FCC proposes new rules to combat SIM swapping scams
SIM swapping scams have been on the rise these past couple of years, but the FCC is seeking to create new rules that would help prevent SIM swapping scams and port-out fraud.
SIMbook takes SIM card concept and makes it much more work
<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/SIMBOOK_2_600X600.jpg" alt="simbook" />Oh I get it. It's a SIMbook. Like how a SIM card that holds your phone numbers on your cell phone exce
GPS receivers to be embedded into SIM cards
So apparently GPS chips are getting really, really small. Small enough to fit onto tiny SIM cards, as telephony electronics company Sagem has teamed up with GPS experts BlueSky Positioning on technolo
Citizen Engineer: GSM
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/1362948 w=400&h=225]Citizen Engineer from citizen engineer on Vimeo. Friends of the Crunch Limor Fried and Phil Torrone are putting together open source DIY videos at
SIM cards to get NFC payments soon, but will it be enough?
[photopress:simcards.jpg,full,center] Subscriber Identity Modules, or SIMs, might be on the verge of extinction. SIMs themselves are getting smarter, now capable of doing far more than hold your cell
MAXRoam: It's what's for dinner
Just a quick note to mention that MAXRoam.com is a really great service. Essentially it’s a reduced rate pre-paid SIM card that lets you add multiple numbers to the same SIM. For example, I now
Happy Halloween: Man buried with cellphone sans SIM
Attention Readers: if your loved one’s dying wish was to be buried with his mobile phone, the very least you can do is make sure that happens, lest his restless spirit rises from the grave to st
FCC Filing Reveals New T-Mobile @Home Router
Though John “Pop n’ Lock” Biggs is a fan of T-Mobile’s @Home service, it still hasn’t stopped the ‘Mo from developing with a new version of the product. The revampe