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Yellowsn0w you won’t mind eating

Updated 4 years ago

Done and done. As promised, the Dev-Team has delivered yet again and released the first version of its iPhone 3G soft-unlock to the world. It’s not without a few hiccups but it definitely works and it works well. What’s more, yellowsn0w works with the current baseband which means you won’t have to worry about downgrading or any other such nonsense. Getting yellowsn0w is as simple as can be – just add a new repo to Cydia or Installer and you’re off to the races. For those continuously commenting about the iPhone 3G unlock being useless, please. How about using the iPhone on T-Mobile with EDGE? Most T-Mobile handsets are still without 3G anyway and the iPhone is a device unlike anything currently available from the carrier. We’re not saying it’s better or worse, but it is different and choices are what it’s all about. How about using a local pre-paid SIM while traveling? Nothing like being able to keep your handset along with all of your data while traveling abroad – without having to worry about being bent over by international roaming charges. There are plenty more reasons as well but we won’t bore you with more ranting. Hit the via link for the Dev-Team’s blog post and the read link to get unlocking.


Zach Epstein
Zach Epstein Executive Editor

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content.

Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.