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T-Mobile G1 Third-Party Apps Can Override Data Roaming Settings And Rack Up Big Charges Abroad

T-Mobile G1 users be warned: some third-party applications will continue to run in the background, even if you have turned your data roaming settings off. T-Mobile USA issued a statement today (picked up by Engadget) that said customers could get slammed with expensive data roaming charges if they

4 Responses to “T-Mobile G1 Third-Party Apps Can Override Data Roaming Settings And Rack Up Big Charges Abroad”

  1. Oh GREAT!
    That's on top of not having a setting to allow calls and SMS but switch off all the other net-dependent features.
    I don't want to take my phone abroad now :(
    BTW, didn't know it was possible strictly to *close* an app. Most don't have an exit option.