Update: August 1, 2014 Earlier today, President Obama signed into law the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, making the act of unlocking your unsubsidized cell phone 100% legal. According to the White House, "the bill not only restores the rights of cons ...more
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Starting with version 6.0 Marshmallow, Android now supports fingerprint scanners natively. This change has effectively opened the floodgates, and now almost every flagship Android device includes a fingerprint scanner out of the box. But if you passed up on the opportunity to ...more
Root and run custom ROMs on your Nexus One! This four-minute guide will walk you through the entire process. For all of the specifics, including step-by-step instructions, and to learn how to hack your own Google Nexus One Android mobile phone, take a look!
A motion-based lock screen app called GestureLock was among the winner's at 2106's Android Experiments I/O Challenge, and it lets you set a specific motion (gesture) that you use to gain access to your locked phone. Don't Miss: Google's Experimental Launcher for Android Feels ...more
The OnePlus 5T was just released, and it's packing several new useful features. While many OnePlus 5 buyers are feeling frustrated with the quick release cycle, lots of fans are still clamoring to buy the new device. Aside from the larger screen, most of the buzz around the 5T ...more
Watch this video to learn how to unlock your Samsung phone. Power up the phone. It shows the boot logo. Take the battery out and insert T-Mobile SIM card. Turn phone on. Shows welcome. Confirm T-Mobile by dialing 611. To unlock phone: Take out the battery and SIM card. Put in ...more
This is a demonstration of how to use a software program to unlock your mobile phone and make it sim free. Enjoy your free call!
Google G1 users, want to switch your phone network? In this video, learn how to unlock the Google G1 HTC Dream Phone. All you need to complete this tutorial is your phone and a SIM network unlock pin code.
In response to the success of Apple Pay and an attempt to stave off the appealing Samsung Pay service, Google is completely revamping Android's mobile payments system. Instead of just using Google Wallet as an app to make payments with your phone, a new service called Android ...more
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UPDATE: The whitehouse petition has received enough signatures to require a response from the government. Your voices have been heard! Now we wait... The Man is always trying to hold you back, and when it comes to the government, it can be this biggest swag blocker of all. As ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to save yourself the money you'd pay someone to unlock your Google G1 phone from T-Mobile and do it yourself in just a few quick minutes. This is actually a very easy process and this clip will walk you through the process step by step so you can fr ...more
A step by step demonstration of jail breaking and unlocking both your iPhone and iPhone 3G. To do this you'll need redsn0w version 0.8, the firmware needed for your iPhone and for the first generation iPhone you will need a boot loader. Oppen redsn0w and find the firmware for ...more
There are countless lock screens you can apply to your Android device, but very few offer more than just quick access to apps or advanced security functionality. Since you probably unlock your device a gazillion times every day, why not use this to your advantage and let it te ...more
What if you forgot your car keys and that keyless entry remote banded to them, how are you going to get in your car? Well, if you haven't forgotten your cell phone, too, you can call up someone who has access to that keyless remote, so you can unlock your car or truck via the ...more
There's a feature in the Gboard keyboard that enables people who cannot talk, type, or swipe normally to still have a way to communicate in the digital age on their smartphones. While it's mainly an accessibility feature for those who actually need it, it's a good way for anyo ...more
This short video tutorial seeks to demonstrate how you can unlock your own 2006 Toyota Corolla with a Sprint PPC-6700 PC phone through use of the phone's in-built IR, or infrared, capabilities and a provided code.
The Windows Phone 7 platform has been out long enough now that hackers the world over have had ample time to play with it, and the fruits of their labors are coming fast and thick now. This video will teach you how to unlock or "jailbreak" (misnomer in this case) your Windows ...more
This short, instructional video seeks to demonstrate how go about unlocking your own 2003-2005 model Infiniti G35 coupe with a Sprint PPC-6700 PC phone through use of the phones in-built IR, or infrared, capabilities and a provided code.
