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ATT, Sprint and T-Mobile – they are all in for the big battle and who wins the ‘Smartphone Wars’ is something that only the next few months will decide. All three phones have some pretty striking features but should they really FORCE their loyal customers into expensive data plans? The Pre and 3G S got some sophisticated hardware and effective cost-wise, Palm Pre wins hands down. The data and texting plans are the ones which make the GSM versions of these smartphones super expensive on a whole. If you are …

2.1, 2.2, 2.2.1, 3G, Baseband, unlock »

If you have to just modify the iPhone 3G baseband to 2.28 without updating the firmware to 2.2 or 2.2.1, this is the easiest method to follow! The main reason for only upgrading the baseband to 2.28 is to achieve software unlock and still preserving all the jailbreak apps and appstore apps on the iPhone 3G. This has nothing to do with downgrading the baseband from 2.30 to 2.28 though.
Steps required in order :
1) Download ICE2_02.28.00.eep, ICE2_02.28.00.fls, BBUpdaterExtreme from this rapidshare link

2) Make sure your iPhone 3G is jailbroken and …

2.2.1, 3G, Cydia, firmware, iPhone 3G, Software Unlock, yellowsn0w »

Go ahead and follow this if you have a jailbroken iPhone 3G (Firmware below 2.2.1) and don’t want to mess around with the unlocking tools for 2.2.1 firmware.
Follow the following steps for both Windows and Mac Operating systems :
1) 2.2.1 Firmware from Apple iPhone 3G updates the baseband to 2.30 disabling the software unlock.
2) Make sure you have jailbroken your iPhone 3G Firmware below 2.2.1 using QuickPwn 2.2.
3) Now,if you have access to a Mac, feel free to download Pwnage 2.2.5 and build a custom firmware. Windows users might want …

2.2.1, 3G, Activation, Cydia, iPhone 3G, Windows »

Those of you who want iPhone 3G 2.2.1 firmware with 2.28 Baseband and Cydia, download both the files below and join them using hj split.This works both on Windows and Mac. 2.2.1 may not be an important upgrade but it definitely puts and end to accidental upgrades to 2.30 baseband.

Please make sure your iPhone 3G is already pwned (you should have Cydia installed!).
Launch iTunes (Windows or Mac) and restore your iPhone to the downloaded Custom Firmware. (Hold Shift key (Windows) / Opt key (Mac) whle hitting the restore button in …

3G, Cydia, Dev Team, iPhone 3G, iPhone Devs, jailbreak, QuickPwn, unlock, yellowsn0w »

For a change, I published 3 videos which definitely enables a total noob to unlock his/her iPhone without much difficulty. Latest Firmware via iTunes (2.2), QuickPwn (Jailbreak) and yellowsn0w via Cydia/installer (Unlock) hold the three key steps for a successful unlock.
Before proceeding further, make sure you are equipped with the following :
1) Strictly iPhone 3G Updated to 2.2 firmware via iTunes (2G iPhones have a different process – BootNeuter from Cydia).
2) Intel Mac (10.5.6 s/w update) or Windows machine. [Mac users, make sure DFU mode is enabled (10.5.6 s.w update …

2.2, 3G, Dev Team, unlock »

Such a wonderful feat, a blessing for all those who accidentally updated their iPhones to 2.2 (2.28 baseband). Dev Team hinted a 2.28 unlock in a screenshot released today boasting the ever popular 2.28 baseband unlock. Please STOP buying x-SIMs from China and look out for the real deal on Cydia : today (Dec 31st) at 11:59 PM EST. All the iPhones in the world released to date are unlockable via a software means and please refrain from buying software unlock from any website since Dev Team intends it to …

3G, Bootloaders, BootNeuter, Dev Team, DFU, firmware, iPhone Devs, jailbreak »

I am sure you will enjoy the video! A brief yet concise presentaton by the masters themselves. A very good detail but not¬†giving it all up for Apple to take advantage. It is close to an hour’s presentation. Video is not the best of quality but that is all I got my hands on for now.

Click here to watch the video on Vimeo!

25C3: Hacking the iPhone – Pwning Apple’s Mobile Internet Device from Kiran Konathala on Vimeo.

2.1, 2.2, 3G, iPhone 3G, Sim Unlock, unlock »

Short and sweet! The software unlock software codenamed yellowsn0w is first uploaded to the iPhone and then it is run via OpenSSH on a Mac, simple huh! Even simpler is the fact that it takes less than 8 seconds from running the software to actually seeing the new carrier’s signal! This functionality will be neatly packaged into an App which will be available on Cydia this New Year’s eve.¬†Merry Christmas everybody!

2.1, 3G, iPhone 3G, iPhone Devs, unlock »

iPhone 3G Unlock (codename : yellowsn0w) is finally ready for general consumption with an anticipated release date of December 25 ~ 31 (Christmas — > New Year’s eve!). It is currently undergoing idiot proof GUI packaging for the total noobs! However, those users who accidentally upgraded to 2.2 firmware from iTunes have no other choice but to resort to x-Sim solutions or a possible baseband downgrade from 2.28 to 2.11 (hopefully).
Great job iPhone Dev Team, you really rock the iPhone world and Apple likes it too, not sure about ATT …

2.2, 3G, Proxy Sim, unlock »

UPDATE : Software solution now released!
UPDATE : iPhone 3G 2.28 baseband is unhackable, all x-SIMs in the market saw a miserable failure (I have tested some and all of the rely on a IMSI spoof which was broken with 2.28. Buyer beware!
It is time for iPhone firmware 2.2 accidental upgrade users! Though iPhone devs have been hard at work chasing 2.11 baseband (they claim to have the unlock solution for 1.45, awaiting a 2.11 downgrade and a simple to use GUI). A much anticipated date of around Christmas for the …