All Those Unlocked iPhones May Be Costing Apple $300 Million

Both Fortune and Marketwatch are saying that all the unlocked iPhones, which make up about a third of the total phones sold, may be costing Apple $300 million in future revenue kickbacks from cellphone providers. And if Apple doesn't stop the unlocking madness, what's the incentive for a provider to pony up that… » 1/28/08 5:00pm 1/28/08 5:00pm

A Third of iPhones are SIM Unlocked, Guesstimates Say

According to estimates based on carrier's numbers, only 2/3 of iPhones are "legally" activated, which means 1/3 of all iPhones sold are SIM unlocked and being used sans carrier contract. Here's how they arrived at this number. » 1/24/08 3:30pm 1/24/08 3:30pm

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