Apple announced the iPhone 14 along with a host of other products at the company’s Far Out event a few hours ago. I was curious about the price of an unlocked iPhone 14 so I landed up on this page on the company’s website which shows that Apple is charging a $30 premium for the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus when purchased without a carrier plan. Continue reading “The price of the unlocked iPhone 14 starts from $829 and not $799 in the US”
SIM cards are the backbone of our mobile as well as digital lifestyles. Until the future of the SIM card is universally supported by all carriers, the SIM card will remain in use for many generations to follow. eSIMs (embedded SIMs) are now available in some smartphones, which can be used in place of regular SIM cards. Continue reading “Android 13 could allow two mobile carriers on one eSIM”
Good news for Google Pixel users who have been waiting for Dual SIM support on the Android flagship. In a sign of things to come, Google has enabled support for Dual SIM feature in the latest Android Q Beta. We managed to get it working on Airtel and Jio networks.
Continue reading “How to enable Dual SIM feature on Google Pixel 3 on Android Q Beta”
Google started supporting eSIM feature on the Pixel 2 devices and the same was carried onto Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. It was only Dual SIM, Single Standby (DSSS), but today, with the roll out of Android Q Beta 2, Google brings support for Dual SIM Dual Standby(DSDS) for Pixel 3 devices.
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When Apple announced support for Dual SIM functionality on the iPhone XS and XS Max, a lot of readers were asking if they would have more than one eSIM on a device. Turns out, you can have save several eSIMs to the iPhone XS and activate any one SIM at anytime. This is such an awesome feature which is only available on the iPhone XS at this point. On a recent trip, I managed to activate several eSIMs on my iPhone XS Max and it worked like a charm. I managed to also try a couple of eSIM based data roaming providers Gigsky and Truphone. Continue reading “How to switch between multiple eSIMs on iPhone XS and XS Max with iOS 12.1”
Google has announced that it will bring eSIM support to more carriers and more countries. Pixel 2 was the first major smartphone with eSIM, and now, on Pixel 3. In Germany, Google is supporting eSIM from networks including Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone soon. Continue reading “Google expands eSIM support on Pixel 3 to more carriers including Airtel and Jio in India”
GigSky has officially launched the eSIM service for iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr to its North American and worldwide mobile data plans. For this functionality, you need to update to iOS 12.1 update which Apple rolled out last week. Users can complete the process of eSIM conversion from GigSky app. Continue reading “GigSky brings eSIM support for iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs and Xs Max”
Back during iOS 12 beta 5, we have seen an icon that indicated the iPad with no Home button, rounded corner, and no notch. It was a small icon designed to be used in the battery widget. However, now we are getting to see more details and clearer look at the 2018 iPad Pro redesigned within iOS. Continue reading “New icon in iOS hints at iPad Pro with no home button, slim bezels and more; iOS 12.1 with eSIM functionality could launch tomorrow”
One of the most anticipated features in the new iPhones of 2018 was Dual SIM support which has been a common feature in most Android smartphones. This feature was leaked in the iOS code base quite a while back, but got unveiled with excellent detail in the Apple keynote. Dual SIM was a feature which was limited to entry level or mid-tier smartphones until recent times when manufacturers like Huawei, Samsung, LG, OnePlus have been including Dual-SIM support even in their flagship smartphones.
Continue reading “How will Dual-SIM feature work on the new iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr with eSIM”
Always connected Chromebooks are slowly making their way back again and it looks like Project Fi and eSIM chips support will be a feature for future Chrome OS devices, according to a recent code-review on the Chromium Gerrit. Since there are no current pending announcements with eSIM support, so this technology will likely have to wait for a new for some more time. Continue reading “Google Chromebooks could get eSIM and Project Fi support soon”
Google unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones at an event yesterday in San Francisco. Both the phones come with built in eSIM technology which is essentially an embedded SIM that lets you instantly connect to a carrier network. However, the eSIM technology works only if you are a Project Fi subscriber. Continue reading “Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL are the first phones to support eSIM for Project Fi users”