Confirmed: Bricked iPhones Rise From the Grave With Firmware 1.1.3

Click to view For all those unlocked iPhones out there that were bricked after attempting firmware upgrades, we have some great news. It appears that Apple's new 1.1.3 iPhone firmware rewrites either most or all of the phone's firmware, allowing for bricked iPhones to be brought back to life. If this sounds too good… » 1/17/08 5:28pm 1/17/08 5:28pm

iPhone Dev Team Releases Open Source Unlock Software

As we told you last Wednesday, the iPhone Dev Team have opened up the source to AnySIM, the free SIM unlock software for the iPhone that lets you use your phone on pretty much any GSM network in the world. The source being open, on the other hand, makes it a lot easier for Apple to see what kind of vulnerabilities… » 12/07/07 4:00pm 12/07/07 4:00pm

250,000 Unlocked iPhones Have Been Sold

Apple just stated in their earnings call that out of 1.4 million iPhones sold since launch, 250,000 are unlocked. They know this from subtracting the number of iPhones activated on AT&T from the number of iPhones sold total—which is 250k. That's a farmhouse load of unlocked phones, which match up with the 500,000… » 10/22/07 6:04pm 10/22/07 6:04pm