US House passes bill to make phone unlocking legal, but keeps “bulk unlocking” illegal

US House passes bill to make phone unlocking legal, but keeps “bulk unlocking” illegal

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.

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Sites Offering New Permanent IMEI Unlock Service For AT&T iPhone

Sites Offering New Permanent IMEI Unlock Service For AT&T iPhone

While the software unlock scene hasn’t been active since quite some time, there might be some good news for folks who are stuck with on an iPhone baseband that isn’t unlockable.

A number of sites have started selling a permanent iPhone unlock solution that doesn’t need users to jailbreak their iPhone and simply requires the device’s serial number and the IMEI code.

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iOS 5 Beta 2 Blocks iPhone 4 Unlock Using Gevey SIM

Back in March, we reported that it was possible to unlock iPhone 4 basebands 04.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.3, iOS 4.3.1, iOS 4.3.2, iOS 4.3.3), 03.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.2.1), 02.10.04 (bundled with iOS 4.1) using Gevey SIM card.

Gevey SIM Interproser doesn’t need users to jailbreak their iPhone as it works by forcing the activation of the baseband using the emergency dialer.

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Gevey SIM Unlocks iPhone 4 Including iOS 4.3.1, iOS 4.3 Baseband 04.10.01 But It’s Illegal

If you’ve been eagerly waiting for iPhone Dev Team to release a software solution to unlock your iPhone then may have also heard about a SIM card hack called Gevey SIM.

Gevey SIM Interproser doesn’t need users to jailbreak their iPhone but works by forcing the activation of the baseband using the emergency dialer. It can unlock iPhone 4 basebands 04.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.3, iOS 4.3.1), 03.10.01 (bundled with iOS 4.2.1), 02.10.04 (bundled with iOS 4.1).

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Verizon iPhone 4 Flashed To Work On Cricket Wireless

Verizon iPhone 4 Flashed To Work On Cricket Wireless

While the iPhone Dev Team are working hard to unlock GSM iPhone, it looks like some folks have figured out a way to flash CDMA iPhone 4 to work on pay-as-you-go carrier Cricket Wireless’ network in the US.

Few weeks back, we had reported that Verizon iPhone 4 had been unlocked to work on China Telecom’s CDMA network.

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Unlock For iPhone 4 Will Be Released Only After iOS 4.2.5/iOS 4.3 Is Released

It looks like iPhone 4 users will have to wait for some more time for the software solution to unlock their iPhone.

MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team has issued an official statement that the unlock for iPhone 4 will be released after iOS 4.2.5 or iOS 4.3 is released.

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iPhone 4 Unlock May Be Released In Less Than a Month

iPhone 4 Unlock May Be Released In Less Than a Month

We finally have some good news for iPhone 4 users who want to unlock their iPhone.

Sherif Hashim, iPhone hacking expert who had figured out a way to activate iPhone without the need for the official carrier SIM has hinted that software method to unlock iPhone 4 will be released in less than a month.

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MiTime Activates FaceTime On Unlocked iPhone 4 On Unofficial Carriers Like T-Mobile

MiTime Activates FaceTime On Unlocked iPhone 4 On Unofficial Carriers Like T-Mobile

Developer of PushFix has released a jailbreak app on Cydia called MiTime, which activates Facetime on unlocked iPhones running on unofficial carriers such as T-Mobile US.

According to the developer, the jailbreak app should work in almost every country except for Cambodia, and Bolivia (Tigo).

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iPhone Dev Team Releases Ultrasn0w 1.1-1 To Improve Battery Life

iPhone Dev Team Releases Ultrasn0w 1.1-1 To Improve Battery Life

Last week, iPhone Dev Team had released Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 making it the first software solution to unlock iPhone 4.

It has been extremely popular as more than 750,000 iPhone users have already used it to unlocked their iPhone.

Dev Team have just released an updated version of Ultrasn0w – Ultrasn0w 1.1-1 to improve standby battery life.

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Breaking News: iPhone Dev Team Releases Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 To Unlock iPhone 4 [Updated]

Breaking News: iPhone Dev Team Releases Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 To Unlock iPhone 4 [Updated]

iPhone Dev Team has released Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 to unlock iPhone 4 just as we had expected.

This makes it the world’s first free software solution to unlock iPhone 4. iPhone Dev team had already released Ultrasn0w 0.93 to unlock all basebands since iPhone OS 3.0 including baseband 05.13.04 that comes bundled with iOS 4 for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G users.

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