I'm going out of the country soon, and I lay in bed last night wondering how I would avoid exorbitant roaming charges if I received calls or accessed the local data network in my destination country. So I did some research and have included some tips below that will help make sure you don't incur any fees when traveling internationally.
Cricket recently announced that it was beginning to offer the iPhone to its prepaid customers for a slightly more expensive price than the subsidized prices currently offered by major U.S. carrier - this announcement seems to have started an avalanche among prepaid carriers, as Sprint's prepaid carrier, Virgin Mobile, is expected to offer such plans on the heels of Cricket.
The original iPhone was introduced five years ago in 2007 - today marks a milestone for the device. Cricket Communications has announced that it will offer Apple's smartphone without a contract and with an unlimited monthly plan - the first prepaid plan in the United States.
As Apple’s press conference creeps closer and closer, when the next generation iPhone(s) are supposedly, though it’s pretty much already confirmed, being announced, word of the new phones simply cannot be contained.
Please excuse my uninformed self, but I really had no idea how big Apple was, visually anyways, in Japan before arriving for my one week vacation. First off, the 33 million people in Tokyo are always texting – seriously, as soon as I hopped onto Tokyo’s main public transportation system,
Saturday's South Korean iPhone launch could greatly affect the region's cellphone market. Per wireless carrier KT's advance order of 53,000 unites, a number described as "phenomenal" by Prudential analyst Hwang Sung-jin. "The iPhone's release will definitely stiffens competition for local companies such as Samsung and LG," Sung-jin adds.
According to Australian tech website SmartHouse, LG will be working with Apple to create the next generation of iPhone displays. They say sources including some at LG in Korea have confirmed that Apple has paid them $500M to work on OLED display technology, as well as a method for reducing fingerprints left on the displays. It is said that the new displays will use their Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology.