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)
The new iPhone 4S is a world phone. Sounds pretty awesome right? You and your iPhone 4S circumnavigating the globe. Calls from tiny cafes in Pairs. Texts from the mighty mountains of Macchu Picchu. It's going to be beautiful right? Sure, if you can afford it.
Around the block we go again with another rumor that suggests the iPhone 5 may be a dual-mode device with support for both CDMA and GSM wireless networks.
If we're reading this correctly, the Motorola RIZR Z6c has both GSM and CDMA, meaning you can take this phone from CDMA networks in the States (Sprint/Verizon) onto GSM networks all over the world (or onto AT&T/T-Mobile). The phone's just hit the FCC so we're not sure what Motorola's plans for this are in terms of…
National Geographic is getting in to the phone market with their unlocked Quad band GSM cell phone. While the thing looks like it just popped out of 1998, it actually seems pretty useful.
If you're a world traveler, you might want to take a look at this Sprint IP-830w "world phone," a sliding Samsung smartphone with a 320x240 touchscreen, an SD memory card slot, and a 520MHz Intel PXA 272 CPU. Our buddy Dave at Mobility Today took a First Look at it and liked what he saw. He also grabbed lots of…