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

Speed Up Your Internet Browsing – Switch to Google DNS

Yesterday, Google released yet another product that will disrupt an industry, Google Public DNS. ¬†Most people are probably not familiar with what DNS even is, so Google offers this explanation: Most of us aren’t familiar with DNS because it’s often handled automatically by our Internet Service Provider (ISP), but it provides an essential function for … 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

Expat Tech: Hulu Blocks Anonymous Proxies

I previously wrote about how to work around content restrictions on viewing television shows from outside of the US using anonymous proxies and VPN services. Unfortunately, those measures no longer work for Hulu, the largest free online site for viewing TV shows. TechCrunch reported yesterday that Hulu is now blocking VPN services and anonymous proxies … Read more