FBI paid more than $1.3 million to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone

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Last month, FBI gained access to the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone and withdrew case against Apple. Now the FBI Director James Comey has revealed how much the agency had paid to hack the iPhone.

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FBI gains access to locked iPhone, withdraws case against Apple

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The Apple-FBI legal battle is over after months of court motions and hearings. The Department of Justice (DoJ) has dropped its case against Apple as the FBI has unlocked San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. Continue reading “FBI gains access to locked iPhone, withdraws case against Apple”

Apple rejects court order, LG G5 live images and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the new FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of today’s technology news.

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Apple files patent for unlocking phone by identifying contacts’ faces

We have seen multiple patents filed by Apple in the past few months which relates to unlocking the device like the finger print scanner, the face recognition and now Apple has filed a patent which  unlocks the device only if you  can identify your contacts.

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Motorola enables bootloader unlocking for selected devices

Handset manufacturers have traditionally been quite averse to bootloader unlocking but efforts have been made by certain manufacturers to support the developer community. Joining the bandwagon is Motorola who are going to provide an officially sanctioned bootloader unlock on their devices akin to HTC Dev.

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Gevey SIM Unlocks iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3

So here is the news for all those who own an iPhone 4 running on 4.2.1 or above versions and have been waiting for the Dev team’s Ultrasnow to do the unlocking. The phone can finally be unlocked with a new SIM imposter called Gevey SIM. A SIM card hack known as Gevey has been released to unlock the iPhone 4 running the latest iOS 4.3 software and baseband. This is a hardware hack which is quite different from the usual software hack like Ultrasn0w. Continue reading “Gevey SIM Unlocks iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3”

Nokia Bubbles – cool way to unlock your phone

Nokia Bubbles is a new app from Nokia BetaLabs which lets you unlock your phone in a totally different way. When your phone is locked , you press the menu button and you see bubbles floating on the screen that let you do various things with it like responding to missed calls or viewing new messages . Watch the video below to get an idea how it works ! Continue reading “Nokia Bubbles — cool way to unlock your phone”

IPhone 4 Carrier Unlock Coming Soon Ultrasn0w

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The iPhone Dev Team is working on a Carrier unlock solution for the iPhone 4 according to tweets by MuscleNerd from the team.  If you are familiar with jailbreaks and unlocks for the iPhone you must have heard the terms blackn0w, redsn0w, ultrasn0w.

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Download Blacksnow and Unlock iPhone 3GS for free

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Good news ! The hacker who had promised an iPhone unlock for the latest baseband has released BlackSn0w or Blacksnow much ahead of schedule and you can now Download Blacksnow and Unlock your iPhone 3GS for free Continue reading “Download Blacksnow and Unlock iPhone 3GS for free”

iPhone 3.1.2 Jailbreak is out after Purplera1n its Blackra1n !

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One of the members of the iPhoneDev team which releases jail breaking tools for iphone and ipod touch is in action again. Geohot who is well known iPhone hacker released the purplera1n tool for windows users to jailbreak the iPhone 3.0 software and has now released blackra1n which is a iPhone 3.12 jailbreak.

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