Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Unlocked iPhone for European Use is Here!

Plus, it has all the feature needed.

Incoming, outgoing calls, sms, EDGE data access is possible now. The steps are probably a bit too technical (we're trying to unlock a phone, after all), but if you want them this forum post has it. Also, you might also want to check the post at myitablet.

Remember that doing this will without a doubt void your warranties.

Friday, July 27, 2007

iPhone Europe (Finally) Confirmed, Here's a Quick Recap

  • Will be available by Q4 of 2007 which is December, very likely.

  • Apple will release them to a select few countries (UK, France, Germany?)

  • Apple will work with more than one carriers to bring iPhone in Europe.

Friday, July 20, 2007

Vodafone Concerned with No 3G in iPhone

Hm, how do I put this. Pretty much everyone pre-iPhone release was wondering whether the puny EDGE connection is good enough. Nevertheless, once everyone get a hold of their own iPhone, the complaints were quickly replaced by awe and joy.

So, I don't see why Vodafone is concerned that the current iPhone does not work in 3G. That's like getting themselves away from a deal with Apple, I think.

Here's the full scope at Reuters.co.uk

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Rumor: iPhone UK in September?

Another day, another rumor, and today PC World supplies us with another dose of iPhone UK news: Sources close to Apple informed PC Advisor about stuff that, in the end, can be deducted that the Apple iPhone handset will be available in UK by September. Well, logically, there's no handset without a phone, right?

Here's the full scoop at PC World.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

iPhone in Europe will Stay on EDGE as Well

After a couple slow days on the iPhone outside the USA news front, here's a small scoop from Computerworld. It is said that, according to an analyst from Italy, the first European batch of iPhones will be on EDGE. This dismisses previous rumors that the iPhone will be 3G at day one in Europe.

The full scoop is available at ComputerWorld.com.

Sunday, July 8, 2007

iPhone Unlocking Software to be Ready Soon?

Uniquephones, an UK based company, has mentioned that they already have 75% of the iPhone unlocked. They are going to complete it and sold the software for about 50 pounds.

It is pretty interesting to notice that according to the US Copyright Office, consumers are allowed to unlock their phones so it can be used with other carriers. We still don't know how Apple would react to this, though.

Here is the full scope at afterdawn.com.

Saturday, July 7, 2007

Hackers might Ruin iPhone's Market in Asia?

After a slew of European iPhone news, MarketWatch.com releases an article questioning whether hackers might hurt Apple's iPhone deals, especiallyin Asia.

We know that hackers has been able to get some iPhone features to work without AT&T activation. Browser and iTunes work on WiFi, and it is predicted that hackers might even be able to get VoIP calls done with WiFi as well.

They mentioned that it is usual in China and other parts of Asia that they might modify iPhone to get it working there without having to obey to Apple's deal. Could this bring trouble for Apple in the foreseeable future?

Here's the full scoop at MarketWatch.com.