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Old 08-08-2012, 10:17 PM   #31
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a micro sim, you mean? that would mean i'd have to get a new number
You can cut a SIM into a microSIM, there are cutters that do the job (phone retailers may have them), or you can download a template and do it yourself.
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And then what ... :-)

What if you need to use it back in a regular cellphone. Still I think that is a disadvantage, not until all cellphones really start using it.
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:24 PM   #33
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And then what ... :-)

What if you need to use it back in a regular cellphone. Still I think that is a disadvantage, not until all cellphones really start using it.
You can get an adapter to get it back to full size. Anyway, full size is gone and it won't be coming back.
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:25 PM   #34
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And then what ... :-)

What if you need to use it back in a regular cellphone. Still I think that is a disadvantage, not until all cellphones really start using it.
DIY 'r US

Now we have 4 standards, the latest being the nanoSIM that the iPhone5 (or next iPhone, or whatever it's called) will supposedly have.
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:43 PM   #35
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You can cut a SIM into a microSIM, there are cutters that do the job (phone retailers may have them), or you can download a template and do it yourself.
Hmm interesting. I wonder what kind of sim the new note will have
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Gone where ...

That's what we still use in South America.

I hate when companies trying to push new stuff when hardware is still alive

But I didn't know we can get an adapter. I may try that instead if cutting the whole thing.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:27 AM   #37
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If they didn't, how would anything ever change?
There will always be an old model using <previous technology>, so <new technology> could never be introduced.
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I hate when companies trying to push new stuff when hardware is still alive.
Blame Nokia and Apple they where the big pusher of the new sim cards.

However I can't blame either company having their patented SIM card is a guaranteed source of income until the next standard prevails.

Also the new Sims are smaller which is important for the push for smaller and thinner devices

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Old 08-09-2012, 12:33 PM   #39
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If they didn't, how would anything ever change?
There will always be an old model using <previous technology>, so <new technology> could never be introduced.
Maybe I didn't explain myself well.

The change is good but in my opinion, too soon. Its similar to the one Apple did with Mac Mini and removing CD drive.
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:45 PM   #40
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The change is good but in my opinion, too soon. Its similar to the one Apple did with Mac Mini and removing CD drive.
Like removing SD storage from devices when wifi isn't available everywhere.
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Like removing SD storage from devices when wifi isn't available everywhere.
The cloud is the future, lol ....
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Just as soon as wifi availability catches up.
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can i ask something? is the voice command for camera is just exclusive for SIII? thanks!
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