Technology/Phones & Mobile Devices/Using Cell Phones Overseas

  • 5 simple tips to stretch your travel budget

      

    You love to travel, but let’s face it: traveling gets expensive. Here are five essential tips that will stretch your travel dollar. 5 tips to stretch your travel budget 1. Use...

  • Save on in-flight Wi-Fi

      

    Flown recently? Did you experience sticker shock for in-flight Wi-Fi? Here are steps to take to save on the service.

  • Sprint fined $2.95M for charging low-credit customers extra fees, and not telling them

      

    Sprint is being fined $2.95 million for allegedly failing to tell customers with low credit scores that they would be charged an extra monthly fee. Why Sprint is being fined The Federal...

  • Smartphone and cell plan guide for 2015

      

    The cost of monthly cell phone service is dropping. The change for your wallet is the best since the last big wave of discounting began 15 years ago. Plans and services are morphing in many...

  • Avoiding big fees for using your phone overseas

      

    Since the first iPhone was introduced, consumers have been going overseas and coming back home to exorbitant cell phone bills. The worst I ever heard was from someone who went to Costa Rica and...

  • Like Verizon network, but want a cheaper plan?

      

    Verizon is offering cheaper cell phone packages than ever before, just not under the Verizon name. If you love Verizon but want a cheaper rate, this plan might be for you.

  • How to avoid unexpected phone bills while overseas

      

    When planning a trip abroad, you plan ahead for flights, hotels and more. But one big detail people overlook is costing them thousands.

  • Low price, lesser-known cell providers top latest ratings

      

    Some cell phone providers are offering plans for as low as $5/ month. Here are some companies to check, and some ones to avoid.

  • CES 2015: Cheap Drones, Fitness Bands, 4KTVs and More!

      

    Today I'm broadcasting live from Las Vegas for CES 2015, the International Consumer Electronics Show. And all I can say is…wow! This is like the SuperBowl and World Series tied up in one...

  • How to wipe your phone clean before upgrading

      

    Your personal information and private photos could end up in the wrong hands if you sell your smart phone and don't erase it completely.

  • Using Cell Phones Outside the United States

      

    Since the first iPhone was introduced, consumers have been going overseas and coming back home to exorbitant cell phone bills. The worst I ever heard was from someone who went to Costa Rica and...

  • Free, unlimited data, text and cell service over wifi

      

    Completely free and unlimited cell service, data and texting is now available. There's a catch -- but it still could be a great solution for some situations.

  • Unlimited voice, text and data for overseas travelers

      

    One wireless provider is now offering a plan that allows unlimited text, calls and data while traveling overseas.

  • Lifting the ban on in-flight electronics?

      

    The FAA is considering allowing the use of certain previously-banned electronics on your next flight. But which ones? And is this a good idea?

  • Cheapest option for using your phone abroad

      

    In an unprecedented move, T-Mobile has introduced the cheapest way to use your cellphone overseas. It wasn't long ago that T-Mobile did away with contracts. Now the next phase of their...