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Optus Australia's worst network for data roaming

Optus has emerged as by far the worst Australian mobile network for data roaming pricing, in an analysis of global roaming pric...

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Travel tech: Tripit - the ultimate travel app?

The popular online service Tripit can now advise you which gate to go to at the airport for your domestic Australian flights, i...

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Australians being reamed on data roaming

Anybody who's used their smartphone overseas will know how expensive Australia's data roaming rates can be. But now it's offic...

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Travel tested: SMH and The Age apps for iPad

It took three attempts to get it right, but Fairfax, the publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, has produced a fan...

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Data roaming 95% cheaper than Australian telcos

The walls around global roaming costs continue to tumble down, with a new data roaming service available to travellers offering...

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New iPhone/iPad app saves up to 85% on roaming

Onavo, the great iPhone app that can save you hundreds of dollars in data roaming charges, is now available for iPad as well. ...

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Travel tech: Microsoft beats Google in Streetview

It's not often that Microsoft does something with its Bing search engine that we can conclusively say is better than Google's e...

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New USA SIM card: $80 for unlimited talk/text/data

If you're travelling to the USA soon, there's a great value prepaid SIM card that Australian Business Traveller reader Josh Mur...

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How to use iPhone Visual Voicemail while overseas

If you're using the iPhone's "Visual Voicemail" feature while overseas, you may have discovered that it doesn't work if you tur...

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Telstra moves to stop shock phone bills

Telstra is making an industry-first move to prevent smartphone users from running up huge bills due to excessive data and inter...

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BlackBerry users get WorldMate Gold for free

BlackBerry maker RIM has released its free BlackBerry Travel app to Australian users. This exceptionally handy app is actually ...

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Travel Tech: the Glif iPhone stand/tripod mount

The Glif is a small piece of plastic and metal that's one of the most useful bits of travel kit we've found for iPhone 4s. It's...

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Telco drops global roaming truth bomb

A New Zealand telco has slashed its data roaming rates to Australia, the UK and the USA by 90 per cent. It says its ability to...

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Optus promises to fix costly data roaming

Following Australian Business Traveller's investigation into Optus' outrageous data roaming rates last week, Optus has issued a...

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iPad 2 vs Android 3: the 10 latest tablets

Trying to choose between an iPad 2 and one of the many great Android-based tablets out there? We've surveyed the field and anal...

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How to get global maps for your GPS

Heading overseas and planning to drive while you're there? You can avoid GPS hiring costs with car companies by packing your ow...

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Top 5 tips for travelling with an iPhone

If you're going overseas with an iPhone, here are the top five things you must know before you go. #1 Don't use data roaming ...

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BlackBerry ripe for flat-rate global roaming

OPINION | An interesting article popped up in Australian Business Traveller's news feed this afternoon -- Indonesian telco XL i...

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