The eSIM in Samsung's new smartwatch lets you swap carriers on the fly

Samsung's 3G-enabled Gear S2 Classic is the first to sport an eSIM that can theoretically connect to any carrier's network. The eSIM comes embedded in the device, and switches are made with software.

The international stolen phone database is complete, and ready to reduce mobile thefts

A database containing unique numbers associated with stolen phones has been completed in the U.S., and subsequently linked with the existing equivalent in Europe, with a view to reducing phone thefts.

Samsung edges out Apple at the GSMA Awards

The GSM Association has announced the winners of its annual Global Mobile Awards, where Samsung took home two of the biggest prizes, with Apple following close behind.

The GSMA announces the nominees for its 2012 Global Mobile Awards

The GSMA has revealed the line-up for its 17th Annual Global Mobile Awards, featuring 30 categories and more than 150 nominees. The winners will be revealed during Mobile World Congress at the end of February.
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Apple iPhone 4 awarded ‘Best Mobile Device’ of 2011 at Mobile World Congress

Apple may have skipped Mobile World Congress 2011, but its iPhone 4 still reigns supreme after winning this year's "Best Mobile Device" award.
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GSMA hopes to put a SIM card in every electronic device

The GSMA is hoping to expand the role of SIM cards in electronics of all kinds, including cameras, MP3 players, and e-book readers.