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Telecom Square's Global Hotspot is a dependable and convenient way to access the Internet while traveling, but you'll need to be a heavy data user to make the service economical.
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As a phone, the National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite is weak, flimsy, and lacks essentials. However, as an emergency travel phone, its light, simple, and affordable build could do the trick for some.
The star-studded FX television sequel to the Coen brothers' film will be available on Netflix in the Netherlands the day after it airs on TV in the US.
KnowRoaming opens preorders for a SIM card sticker that connects travelers to local cell networks. But there is a small catch.
When traveling, why not do what the locals do? If you have the right phone, you can swap our your U.S. SIM card for a local card and save.
A cloud-printing all-in-one device for busy homes and offices.
Travelers looking for a permanent phone number they can take abroad will find an inexpensive option in this phone, but you get what you pay for.
The little camera that creates living pictures hits major online retailers in time for the holidays.
BT's new SmartTalk app makes calls at your landline rate from your mobile when you're out and about, or even out of the country.