orb3000 · Dec 2, 2010 at 12:00 am

Windows Phone 7 Unlocker Discontinued

For those who read our previous article regarding the Windows Phone 7 Unlocker from the site ChevronWP7, now we bring you an update. It seems MS has diplomatically pushed to take it down with the intent to enable homebrew.
On the ChevronWP7 site they give a detailed explanation about this closing and they leave instead a nice ringtone manager for your Windows Phone 7 with source code available to guide homebrew developers…
I´m sure we will hear more news regarding this kind of unlockers very soon.

Originally posted by ChevronWP7
Pursuing the future of homebrew on Windows Phone 7

Earlier today, we were contacted by Brandon Watson, Director of Developer Experience for Windows Phone 7, to discuss the ChevronWP7 unlocking tool.

Through this discussion, we established a mutual understanding of our intent to enable homebrew opportunities and to open the Windows Phone 7 platform for broader access to developers and users.

Continue reading here

UPDATE: Member iridium21 placed a thread with the Unlocker & Cert for download, read here


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