Two iPhone unlocking stores call it quits

CNET - Josh Lowensohn - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
If you were hoping to unlock your iPhone using one of the two solutions that came onto the scene earlier this month, you're out of luck. Both Cut Your Sim and GSM Phone Source no longer offer their services. The two providers promised ...

Remote iPhone Unlock Services Shut Down Indefinitely

iPhone FAQ - 26 Apr, 2011
Here's a surprise: no-jailbreak remote iPhone unlock services Cut Your Sim and others are out of business. Apparently their supplier couldn't continue making unauthorized changes to Apple's IMEI database and needs to postpone the service indefinitely. ...

Apple iPhone 4 Unlock Service No Longer Works

Technology Perk - 26 Apr, 2011
For the past two weeks orders has been pouring in and the suppliers of unlocking service with no need to jailbreaking of the iPhone has been working full fledged, unfortunately, however, this service has been pulled back suddenly. ...

Remote iPhone Unlocking Services Halted

MacApper - 26 Apr, 2011
Here at MacApper we recently reported that their are groups on the Internet that have been providing a remote unlocking service where customers can pay to have their iPhone unlocked and placed on any carrier of their choice. ...

Unlock BlackBerry Phones, freedom to choose whatever network carrier simcard ...

Your-Story.org (press release) - 26 Apr, 2011
Unlocking Blackberry means making your phone usable to other network carrier. It gives you freedom to choose whatever network carrier simcard you want to use. There is no technical expertise required to use the BlackBerry Unlocking Code. ...

Shocker: CutYourSim Permanent iPhone Unlock Service Discontinued

iSource - ‎Apr 24, 2011‎
by PatrickJ on April 24th, 2011 Who woulda thunk it? The no-jailbreak-required permanent iPhone unlock service from CutYourSim that we posted on a couple weeks back has been discontinued. This is the service that was said to be based on unauthorized ...

If You Wanted To Unlock Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking, You're Out Of Luck

The Business Insider - ‎Apr 23, 2011‎
Image: AP A few days ago we told you about a service that would permanently unlock your iPhone to work on other carriers by adjusting your phone's IMEI number. It turns out that it wasn't so permanent after all. These two sites somehow gained access to ...

CutYourSim Unlocking Service Came To An End, Refunds Awaited ?

All about the iPhone (blog) - ‎Apr 23, 2011‎
by monis on April 24, 2011 One of the popular 'cutyoursim' site has announced that they are terminating the process of transforming a software unlock iPhone into a factory unlock through legal attempts. The reason which they have given people for ...

iPhone 4 Permanent Unlock Solution Is No More, Thankfully You’ll Get Your ...

TNerd.com - ‎Apr 23, 2011‎
If wishes were horses, beggars would ride. That’s one of the first thought that strikes my head as I begin penning this post. Presuming you already understand what we’re talking, let us take you to the gist of the story. ...

IMEI Based iPhone 4 Unlock Service CutYourSIM Blocked By Apple

VeryRite - ‎Apr 23, 2011‎
CutYourSim iPhone 4 unlock service has been discontinued. The company was offering iPhone 4 unlock on higher basebands for which no software based unlock solution exists. If you are unaware, they managed to find some whitelist IMEIs. ...

CutYourSim Discontinued iPhone Remote Unlocking Service

Simonblog (blog) - Simon Ng - ‎Apr 23, 2011‎
Last week CutYourSim launched a remote iPhone unlock service that works for all models of iPhone including iPhone 4 with the latest version of baseband. Just a week since its debut, the company now announces they no longer ...

Two iPhone Unlocking Sites Go Silent

Gather.com - Brandon Belt - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
In April, Cut Your Sim and GSM Phone Source began to offer Apple iPhone unlocking services for a fixed fee. The companies have abruptly stopped doing so for unknown reasons, although many assume that Apple itself is responsible. ...

iPhone unlocking site shut down

Today's iPhone - Cam Bunton - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
10 days ago a site caught our attention that was unlocking iPhones without a jailbreak. Essentially, CutYourSim, the company that was selling the service was a middleman that knew a UK based ...

Apple takes away the keys from iPhone unlocking services

Mobiputing - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
A couple of companies made a splash recently by announcing they could carrier unlock any iPhone for a fee of about $170 without jailbreaking your phone. Not surprisingly, the services have been shut down " most likely by a change in the way Apple ...

iPhone unlocking service providers shut down

tuaw.com - Michael Grothaus - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
About two weeks ago we told you about several websites that seemed to spring up overnight offering genuine iPhone unlocking. By "genuine" we mean the unlocks didn't require any hacks or ...

No More Permanent Unlock for Your iPhone, Did Apple Put a Stop to it?

iSmashPhone - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
A service called CutYourSim, which we learned about recently, has been shut down. Now, CultofMac reports, many are left awaiting refunds and even the company providing the solution doesn't know what happened. We wrote about the service, saying that it ...

Universal iPhone Unlocking Service CutYourSim Goes Dark... And Apple Might Be ...

Cult of Mac - John Brownlee - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
A unique service offering to unlock any GSM iPhone, no jailbreaks required, has suddenly shut down, leaving many customers awaiting refunds. Increased scrutiny from Apple may very well be responsible… and ...

iPhone Unlocking Services Get Shut Down

SlashGear - Rue Liu - ‎Apr 23, 2011‎
Several new websites sprung up about two weeks ago offering a new unlocking service for the iPhone. Today they have all mysteriously been shut down. Their unlocking method was unique because it didn't require ...

Remote iPhone Unlocking Services Discontinued After Supplier Pulls Plug

Mac Rumors - Eric Slivka - ‎Apr 22, 2011‎
Last week, we reported that a number of remote iPhone unlocking services had sprung up, apparently working through a contact with access to the official Apple database of whitelisted IMEI numbers. The services were generally charging in the $170 range ...

 

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