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See Demo of iPhone 3G Unlock

Dev-Team has released a video of  the first public demo of its Yellowsn0w application designed to unlock the iPhone 3G, enabling users to run the phone on their network of choice.

Last week Dev-Team announced that they had finally managed to unlock the iPhone 3G and set December 31 as the intended release date. The team said that while they had managed to unlock the phone, users were warned that the unlock is only available to iPhone 3Gs that have 2.11.07 baseband or earlier.

They also promised us a live demo of the unlock in action and here it is. Dev-Team member MuscleNerd walks viewers through the ins and outs of unlocking your iPhone. Before you have a panic attack at the Terminal window he has on his screen, don’t forget, there will be a nice, user-friendly application to do the unlock for you on New Year’s Eve. [Check it out->] and let us know what you think.

Will you be unlocking your iPhone to use on another network? If you don’t have an iPhone already, would you be tempted to buy it and unlock it or do you think the alternatives to the iPhone available on other networks (the G1, the Storm, etc) are enough? Let us know in the comments below.

  • kyeana
    This certinally will be nice. I personally much perfer the iphone to any other smart touch phone to date.
  • enewmen
    Apple could have made a TON of money if they just charged more and sold an unlocked version themselfs to the world market. Middle-men are making lots of cash selling unlocked versions. I don't know why Apple is so stubborn.
    I personally won't buy an iPhone while better phones already exist (Samsung g810, Nokia n96, etc) and its successors will be better in every way with the Symbian S60 5th Edition/ PPC high-res touch screen and QWERTY keyboard. You can legally buy unlocked versions as well.
    2 cents worth.
  • Tindytim
    Apple doesn't sell products, they sell smug elitism.
    Just get it from AT&T...
  • Does the internet work normally on the TMOBILE edge network?
  • enforcer22
    Ill stick with my storm. Though this phone exclusive on one network thing is getting old.

    I had t mobile for 5 years i dont think anything really worked normaly on it :/ when i was home of course everywhere else it worked fine aside dropping calls more times then i could count everyday. But i always had service if i wasnt within 100 feet of my house no matter where i lived.

    But then again T mobile was the only network given the credit to make even AT&T look good.
  • jtsx1
    This unlock program is almost worthless unless you are traveling overseas or are stuck in a contract with TMobile in which it may be worth it to pay and break it. Iguess this is good for the hacker type, but Tmobile isn't. Jailbreaking is more worth your while...ATT does have its issues, but there are several pluses.
  • I called my network provider and they unlocked my iphone no questions asked.
    When i updated firmware to 2.2.1 a "congratulations you have unlocked your iphone" message appeared 4 days after calling provider.
    In australia they are not bound to keep it locked to one network.