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Wednesday, August 29

Hotz is Hot with a Deal!

Wikipedia has an article on him already, He has blood pumping in the Apple camp, there are news results in "Google News", CNN, BBC and Times. Who is this 17 year old New Jersey teen? What does he do? Why is he famous? - He Hacked the iPhone!

Hotz has traded his iPhone hack with CertiCell a Kentucy based Cell Phone repair company for a Nissan 350Z Speed Car and 3 80GB iPhones to be given away to his 3 online collaborators[ jpetrie, gray, and iProof] who worked with him for about 500 hours(8 hours a day) during the holidays.

George Francis Hotz (born October 2, 1989), alias geohot, is an American student best known for producing the world's first full hardware unlock of the Apple iPhone, allowing the phone to be used with other wireless carriers, not just AT&T as Apple intended.
Hotz dismissed his friends when they called him wasting his holidays, guess this is the reward he gets for toiling with Online collaborators to hack the iPhone - AT&T monopoly!

Hotz has been asked to do consulting work for Certicell and Puremobile, Hotz uses for blogging. His next project will be to make a GPS for the iPhone that uses Triangluation from the cell phone towers.


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