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.
Sprint's policy for unlocking the iPhone 4S is a confused mess. First it was reported the handset would be sold unlocked, then it was said this report was false. Now a third report claims both statements, though contradictory, are true. Confused? Let's explain.
International travelers who want an iPhone 4S for its global roaming should buy their handset from Sprint or Verizon Wireless. These two carriers will unlock your phone so you can use it with any international rate plan. (Updated below)
I'm sad I don't live in a country where I can press the Arr! button to Facebook like something. Heck I'd even prefer Synes godt om, Gefallt mir and Imenipendeza. WHAT ARE ALL THESE AWESOME LANGUAGES AND WHY IS OURS SO BORING.
A bunch of new countries have been handed the responsibility of buying and selling Android apps today, with Google switching on support for selling paid apps in 20 more countries, and 18 more countries can buy those apps.
Yes, the Apple Store was down and yes, when it came back something was different. That something different, at least for people outside the U.S., was iPad pre-orders. They have started.
Responding to a Swiss fan who emailed accusing Jobs of "deliberately pulling the wool over the rest of the worlds eyes" about the international iPad delay, Jobs used some fruity language in reply.
What could this be? Did Pac-Man dye himself in chrome? Did the power of my goatee split a rounded mirror in half? If you can make out the logo in the top right corner, you'll have a hint...
We know that every country has its own plug, and that isn't going to change anytime soon. But this spinning outlet is a pretty elegant solution to that problem.
In today's AT&T earnings call, they boasted on 1.6 million new iPhone activations last quarter. Impressive, kind of, until figures from India came in: 15.6 million new cellphone users in the month of March alone.
In fact, we may be #1! That's according to Professor Leonard Waverman's Connectivity Scorecard, which rates a country's wired-ness by looking at a wide range of different factors, not just speed and adoption rates.
Your current cheap 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 from Brazil, where AT&T's int'l roaming discounts don't apply. AT&T now has two iPhone specific plans: 100MB for $120, and 200MB…
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,…
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…