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Hell Freezes over! Docomo to start Unlock SIM program in Japan next month!

Finally! I have been waiting for this since the past 10 years! Docomo, the largest mobile operator in Japan, will allow any of its customers to unlock their phone, starting on April 1st for a fee of ¥3,150, to be used with other SIM Ca[...]
Hell Freezes over! Docomo to start Unlock SIM program in Japan next month!

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Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)

I just got a text from SoftBank gently reminding me that my beloved carrier is currently running a subsidy program for Apple iPads called iPad for Everybody – in the same vein as the iPhone for Everybody campaign started three ye[...]
Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)
Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)Subsidized iPads for Everybody (But Only if You Don’t Mind SoftBank)

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JCI Announces MNVO SIM Card Service for Non-SIM-locked iPads

First: iPads in Japan are SIM-locked, making Japanese iPads the only iPads in the world that are tied down to one carrier. Let that sink in for a second. Japan Communications Inc, the Japanese reseller of NTT Docomo cell bandwidth and [...]
JCI Announces MNVO SIM Card Service for Non-SIM-locked iPads

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[Offbeat] Horiemon Loves iPhone, but Hates SoftBank’s Corporate Stance, SIM-locking

Takafumi Horie, controversial enterpreneur and former CEO of Japanese web portal service Livedoor (before being arrested on suspicion of securities fraud and money laundering, which many claim was a politically-motivated conspiracy to [...]
[Offbeat] Horiemon Loves iPhone, but Hates SoftBank’s Corporate Stance, SIM-locking

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Shanghai Donya Offer microSIM Cutter

For people in Japan who 1) would import a 3G+wifi iPad from overseas to get around Softbank’s SIM lock on domestic 3G iPads; 2) want to use a pre-existing cellular subscription on their iPad without signing a new contract; you[...]
Shanghai Donya Offer microSIM Cutter
Shanghai Donya Offer microSIM CutterShanghai Donya Offer microSIM CutterShanghai Donya Offer microSIM CutterShanghai Donya Offer microSIM Cutter

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DoCoMo may go SIM Free Next year in Japan

After a very short conversation we had a few minutes ago with DoCoMo PR Staff in Tokyo, we learned that the Japanese mobile phone company may provide in 2011 SIM Free mobile phone in Japan, giving for once people the choice to use thei[...]
DoCoMo may go SIM Free Next year in Japan

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KTF Announces Their Latest 512MB USIM Prototype

The Korean Mobile operator KTF announced yesterday their first fully functional 256MB and 512MB USIM prototypes. Mainly used by Smartphone and 3G, USIMS until recently weren’t available with these capacities and by adding memory [...]
KTF Announces Their Latest 512MB USIM Prototype
KTF Announces Their Latest 512MB USIM PrototypeKTF Announces Their Latest 512MB USIM Prototype

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IMOBILE Flying C1000, the PDA and GSM watch

The PhoneDaily guys found yet another wonder: the IMOBILE Flying C1000. The C1000 is a GSM telephone, a Digital Audio Player and more…it features a touchscreen, 60MB of built in memory, an audio/video player (MP4/MP3), BlueTooth [...]
IMOBILE Flying C1000, the PDA and GSM watch

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SONY offers the HSDPA capability to its VAIO TZ and SZ.

Well, it seems that after Fujitsu, ( Fujitsu offers the HSDPA capability to its LOOX UX50 and its T70.) it is now SONY’s turn to introduce to us 2 HSDPA “powered” notebooks; this time with the SONY VAIO TZ and SZ.
SONY offers the HSDPA capability to its VAIO TZ and SZ.
SONY offers the HSDPA capability to its VAIO TZ and SZ.SONY offers the HSDPA capability to its VAIO TZ and SZ.

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Fujitsu offers the HSDPA capability to its LOOX UX50 and its T70.

DoCoMo and Fujitsu are joining forces to offer to Japanese people the joy of the HSDPA without the hassles of using either a Bluetooth or a wire connection to a mobile phone. Both the LOOX UX50XNX and T70XNX will carry an internal 3G c[...]
Fujitsu offers the HSDPA capability to its LOOX UX50 and its T70.
Fujitsu offers the HSDPA capability to its LOOX UX50 and its T70.Fujitsu offers the HSDPA capability to its LOOX UX50 and its T70.

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iPhone for all! Buy a sim-free iPhone in Hong Kong

Just as I said! HK in Wanchai, SSP and others now propose iPhones that you can use with your good old SIM card….
iPhone for all! Buy a sim-free iPhone in Hong Kong
iPhone for all! Buy a sim-free iPhone in Hong KongiPhone for all! Buy a sim-free iPhone in Hong Kong

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Boost your SIM card with 1GB!

This is real interesting news that should please every mobile phone owner! Samsung announced a SIM card with 1GB of memory! That should potentially give every phone 1GB of disk space to store pictures or MP3 files. Samsung 1GB Multimed[...]
Boost your SIM card with 1GB!

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The Chinese PSP phone!

I’ve dreamed about it, but Sony didn’t build it! However, a Chinese manufacturer seems to have produced something rather similar. The V191 is a PSP look alike phone, with a Micro SD slot (a 256MB card is included) next to the SIM slot,[...]
The Chinese PSP phone!

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