As I wrote yesterday, it is now illegal to unlock your phone to work on another carriers network. This will make quite a few people unhappy, especially those who make a business out of helping people get the codes needed to unlock their phones.  But they are not taking this laying down, already there is… Read More


For most people, probably not. Just in case you do not know what unlocking is; unlocking your cell phone allows you to use a phone carrior other then what is ‘locked’ to your phone. For example, if you bought an iphone that is locked to AT&T, you can ONLY use AT&T. However, if you ‘unlock’… Read More


Tomorrow, Jan 26, if you buy a smart cell phone, its illegal to unlock it to work on a different carrier.  If you already have a phone or buy one today, you are safe.  This has caused many people to think that jailbreaking  will be illegal tomorrow.  No. Jailbreaking is still legal. Which leads to… Read More


Read this on Engadget. Now of course there are restrictions, you have to be in good standing, had your phone for over 2 years and do not owe anything on your phone and most likely a few other details buried somewhere.  I still have my 3Gs, so I’m going to give it a try and… Read More

A few weeks back the iphone4s came out.  And to my surprise I get more questions about jailbreaking and unlocking the iphone4. Since I have been using a jailbreak phone since the first iphone came out. I sometimes forget that with every new phone release, there is a whole new population of users that have… Read More

Great, so now you can get a micro sim from T-Mobile. What does that mean?  Well, you may know that over one million iphone are running on the T-Mobile network despite the fact that you cannot run 3G. However, what you may not know is that you have to take a pair of scissors (or… Read More

Ok, we all know the 4.2 dropped for the ipad, and although I have not found as many reason to jailbreak for the ipad as I have for the iphone (re: top ten jailbreak apps)  There are still good reasons.  Still; unlocking your ipad could be pretty useful if you want to through a t-mobile… Read More

I read a post from Dean Takahashi at VentureBeat that a hacker called pod2g has hacked iOS4.1.  However, I would not upgrade to 4.1 until something official comes from Dev-team and on last check there is nothing yet but a warning NOT to update to 4.1. And really readers I have been saying this for… Read More

Crazy.  You can now jailbreak and UNLOCK iOS4  for the iphone4 ipad from the web browser.  Now this is not new news per say, but there have been some issues with the current jailbreak in that some people have been experiencing problems with MMS and Facetime. As I always advise my readers, NEVER jailbreak right… Read More

Tada!  The ruling just came down saying its legal to modify the software on a device. The big part of the ruling that I was looking to see more details on letting a user unlock there phone (a separate step after jailbreaking) to allow the user to run an other networks. From NBC: Another exemption… Read More

ONE DAY people!  Yes, even before the iphone 4 or known as iOS4 hits the market, its already jailbroken using a Pwnage Tool Bundle.  Wow.  And hoo dunnit?  msft.guy Yup, the same guy who did the blacksn0w, ultrasn0w fix for jailbreak and baseband unlock for 3.1.3.  He ALSO did the oS4 Beta jailbreak.  Now, we… Read More

Its still RC keep in mind, but according to the site, unlock is in place.  I have been holding off on upgrading from 3.0 till I was sure I could unlock.  Now I have no plans to unlock from AT&T, but I always want to be sure I CAN if I need to. So it… Read More

For anyone who has jailbroken or unlocked their iphone knows, when you update your iphone to a new OS, like OS 3.1 that just came out, you are going to lose your jailbreak and unlock.  Re Jailbreaking 3.1 should not be much of an issue and I except an updated redsn0w to be out soon. … Read More

And now we have Redsn0w!! {UPDATE} 3GS is jailbroken also.  Link to story. First off, right from the Dev-Team Blog.. Read this… I’m serious!!  READ THIS!! Here is the link. REDSN0W PROVIDES SIMILAR FUNCTIONALITY TO QUICKPWN. If you want to build custom firmware files with more flexibility it is suggested that you use ‘PwnageTool’ on… Read More

Wait a min.  Something odd going on here.  Remember all those warnings when jailbreak for 2.2 first came out?  NOT to update the baseband?  Ok, so now I’m reading the steps for unlocking using yell0w snow.  Based on what I read, I should be able to do this on my phone despite the fact I… Read More

A few days back I posted about the unlocking coming at the end of the year.  Well I just a got a tweet on this video from one of the Qik guys.  Shows an unlocked iphone 3G running on t-mobile.  Get some popcorn and enjoy.… Read More

We knew it was coming…. ok, so it took a bit longer then expected, but the l33ts have done it. Now all that is left is to wrap it up in a nice friendly GUI and let ‘er rip!  … Oh, you DID take care NOT to use QuickPwn which everyone, including me, warned you… Read More