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[Engadget] iPhone 3G Finally Unlocked!

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Well this has been a long time coming. It seems that the iPhone Dev-Team has finally done the impossible -- they've gone and unlocked the iPhone 3G. The hack isn't out yet (the team says they're shooting for a December 31st release), and it requires that you've got a baseband of 2.11.07 or earlier, but when it drops, the crew seems fairly confident it will result in freedom from carrier oppression. The team is packaging the app -- formerly codenamed "yellowsn0w" -- into a user-friendly app a la PwnageTool and QuickPwn. Of course, you know how this cat and mouse game goes by now, so don't be surprised when Jobs and company come calling with an update that adds toast making to the official menu, but breaks your breaks all over again.
This is great news! You could unlock before with a very unreliable "Turbo-SIM" but now we have an unlock at the baseband level!

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! great news
    
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Great news but the cat and mouse game is to much for me. I don't want to have to constantly stay one step ahead of Apple. Something will happen and Jobs will brick your phone when you have a flat tire or something equally unfortunate.
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Then all you really have to do is not update
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I wish they would hurry up and break the 2g iTouch.. ive got a loads of people crying to me about that and want it over with
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Yea Im actually not even jailbroke right now. I tried when the new 2.2 came out and bricked my phone so I restored it and never tried again. Theres only a few things I miss. I miss my custom battery, my camcorder, and spoof app! It is a constant battle to stay ahead of Apple but the dev-team is doing a great job.

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I wish they would hurry up and break the 2g iTouch.. ive got a loads of people crying to me about that and want it over with
Huh? You can jailbreak the new touch right? Unlocking just means that the phone is no longer stuck with ATT and you can use it with any company that uses SIM cards.
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post #7 of 11
Dont have an iphone but +rep for a nice find
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DOWN WITH AT&T CONTRACTS

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Huh? You can jailbreak the new touch right? Unlocking just means that the phone is no longer stuck with ATT and you can use it with any company that uses SIM cards.[/QUOTE]

Naw, the 2G is unbreakable as of yet... unless thats changed recently and was kept quiet

The iTouch doesnt use sim cards, as its just an ipod basically
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weee, now how am i gona get an iphone without the contract =/
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