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08.08.14
T-Mobile will now unlock select phones via an app
08.08.14

T-Mobile will now unlock select phones via an app

Now that phone unlockers have been given the governmental green light, T-Mobile's trying to make t...

By C. Velazco,   08.08.14
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07.30.14
Hearthstone unlocks the doors to the Plague Quarter
07.30.14

Hearthstone unlocks the doors to the Plague Quarter

The second wing of Heartstone: Curse of Naxxramas is now open for players to explore and plunder, a...

By J. Olivetti,   07.30.14
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07.25.14
​Cellphone unlocking bill passes through the House, heads to the Oval Office
07.25.14

​Cellphone unlocking bill passes through the House, heads to the Oval Office

Well, it seems like the US cellphone unlocking bill didn't get held up legislation after all: the...

By S. Buckley,   07.25.14
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07.16.14
Senate passes a bill that legalizes cellphone unlocking
07.16.14

Senate passes a bill that legalizes cellphone unlocking

The US is now that much closer to a law that makes it legal to unlock your phone. A few months aft...

By J. Fingas,   07.16.14
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04.22.14
You can take your Sprint phone to other US carriers next year
04.22.14

You can take your Sprint phone to other US carriers next year

If you're with Sprint, you don't have many options for unlocking your phone's SIM card slot; if yo...

By J. Fingas,   04.22.14
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04.17.14
You might be able to unlock your next Chromebook with your smartphone
04.17.14

You might be able to unlock your next Chromebook with your smartphone

Can't remember your password? Someday, you might not have to. A new feature in Google's Chrome OS...

By S. Buckley,   04.17.14
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02.26.14
​House passes bill that legalizes phone unlocking, with a frustrating caveat
02.26.14

​House passes bill that legalizes phone unlocking, with a frustrating caveat

Still unsure where unlocking your mobile device falls under the eyes of the law? Legislation just...

By S. Buckley,   02.26.14
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12.13.13
Moto X Touchless Control update lets you speak your unlock code
12.13.13

Moto X Touchless Control update lets you speak your unlock code

You no longer have to give up some of the Moto X's voice commands if you want to rely on security...

By J. Fingas,   12.13.13
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12.12.13
FCC FTW: wireless telcos agree to more consumer-friendly phone unlocking policies
12.12.13

FCC FTW: wireless telcos agree to more consumer-friendly phone unlocking policies

About a month ago, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave the U.S. wireless industry an ultimatum: choose t...

By M. Gorman,   12.12.13
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