Unlock Your iPhone 4 & Android Top-Selling Platform – Wireless Wednesday

Wed, Aug 4, 2010

Android, iPhone, Mobile

Welcome to Wireless Wednesday, where we cover the latest in the mobile news. Lighting up the web today is the news of the iPhone 4 unlock now being released, along with Android being the top-selling mobile platform as of right now.

Unlock Your iPhone 4 Now Available

Remember on Monday when the news broke about the Jailbreak for the iPhone 4? The iPhone 4 hackers have taken it one step further by now releasing the carrier unlock for the iPhone 4. ultrasn0w is the name of the unlock and it can be simply done in just a few easy steps. First, your iPhone must be jailbroken with Cydia installed. Then, just navigate on Cydia to ultrasn0w version 1.0-1 and install it. Boom, you’re unlocked. It’s really that easy, and simple to do. What does this mean? In the US anyway, you can use your iPhone on any GSM carrier you wish, like T-Mobile.

Video is attached below showing you how exactly to perform these actions and unlock your phone.

Android Best-Selling Mobile OS in Q2, NPD Reports

According to the NPD Group, Android was the best selling mobile operating system in the second quarter this year, making it the best selling mobile OS, even outselling RIM and its Blackberry line. Almost every one in three smartphones today that are sold, come with Android.

The top 5 Android phones sold in Q2 were:

  • Motorola Droid
  • HTC Droid Incredible
  • HTC EVO 4G
  • HTC Hero
  • HTC Droid Eris
  • While no surprise, this is certainly promising news for the Android camp along with Verizon and Sprint’s efforts to sell as many customers on the Android platform as possible.

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