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Apple SIM – what is it and how could it change things for Android?

by: Simon HillOctober 21, 2014
Is Apple ushering in the age of the soft SIM? What happens if physical SIM cards are a thing of the past? How do soft SIMs work and what could they mean for carriers and Android?
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White House says making unlocking phones illegal was a bad idea, aims to fix it

by: Joe HindyMarch 4, 2013

The whole cell phone unlocking thing left a bad taste in the mouths of Americans. It’s bad enough that developers get hounded by carriers for unlocking bootloaders and obtaining root, but unlocking the SIM and changing carriers was something we all thought we’d have forever. Until we didn’t have it anymore. In response, a petition was started at the official White House website to get that overturned. A couple week ago, my esteemed colleague J. Angelo Racoma reported that the petition had a whopping 100,000 signatures. Now, the White House has responded.

Their response? That the petition signers were right in their thinking. Apparently, the White House [...]

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Easy SIM unlock for Galaxy S3 released, but wait …

by: J. Angelo RacomaAugust 24, 2012
Interested in unlocking your Galaxy S III to work on other networks? Here are a few methods, some safe, some questionable.
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Galaxy S3 SIM Unlock available via Google Play app, root still required

by: Chris SmithJune 20, 2012

Galaxy S3 buyers that are looking for an easy way to unlock their smartphones will be happy to hear that there’s an application available from Google Play ready to help with that. Unfortunately it’s not just good news for you, as the app will only work on GT-I9300 Galaxy S3 versions and requires the device to be rooted in order for the unlock to work.

The Voodoo Galaxy S III SIM Unlock is the name of the app available in Google Play as a free download, and it’s basically an implementation of Galaxy S3 SIM unlock methods described on the xda-developers forums. The application is still in beta version, so it’s safe to assume that it will [...]

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