seventeen-year-old George Hotz of Glen Rock, NJ has finally found a way to make the iPhone run on other networks besides AT&T.
When Apple release this amazing smartphone in june Steve Jobs also announced that until the two-year contract with AT&T ran out the iPhone would only work on AT&T’s cellular network. Hotz changed all of this by making a way to put it on any other network. Hotz says that he will leave instructions on how to do it yourself on the internet, however I haven’t been able to find it yet.
After he made the public release of this hack there were many companies wanting to buy his hacked gadget. He finally did sell the phone to a company called CertiCell for a Nissan 35z and three more 8gb iPhones. [Terry] Daidone, who’s the co-founder of Louisville, Kentucky-based CertiCell, has apparently also offered the young man a paid consulting job, but stresses the company doesn’t have ‘any plans on the table right now to commercialize Mr. Hotz’ discovery’.