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Phred (5358)

Phred
  fredNO@SPAMtaperfriendlymusic.org
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Fred is a Perl and PostgreSQL geek. He has made some very small contributions to a few cpan modules and mod_perl.

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Wednesday May 07, 2008
01:53 AM

iPhone unlocking experience

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My sidekick 3 was close to the junk pile today, so I got a three week old used iPhone off Craigslist. I have a good deal with TMobile, so I decided I would try to unlock the iPhone and load on 3rd party firmware

I had looked at ZiPhone.org previously and it looked pretty good. Good enough to blindly install it on the iphone I just paid a few hundred bucks for. Downloaded ZiPhone 3.0, inserted my sim card, hooked it up to the mac, opened the program, and clicked unlock. The timer started at 4.5 minutes.

Saw a lot of terminal scroll across the screen (cool!). Had the obligatory panic attack ("I'm going to turn this thing into an expensive paperweight"). Four point five minutes later I had a working ZiPhone. Stuff hardly ever works like that, you know what I mean?

Thoroughly impressed, donated 20 euros ($32) to the author. Top notch experience, and this is a great phone.

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