Tag: sim

Unlocking your phone for free. Why bother?

If you’ve followed my posts recently then you may have noticed a bit of a theme developing. I’ve written about switching from a contract to a monthly rolling SIM-only plan (which could see your monthly charge go from around £40 to £12) and I’ve had a look at …

Silence is golden.. sometimes

I’m out in America at the moment. I’ll admit that I’m very lucky, and have had the opportunity to visit a good many times now. I usually plan things out and ensure that my phone, which is unlocked, has a US SIM card so that I can make …

Create your own micro SIM. Just hack it with scissors.

I’m old school. I’ve got a standard sized SIM card. A card of this size has been around for quite some time and over the years my Orange SIM has prostituted itself with so many handsets I’ve lost count. It’s only when I actually call Orange and they …

Deal – Acer Dual SIM Z110 £83.99

There is something appealing and somewhat geeky about a phone with two SIM cards in it. Having your work and your personal SIM cards in one phone is the main use for this sort of phone. When I tested one out a while back I used a Giff …

Do you fancy a cheap dual SIM Android phone?

I have a thing about dual SIM phones. When I recently reviewed the Acer Liquid Gallant Duo I was amazed at the implementation of the dual SIM. Being able to choose between SIMs made my daily swapping of devices and SIM cards a whole lot easier. Expansys have …

EE launch SIM-only plans

BREAKING NEWS! On checking the official EE site just now, it seems SIM-only plans have just beed added to the list. Prices starting from £21 per month for 500MB and go up to £36 per month for 5GB. These are all 12 month plans to get you 4G …

Vodafone refresh their SIM-only plans

Data plans can be confusing. Seen those people staring blankly at catalogues in mobile shops? Yup. That’s them. Vodafone have done some research and have looked at SIM-only deals. They’ve found that people generally found that people looking for SIM-only deals do so for two reasons… a) They’re …

EE 4G SIM-only now due to arrive withing the next two weeks

Following our coverage today on the EE 4G SIM-only delay, we can now reveal that you could have another fortnight before these plans are available. We’ve just received the following from an EE spokesperson… Our 4GEE SIM only plans will now be launching within the next two weeks. …

EE SIM-only delay caused by additional testing

We’ve already reviewed the all-new EE 4G network and you’ll have no doubt seen the adverts on TV, newspapers and billboards across the UK. However, last night we revealed the fact that their SIM-only deals, which aren’t available yet, were to be delayed. We contacted EE to find …

Samsung Galaxy S DUOS now in stock

Dual Sim phones seem to be making a bit of a comeback. Back in the day you used to be able to get Windows Mobile devices with two SIMs. Then they just disappeared, bar a few low end ones from Viewsonic. Then the other week we reviewed the …

giffgaff nano-SIM cards available to buy, but not direct

Since we published our DIY nano-SIM story the gates have well and truly opened. Many giffgaff members have already gone and bought themselves a nano-SIM cutter to hack down a standard-sized SIM. This is being done purely because, at present, giffgaff aren’t providing them and iPhone 5 owners …

Cut your own nano-SIM

Now the long awaited iPhone 5 has arrived not everyone will be able to use it. Apple uses a new SIM card – the nano-SIM. Although all the major carriers here in the UK are supplying the nano-SIM to their customers, there is a select number of MVNO’s …

Nano SIMs Are Real – Vodafone Has Them

Vodafone has now had a delivery of Nano SIMs. Could they have got any smaller from the current Micro SIM, yes! With a delivery of 500,000 of the new SIMs we have found some images courtesy of Vodafone themselves. With manufacturers making handsets slimmer, the smaller sim makes …

Three offer up some new SIM Free deals

Three have announced a range of new SIM only plans. The most interesting out of their new offering are the Ultimate Internet SIM 200 plan at £12.90 or The One Plan at £25.00 are both available on a one-month rolling contract. Also there is the Essential Internet SIM …

Sony Xperia Tipo – Dual SIM Smartphone

We have recently seen a couple of announcements regarding dual sim phones and whilst these are popular in some parts of the world they have yet to make an impact here in Blighty. Sony have decided however that there is a market for such a device and as …

HTC Desire V brings us dual-SIM action

Yeah I know, I bet you thought that we’d only see the “One” handsets from HTC this year. Wrong. Since the HTC One X, HTC One V and HTC One S appeared we’ve seen the HTC Desire C and now this, the slightly confusing HTC Desire V. I …

Using your mobile abroad – Another way ?

When you go on holiday or working abroad you’ve got a couple of options for keeping in touch. You can either take your own mobile and keep every conversation really short, or you can buy a SIM card for a local network from eBay, unlock your phone, stick …