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This is what the new iPhone's Nano SIM tray looks like

Apple pledges royalty-free licensing of "nano-SIM" technology geared towards future iOS devices

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Apple will reportedly offer to license a new, ultra-compact SIM card technology to rival mobile devices makers if they agree back the format as the new industry standard for subscriber identification modules (SIM), a move which could pave the way for more compact and efficiently-designed iOS devices....
Apple pledges royalty-free licensing of "nano-SIM" technology geared towards future iOS devices

AT&T and T-Mobile begin initiative to discourage theft by merging databases of stolen devices

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AT&T and T-Mobile announced today they would start to share a database of stolen mobile devices that aspires to discourage theft and shield customers. All the major carriers, through their wireless association CTIA and the Federal Communications Commission, first revealed plans in April to combine their respective databases, but AT&T and...
AT&T and T-Mobile begin initiative to discourage theft by merging databases of stolen devices
FreedomPop adds free calls and free texts to free wireless internet to "basically screw AT&T and Verizon"
Acer rethinks power buttons on the entry-level Liquid Gallant, with mixed results

Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets

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From mobile phones to CCTV, not to mention social media and the internet, becoming digitally invisible takes some doingOh, the naivety ... On Tuesday night, I thought the first step to going off-grid, erasing my digital fingerprint, becoming undetectable to a government agency or anyone else, was to take the...
Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets

Apple agrees to $2.25 million settlement in Australia over ‘misleading’ iPad 4G advertising

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Apple has agreed to pay settlement costs of a $2.25 million after it was accused of misleading the Australian public into believing that the new iPad was compatible with 4G networks in the country, according to The Australian. The Cupertino-based firm told a Federal Court hearing that it has agreed the...
Apple agrees to $2.25 million settlement in Australia over ‘misleading’ iPad 4G advertising

UH OH: Looks Like The Pretty New iPhone Scratches Easily (AAPL)

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Don't put your keys in the same pocket as your iPhone 5. Apple replaced the glass back of the iPhone 4/4s with a aluminum one for the iPhone 5, which goes on sale today. One reason Apple did this was that the glass was too easily shattered and scratched. But...
UH OH: Looks Like The Pretty New iPhone Scratches Easily (AAPL)

iPhone 5 nano-SIMs pictured as launch looms

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How influential has Apple (AAPL) been in the mobile industry? Consider this: The SIM card has been in use in the wireless industry since 1991 and its design remained unchanged for nearly 20 years. When Apple’s next-generation iPhone launches later this month with new nano-SIM cards, it will mark...
iPhone 5 nano-SIMs pictured as launch looms

Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves

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iLounge follows up its reports from last week about Apple's future iOS device plans with a new report sharing details on Apple's rumored lower-cost iPhone. According to the report, the new device will indeed be constructed primarily of plastic and offers design similarities to the iPhone 5, iPod touch, and...
Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves
MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom to roll out mobile payment tech
ETSI Formalizes The 40% Smaller 4FF Nano-SIM Standard
Apple to sell unlocked iPhone 5 handsets beginning Thursday night

My Week With Android, Or Why I'm Buying An iPhone 5

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Not long ago, I did a very bad thing: I dropped my iPhone 4 and cracked the screen. I was very sad, but the experience proved useful as it forced me to face up to my phone future. Did I want a new iPhone 5 or was it time to...
My Week With Android, Or Why I'm Buying An iPhone 5

New 3G Chromebook is $80 more than Wi-Fi model

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Google surprised many this week with introduction of a cheaper new Chromebook that runs on a chip usually meant for smartphones and tablets. The ChromeOS laptop is lighter and thinner than its predecessor, not to mention $200 less with a base price of $249. My hands on video review showed...
New 3G Chromebook is $80 more than Wi-Fi model
A Funny Thing Happened As I Was “Tracked”

Top tips to cut down mobile phone charges abroad

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Using your mobile phone on holiday? Some simple measures can reduce the likelihood of returning to an unpleasant billUsing your mobile phone while on holiday abroad can result in an unwelcome data roaming bill when you get home - especially outside of the EU. So what are our top tips...
Top tips to cut down mobile phone charges abroad

