The US House of Representatives passed a bill that makes cell phone unlocking legal on Tuesday, in response to a White House petition from a year ago.
Unlock iPhone 3.1.3
It’s April 8th, and according to AT&T’s statement issued a couple of days back, the carrier plans to unlock users with off-contract AT&T iPhones starting today.
iPhone Dev Team Releases UltraSn0w 0.93 To Unlock iOS 4 Baseband 05.13.04, Also Unlocks All Basebands Since iPhone OS 3.0
iPhone Dev Team announced just a few minutes back that they were working hard to release tools to jailbreak and unlock iOS 4 and had warned users who relied on software method to unlock iPhone to avoid upgrading to iOS 4 until they have tested their tools with all relevant devices.
MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team has reconfirmed that it will be possible to unlock the new baseband (05.13.04) that is included in iOS 4 Golden Master and that it might be possible to also unlock iPhone 4.
Two weeks back iPhone Dev Team had confirmed that they will release tools to unlock iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 4.0 now renamed as iOS 4.
We had reported yesterday that Blacksn0w, an extremely popular tool to unlock iPhone for iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.2 had been successfully ported to work with the latest beta version of iPhone OS 4.0 and baseband 05.11.07.
However, since it worked only with baseband 05.11.07, it meant that users who had accidentally upgraded to iPhone OS 3.1.3 or iPhone OS 4.0 (when it is released) will not be able to unlock their iPhone.
Geohot, the iPhone hacking expert who had released popular jailbreaking and unlocking tools like blackra1n, blacksn0w and more has discovered a working exploit for baseband 05.12.01 that was bundled with iPhone OS 3.1.3.
iPhone hacking expert, Sherif Hasim has announced that he has discovered an exploit in the baseband (05.12.01) that is bundled with iPhone OS 3.1.3 that should help in unlocking it.
iPhone Dev Team has released PwnageTool 3.1.5 for Mac users who have jailbroken and unlocked (using ultrasn0w) their iPhone to help them safely upgrade to iPhone OS 3.1.3, preserving the jailbreak and ultrasn0w unlock.