International, Flat-Rate, Pay-As-You-Go 3G Data SIM? Yes, Please

If you're an avid traveller, you might want to think about picking up a soon-to-go-on-sale Doodad pay-as-you-go SIM card: it offers flat-rate, 3G data, around the world, and will work in any unlocked GSM device. Neat. » 2/21/13 9:01am 2/21/13 9:01am

Overcharged Pay-As-You-Go Data Users To Be Refunded by AT&T

The FCC has announced that AT&T has agreed to refund customers who were unfairly pushed from their original pay-as-you-go wireless plans into monthly data contracts. » 11/07/12 4:53am 11/07/12 4:53am

Greedy Glitch in Pay-as-You-Go Phone Left Woman Over $40,000 in Debt

Once, I bought a cheap pre-paid international mobile phone at Target, to bring on vacation to Mexico so as to avoid futzing with my iPhone's data and roaming and such. » 8/10/12 1:30am 8/10/12 1:30am

AT&T Killing MEdia Net Unlimited Data Add-On for Pay As You Go iPhone…

While the vast majority of iPhone customers opt for all-inclusive (but expensive) contracts, those miserly pay as you go customers that depend on the $20 MEdia Net unlimited data add-on to save money in the long term will be upset to find that, as of November 12th, they won't have that option. AT&T has decided to end… » 10/13/08 4:50am 10/13/08 4:50am

Google 'Instant Bid' Wireless Patent Could Threaten Cellular, Wi-Fi…

If Android sputters out » 9/26/08 8:30am 9/26/08 8:30am and , Google might have another plan to shake up the phone industry. In a patent filed and 2007 and published this week, Google details plans for an "Instant Bid" system for dealing with wireless connections. The concept is pretty straightforward: devices broadcast their request for service,…

iPhone 3G Fully Works with Pay-as-You-Go SIM Cards

Unlike the old iPhone, the iPhone 3G works without a contract for both voice and data, completely unmodified. No jailbreaking or unlocking required: use any AT&T Pay As You Go SIM card with a data plan and it will work. The process is quite simple, just replace the SIM card with the Pay As You Go card and you'll be… » 9/15/08 11:15am 9/15/08 11:15am

Pay-As-You-Go iPhone Available in Europe

Hot on the heels of the announcement that iPhone users in Spain and the UK will get their iPhone 3G for free zip nada gratis zilch if they sign up for an $88-a-month plan, let's see what Vodafone Italy is planning for its countrymen. Pay-as-you-go fans will be able to buy an unsubsidized iPhone for either 499€ or 569,… » 6/12/08 5:50am 6/12/08 5:50am