Expat Tech: iPhone 4 in Argentina

UPDATE (5.4.12): I should have updated this post earlier, but iPhones are no longer available in Argentina from the mobile carriers due to import restrictions put on them by the Argentine government. You can buy them from Mercadolibre and other sites, but they are 2-3 times the price that they would be in the States. … Read more

Expat Tech: Skype for iPhone Now Supports 3G Calls

Skype 2.0 for the iPhone was just released and it now includes the ability to make calls over 3G networks. Previously, you could only make calls over WiFi. I immediately put it to the test on my jail-broken and unlocked iPhone 3G using Movistar’s pre-paid 3G network. Guess what? It works great and the call clarity was … Read more

Expat Tech: Foursquare Comes to Buenos Aires

I guess it’s relatively fitting that my first new post to the blog in awhile covers something near and dear to my heart — technology. Yesterday, Foursquare launched in 50 additional cities, and yes, Buenos Aires was one of them. What is Foursquare you ask?  Well, in addition to being one of the most hyped … Read more


The one major disappointment that I have about moving to Buenos Aires is that I was not able to rush out today and wait in line with everyone else to get the newest iPhone 3G.  I had to read all the blogs about it and all the great new software they have for it, and … Read more