Selling your old phone? Expert tips to keep your data safe
Virgin Mobile introduces SIM free handset deals, iPhone 6s for £289.99
SIM card security flaw leaves 750 million vulnerable to hacking attacks
A security flaw in SIM card encryption techniques may have left as many as 750 million mobile phones open to hacking attacks. The flaw found in certain SIM cards could allow a hacker to break a SIM card's digital locks,…
Nokia Booklet 3G notebook hits the shops
It's been knocking about in Germany since October, but the Nokia Booklet 3G has finally hit the shores of old Blighty. It Features an excellent 12 hour battery, a 720p display on a 10.1 inch screen and a Windows 7…
giffgaff announce pricing plans for "people-powered" network
Free data usage until 25th May for giffgaff users.
"People-powered" mobile network giffgaff launching next week
In a novel approach to mobile network operating, users who go out of their way help promote the service will be rewarded with free calls, texts and mobile broadband. You scratch giffgaff's back and they will scratch yours, so to speak.
SIMable will unlock your iPhone 3G (or half-broken Nokia 3310) for £16.99
If you're perfectly at ease with the concept of cutting a hole in your SIM card, SIMable is the high-risk solution to your mobile phone unlocking needs. We've mentioned the SIM-hacking tool before, but now it's been enhanced to do…
French iPhones may or may not be completely unlocked
Towards the end of last week, reports emerged that the French iPhone may not have been as fully unlocked as was first thought.
Just to bring you up to speed on the whole affair, French law prevents a mobile phone being tied exclusively to one carrier. Hence, Orange had to offer to unlock an iPhone from its network if a customer asked.
iPhone Atlas reported that foreign SIM cards could not be used with the device, although it didn’t appear to mention the source of the information.
ThinkGeek solves your lost mobile phone worries, with the SIM card back-up machine
Groups are springing up across Facebook asking for friends’ phone numbers faster than you exit the site when your boss walks past – all because people foolishly lose all their contacts’ details when they lose their phones on a boozy night out. You know what I’m talking about.
Thankfully this device will help cleanse Facebook of all those ubiquitous groups, courtesy of those brain-champs, ThinkGeek. It…
Get an unlocked iPhone… er, in Hong Kong
Well, it’s a start. Apparently shops in Hong Kong are selling unlocked iPhones that work on local operators (the shot above shows one seemingly connected to local operator CSL). Right now, thousands of European Appleheads craving their iPhone fix are adding up the costs of a round-trip to pick one up…