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

'Dyle' in to watch live TV on your phone

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A new service turns your mobile device into a television, The Sims strike at Zynga, and Microsoft bids farewell to its latest branding term, "Metro." [Read more]...
'Dyle' in to watch live TV on your phone

Vodafone nano SIMs stockpiled for iPhone 5 launch (picture)

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Small card, big story Vodafone UK has confirmed, on a now pulled blog post, that it has 500,000 nano SIMs in stock and ready to roll out for those that want them. But wait, there aren't any phones available in the UK that will take the new nano SIM...
Vodafone nano SIMs stockpiled for iPhone 5 launch (picture)

European telecoms stockpiling next-gen iPhone nano-SIMs ahead of fall launch

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European wireless operators are placing orders for nano-SIM cards in anticipation of the as yet unannounced sixth-generation iPhone which is expected to leverage the technology when it is released this fall....
European telecoms stockpiling next-gen iPhone nano-SIMs ahead of fall launch

Nokia claims Apple's nano-SIM isn't really smaller or better

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Nokia appeared to have confirmed rumors of a battle over nano-SIMs at Europe's ETSI Thursday with a statement criticizing, and partly revealing, Apple's implementation. Apple's design is as long as current micro-SIMs are wide, Nokia told The Verge, which could create the risk of it getting stuck if a user...
Nokia claims Apple's nano-SIM isn't really smaller or better

Solavei starts carrying nano-SIMs for iPhone 5 nomads

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Those who want to use an unlocked iPhone 5 in the US beyond AT&T have had relatively few places to go for an exodus, T-Mobile and Straight Talk usually being the two carriers on the short list. It's time to add a third: Solavei is now carrying nano-SIMs for...
Solavei starts carrying nano-SIMs for iPhone 5 nomads
Zynga and Electronic Arts settle The Ville lawsuit
EA and Tencent to take The Sims Social game to China

Nintendo Reverses Feature That Lets Male Video Characters Get Gay Married

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Bathhouse. (Photo: Kotaku) Pray for Nintendo’s PR department, as it’s undoubtedly going to face the wrath of some very angry gaymers. Last week, the company released a life-simulation game that let male characters to marry the same sex. But an update released yesterday removed that supposedly unintended feature…OF HAPPINESS. In the new,...
Nintendo Reverses Feature That Lets Male Video Characters Get Gay Married
EA shutting down Restaurant City on Facebook, iOS

Rumor: AT&T getting full-size 4G SIMs for Galaxy Nexus

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A rumor from an uncommon source has an AT&T version of the Galaxy Nexus close. A tipster leaked stock units to Andro Rev that pointed to full-size, likely LTE-capable SIM cards intended for the phone, implying that the phone itself might support the faster data. Most if not all of...
Rumor: AT&T getting full-size 4G SIMs for Galaxy Nexus

Megapolis, The Sims FreePlay, Temple Run Oz and more on this week's top grossing app charts

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Megapolis, from developer Social Quantum, cracked the top 10 on the top grossing iOS apps charts as it did earlier this week on the top free iOS apps charts, landing at the No. 5 spot on the top grossing iPhone apps chart and the No. 10 spot on the top...
Megapolis, The Sims FreePlay, Temple Run Oz and more on this week's top grossing app charts
Embedded SIMs: they're happening, and Apple thinks they could be in consumer products

iOS Game Design This Home Lets You Construct And Create Your Dream Abode

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Design This Home, the latest game title from iOS game development studio App Minis, is debuting as a new way to add gaming elements to designing your dream house, keeping your residents happy, and completing tasks. As App Minis founder Alex Ahlund explains, “Think The Sims with a greater emphasis...
iOS Game Design This Home Lets You Construct And Create Your Dream Abode

Codecademy expands to server side with new Python courses

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New York-based Codecademy is taking a walk over to the server side. The programming education startup, which last month announced a $10 million round of funding, today said that it is expanding to support server-side languages, the first of which will be Python. “It’s been a pretty serious engineering effort...
Codecademy expands to server side with new Python courses

Weekend Tidbits: Apple explains lens flare, AT&T returns cut to 14 days, T-Mobile gets iPhone 5 nano SIMs

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It has been pretty quiet weekend in the lead up to the iPad mini launch later this month but some notable goings on.  First up, customer-centric AT&T lowered its return policy, starting today, from 30 days to 14 days without incurring penalties. Starting October 7, customers who purchase new devices...
Weekend Tidbits: Apple explains lens flare, AT&T returns cut to 14 days, T-Mobile gets iPhone 5 nano SIMs

