Smartphones are expensive! Most people do not have the money to continually purchase a new phone as soon as the newest version comes out. Maybe you want to keep this wonderful device, but are not satisfied with your cellular carrier, or you are simply moving to another country. Whatever the case may be, we all want the ability to take with us, the phone we spent all our hard earned money on, and use it with a different carrier. It’s not like an internet provider will make you buy a brand new computer, simply because you switched providers. So why do most phone companies lock their SIM to only be able to use their cellular service?
Smart Phones, Tablets, and other Smart devices are fairly tight with their security measures, limiting what they are capable of, in comparison with a PC computer for example. Jailbreaking, rooting, and unlocking are all different ways to bypass these limitations set by manufacturers and cellular carriers. Some countries even go so far as to impose laws that prevent you from doing these things with the devices you legally own and paid for. Don’t worry though, you probably won’t be fined or have any legal repercussions if you decide to do any of these things to your phone. Not that I condone illegal activity, it’s just that there haven’t been any lawsuits on record for doing it. If you own a smart phone or are brand new to the smart phone world, chances are you have heard of Rooting, Jailbreaking, and Unlocking, often being confused for doing the same thing. I’ll let […]