An unlocked iPhone 3G appears to be closer to reality.
Just two days after Apple released its iPhone 2.2 update, the iPhone Dev Team has released a so-called jailbreak of the firmware.
The team of hackers on Saturday posted to its blog QuickPwn for 2.2 and PwnageTool for 2.2 for Windows and Macintosh machines, along with instructions on how enable iPhone 3Gs with the 2.2 firmware to accept third-party applications.
The blog also includes a word of caution about baseband, the chip that controls the connection between the phone and the mobile-phone network:
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