Four great game deals for PC and Wii

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Enjoy some cheap thrills with bargains on Batman, Mickey, the Sims, and more. [Read more]...
Four great game deals for PC and Wii

'Bug' Allows Same-Sex Marriage In Nintendo Game, Nintendo Releases Patch To 'Fix' It

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Unless you've been living under a rock lately, you're probably aware that the tide is turning here in the States more and more in favor of rights for the LGBT community. Interestingly, America rests somewhere in the middle on the spectrum on these kinds of issues, with plenty of world...
'Bug' Allows Same-Sex Marriage In Nintendo Game, Nintendo Releases Patch To 'Fix' It

Codecademy teaches aspiring coders to use APIs with YouTube, SoundCloud, NPR

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Starting today, wannabe programmers on Codecademy will get to do more than just fiddle around with code in a vacuum, they’ll be able to plug into the APIs of several popular websites and services to build apps around YouTube videos, NPR newscasts, congressional records and more. With ten partners, including...
Codecademy teaches aspiring coders to use APIs with YouTube, SoundCloud, NPR

LG A290 with triple-SIM support arrives in Russia in late February for about €75

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Dual-SIM phones have been all the rage in many emerging markets for years now. And big phone makers were very late to this game, which at first consisted primarily from unknown Chinese vendors. But time has passed and some of the big names in mobile are slowly warming up to...
LG A290 with triple-SIM support arrives in Russia in late February for about €75

AT&T gets LTE-ready micro-SIMs for Lumia 900, future iPad

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AT&T's plans for the year took a step forward Friday after a sighting of its first LTE-capable micro-SIM cards. A store contact for Phone Arena caught a briefing that sales staff were to get rid of older cards and replace them with the new versions fully capable of talking to...
AT&T gets LTE-ready micro-SIMs for Lumia 900, future iPad

Here's Why Wired's Former Editor Thinks 3D Printing Is More Than Just A Fad

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The following is an excerpt from Chris Anderson's upcoming book "Makers," and appears here with permission, Copyright (c) Chris Anderson, 2012. Published by Crown Business, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. One recent Saturday, my two youngest daughters decided they wanted to redecorate their...
Here's Why Wired's Former Editor Thinks 3D Printing Is More Than Just A Fad

EA sues Zynga on similarities between Sims Social, The Ville

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Electronic Arts (EA) has filed a lawsuit against Zynga, claiming the social games developer has violated copyright law. The complaint focuses on Facebook game The Ville, where Zynga is accused of infringing on The Sims Social, EAs own casual gaming endeavor. EA believes The Ville "blatantly mimic[s] the entire framework...
EA sues Zynga on similarities between Sims Social, The Ville

ViewSonic announces new smartphones and tablets for MWC

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ViewSonic on Friday announced a slew of new smartphones and tablets set to debut at Mobile World Congress, SlashGear reports. The company’s Android-powered ViewPhone 4s looks to compete directly with Apple’s iPhone, featuring a 3.5-inch 960 x 640-pixel display with 326ppi, Ice Cream Sandwich, dual SIMs, a 5-megapixel camera and a...
ViewSonic announces new smartphones and tablets for MWC

The Wright Stuff: Sims Man Takes Over TV

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The Wright Stuff: Sims Man Takes Over TV
Straight Talk: It could let you dump AT&T or T-Mobile

Gaming art for your Facebook Timeline (Part 5: Social and Mobile)

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Facebook’s Timeline is here to stay. And although not everyone loves this new layout, we can agree that the option to display a big image at the top of your profile is pretty cool — especially if it lets you show off your favorite video games. We’re releasing seven...
Gaming art for your Facebook Timeline (Part 5: Social and Mobile)

German carrier receiving nano-SIMs ahead of expected iPhone launch

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Germany's Deutche Telekom has begun distributing nano-SIM cards to its partners ahead of the anticipated launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone....
German carrier receiving nano-SIMs ahead of expected iPhone launch

The iPhone 5 Will Use Super-Small SIM Cards (AAPL)

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European phone carriers are starting to stockpile nano-SIM cards ahead of the iPhone 5 launch, and BGR reports that the next iPhone will shed its current micro-SIM for these even smaller SIM cards. A SIM (subscriber identity module) is your phone's unique identifier that helps carriers find you on a GSM...
The iPhone 5 Will Use Super-Small SIM Cards (AAPL)

Vote on Nano-SIM Standard Postponed After Row

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The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has decided to postpone a vote on a specification for nano-SIMs, after a row erupted between Apple and......
Vote on Nano-SIM Standard Postponed After Row
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