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The GSMA has been working on a standard for embedded SIMs, which would allow users to switch carriers without the need to switch cards and would also get rid of carrier locking. Two carriers wanted to put the kibosh on that.
Get the details on the updated carrier unlocking rules about to go into effect across the US.
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the latest Phone unlocking bill, and why we’ve just become underwhelmed. Then we move to Nokia as we’ve got some new rumors of a metallic Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon. Then we move to the iPhone 5S and some weird rumors of the device supporting fingerprint scanning and NFC. We later talk about our unboxing of the HTC One, along with some issues that retailers are already reporting. We then end today’s show talking about the leaked Samsung Galaxy S 4 and also Samsung’s probable move away from AMOLED [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the possible new AMOLED technology coming to the Galaxy S 4. Later we go through some more Samsung though this time we talk about how Samsung and Apple might adopt wireless charging for their next devices. Apple is next as they seem interested in music streaming, but under their rules. Then we talk about the HTC One, though sadly the news aren’t good. We end today’s show talking about how AT&T misses the point about carrier unlocks.
All this and more after the break.
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Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily was we talk about the White House’s recent decision to figure out a way to legalize carrier unlocks. Then we move to Microsoft as a new job posting hints to the next versions of Windows Phone 8 to come. We later talk a ton about Samsung, starting with the Galaxy Note 8.0 being spotted in black. We later talk about the recent video discovered where you can unlock any of the newer Galaxy S smartphones with a tweak in the emergency dialer. We end today’s show talking about the Galaxy S 4 leaks of possible eye-control.
All this and [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how Samsung was lucky enough to be dropped almost $450 Million in damages in their Apple vs Samsung trial. Then we talk Nokia as we’ve got tons of rumors of an aluminum device code-name Catwalk, and we also have additional talks of a water proof lumia in the works. Sony is up next as that 4.8-inch 1080p device that we expected for MWC is now being rumored for the Summer. The FCC then gives us some good news as their chairman has confirmed that he’ll look at the carrier unlock legal issues. We end today’s news by [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about LG’s announcement of the Optimus F5 and F7, even if we’re most likely going to ask you to look elsewhere when you read the spec sheet. Then we move to Samsung news as they’re rumored to showcase a new TV Discovery service with mobile devices at MWC. Then we move to Google Drive and cover all the recent enhancements that Google is offering. Ubuntu is next, there’s a lot of great stuff here as it’s reached developer preview stage, but not all is fun and games. We end today’s show talking about the [...]