Pharos Unveils Traveler 117 and 127 Unlocked WinMo GPS Smartphones

Rumors have been floating around for a few weeks now, but today Pharos » 11/12/08 9:00am 11/12/08 9:00am has officially unveiled two new additions to their Windows Mobile GPS smartphone lineup—the Traveller 117 and 127. Generally, another GPS-enabled phone is nothing to get all that excited about, but tri-band 7.2Mbps HSDPA, 2-megapixel cam / front…

Officially Unlocked iPhones On Sale at Hong Kong Apple Store

Check out the Hong Kong Apple store online and you'll see a couple of lines of text that'll tempt, tease and beguile you if you're dreaming of an unlocked iPhone 3G: "iPhone 3G purchased at the Apple Online Store can be activated with any wireless carrier. Simply insert the SIM from your current phone into iPhone 3G… » 9/26/08 4:47am 9/26/08 4:47am

How I Sold My iPhone in 24 Hours For More Than I Paid

With the possible announcement of the 3G iPhone only a week away, many current iPhone owners are itching to upgrade, which takes money. Other people, finally bitten by the iPhone bug, are eager to buy one, only they are harder to find in stores. This creates a nice, natural supply-and-demand formula that we managed to… » 6/03/08 10:00am 6/03/08 10:00am

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

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

iPod Video Unlocked: RealPlayer Now Available

After a five month beta, iPod owners can finally look outside of iTunes for their video content thanks to RealPlayer. As part of the RealPlayer Plus package, it is now possible to transfer downloaded video content to the Apple iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Video. Naturally, that opens up a world choc-full of… » 11/15/07 8:30pm 11/15/07 8:30pm