Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone 4S can now be SIM-unlocked in just a few easy steps, as can any previous version of Apple’s popular smartphone line. The new unlock procedure, mapped out this past weekend by mobile hacker “Loktar_Sun,” will allow iPhone owners to use a SIM card from any compatible carrier rather than just the carrier from which the phone was purchased. Users need only jailbreak their iPhones and follow a simple 13-step procedure to unlock their handsets, though caution should obviously be taken and the procedure will void the manufacturer’s warranty.
The unlocked iPhone 5 is now available via the US Apple online store. The GSM-only version of the popular smartphone can be used on GSM carriers throughout the world but the lack of a contract comes with hefty fees. Buyers can pick ... Read Post
While unlocked versions of the iPhone 5 are not expected for at least several weeks customers at Verizon Wireless are being handed CDMA/GSM dual-mode smartphones with unlocked international SIM capabilities. Customers who have tried... Read Post
Apple is readying an upgraded version of its iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Maps application for the next major release of iOS in an effort to battle Google for mobile maps supremacy, according to sources briefed on the plans. Apple C... Read Post