The Inspire 4G is AT&T's hot new budget 4G handset, and it's a powerful little unit thanks to a fast processor and AT&T's new 4G LTE network. This video will show you how to root, unlock, and S-OFF your device so that you can do whatever you want with it. The second part of th ...more
Buying an unlocked phone is usually the correct move. By doing so, you bypass a lot of bloat that carriers put on your phone, and you can also use that phone with another carrier should you decide to switch to a new one. However, a lot of carriers won't give unlocked devices a ...more
Motorola launched a new webpage on Friday that tells Android users how to unlock the bootloaders on a limited number of new Motorola smartphones and tablets. This new 'Unlock My Device' page helps demystify the process and make it easier for users to customize their phones. T ...more
The Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the iPhone 5S was one of the phone's biggest selling points. Now, the Touch ID system can do more than just unlock your phone, like pay for stuff, and is even present on the new iPads (as well as iPhone 6 models, of course). But what happen ...more
Back in 2010, iOS developer Daniel Amitay developed a camera security app for iPhones that used an unlock screen almost identical to that of the iPhone. The app was removed in mid-2011 (though, it eventually reappeared in early-2013, still available in the iOS App Store today ...more
All iOS devices come with a triple-click home button gesture that can launch what are known as accessibility shortcuts. These shortcuts can work wonders for folks that are hearing impaired or have problems with their vision, but they have everyday uses too, as they offer innov ...more
Nearly two years ago, Peter Chou, CEO of HTC, confirmed that the company would no longer be locking bootloaders. Whether or not they've actually lived up to this claim is debatable. Any phone bought from a wireless carrier comes locked. Only the new HTC One Developer Edition s ...more
The iPhone has always has one very big problem: that it is tied to AT&T. AT&T is a terrible network, and many iPhone users out there are probably dying to switch network but keep their awesome phone. Well now they can! This video will show you how to unlock you jailbroken iPho ...more
The video starts out with a person holding an iPhone. The narrator begins to say he is about to demonstrate how to jailbreak an iPhone. Step one is to update or restore the iPhone to 3.1.2 using iTunes. After the update is complete, click on the blackrain icon and download Cyd ...more
Because of the new widget system in iOS 10, your iPhone's lock screen got a tad more complicated. Don't Miss: How to Disable Lock Screen Widgets in iOS 10 In order to unlock your iPad or iPhone, you have press the home button, then keep your finger resting there so Touch ID ...more
There have been a number of rumors about the iPhone 8 over the past couple of months, but the latest speculation about the device's dual FaceTime camera, that could take 3D selfies, has definitely grabbed our attention. Mac Otakara reports that there is a "possibility" that a ...more
In this video from ironman333333 we learn how to unlock an iPhone 3G. You need 2.2 firmware for this. Go into Cydia which you need for this. Go to the Manage tab. Tap into Sources, Edit, Add. Then type in atp9.yellowsn0w.com/ Then click add source. Then click Done in the top r ...more
One of the more innovative features about the new Windows 8 operating system is the ability to unlock the screen via a picture password. This new feature allows the user to select any photo they would like and use taps, circles or straight lines to unlock the device. The video ...more
If you want to use your iPhone with another carrier, all you have to do is contact the original carrier to request an unlock, which is usually granted in a few days. Unfortunately, you need to meet specific criteria to officially carrier-unlock your iPhone, like paying off the ...more
The horizontal dotted icon in your iPhone's status bar serves as an indicator of your device's network strength. And while it does help provide an approximation of how strong your signal is, swapping it out to display an actual numeric value is a lot more precise and can chang ...more
If you're an iPhone owner and you're sick to death of having to deal with AT&T's terrible network, it is possible to unlock your phone and use it on another carrier! And the process is easier than ever now that jailbreakme has made jailbreaking iPhones in preparation for unloc ...more
Check out this video if you are interested in learning how to Jailbreak AND Unlock the iPhone - Firmware 3.0.1 (August 2009). Part One, JailBreak the iPhone: 1. On your Computer, Install "redsn0w" 2. Open the redsn0w application to jailbreak the iPhone 3. Click the Browse Bu ...more
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S, Vibrant, Captivate, or I9000 and want to unlock it, this video will show you how to do it. Also, this method will let you do it with one click. You'll need your USB cable to connect to your desktop or laptop to download the necessary script. Enjoy.
Unlocking the iPhone can save you a ton of money and irritation by getting you off AT&T and onto a better service provider. One way to do that is flashing the baseband to one that works on the iPad, and this video will show you how to do using Redsn0w that, provided you're wor ...more
Hot on the heels of the leaglizaiton of jailbreaking and the jailbreaking of the iPhone 4 we have the unlocking of the same iPhone 4! Now you don't have to use your powerful, beautiful smartphone on AT&T's crappy network. This video will show you how to do the extremely easy p ...more
Last week, the Library of Congress decided that it was officially legal to jailbreak mobile devices. Now, days later, we finally have a jailbreak for the iPhone 4, and it might be the easiest such process ever conceived. This video will show you how you can go to one website a ...more
Sn0wbreeze 1.5 is another program you can use to jailbreak your 3G iPhone. This tutorial shows you how to use this software to jailbreak your phone. There's also an option to unlock your phone so you can use the phone with a different carrier.
