Giz Explains: Why Using Your Phone In Another Country Costs So Much

The worst part of any vacation is coming home. Not just because your fleeting glimpse of freedom is finished, but because you've got to pay the absurd phone bill you racked up while you were gone. Ugh. Why? » 5/17/10 3:20pm 5/17/10 3:20pm

Testing BlackBerry 8830 World Edition Abroad (Verdict: Works…

I've been using Verizon Wireless' BlackBerry 8830 outside the US for a couple of weeks now. I got it brand new and without any previous configuration so, given the problems I have had with US phones in the Old Continent in the past, my first thought was that I wasn't even going to be able to get it into the network. » 5/25/07 10:50am 5/25/07 10:50am