Nokia calls Google's EU antitrust complaint "frivolous" and a waste of time and resources

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I just reported on Google's EU antitrust complaint against Microsoft and Nokia, and subsequently saw that Nokia has meanwhile issued a statement. I'll now quote it, and comment on it, passage by passage:"Though we have not yet seen the complaint, Google's suggestion that Nokia and Microsoft are colluding on IPR...
Nokia calls Google's EU antitrust complaint "frivolous" and a waste of time and resources
Amazon will start selling prepaid wireless in Japan — this was inevitable

AT&T, T-Mobile flip the switch on stolen cellphone tracker database

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AT&T (T) and T-Mobile have once again combined to do something good and have become the first mobile carriers in the United States to implement a database designed to track customers’ stolen cellular phones. IDG News reports that the two carriers “will offer a joint database” that will “be able...
AT&T, T-Mobile flip the switch on stolen cellphone tracker database

iPhone bug opens up stranger's life to the world

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Gizmodo has raised awareness a serious problem regarding an iMessage bug that, under the wrong circumstances, might result in your messages being seen by others, or you seeing someone else's messages. It's not a new issue; Ars Technica reported on it in December with stolen iPhones, and the problem...
iPhone bug opens up stranger's life to the world
Nokia: 'Apple's [nano-SIM] proposal does not meet all of the pre-agreed requirements'

Apple Still Fighting for Smaller SIM Card Standard for Future iPhones

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Current micro-SIM (bottom right) punched out of a full-size SIM card (top right) The Financial Times reports that Apple is up against rival smartphone makers over the next industry standard for miniaturized SIM cards. (via Engadget). In May 2011, we reported that Apple had submitted a proposal for a...
Apple Still Fighting for Smaller SIM Card Standard for Future iPhones
iOS 5.0.1 bug bypasses security passcode to provide access to contacts and phone app

Why does Apple care so much about SIM cards anyway?

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Comparison of SIM card sizes by Giesecke & Devrient Apple has reportedly offered its design for itsy bitsy SIM cards — known officially as nano-SIM — to other mobile device makers that are part of the ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) without asking them to pay for it. There’s probably...
Why does Apple care so much about SIM cards anyway?

Apple modifies nano-SIM design to address Nokia concerns

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Apple has modified a proposed nano-SIM design to accommodate objections by Nokia, says The Verge. SIM card maker Giesecke & Devrient has been showing off the design at the CTIA trade show in New Orleans. The European Telecommunications Standards Institute is soon set to vote for one of several card...
Apple modifies nano-SIM design to address Nokia concerns

Visa, MasterCard and Amex back Gemalto NFC payment SIM, coming soon to Canada, France, Japan

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The world of payments has another would-be suitor knocking at its door after Gemalto revealed that its UpTeq NFC payment system for mobile SIM cards has gained the certification of three industry giants: American Express, MasterCard and Visa. The company, which specialises in chipset and device-level technology, says that UpTeq...
Visa, MasterCard and Amex back Gemalto NFC payment SIM, coming soon to Canada, France, Japan
Is Apple falsely advertising 4G on its iPads in Australia?

Nokia unveils the Asha 210, a featurephone with a QWERTY keyboard and dedicated WhatsApp button

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Nokia has unveiled the Asha 210 today, a new featurephone with a full QWERTY keyboard running the Series 40 mobile operating system. As with the Asha 205 announced last November, the device has a dedicated button for accessing popular social networks. Facebook will be offered in Europe and Latin America,...
Nokia unveils the Asha 210, a featurephone with a QWERTY keyboard and dedicated WhatsApp button

Apple fined $2.25m in Australia, as penalty for misleading 4G iPad ads is approved

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Apple’s proposed AU$2.25 million fine for misleading Australian consumers with advertising for its 4G-compatible iPad has now been approved by the judge in charge of the trial, just two weeks after being tentatively agreed. The suit was brought by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in March, when the watchdog claimed...
Apple fined $2.25m in Australia, as penalty for misleading 4G iPad ads is approved
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