Apple issues warning over ‘unlocking’ iPhones

Irish mobile phone users who try to buy an unlocked iPhone in Britain for use in Ireland are being warned that doing so could make the device ‘‘inoperable’’.

6th October, 2007

Irish mobile phone users who try to buy an unlocked iPhone in Britain for use in Ireland are being warned that doing so could make the device ‘‘inoperable’’.

US iPhone owners who have unlocked Apple’s device for use on rival networks to AT&T - Apple’s chosen US provider - have had their phones crash and rendered useless after downloading updates from Apple.

Last Monday, Apple...

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