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Apple iPhone h4x0red!

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Steve Dougherty | Aug 27, 2007 at 07:59 pm CDT (1 min, 2 secs reading time)

I bet many of us knew it wouldn't be long before this were to happen, a software hack has been made available for Apple's iPhone which gets around the GSM network lock which only allowed it to connect via AT&T.

The new software hack removes all boundaries in this regard, allowing the user to hop over to competing GSM networks. No side effects are apparent when unlocking the iPhone.

It'll be interesting to see how Apple respond, i'll keep ya'all posted.

In less than two months, Apple's iPhone has been successfully unlocked via software courtesy of The iPhone is currently tied exclusively to AT&T for the foreseeable future, but the new software hack allows users to hop to competing GSM networks such as T-Mobile.

According to Engadget, the unlock process took no longer than a few minutes and caused no harm to the iPhone used. Once unlocked, the iPhone was able to successfully make and receive calls using the T-Mobile network. For the most part, all other iPhone features are also intact including EDGE support and SMS send/receive. Visual voicemail isn't in the cards as it is an AT&T network-specific feature; however, normal voicemail is accessible using the software hack.

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