Helpful blog posts on both travel and tech; demystifying the world of international mobile technology.
Japan has a reputation for being obsessed by technology, and they certainly have an innovative approach. Where else in the world can you find a smart ring? Whilst this might not have hit the mainstream just yet… you will find these top apps in Japan on the phones of many experienced expats. They are all […]
Truemove are one of most popular mobile carriers in Thailand, they are known for providing cheap data, and have a range of plans available, including some aimed specifically at tourists. Truly amazing or truly disappointing? This blog post is about my experience using a True Move SIM card in Thailand. I look at cost, customer […]
#1 It runs on three networks Google’s Project Fi wireless service is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), that flits between different networks, running on the infrastructure provided by U.S Cellular, T-MOBILE and Sprint. The aim being to provide a cheaper service, and one that can choose the strongest signal. By using multiple networks it […]
If you have recently purchased a new SIM or phone, and don’’t know your number, there is no need to call a friend and ask them to give you the number, just follow these instructions. Android: Open the Settings Menu Select “About phone” or “About device“ Select “SIM Status” or “Phone identity“. iPhone: Open the […]
You may be asking yourself, what is a USSD code? USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) sounds very technical, but for most purposes is simply a number that starts with * and ends with #. These are often poorly publicised by mobile network operators, but can be very useful By dialling these short codes you prompt your […]