Thursday, July 28, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Adds Artificial Intelligence Elements To New Smart Camera App
Xiaomi Announces Redmi Pro OLED Smartphone And Mi Notebook Air Laptop
Future Apple Stylus Could Operate as a Joystick
Twitter's Video Advertising Expansion Remains Slow
LG Display Invests KRW 1.99 Trillion in Flexible OLED Display Production
Nintendo Reports First-quarter Loss
Samsung To Release HDR+ Firmware Update for 2016 SUHD TVs
Apple To Invest In AI And AR As iPhone Sales Keep Declining
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > iPhone ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, August 27, 2007
iPhone Hacked


Hackers have found a way to use Appl's iPhone on networks other than AT&T 's , opening up the coveted device to rival carriers and overseas customers, according to a Web report on Friday.

A group called iPhoneSIMfree.com said it had developed a piece of software that, when installed on an iPhone, allows the use of rival mobile services such as T-Mobile, according to widely followed technology blog Engadget.com.

AT&T has an exclusive two-year agreement to provide phone and data services for the iPhone in the United States. Apple is in talks with carriers in several European countries to launch the device there by the end of the year.

Enabling the combination phone, media player and Web browser to run on other networks -- known as "unlocking" -- has been a stated goal of many hackers since the iPhone hit the market in late June.

"The unlock process took only a couple of minutes. From our end it was totally painless," Engadget said.

Several other methods for unlocking the iPhone have emerged on the Internet in the past few weeks, although they involve tinkering with the iPhone hardware or more complicated ways of bypassing the protections for AT&T's exclusivity.

The iPhone is based on GSM wireless technology, which is deployed widely throughout Europe but used in the United States only by AT&T and Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile.

iPhone users outside U.S. could take advantage of the hack, since there Apple has not agreed with any provider yet. Although Apple has not officialy made any official statement until now, it is possible to take legal actions against the hackers.


Previous
Next
Intel Rolls Out New Chips for Business Market        All News        Blue-Ray Responds Strongly to Paramount/HD-DVD Deal
Samsung Announces New Flash Software for Advanced Multimedia Mobile Applications     Mobiles News      LG Brings Features Back Into Focus

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Future Apple Stylus Could Operate as a Joystick
Apple To Invest In AI And AR As iPhone Sales Keep Declining
iPhone 7 Rumored To Launch September 16th
Smartwatch Shipments Fall Significantly In the Second Quarter
Samsung Galaxy Outsells Apple's iPhone
Production of iPhone7 Starts At Foxconn's factory: report
iOS 10 To Allow Consumers Donate Their Organs
Apple Sued in China Over Alleged Propaganda
Apple, Spotify In Music Streaming Duel
Apple in Talks to Buy Tidal: Report
Can iPhone 7 Smartphones Fuel Sales?
Samsung To Become An Apple OLED supplier

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .