iPhone partially unlocked - can now call without AT&T contract

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 18 2007 @ 20:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Smart guys have managed to partially unlock the iPhone, enabling them to make calls without an AT&T contract.

It's claimed that the hack allows you to use an iPhone with any existing Cingular/AT&T pre-paid/MVNA SIM so it's not required anymore to get a 2-year AT&T contract.
Apparently, the amazing code wizards at the iPhone Dev Wiki have been able to partially unlock the iPhone using a new application called iASign. It won't fully unlock the iPhone for use with other companies, but the hack will allow you to use any existing Cingular/AT&T Pre-paid/MVNA SIM so you don't have to get a two-year contract with AT&T. We are now testing this, but if confirmed the benefits are great.
More info at Gizmodo.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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