The Story Behind the TurboSIM Revealed

Remember the days when 1.1.2 OTB iPhone owners had to patiently wait for an unlock to be released? Then word came out about a “SIM” solution could magically trick your iPhone into letting any carrier SIM to be used? If you’re thinking about the TurboSIM, it was the original “SIM” solution. It definitely took the world by storm, and Business Week has an excellent article about the story here.

The article interviews Pavel Zaboj, co-founder of Prague’s Bladox, maker of the TurboSIM card and is an interesting read. Consider it the original solution that spawned the release of similar solutions, E.G. the StealthSIM and other Chinese knock-offs (these solutions most likely have had their prices hit rock bottom now that 1.1.2 and 1.1.3 OTB iPhones can be unlocked!). Anyone out there still using their “SIM” solution?

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“Please, no more talk about iPhones!…I honestly couldn’t care less anymore.” – Pavel Zaboj

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  • Dusty

    Cool stuff :P
    Ya they are useless now and those companies are making nothing for an income, well maybe some money here and there lol At start when they first came out, it was a major rip off to purchase one, well in my opinion… but hey, if u wanted ur phone unlocked, it was the way to go :)
    Anyone out there still using their “SIM” solution?
    Right here :P haha the thing is I got it really cheap *StealthSIM* and it works… So if it’s working great, is there a need to try the software? I don’t really need to risk briking it, even though it works every time or something… but for now i’ll keep continuing to use it as is and one day ill try the software unlock :P lol

    Thanks iPhone Fan

  • Tim Aucoin

    I was just wondering if there’s any benefit to losing the turboSIM out of my 1.1.2 phone and doing the software solution… hmm… But, why fix it if it ain’t broke??!! :-D

    Opinions??

  • Tim Aucoin

    I was just wondering if there’s any benefit to losing the turboSIM out of my 1.1.2 phone and doing the software solution… hmm… But, why fix it if it ain’t broke??!! :-D

    Opinions??

  • Tim Aucoin

    I was just wondering if there’s any benefit to losing the turboSIM out of my 1.1.2 phone and doing the software solution… hmm… But, why fix it if it ain’t broke??!! :-D

    Opinions??

  • Tim Aucoin

    I was just wondering if there’s any benefit to losing the turboSIM out of my 1.1.2 phone and doing the software solution… hmm… But, why fix it if it ain’t broke??!! :-D

    Opinions??

  • Tim Aucoin

    I was just wondering if there’s any benefit to losing the turboSIM out of my 1.1.2 phone and doing the software solution… hmm… But, why fix it if it ain’t broke??!! :-D

    Opinions??

  • Matt

    lol, nice quote from iPhone Fan himself, Tim. :P

  • Matt

    lol, nice quote from iPhone Fan himself, Tim. :P

  • Matt

    lol, nice quote from iPhone Fan himself, Tim. :P

  • Matt

    lol, nice quote from iPhone Fan himself, Tim. :P

  • Matt

    lol, nice quote from iPhone Fan himself, Tim. :P

  • http://www.iphoneincanada.ca Gary

    LOL! You guys are hilarious. Anyways…like Dusty said…I bet the sales have dropped drastically for these companies that make the “SIMS”…

  • http://www.iphoneincanada.ca Gary

    LOL! You guys are hilarious. Anyways…like Dusty said…I bet the sales have dropped drastically for these companies that make the “SIMS”…

  • iPhone Fan

    LOL! You guys are hilarious. Anyways…like Dusty said…I bet the sales have dropped drastically for these companies that make the “SIMS”…

  • Dusty

    :) LOL

  • Dusty

    :) LOL

  • Dusty

    :) LOL

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