The full story and interview, along with a slide-show and video showing details of how Hotz hacked into the iPhone can be found on CNBC.com. Also, CNBC's Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, Jim Goldman will be blogging on his discussion with Hotz on "Tech Check with Jim Goldman."
T-Mobile is the only major U.S. carrier apart from AT&T that is compatible with the iPhone's cellular technology. Hotz's handiwork frees the most hyped cell phone ever for use on the networks of other carriers, including overseas ones.
While the possibility of switching from AT&T to T-Mobile may not be a major development for U.S. consumers, it opens up the iPhone for use on the networks of overseas carriers.
Hotz begins undergraduate studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology this fall.
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