iPhone 3G unlocked with SIM adapter

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).

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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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  • Geeeeez

    That was fast indeed! Just 4 days? Great!!
    junterko
  • RE: iPhone 3G unlocked with SIM adapter

    wish it was not too long from now. I want my SwirlyMMS back!! Miss having MMS working on the iphone. finally found the right settings to make it work and then upgraded to 2.0 and BYE BYE Jailbroken phone.

    OUCH!
    ceo@...
  • RE: iPhone 3G unlocked with SIM adapter

    GOOD! People should be able to buy any phone that they like and get it activated to use on any carrier they like, or where you can get the best deal, depending on what they want to do. You'd probably have people happily spending almost whatever the companies wanted to charge, and everyone would be happy. Locking phones to certain services from certain companies is just the carriers showing their Greed!
    AKalafat@...
  • RE: iPhone 3G unlocked with SIM adapter

    Nice,
    That adapter is from china actually.
    you can get one thru www.dealextreme.com

    -Haroh
    Hackersbox