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Details of iPhone hardware unlock revealed

Instructions for completing a full hardware unlock of the iPhone have been revealed by George Hotz, leader of the iPhone JTAG group, on iphonejtag.blogspot.com. The process consists of only ten steps, but requires opening the iPhone, soldering two wires on the iPhone itself, and quite a bit of complicated software and firmware manipulation. Citing upcoming college studies as the reason for the early reveal — the instructions weren’t scheduled to be released until early next week — Hotz again expressed his hopes that his work, and that of the iPhone hacker community, will quickly lead to a less-complicated software-based unlock, making the process more accessible to average users.

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this kid is selling the iphone on Ebay as a piece of history and as of 6:11 p.m. cst the current bid is US $5,500,100.00 here is a link it most likely will have changed. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230164884672#ebayphotohosting

Posted by BIGP in Texas on August 24, 2007 at 4:13 PM (PDT)

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The auction was canceled.

This geohot is living large, what with all the media hype over his hardware hack. Shame (for him) that a software hack was announced so quickly afterwards…guess his 15 minutes of fame is already spent.

Posted by flatline response on August 25, 2007 at 11:02 AM (PDT)

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pls send unlock dit

Posted by thiru on October 17, 2011 at 11:25 PM (PDT)

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