How to Swap iPhone nano-SIM with Smartphones Using Other SIMs

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Some people own two smart phones or tablets and want to swap SIMS so they easily trade phone numbers on the phone, or share one wireless account between two tablets. To do this the two Phones one must share the same size SIM card. In our case, we share between the iPhone 5 and Samsung […]

T-Mobile Relaxes SIM Unlock Policy

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T-Mobile USA is responding to customer feedback after it had changed to its UN-carrier plan offerings by relaxing its stance on SIM unlocking smartphones. Previously, the carrier would only unlock smartphones that had been paid in full or if customers have remained in good standing for 18 months. As of May 6th, after some vocal […]

Commitmentphobia? 5 Things to Consider Before Buying Your Unlocked GSM Smartphone

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Recent events in the wireless industry have re-ignited interest in the unlocked handset market, including legislation and petitions to re-legalize unlocking in the U.S., T-Mobile’s UNcarrier announcement, and a number of new smartphones that are being debuted first internationally with a month or two of delay before being available in the U.S. If you’re on […]

Straight Talk iPhone Less Attractive Without AT&T SIM Card

The Straight Talk AT&T SIM card is highly sought after by iPhone users.

The Straight Talk iPhone is a tempting way to use an iPhone 5 or older iPhone without an AT&T contract, but Straight Talk is no longer offering the Straight Talk AT&T compatible SIM cards, making the service less attractive. In late January, the Straight Talk AT&T SIM dropped off the Straight Talk website and soon […]

Definitions of U.S. Copyright Laws Restricts Smartphone, Tablet Users

In a review of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, also known as the DMCA, that first made it legal to jailbreak devices, the U.S. Copyright Office has now made definitions of copyright laws that limit the benefits to owners of smartphones and tablets. According to the U.S. Copyright Office, owners of smartphones may continue to […]

iPhone 5 Owners Might Be Able to Cut Micro SIM to Nano SIM

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With a little patience and some work, it appears that iPhone 5 owners may be able to trim a Micro SIM down enough to potentially fit inside the iPhone 5′s Nano Sim slot. One of the biggest questions leading up to the release of the iPhone 5 on September 21st is whether or not iPhone […]

iPhone 5 Nano SIM Tray Leaked

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There should be little doubt now that Apple will be moving to an even smaller SIM card standard once the iPhone 5 debuts this Fall. Rumors of the smaller nano SIM standard had been swirling for months now, and Apple had even proposed its own design to the standards body for the smaller sized SIM […]

Carriers Reportedly Testing nano-SIMs for iPhone 5

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We’ve heard that Apple’s next iPhone will use the new nano-SIM standard, but now we have rumors that carriers are actually starting to test the new cards. According to BGR, U.S. carriers like AT&T are already testing the new nano-SIMs on their networks. The site claims Apple is supplying the carriers with adapters to put […]

European Carriers Begin Ordering nano-SIM Cards Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch

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With Apple’s next-generation iPhone 5 flagship iOS smartphone expected to debut later this Fall around September or October, carriers and mobile operators in Europe are beginning to prepare for the launch of the highly coveted smartphone. BGR writes that in their preparation, the Financial Times is reporting that carriers have begun to order the new nano-SIM format […]

Straight Talk Review: Affordable Pre-Paid Wireless for Smartphones

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Straight Talk is a pre-paid cell phone service that offers unlimited calling, texting and data usage for $45 a month and allows users to bring their own phone. This means that the Nokia Lumia 900, iPhone 4S and many Android phones work with Straight Talk Wireless. (Read: Nokia Lumia 900 Review) AT&T compatible phones deliver amazing speeds […]

Tim Cook Forces AT&T to Unlock More iPhones

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After we had reported that Tim Cook’s office at Apple had compelled a rare exception at AT&T to SIM unlock a user’s older iPhone 3GS model so that he could use a foreign SIM card when traveling internationally, it appears that more users have been writing to Cook’s team to get AT&T to unlock their […]

Apple Compels AT&T to Unlock iPhone for Customer

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In a bold move and a gesture of goodwill to customers, Apple had compelled its carrier partner AT&T to unlock an older iPhone model to be used when traveling internationally. The customer had tried to work with AT&T to unlock his iPhone 3GS unsuccessfully prior to reaching out to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who, like […]

Wireless Heavyweights Oppose Apple’s NanoSIM Standard

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In an effort to create slimmer, sleeker, and smaller products, Apple is hoping to make the SIM card as small as possible. The company had done that once already, migrating from the traditional SIM standard to the micro SIM format, which is now being employed on the company’s iPhone and iPad as well as rival […]

GPP Unlock SIM Now Unlocks All AT&T iPhone 4S Models

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A new iPhone 4S accessory claims to successfully SIM unlock all models of the AT&T Apple iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0 and 5.0.1 firmware. As AT&T, unlike rivals Sprint and Verizon Wireless, does not yet offer its longstanding customers with SIM unlock codes, iPhone 4S models purchased through Apple or AT&T with carrier subsidization for […]

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus 4G Does Not Support Voice Calls

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There had been some conflicting information on whether the Samsung T-Mobile Galaxy 7.0 Plus with a SIM card for T-Mobile USA’s 4G HSPA+ network will support voice call, and the answer is no. We have just received our unit of the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for T-Mobile–the WiFi version was already reviewed–and we’ll be posting […]