Unlocking Software for iPhone Now Shipping: $99



Way back in January, when the iPhone was young, readers uniformly predicted that unlocked iPhones would hit the streets moments after Apple released the device. I was rather conservative in saying it would take 24 hours — some readers said unlocked iPhones would be common on eBay a week before the street date.

And yet, it’s really taken until…uh, NOW, for widely available iPhone unlocking to arrive. iPhoneSIMFree is a $99 application that makes the iPhone work on any GSM carrier worldwide, including T-Mobile, where I’m stuck for the time-being. Visual Voicemail is broken off of AT&T, but everything else is just fine and dandy. Anyone ready to take the plunge now that the price is down and AT&T isn’t an absolute requirement?


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6 responses to “Unlocking Software for iPhone Now Shipping: $99”

  1. Jon says:

    I wonder how long this will last before some letters from Apple! I would be interested to know if it would work on an iPhone for a UK carrier. Seems to have gone very quiet re. any news on our launch. Boo!!!

  2. angus Shangus says:

    Is this legal? What are Apple And/Or AT&T going to do about this? Probably patch whatever exploit this software takes advantage of.

  3. aventw2 says:

    Waiting to see if Apple counter hacks it + rumoured iPhone availability 4thQ in Canada with Rogers.