The iPhone: Unlocked!
The big news on tech blogs today is that the iPhone was finally unlocked. Considering that Apple-hating hackers have been tearing into the thing since it came out, it’s no huge shocker (kind of like Castro’s death. Or not.) Two claims have come in so far and a third will be announced on Saturday.
One using hardware and software modifications came in from 17-year-old George Notz who posted step-by-step instructions. Another was by a team of six at iPhoneSimFree.com, whose software-only solution was tested and confirmed by Engadget: