• Twilio ramps up mobile play with programmable SIMs for IoT and handsets with T-Mobile

    Twilio ramps up mobile play with programmable SIMs for IoT and handsets with T-Mobile

    Twilio stormed into the telecoms market several years ago with a set of services that turned core communications features once controlled by carriers, like text messages and phones numbers, into API-based services that any developer could easily customize and use in whatever app or site she or he chose. Today, the company is unveiling its next step in its bid to take on more telecoms… Read More

  • Sims 3 slowly making its way to consoles later this year

    What’s the big holdup here? Apparently the latest version of real-life simulator, The Sims 3, which came out on PC in June of last year will make its way to consoles, but not until the third quarter of this year. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Sims 3 for $30

    Whether you love the Sims franchise or not, the PC version is $30 (today only). That’s $10 off just about everywhere else. My particular household is in a love/hate relationship with the game. I hate that I get sucked into it and my wife loves to make fun of me for playing it. Read More

  • Alice and Kev, the homeless Sims

    In what may be one of the most heart-breaking Sims-related experiments in a long time, Robin Burkinshaw created two Sims, Kev and his daughter Alice. They live in a house that looks like a park and live on free meals from work and school. They sleep on park benches. Alice is kind-hearted and a little dopey and her father is essentially insane – he has a horrible temper doesn’t react… Read More

  • Review: The Sims 3 for iPhone

    I own a first-generation iPod Touch and a T-Mobile G1. While I love my G1 as a phone, I’m constantly amazed at the quality of applications and software that are available for the iPhone — games especially. While I seem to have sort of gotten my bases covered in the games department on the G1, I can’t help but wonder what it’d be like to walk around with games like… Read More

  • MAMroam V2: More roaming, more data

    The inimitable Pat Phelan has just announced MAXroam v2, an upgrade and improved version of his popular MAXroam SIM. The service now offers more roaming options along with data plans. From his blog: Data roaming – from 0.005/kb
    USA Roaming – from €0.39 per minute
    These are two huge milestones for us, USA as it the most visited country by global cellular customers and Data as its… Read More

  • Gemini eXplo: A Tiny, Little Phone-based Sim

    What do you get when you meld Second Life with mobile ad serving with Japanese teenagers? eXplo.
    Read the rest at MobileCrunch… Read More