Thanks to the efforts of Geohot, blacksn0w did trend as a topic on twitter and subsequently was released in full force to the internets! What makes this latest unlock impressive is that both PC and Mac users can use blackra1n to jailbreak immediately. No more waiting!
blacksn0w Download Now Live and Ready to Unlock Your iPhone 3G/3GS
Who should use blacksn0w? If you updated your iPhone 3GS to 3.1.2 firmware within iTunes, your baseband changed to 05.11.07. blacksn0w will unlock this for you, whereas before there was no unlock.
blackra1n: PC/Mac jailbreak tool for the iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS
blacksn0w: unlock tool for your iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS on 3.1.2 firmware/05.11.07 baseband
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Geohot recommends a “clean” firmware/baseband before you attempt the blacksn0w unlock. So update to 3.1.2 within iTunes before you try the unlock. There are no benefits to the newest baseband firmware. However, once you update to 05.11.07, you will be unable to downgrade to the previous one.
blacksn0w Now Available in Cydia
blacksn0w is also available on Cydia, add blackra1n.com as repo
requires firmware >= 3.1 and baseband 05.11.07
The entire world is grateful of Geohot’s hard work in releasing this FREE jailbreak/unlock! Even the iPhone Dev Team has endorsed Geohot’s efforts. Let us know your success rate with this in the comments!