SIMs archive

  • iPhone protective case gives option of dual SIM card support
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    iPhone protective case gives option of dual SIM card support

    By 30 August 2012

    Your iPhone can now house up to two SIM cards simultaneously, thanks to a new protective case from thumbsUp!  The case enables iPhone users to switch between two different tariffs while ensuring the phone stays free of bumps and scuffs. To switch between...

  • iPhone 5 to use nano-Sims as operators begin stockpiling ahead of launch
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    iPhone 5 to use nano-Sims as operators begin stockpiling ahead of launch

    By 17 July 2012

    Operators are busy placing multiple orders for a new nano-Sim, suggesting the iPhone 5 will feature the smallest ever Sim card when it launches later in the year. According to the Financial Times, operators across Europe are keen to avoid a repeat of...

  • Vodafone angles SIM-only plans to iPhone users
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    Vodafone angles SIM-only plans to iPhone users

    By 12 February 2010

    Vodafone has introduced new SIM-only price plans that is says are "great for iPhone customers". Available from £25 a month they offer Vodafone's "unlimited" texts (subject to a fair usage policy), 1GB data and BT Openzone Wi-Fi access. "That means people...

  • Vodafone's new SIM-only price plans revealed
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    Vodafone's new SIM-only price plans revealed

    By 5 November 2009

    Vodafone has announced new SIM-only 30-day and 12-month price plans for those who aren't interested in getting a handset bundled in to their tariff. The new £20 and £25 price plans for 30 days and 12 months give customers "unlimited" data for as much...

  • Orange intros mini SIMs
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    Orange intros mini SIMs

    By 9 July 2009

    Orange has announced that it has become the first European mobile operator to introduce mini SIM cards. With the potential for slight confusion, the actual SIM cards are the same size as any other SIMs - and would in fact need to be to fit in handsets...

  • Vodafone offers international "Super SIMs"
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    Vodafone offers international "Super SIMs"

    By 6 July 2009

    Vodafone has announced what it says are the first international SIM-only deals in the UK, with the claim they give customers "great value when calling friends or family worldwide". The new "International Super SIMs" offers international calls from 5p...

  • O2 offers four pack of Simplicity SIMs
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    O2 offers four pack of Simplicity SIMs

    By 10 March 2009

    O2 is launching a bundled offer of a four pack of Simplicity SIM cards. To be used with the operator's rolling contract of 30-day "Simplicity" tariffs, the four SIMs come with free unlimited O2 calls and O2 texts between them. So the idea is the first...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Buy a 3 SIM and get £30 top up
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    Daily Tech Deal: Buy a 3 SIM and get £30 top up

    By 26 February 2009

    We have what might well be an interesting phone-related deal for you today. Expansys are offering a £30 starter top-up with "3" pay-as-you-go SIM cards. The card itself will set you back £9.99 leaving you free to just slot it into your compatible transportable...

  • Truphone announces "Local Anywhere" single-SIM service
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    Truphone announces "Local Anywhere" single-SIM service

    By 17 February 2009

    Truphone has announced that it plans to launch Truphone Local Anywhere - a single-SIM, multi-country mobile service that will make any mobile call within the set of supported countries into a local call. Due to be available later this year, it's being...

  • LG launches dual SIM KS660
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    LG launches dual SIM KS660

    By 30 December 2008

    LG has announced the launch of its first dual SIM mobile phone. Aimed at those who have to carry a business and a personal phone, this two SIM effort means it can be done with one device. With an accelerometer, 3-inch stylus touch WQVGA display and a...

  • SIMable chip unlocks majority of phones
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    SIMable chip unlocks majority of phones

    By 29 April 2008

    SIMable is claimed to be a technologcal breakthrough in mobile phone unlocking. This latest launch from Essex-based Mobile Solutions is an ultra thin chip "which, when attached to a SIM card, immediately fools most mobile phones into thinking that they...

  • Samsung DuoS D880 dual SIM phone to launch in Europe
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    Samsung DuoS D880 dual SIM phone to launch in Europe

    By 4 October 2007

    Although mobile phones that can operate two SIM cards are not new, there are very few options available for anyone who wants to go down this route, which is why the Samsung DuoS D880 is interesting. With a planned mainstream Europe launch, the D880, a...

  • Samsung showcases 1GB SIM card
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    Samsung showcases 1GB SIM card

    By 8 November 2006

    Samsung has created a SIM card with 1GB of onboard memory, which means that mobile phone storage capacities should be bumped up fairly soon. The card is technically called S-SIM and is a smart card IC-based card that first into the regular SIM card slot....