View Full Version : iPhone Dev Team says Pwnage Tool won't unlock iPhone 3G (for now)

07-17-2008, 07:18 PM
It looks like a first generation phone is still the best bet for unlocking! :cool:

iPhone unlocking is a little more cash-intensive now that Apple and AT&T are all contract-happy with the 3G, but it looks like would-be unlockers will have a little more time to save up those pennies -- the erstwhile hackers on the iPhone Dev Team say that while a forthcoming version of the sadly-named Pwnage (http://www.engadget.com/tag/pwnage) tool will activate and jailbreak the iPhone 3G, unlocking is taking a little longer than expected, and they don't want to release the code until it's exactly right. The tool still unlocks first-gen iPhones running 2.0 and allows jailbreak apps to co-exist with the App Store, so if you're desperate to unlock right away, we'd say a first-gen unit is your best bet.

Via Engadget (http://www.engadget.com/2008/07/17/iphone-dev-team-says-pwnage-tool-wont-unlock-iphone-3g-for-now/)

07-17-2008, 07:33 PM
It will be just a matter of time.....And I will wait till then to buy one.