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Apple starts killing unlocked Iphones

And legitimate ones as well, unfortunately
Fri Sep 28 2007, 12:50

ENTERTAINMENT GADGET FIRM Apple is making good its promise to strike down with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to unlock their Iphones to use on non-approved networks.

Earlier this week, the company announced it was issuing a software patch to disable phones owned by people with the temerity to want to choose which network they wanted to use, saying that the update would leave the phones permanently inoperable.


Unfortunately, the patch also appears to be screwing up unmodified phones as well, according to posts on a number of Apple forii, where owners are claiming that the update is deleting contacts, photos and music on Iphones that have not been modified in any way.

The patch in question - 1.1.1 (3A109a) - is available only through Itunes and is not available from the main Apple downloads page. µ

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