country. But if you listened closely, you would have heard the key qualifier: "almost every country." Some deviation from the U.S. price is unavoidable,… » 7/15/08 2:10pm 7/15/08 2:10pm

Jaxtr Gives Free International Text Messages To You And Your Swedish Friends

With Jaxtr, we've got a cheap (free) and easy way to send messages internationally. Before now, whenever we saw a hot lady dressed up in a Stormtrooper outfit we had to send Jesus hundreds of IMs in hopes that the chime would wake him up. No longer! Now all we have to do is log on to Jaxtr—it works from the iPhone… » 4/17/08 6:30pm 4/17/08 6:30pm