iPhone hacker gets 350z in exchange for unlocked iPhone

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geohot, the hacker who found a hardware solution to unlock the iPhone and who had put up his unlocked iPhone for sale on ebay made out like a bandit! check out the macnn.com article here - he's getting a nissan 350z and 3 8gb iPhones in exchange for his unlocked iPhone. not bad!
 

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geohot, the hacker who found a hardware solution to unlock the iPhone and who had put up his unlocked iPhone for sale on ebay made out like a bandit! check out the engadget article here - he's getting a nissan 350z and 3 8gb iPhones in exchange for his unlocked iPhone. not bad!
...Wow. 350z, not bad at all. :eek:
 
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17 with a bright future and 350z maybe he could pick up chicks now.
 

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Niiiiiiiiiiice. . . . .

What a punk!

LoL =P
 

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He deserves it honestly. To have bragging rights to being the 1st. I'm sure if any one of us were in his position and was made that offer none of us would turn that down.
 

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17 with a bright future and 350z maybe he could pick up chicks now.
Like he couldn't get chicks before?

I always use this line with the chicks, "Hey I was the first to hardware unlock the iPhone"

hasn't failed me yet.
 
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Nice.. not a bad trade lol.
 

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All the goodies won't mean much if it lands him in the slam.

http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/patterson/4903
I just don't understand why you would want to unlock it!

I don't understand much about software and hacks and all that but it seems like it would be a bit pricey if you mess around and screw something up permanately. And as I've heard in other post elsewhere you can't get the Apple updates when they start coming out with stuff worth a damn. I'm sure someone will hack that too!

I do believe you should have the option though since you did pay for it. And I guess if att service in your area doesn't exist, that would suck.
 

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I just don't understand why you would want to unlock it!

I don't understand much about software and hacks and all that but it seems like it would be a bit pricey if you mess around and screw something up permanately. And as I've heard in other post elsewhere you can't get the Apple updates when they start coming out with stuff worth a damn. I'm sure someone will hack that too!

I do believe you should have the option though since you did pay for it. And I guess if att service in your area doesn't exist, that would suck.
The idea that iPhone is exclusive to AT&T is a marketing decision that doesn't seem to make sense. I wonder how many more units they would have sold on iDay had they not required a two year contract with AT&T?
 

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The idea that iPhone is exclusive to AT&T is a marketing decision that doesn't seem to make sense. I wonder how many more units they would have sold on iDay had they not required a two year contract with AT&T?
They don't require a contract.
 

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350z very nice.


i always wanted a 300zx but ill take a 350z
 

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I just don't understand why you would want to unlock it!

I don't understand much about software and hacks and all that but it seems like it would be a bit pricey if you mess around and screw something up permanately. And as I've heard in other post elsewhere you can't get the Apple updates when they start coming out with stuff worth a damn. I'm sure someone will hack that too!

I do believe you should have the option though since you did pay for it. And I guess if att service in your area doesn't exist, that would suck.
so if you go out of country you can use the local network there rather then AT&T and receieve the $3000 bill... which would be pricier? roaming charges or iPhone? but for the people who don't travel... they really have no incentive to do this.
 

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The idea that iPhone is exclusive to AT&T is a marketing decision that doesn't seem to make sense. I wonder how many more units they would have sold on iDay had they not required a two year contract with AT&T?
I have to admit, being a long time tmobile customer, I was pretty pissed when I heard att would have the iPhone for "5 years!"

As shoddy as some of you make att out to be I will still switch over within the year, one because I want an iPhone badly, two because att coverage is superior over tmo where I live. Especially in the country side where I travel "a lot"!

Good luck to you all with unlocked phones though.
 

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Sounds like the time I got a house in exchange for my hacked iPod.
 
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I have to admit, being a long time tmobile customer, I was pretty pissed when I heard att would have the iPhone for "5 years!"

As shoddy as some of you make att out to be I will still switch over within the year, one because I want an iPhone badly, two because att coverage is superior over tmo where I live. Especially in the country side where I travel "a lot"!

Good luck to you all with unlocked phones though.

I feel you on this. TMo customer service is top notch 24/7 and their plans are reasonable. I hated that I had to switch to suckular but I will enjoy my iPhone and just suck it up... I do like the unlimited mobile to mobile with other AT&T customers...
 

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so if you go out of country you can use the local network there rather then AT&T and receieve the $3000 bill... which would be pricier? roaming charges or iPhone? but for the people who don't travel... they really have no incentive to do this.
I understand. $3000 is criminal!
 

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I feel you on this. TMo customer service is top notch 24/7 and their plans are reasonable. I hated that I had to switch to suckular but I will enjoy my iPhone and just suck it up... I do like the unlimited mobile to mobile with other AT&T customers...
I agree with every word of that and enjoy your avatar greatly.