As reported on Friday, AT&T has curiously started to unlock off-contract iPhones, choosing Easter Sunday to kick the service off. Judging from reports online, many users have been successful at getting their handsets freed from Ma Bell’s shackles, while others are still waiting.
Most of us are already familiar with the traditional method of jailbreaking and unlocking our iPhones -- which usually breaks with each new iOS update from Apple. But now there appears to be a more permanent solution available -- for a price.
The world of iPhone and iPod touch jailbreaking & unlocking has been fairly quiet as of late, but the collective known only as the iPhone Dev Team has just taken its latest tools out of beta in the form of redsn0w 0.9.2.
With Orange becoming the second officially iPhone carrier in the UK, O2
is sealing up a new deal to cope with losing its exclusivity contract.
O2 has begun offering unlocking options for iPhone customers, including
making it easier to switch over to their services by making it free.