The DevTeam has released Pwnage Tool and QuickPwn 2.2 Windows users only have QuickPwn.
“If you have a 3G iPhone and want potential soft unlock in the near future do NOT use QuickPwn, and do not use the official ipsw or the iTunes update process without using PwnageTool,” the team warns.
The team notes that Apple’s new software updated the baseband on the 3G iPhone, which means the iPhone Dev Team are advising unlockers not to use Pwnage, as it will revert to the older (slower) baseband.
Apple seems set to unleash its iPhone in Thailand and China, though the latter launch may be delayed until 2009 on the basis that the company recently reduced its manufacturing orders for the device.
True Move, Thailand’s third largest mobile operator, has announced a deal with Apple to distribute the iPhone 3G in the country, according to Reuters.
Rival carriers AIS and DTAC remain in talks with Apple, as the deal is non-exclusive, the report explains. There’s already an estimated 100,000 unlocked iPhones in use in Thailand, a second report claims.
Apple’s iPhone has been hacked just days since the product and the software that runs it shipped. The iPhone Dev team this morning published software – Pwnage 2.0 – any iPhone user can use to unlock the device, a process which enables installation of non-Apple-approved third party applications. Oh – and it’s not just iPhone users – Pwnage 2.0 can also unlock the iPod touch.
“Just to clear up some confusion over what this actually does: yes, it jailbreaks and unlocks older iPhones, and jailbreaks iPhone 3Gs and iPod touches. We only support the 2.0 firmwares,” the team explain on the development website. Continue reading →