Tag Archives: Unlocked

Unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 5s now available on Apple online store in US

If you have been patiently awaiting the day that Apple began offering an unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 5s on its online store, that day has finally come. Now, alongside the option to purchase an iPhone 5s through your respective carrier, you are given the option to purchase an unlocked SIM-free iPhone 5s for $649/$749/$849 for a 16/32/64GB option. If you buy…

Unlocking phones becomes illegal in the US this Saturday

If you were planning to unlock your phone, and you live in the US, you will want to do so very soon, say, within the next two day. Why is that? Well, because it will be illegal to do so after that. That’s right, the Register of Copyrights at the Library of Congress “90 day period” stated in the above text ends this Saturday, January 26th, and after said…

Apple Now Selling Unlocked iPhone 5 Units, Starting At $649

Just as we suspected yesterday, Apple has finally made the unlocked iPhone 5 available from its online store as of yesterday evening. The unlocked devices will fall in line with our anticipated price models beginning at $649, $749, and $849 for 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of storage, respectively. All three models are listed as shipping in one…

TiP Daily: Nov 29, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily Nov 29, 2012: Rumor suggest Apple could start selling a factory-unlocked version of the iPhone 5 very soon, analysts claim Apple and T-Mobile will strike a deal next week, and more! – Apple-unlocked iPhone 5: http://tinyurl.com/c2wrdmh – T-Mobile iPhone prediction: http://tinyurl.com/c3kk3bo – iTunes 11: http://tinyurl.com/cvbogs3 -…

Apple to begin selling unlocked iPhone 5 later today?

The iPhone 5 has been out for a little bit now, and as many of you may know, Apple begins selling an unlocked version after the initial rush of consumers cause shortages of the newest Apple device. According to a report from 9to5Mac, today may be the day Apple begins selling the unlocked iPhone 5 via its website and retail stores in the US. From…

Verizon: iPhone 5 will stay unlocked

Remember how last week it was discovered that Verizon’s iPhone 5′s were all unlocked? We didn’t think that would last long, just like last year when the iPhone 4S began selling unlocked on Sprint but then it locked it in the next software update. But, no, Verizon spokesperson Brenda Raney spoke with the Associated Press and told them that the company…

Verizon iPhone 5 is GSM unlocked according to reports

If you have a Verizon iPhone 5, you’re in for some good news. At least, if you travel around a lot. According to Jeff Benjamin of iDownloadBlog “Big Red”‘s iPhone is carrier unlocked to any GSM network. The writer notes that he inserted an AT&T SIM in to his ViPhone and – sure enough – it picked up signal and displayed the “4G” icon. And, just in…

T-Mobile announces ‘unlimited and unlocked iPhone’ initiative

T-Mobile has just announced its new ‘unlimited and unlocked iPhone’ plans, bringing confirmation that T-Mobile is upping its support for the iPhone. T-Mobile is the only US carrier not to offer the iPhone, however it claims that over 1 million of its customers do use the device. For many years those users have suffered the horror of operating on Tmo’s 2G…

T-Mobile starting iPhone Readiness campaign for unlocked devices?

The folks over at our sister site TmoNews have just posted up some pictures showing a document regarding a rumored “iPhone Readiness” program. The program is part of T-Mobile’s efforts in readying its employees for support of unlocked iPhone devices. The goal of this program is to let customers have a simple and easy transition over to the T-Mobile…