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rcjordan
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« on: June 03, 2010, 08:35:35 AM »

"...From AT&T's perspective, this is better than a software lock in some ways -- you're not going to be able to download a hack that gets you on another network, so you're totally at the mercy of your carrier at choice for providing a compatible card."

Soooo.... here's the mechanical hack:

http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/henk_van_ess_cut_my_sim_gizmo_16669.asp
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2010, 09:43:35 AM »

Those people should be thrown in prison!  ROFLMAO

Anything to minimize vendor lock-in is a good thing imo Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2010, 10:03:12 AM »

So, here in the US. What provider's use SIMS? Tmobile and AT&T, right?  Can you simply trim a Tmo SIM and use your Tmo smartphone's dataplan on the ipad?
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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2010, 04:33:58 PM »

I believe you can, however the antenna in the 'pad will only go to Edge on TMob. read a bit on it a little while ago.
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