Loading page

New ESIM Will Finally Let You Connect Your Smartwatch To 3G Networks Without A Phone

The traditional SIM card is dying. The GSMA, which represents carriers and mobile companies around the world, has announced a new eSIM specification for smartwatches, fitness trackers, and tablets, which allows users to remotely activate a SIM embedded in those devices.

Apple Reportedly Building A Tool To Ease The Move From iOS To Android 

Apple already has a tool that makes it easier to move to iOS, but it may someday have one to help you leave it too. At least that’s according to a report from The Telegraph, which suggests that pressure from European carriers may force Apple to develop a “simple tool” to ease the switch.

Microsoft's Making Its Own SIM Card To Provide Contract-Less Phone Data

It seems Microsoft is developing its own SIM cards that will allow Windows 10 devices to access a range of different mobile data networks without the need for a contract.

Nokia Networks Is Testing Tech That Promises Faster Cellular Data

Nokia Networks has announced that it’s going to test out pCell, the new cellular data system created by Steve Perlman which embraces large quantities of mobile devices to actually speed up data provision.

Why I'll Probably Ditch My US Telco For Google's Project Fi

One month ago, we tried Google’s experimental cell phone service in New York. It was a disaster. But I guess the second time’s a charm. After spending two weeks with Project Fi in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m just about ready to ditch my old carrier.

Google Project Fi Review: My Time With Google's Telco Was A Disaster

I used Google’s Project Fi. I glimpsed the future, before it collapsed into bullshit.

Project Fi: Google Launches Plan To Fix Wireless Service In The US

Google’s Project FI is the company’s long-rumoured wireless carrier service for mobile devices. But far from a traditional plan, Google’s might be the most flexible out there — while also saving customers a bundle of money

Watch This Carrier Drone Let Another Drone Take Off From It

As if launching one drone alone wasn’t good enough, hobbyists at Flite Test have decided that what’s required is a drone carrier. Yep, this video shows one drone take off from the back of another.

In The US, It Is Now Legal To Unlock Your Phone

As of a few days ago, President Obama has approved and signed the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act,” making it once again legal to unlock your phones to use on carriers of your choice. Sen. Patrick Leahy, the main supporter of the bill, confirmed the news via The White House Blog. Of course, you still have to completely own your phone, so month-by-month payment plans and other contract terms will keep your phone on lockdown.

Animation Explains Why It's So Important To Protect Net Neutrality

Maybe net neutrality is just something you hear about on the news and see in headlines. Maybe it’s something you don’t want to bother to understand. Or maybe you know how important it is but don’t know how to explain it to your friends why. This simple animation video by CGP Grey does all the explaining you need. It breaks down why net neutrality is important and why defending net neutrality is even more important than you think.

Loading page