Posts Tagged ‘jailbreaking’

New services unlock iPhones without jailbreaking

Friday, April 15, 2011 0:25 No Comments

For many iPhone owners, a big reason to stage a jailbreak is to unlock the device, thus allowing it to work with carriers other than AT&T. (In the U.S., “carriers” means T-Mobile.) Now, at least two services are promising to unlock any iPhone 3G, 3GS, or 4 without the need to jailbreak. What’s more, they can do it remotely. Cut Your Sim and GSM Phone Source charge $169.99 and $179.99, respectively, for remote iPhone unlocking. In both cases you supply your phone’s International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) number, then wait a couple days for an e-mail confirming that the process is complete. It’s that simple. According to Cut Your Sim, this is a

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Apple’s iPhone security fix will block hackers

Friday, August 13, 2010 7:31 No Comments

Apple has released a security patch to block hackers from gaining access to any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad running the latest versions of their mobile operating system. That’s the good news. The bad: Users who have jailbroken their devices, hacking them in a legal but warranty-busting move to run unauthorized apps, will lose access to the unauthorized content. Anyone who wants to jailbreak after updating will likely have a harder time of it, too, until hackers devise the next jailbreak technique. Information about the security hole surfaced last week. The flaw allows hackers to get access to information stored on Apple’s mobile devices by putting a PDF file wi

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Now in United States Jailbreaking and Unlocking is Now Officially Legal

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 13:54 No Comments

The United States government today has announced that jailbreaking and unlocking iPhones, rooting of Android phones and ripping DVDs (for educational purposes) is completely legal as long as they are not violating copyright law. Jailbreaking and Unlocking of iPhones has never been illegal, it was just that Apple had strict policies right from the start which prohibited users from installing apps on their device which were not approved by Apple, along with locking the phone so that it can be used on one carrier only. So in case you previously had any doubts about getting into legal trouble for jailbreaking or unlocking your phone so that you can run it on multiple carriers, you don’t ha

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