Finally, an Affordable Global Hotspot Plan for Travelers

An affordable global hotspot plan.

Globalgig is an affordable personal hotspot and plan for travelers that delivers connectivity in the U.S. and abroad with plans starting as low as $17 a month for 1 GB of data. The Globalgig personal hotspot retails for $119 and can connect up to five devices, such as a laptop, a smartphone and an iPad […]

Verizon’s HTC Droid DNA to Launch as HTC Deluxe Internationally


It looks like Verizon’s HTC Droid DNA may be coming to other markets outside the U.S. Outside of Verizon’s home base, the high-end smartphone will shed its Droid name and get cloned as the HTC Deluxe, which will reportedly feature the same quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and the awesome 5-inch 1080p full HD display. […]

iPhone 5 Pre-orders Sold Out Globally at Apple for Release Day Delivery

U.S. iPhone 5 Sold Out

Apple will still take your money, but anyone hoping to see the FedEx delivery man show up on September 21st with an iPhone 5 in hand is out of luck. After a somewhat smooth iPhone 5 pre-order process online, initial iPhone 5 pre-orders are sold out for release day delivery across the globe. Read: How […]

Verizon Quietly Updating HTC Rezound for Global Roaming


It appears that Verizon Wireless is quietly rolling out a software update patch for the HTC Rezound to enable global GSM roaming. The update clocks in at 103.7 MB and is appearing on several users’ phones at this time. It appears that this update activates the hidden GSM chipset on the phone to allow the […]

Antenova LTE Antenna Brings Us Closer to Global LTE Devices


The problem with the emerging 4G LTE mobile broadband technology that drives faster Internet speeds on mobile smartphones and tablet devices today is that there are so many different bands and frequencies used by different countries and carriers. As a result, manufacturers would have to customize their 4G LTE devices to specific regions and the […]

Global-Ready LG Optimus LTE II Closer to Launch on Verizon


It looks like LG’s getting closer to launching yet another 4G LTE smartphone on Verizon’s expanding network in the U.S. in the form of a global-ready Optimus LTE II. An LG phone with the model number LG VS930, widely believed to the Optimus LTE II, was recently spotted getting FCC regulatory approval according to a […]

Global Roaming Coming to Verizon’s Galaxy S III in the Future?


While it’s still unclear why Verizon may be launching the Galaxy S III later than some of its rival U.S. carriers like T-Mobile USA and Sprint, Verizon’s Galaxy S III, which will work on the carrier’s CDMA and 4G LTE network will be getting a software update in the future to unlock some features that […]

Verizon’s HTC Rezound Shipping With Hidden World Phone GSM Radio?


Though unadvertised and not marketed by HTC nor Verizon Wireless as a global world phone, the Android LTE HTC Rezound may in fact be a world phone complete with a GSM radio. After the device was shipped overseas, a user had inserted a T-Mobile UK SIM card into the advertised CDMA/LTE smartphone and was able […]