The iPhone Unfettered

There's more than one way to break your phone free of Apple and AT&T's constraints, but for now the rewards barely outweigh the drawbacks

The day the iPhone was released in June, a cottage industry sprang up with the goal of freeing the phone from the restrictions Apple (AAPL) and its partner, AT&T, have placed on it. The top goal has been to eliminate the requirement that all iPhone buyers sign up for two years of AT&T (T) service. It appears they have succeeded, but the results are not for everyone.

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