Learn how to unlock your iPhone or iPhone 3GS on firmware version 3.0.1 using Ultrasn0w by watching this video. Unlocking your iPhone has many perks, allowing you to break free from many of the iPhone's restrictions. Add this source to Cydia and install Ultrasn0w: repo666.ult ...more
Root your Droid 2 the easy way! Unlock your mobile phone's hidden potential by running custom ROMs, overclocking it, and even turning it into a wireless hotspot with WiFI tethering. For all of the details, and to get started rooting your own Droid 2 cell phone, take a look. L ...more
This is a simple how-to video about unlocking your iPhone 2G using the firmware version 3.1.2. First, you are instructed to go to Cydia and search for a program called Boot Neuter, which is a program that will unlock your iPhone. When you find this program simply hit "install ...more
Since iPhones are only available to AT&T customers, finding a way to unlock or "jailbreak" an iPhone for use on other carriers is all the rage. This tutorial will show you how to jailbreak an iPhone with 3.1.3 firmware. How to unlock the iphone 3G on 3.1.3 . The first thing y ...more
The video describes how to Jailbreak & Unlock your 1st generation iPhone 2G version 3.1.3 and Jail breaking iPhone 3G on version 3.1.3 using Redsnow. The person says that the first and foremost thing to do is to update or restore your iPhone to 3.1.3 version and also remove th ...more
Shallisubscribe teaches viewers how to change the slide to unlock words on the iphone! First, you need to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch! Next, open up Cydia and search for 'iFile'. Next, after downloading this open up Cydia and search for 'Slide to Unlock Killer'. You wi ...more
This is an Apple iPhone video tutorial that will show you how to unlock an Apple iPhone 2G or 3G for use with another mobile phone service provider other that AT&T. If you are using a Macintosh computer, you can unlock both the 2G and the 3G phones. If you're using a PC, then ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to unlock the iPhone 3G to work on other carrier networks. First, purchase an ATT Universal unlock SIM card and cut it so it is the same size as the SIM card in your phone. Don't cut any important parts off the back of the card. Now, remove the c ...more
Unlock and jailbreak your iPhone! You can either reinstall the entire operating system, wiping all the data from your phone, or you can wait for Black Snow to come out. In the method shown in the video, you can unlock right away. To restore, hold option (on a Mac) or shift (on ...more
Here's a cool trick to unlock your iPhone or iPod Touch without having to slide your finger across the screen! Just tap one finger down on the left side of the slide bar, hold it there, and tap the right side.
This video tutorial is in the Electronics category which will show you how to unlock your iPhone 3G on jailbroken firmware 3.0. By unlocking your iPhone you can use any GSM Sim carrier in your phone. For example, if you have an AT&T iPhone and you put a ROGERS Sim card from Ca ...more
In this Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 3G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a detailed overview, watch this iPhone user's guide.
In this tutorial, learn how to get a little bit of Droid on your iPhone. You will get a step by step on how to install the Android locking screen on your iPhone 3G or 3GS. This requires a jailbroken, Cydia-enabled phone and a little work, but the cool effect is totally worth i ...more
This is a video tutorial on how to unlock an iPhone 3g or iPhone 3gs with Blacksnow. Tap on Cydia and select manage>sources>edit>add and add the source Now wait for loading to complete. Then tap on blackrain.com>blacksnow>install. You need to instal ...more
This video tutorial from bbsiPodtouchhelp shows how to unlock an iPhone using Ultrasn0w. First the iPhone must be jailbroken so jailbreak your iPhone by following the instructions of the video from the link posted in the description. Next add the source given in the video to C ...more
the creator of the link takes the viewer through the process of how to "Jailbreak" on the FIRMWARE 3.1.2, and the associated iPod products. During the video the unknown narrator vividly describes how to do this, with the aide of software, providing additional options for viewe ...more
Motorola may have changed its mind about making its devices hard to unlock by creating a tool to do it for you, but they've been slow to update it to include the latest and greatest models. Want to beat them to the punch? Just consult djrbliss over on XDA-Developers, who came ...more
A landmark bill finally went into action this week that will allow American cellular customers to unlock their smartphones for free. The process of unlocking may vary between mobile service providers, but you can rest assured that you are now entitled, by law, to carrier-unloc ...more
Did you buy your new iPhone 5 without a contract? We'll, if you bought it from Apple, AT&T or Verizon, you can have it unlocked pretty easily. Why Have It Unlocked? The reason why some like to have an unlocked iPhone is because the phone can be used worldwide and with differe ...more
One interesting feature hiding inside Apple's stock Camera app is a level that helps you take photos of documents and nicely plated food from a top-down perspective. Unfortunately, you'd never know it was there since it's not enabled by default and there is no obvious setting ...more