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Phone Unlocking Bill Passed By The Senate

07/16/2014, This has been a long time time and it has finally happened. The Senate today passed a bill which legalizes phone unlocking, the decision would have been aided by a favorable House vote this spring on a companion bill. Formally called The Unlocking...

HTC One Has Bootloader Unlock Issues

03/14/2013, The HTC One continues to remain elusive to some, depending on which mobile carrier that you prefer to be affiliated to. Also, if you so happen to use your phones just as they come, without wanting to tinker with anything under the hood in terms of its...

FCC Chairman Vows To Investigate U.S. Cellphone Unlocking Ban

03/01/2013, On January 26, it was deemed illegal for those in the U.S. to unlock their cellphones to be used on any wireless carrier they choose, which resulted in a White House petition to be created, receiving over 100,000 signatures, meaning we should be hearing...

Unlocking Cellphones In US Illegal This January 26

01/24/2013, It seems that the clock is ticking for those who want to unlock their cellphones in the US, as from January 26th onwards, it will be deemed illegal to do so. How did this decision come about? A little bit of history lesson needs to come into play here, as...

Unlock out-of-contract AT&T iPhones, without any hassle

09/10/2012, As the launch event of the iPhone 5 draws near, many iPhone users are planning to shed the older models and grab the new one. However, as eager as they may be, they also wish to extract the best re-sale value from their device Naturally, an unlocked...

AT&T unlocks smartphones for servicemen

04/10/2012, We do know that AT&T has already started unlocking the iPhone for off-contract devices since April 8th, and here we are with news that they will also unlock Apple’s best selling smartphone for the US military. Yes, our men and women in uniform...

Unlocked Windows Phone devices get homebrew themes

12/12/2011, Besides being able to sideload non-Marketplace apps on your Windows Phone, it looks like unlocking the device has another benefit: more customization options. If only being able to select the background color and the color of the tiles feels too limited...

iOS 5 bug unlocks AT&T iPhone 4S sans jailbreak

11/18/2011, If you ever wanted to unlock your iPhone 4S while you are rocking to AT&T, then you would be pleased to hear that there is a method of doing so without having to go through the hassle of jailbreaking your device. Yes sir, someone decided to take...

Sprint begins to lock iPhone 4S SIMs from today onwards

11/11/2011, While other companies decide that 11.11.11 is an auspicious date, I guess the suits over at Sprint think otherwise. In fact, they decided that today will be the day when SIM locks will start to be placed on iPhone 4S models sold from today onwards, at...

Sprint to unlock iPhone 4S for a limited time only

10/13/2011, Sprint decides to get into the spirit of Christmas early by announcing that the iPhone 4S that they sell will be unlocked at the beginning, although a rather draconian SIM lock will be “pushed to the devices shortly after launch.” This is at least a...

Unlock and jailbreak solution for myriad iPhone generations

06/28/2011, Update: This seems to be a scam, as the source page is no longer available, although we first spotted this on Google News. Sorry guys and girls, but we don’t think Iunlockiphone433′s solution is a legit one. Iunlockiphone433 has just rolled...

HTC hard at work on EVO 3D bootloader unlock

06/28/2011, The engineers over at HTC don’t seem to get much sleep, it seems, as they are hard at work to keep the company’s promise of rolling out a bootloader unlock to HTC EVO 3D owners (who by the way, have been waiting patiently for a mere 3 days)....

AT&T to unlock new iPhone 4s

06/27/2011, It is said that those who purchase spanking new iPhone 4s at Apple retail stores might soon be provided with an AT&T version which is unlocked on the spot – assuming the Apple retail store runs out of the unlocked model, of course. This more or...