iPhone 3G unlocked with SIM adapter

Summary:Well that didn't take long.Just four days after its release the iPhone 3G has been unlocked according to a report at Gizmodo (via TechGuru).

Well that didn't take long.

Just four days after its release the iPhone 3G has been unlocked according to a report at Gizmodo (via TechGuru). In order to accomplish the feat Breno MacMasi used a SIM card adapter that piggy-backs onto the iPhone's native SIM card and tricks it into thinking that it's using an official carrier.

It's not a full software unlock – yet, but it definitely works according to the YouTube video above posted by MacMasi. How long will it be before we see a full software unlock for Apple's latest gadget? Anyone want to hazard a guess?

Topics: Hardware, iPhone, Mobility

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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