Unlocking Your Smartphone Could Land You A $500,000 Fine And Imprisonment For 5 Years

Last year the Librarian of Congress announced that unlocking your cellular device would become illegal after January 26th, 2013. Well, the day has come and it is now illegal to unlock your smartphone without the permission of your carrier. I am sure you are wondering just what happens if you break the law and unlock [...]

iPhone Unlocking Could Become Illegal After This Saturday

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Yes, you read that right. Unlocking your carrier-locked iPhone without contacting your carrier could become illegal come this Saturday. Even software unlocks without consent from your carrier would be considered illegal. With an unlocked iPhone, you can use any carrier’s SIM card on your device. This is very useful for travelers or if you want [...]

Apple And Google Want None Of The CTIA And ESRB App Rating System

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You remember when you were 15 or 16, and you wanted to buy that awesome cool new game that came out, but when you went to buy it you couldn’t as you were not 17 and it was rated “M” for Mature. Well that sort of rating system has been introduced for mobile apps by [...]