How do I claim my Early iPhone Buyer $100 Store Credit?

After a little more than a week of waiting, Apple posted details today about how early iPhone owners can go about landing their $100 Apple Store credit.

Straight from the horse's mouth, here is who qualifies:

If you bought your iPhone before August 22, you may be eligible for an instant $100 electronic credit toward the purchase of products at the Apple Retail Store or the Apple Online Store.

(If you purchased after August 22nd, you can recover the entire $200 difference through Apple's price protection plan.)

GUI Version of Free iPhone Unlock Software Now Available

Though still an early beta, a GUI version of the iUnlock software is now available. Released yesterday, the iUnlock software provides a completely free Apple iPhone software unlock solution comparable to pay solution such as iPhoneSIMFree which can cost upwards of $100. This latest GUI version,, greatly simplifies the original iUnlock process.

gui iphone iunlock

With, the steps to unlock the iPhone have been reduced from around 20 steps to 3. Using

Will voicemail work on my unlocked iPhone?

As you either already knew or have quickly discovered, the iPhone's visual voicemail feature only works on approved networks. Though a feature created and supported by the iPhone, visual voicemail is actually a service provided by your wireless carrier.

Does this mean your voicemail icon/button on your iPhone will be "broken" if you're using an unlocked iPhone? Thankfully, no.

Free iPhone Software Unlock is Here - iUnlock

"You wanted it, we have it. Enjoy your free iPhone."

Such was the announcement on the iPhone Dev Wiki team's website when their ultimate goal - a full software unlock of the Apple iPhone - was acheived. Simple as that.

hackers hit major iphone unlocking milestone

Hot on the heels of the troubled release of the iPhoneSIMFree Unlock solution, the iPhone Dev Wiki team - who has been responsible for virtually every publically available innovation involving the iPhone and

Numerous Problems Reported with First iPhoneSIMFree Unlocks

After weeks of anticipation, yesterday the iPhoneSIMFree software unlock solution became the first software of it's kind to become publically available. Gizmodo had exclusive access to some of the experiences of the first customers to purchase a retail copy of iPhoneSIMFree and attempt to use it to unlock their iPhones. Unfortunately, the news wasn't very good.

problems with simfree unlock

Based on the experiences of three customers who attempted the iPhoneSIMFree unlock, numerous road blocks may exist to keep the average user from a stress-free unlocking experience. Several of the initial


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