Apple May "Unintentionally" Kill Unlocked iPhones with Update
Apple warns users that their unlocked iPhones may not work after new software update
Apple recently announced that its new update will likely kill iPhones that have been unlocked to work on to networks other than AT&T, rendering them completely inoperable.
In a statement released by the company earlier this week, the company stated: “Apple has discovered that many of the unauthorized iPhone unlocking programs available on the Internet cause irreparable damage to the iPhone’s software, which will likely result in the modified iPhone becoming permanently inoperable when a future Apple-supplied iPhone software update is installed.”
This statement was immediately followed by Apple’s announcement that unlocking the iPhone will result in a voided warranty.